Cutting-edge technology will advance research commitments under Forest Sector Strategy
Officials continue to investigate cause of fire at Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids; extent of damage unknown
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – About 60 local firefighters responded to a fire Tuesday night at the Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids.
Maintenance Work at Tissue and Pulp Mills Set to Begin
SAINT JOHN, NB – A robust COVID-19 operational plan focused on the health and safety of employees, contractors and the wider community has been vetted and reviewed with provincial officials.
Interfor Continues to Grow with Acquisition of Four US Sawmills from Georgia-Pacific
BURNABY, British Columbia, May 27, 2021 -- INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC and GP Wood Products LLC (collectively “Georgia-Pacific”) to acquire four of its sawmill operations located in Bay Springs, MS, Fayette, AL, DeQuincy, LA and Philomath, OR (collectively the “Sawmill Operations”).
Solenis to Increase Prices on all Water Treatment, Process and Pulp & Paper Product lines across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 5 to 15 percent on all water treatment, process and pulp & paper product lines across the EMEA region, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow.
Glatfelter Completes Acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s U.S. Nonwovens Business
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2021 -- Glatfelter Corporation (NYSE: GLT), a leading global supplier of engineered materials, today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Georgia-Pacific’s U.S. nonwovens business for $175 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
U.S. moves to double tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports
A move by the U.S. Commerce Department to increase preliminary tariffs on softwood lumber imports from Canada, if finalized, will raise producer costs and cut into their profits but is unlikely to affect prices to consumers of wood products, analysts say.
Does paper actually get recycled? The industry answers.
Question: You put your recycling in the bin and drop it at the curb. Then what happens? Does it actually get recycled?
Novolex Agrees to Acquire Flexo Converters USA, Inc.
Acquisition adds production capacity to Novolex Duro Bag operations
FOREST INK: Plenty of changes happening in forest industry
A new process produces a biodegradable plastic-like product from wood waste powder.
Sale Of Duluth Mill Points To Paper Industry Trends
The sale of a closed paper mill in Duluth, Minnesota will bring back at least 80 jobs to the region. It's the latest move affecting Wisconsin workers in a roiling paper industry.
B.C. logging blockade comes to a head as RCMP start arresting protesters
So far, roughly 60 protesters have been arrested in logging blockade for defying a court injunction obtained by the logging company that has rights to the area, defined as Tree Farm Licence 46.
Forest product prices show continued strength, industry analysts report
Analysts say there’s little immediate relief in store for Canadian home renovators and builders despite a slight recent softening in the pace of orders for forest products.
A perfect marriage for Domtar and Paper Excellence
With more than a century of Kingsport history under its belt, Domtar begins a new chapter with a definitive agreement to be acquired by an international conglomerate owned entirely by a member of a billionaire Indonesian family, Jackson Widjaja.
Could The Paper Industry End Up Being A Victim Of The Pandemic As Well?
One positive outcome of the pandemic and the implantation of distributed work has been a sharp drop in paper consumption: some large paper companies are closing factories to adapt to a market that no longer demands reams and reams of paper for photocopiers and printers as companies overnight were forced to move the vast majority of their admin to an electronic format.
Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting
MONTREAL, May 21, 2021 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today held its virtual annual meeting of stockholders.
Graphic Packaging Holding Company Concludes Successful Partnership with International Paper; Exchanges Remaining Minority Partnership Interest
ATLANTA, May 24, 2021 -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), (the "Company" or "Graphic Packaging") announced today the conclusion of its successful partnership with International Paper Company.
Kruger Products Announces Closing of Financings for Sherbrooke Expansion Project
SHERBROOKE, Quebec, May 21, 2021 -- KP Tissue Inc. (“KPT”) (TSX: KPT) and Kruger Products L.P. (“KPLP”) today announced that certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of KPLP have closed financing transactions to fund the previously announced expansion of its Sherbrooke operations.
Paper Recycling Rates Remain High as Bills Target Producer Responsibility
In a time of renewed emphasis on reducing waste, paper recycling rates for products and packaging set the industry apart.
Designing a Sustainable Future with Wood
A new video powerfully illustrates – in just over a minute – the many benefits of building with wood.
Domtar breaks ground on $300 million renovation
KINGSPORT — Domtar officially entered the containerboard market on Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony for its $300 million renovation and expansion of the Kingsport mill.
Midland Undergoes Complete Rebranding Initiative
In an effort to demonstrate that it’s much more than a paper company, Midland Paper Packaging + Supplies has officially shortened its name to MIDLAND as part of a comprehensive rebranding initiative.