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Ken Waghorne

Vice President, Global Packaging

Fastmarkets RISI

Ken has specialized in paper packaging markets for Fastmarkets 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 Fastmarkets RISI's international containerboard model as well as the paper packaging models for the Latin American markets. He also developed 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 paper packaging outlook

Session Three

Wednesday, 7 October, 2020 - 12:15

  • Overview of containerboard and boxboard markets
  • How did demand hold up during the Covid crisis?
  • Will shifts in consumer sentiments alter demand in 2021-2022?
  • Is excess capacity still a possibility?

ROUNDTABLE: Is the COVID-19 spike in e-commerce here to stay and are businesses ready?

Session Three

Wednesday, 7 October, 2020 - 12:15


  • Take part in this informal discussion to have a conversation about market disruptors
  • All of the day 3 Fastmarkets RISI speakers will be present for you to chat with
  • An opportunity to network with delegates who have similar business interests

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