Fairfield resident Nathan Saunders filed a class-action suit Friday, saying the Sappi mill is the source of high levels of 'forever chemicals' in a growing number of Fairfield area wells.
Blue Sky Awards Recognize Game-Changing Forest Sector Innovations
February 22, 2021- Earlier today, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) released the list of 21 candidates from nine countries around the world who are contestants for the Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Awards. Launched in 2016, the contest is a biennial effort to recognize, celebrate and promote some of the game-changing innovations being developed in the global forest sector.
Announcing New Partnership with Case Paper
Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, has announced a new distribution partnership with Case Paper, one of the largest privately held distributors and converters of paper and board for the printing and packaging industries.
Paper Excellence announces restart date of Powell River machine
Paper Excellence announced today that it plans to restart Number 11 Paper Machine at Catalyst Powell River, a Paper Excellence company, on or around May 1, 2021.
Four reasons to use paper-based eCommerce packaging
The choices you make about your products' eCommerce packaging have implications that travel far beyond their customers' journey.
More forest industry acquisitions expected in 2021
Record high lumber prices have left North American forestry companies flush with cash, setting the stage for more forestry merger and acquistions in 2021.
Mill in Powell River scheduled to reopen
Powell River’s paper mill is scheduled to resume production in May, according to mayor Dave Formosa.
Domtar Corporation Completes Sale of Personal Care Business
Fort Mill, SC, March 1, 2021 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that it completed the previously disclosed sale of its Personal Care business to affiliates of American Industrial Partners for $920 million.
Why buying carbon offsets isn’t enough and using carbon neutral paper is only part of the solution
With the heightened conversation around carbon neutrality and the option to buy credits, consumers may think this is a viable solution to climate change and environmental impact. But carbon neutrality can be misleading.
Fort Nelson First Nation voices support for transfer of Canfor forest tenure to Peak Renewables
The Fort Nelson First Nation is voicing its support for Peak Renewables’ planned purchase of Canfor’s forest tenure in the region.
Timber industry has promise of potential pellet plant after year of ups and downs
The Minnesota timber industry had a mixed 2020. Local producers like the PotlatchDeltic facility near Bemidji had a good year thanks to higher demand for lumber, while paper mills saw declines.
Report outlines steps Northern Pulp should take to build community trust
If the company that owns the Northern Pulp mill is serious about reopening and addressing public concerns about how it does business, it should withdraw its current environmental assessment application for a new treatment facility as well as an application before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court.
Mercer Celgar unveils COVID-19 precautions during maintenance shutdown
Mercer Celgar management is trying to ease public fears over the influx of workers headed to Castlegar for the pulp mill’s maintenance shutdown next month.
Kruger announces expansion project, financial contributions and successful start-up of tad tissue plant in Sherbrooke
Total commitments of $961.1M, 643 jobs created and retained in Québec.
Packaging Corporation of America Announces Conversion of Jackson, AL Mill Paper Machine to High-Performance Virgin Linerboard
CNN Article Highlights Forestry’s Climate Benefits
Sustainable harvesting helps mitigate the impacts of climate change – a fact confirmed by the International Panel on Climate Change, among many others. An article published last week on CNN.com explains how, shedding light on a little-understood benefit of the forest products we all use.
Ministry of Environment reviewing incident with Resolute Forest Products effluent in Thunder Bay, Ont.
The Ministry of the Environment says it will continue to look into an incident where Resolute Forest Products was discharging "higher than normal contaminant levels" through its effluent into the Kaministiquia River.
Mill Rock Packaging Partners Acquires All Packaging Company
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2021 -- Mill Rock Capital, a growth and operations oriented private investment firm, announced today that its portfolio company Mill Rock Packaging Partners LLC ("Mill Rock Packaging") has acquired All Packaging Company ("All Packaging"), a leading specialty paper packaging company focused on various consumer end markets.
Resolute CEO sees ‘tailwind’ in lumber markets as home construction in Canada and U.S. thrives
Resolute Forest Products Inc. chief financial officer Remi Lalonde recalls tense times for the company last spring, when the outlook seemed bleak for lumber demand.
Trees to Pellets? Fort Nelson’s Future Hangs in the Balance
The residents of Fort Nelson know the harsh economic realities of resource dependency better than most rural British Columbians.
Two Sides Member Spotlight: Mohawk
Headquartered in Cohoes, New York, Mohawk is North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers and envelopes which are used for commercial and digital printing, social stationery, high-end direct mail and packaging.
OCC demand strengthens in February buying period
Demand and pricing for most recovered fiber grades are continuing to trend upward as of the February buying period. Although domestic mixed paper prices remained mostly stagnant from the January buying period, most other recovered paper grades saw pricing rise.