Central Kentucky Fiber Resources, LLC |847 Angliana AveLexingtonKY40508 | (859) 225-8100
Central Kentucky Fiber Resources, LLC
847 Angliana Ave
LexingtonKY 40508
 (859) 225-8100

Update Regarding Recent Events in the OCC Market

Update Regarding Recent Events in the OCC Market

We value our partnership with you and believe Environment Stewardship is important.  It is our sincerest intent to continue to provide the prompt collection and recovery of cardboard (OCC) and all your recyclable materials, that you have come to expect from us.

 We felt it was important to provide you this update regarding recent events in the OCC market.

 In recent weeks, CKFR has experienced abrupt massive interruptions with delivering the end product we collect to the mills we support.  This is not localized to CKFR, it is a large regional issue impacting all recyclers. Paper Mills as a whole are experiencing more down time than they had anticipated.  This has resulted in a large backlog creating an additional expense for CKFR to handle the material and maintain operations. We are working through these turbulent times as best we can.  We believe “This Too Shall Pass”.  If history is any indicator, we will see the demand increase in coming months.

 Even after a price drop in March we anticipate more drops in months ahead.  In addition to the published price drop on OCC with the additional Handling, warehousing and transportation we have incurred we are going to need to adjust our pricing structure to reflect the current market conditions. We can’t be certain at this time exactly what this is. Our commitment is to continue communications, so everyone is aware.  

 We realize this is not ideal for anyone and trust you will understand our current situation.  We are asking for your support and corporation during this time. Once things free up, we will readjust our price back to the level it is at currently.

 Thank you and as always please feel free to reach out directly to any of us here at Central Kentucky Fiber Resources.