OCC Pricing Jumped Up in Early-March

March 12, 2014 - Old corrugated container (OCC) pricing increased sharply in early-March by its largest amount in two years in the US Southeast and Northeast, according to a news report by RISI.

"The push-up put OCC at $125/ton at the FOB seller's dock in both the US containerboard-capital Southeast region and in the Northeast/New York region," RISI said.

"To reach $125, OCC increased $25 in the Southeast and $15 in the Northeast, from Feb. 5 to Mar. 5, RISI added.