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Ken Waghorne

Vice President, Global Packaging Paper

Fastmarkets RISI

Ken has specialized in the paper packaging markets for Fasmarkets RISI since 1983. He provides detailed monthly and quarterly analysis and forecasts of the North American paper packaging markets as well as single- and multi-client studies. He developed Fasmarkets RISI's international containerboard model as well as the paper packaging models for the Latin American markets. He also produces the Fastmarkets RISI end-use market analysis for the Paperboard Packaging Council’s Trends Report on the US folding carton industry. Ken also manages Fastmarkets RISI's global packaging economic team, and directs the incorporation of the forecasts from North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America into Fastmarkets RISI's global reports.

Ken holds a Master of Science degree in Forest Economics from Virginia Tech and his Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from LSU.


North American containerboard outlook

Session One (all times EST)

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020

  • Outlook for the North American containerboard markets over the next 12-18 months
  • How did demand hold up during the crisis?
  • How large a part will e-Commerce play going forward?

Panel Discussion: Corrugated capacity and the impact on global supply and demand

Session One (all times EST)

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020

  • How will the increase in global capacity expected in the next two years affect the global market’s supply and demand fundamentals?
  • Examining regional conversions and what this means for the industry

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