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[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence announced today the permanent closure of the Mackenzie Pulp Mill located in Mackenzie, BC. Production at the mill was originally curtailed in June 2020 due to market impacts caused by COVID-19 and lack of local economic fibre.

The B.C. government’s plan to break up large forest harvest licences and share the resource with secondary manufacturers and Indigenous communities hasn’t worked, so Crown timber rights will be redistributed by the government, Premier John Horgan has warned industry executives.

At this time of the year, rivers and ponds in western Newfoundland are usually awash with the spring runoff, meaning high water levels and steady power generation for the Deer Lake hydroelectric station.

A new study of B.C.’s forest industry says the sector plays a big role throughout the province, and is larger than most people think.

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc., a global leader in high purity cellulose pulp, and GreenFirst Forest Products Inc., a Canadian lumber company, announced today that the parties have entered into a binding asset purchase agreement  pursuant to which RYAM has agreed to sell all of its lumber and newsprint facilities and related assets located in Ontario and Québec.

New pulping equipment will produce recycled packaging papers from waste material previously sent to China, helping to solve a major environmental challenge while supporting local jobs

Our associations represent industrial sectors regulated under the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) and support the Commission’s Green Deal objective to review EU measures to address pollution from large industrial installations, look at the sectoral scope of the legislation and how to make it fully consistent with climate policies.

DS Smith’s plant to be expanded with state-of-the-art corrugator and automation of internal transport.

In February 2021, the Land and Environmental Court in Östersund upheld an appeal from the Skydda Skogen (Protect the Forest) association regarding a number of harvesting notifications on SCA land in Jämtland and Härjedalen.

Plastic packaging provides an unparalleled level of water-resistance, but what efforts are being made to reduce the amount of plastic used with bio-based solutions?

Following the positive evaluation of the PEFC chain of custody by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA), European accreditation bodies can now provide accreditation against the 2020 PEFC Chain of Custody and Trademarks standards.

In March 2018, not quite three years ago, the LEIPA PM 5 was in the hot rebuild and commissioning phase of the paper machine acquired from UPM in the new LEIPA North mill.

Vienna, April 7, 2021. HEINZEL GROUP recorded a respectable result in the challenging environ-ment of 2020 and created a good basis for further growth after completely freeing itself from debt. Sebastian Heinzel joins the management as Chief Strategy Officer with immediate effect.

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, March 16, 2021 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange accepted its notice of intention to begin a normal course issuer bid in respect of its Common Shares.

The Mayr-Melnhof Group was able to close the financial year 2020 with a solid volume and cash flow development despite challenging general conditions.

20th consecutive year of sales growth

Strong Revenue, Successful TAD Sherbrooke Start-up

FORT MILL, S.C. – Mar. 8, 2021 – Domtar Corporation (the “Company” or “Domtar”) (NYSE: UFS), today announced that it has elected to redeem $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.40% Notes due 2022, representing all of the notes outstanding.

We are pleased to announce that Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. has joined as a patron of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, highlighting its environmental leadership and commitment to the industry’s growing sustainable supply chain.

Carbon claims can sometimes be misleading (e.g., carbon offsetting investments which are still tied to fossil fuels) and Rolland is on a journey to reduce its carbon footprint, in its own way.

UPM has today published its first Green Bond Report. The report provides details on the use of proceeds as well as the estimated impacts of the UPM´s EUR 750 million Green Bond issued in November 2020.  

The path toward a circular economy is more of an angled one than a straight line and more nuanced than the "all or nothing" language that is often employed in sustainability conversations.

P&G Family Care forestry commitments are ahead of schedule, setting a new bar for the pulp industry

In so many fundamental ways, environmental sustainability is baked into the nature of the paper and paper-based packaging industry – from the ability and financial incentive to regrow its primary raw material to the biodegradability of its products.

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