BURNABY, British Columbia, March 13, 2021 -- INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire WestRock Company’s (NYSE: WRK) sawmill located in Summerville, South Carolina.
Union local president comments on mill startup in Powell River
Startup of the mill in Powell River is a relief for a majority of Unifor Local 76 members, according to the local's president Bill Spence.
Solenis to Expand Price Increase on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA
WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 10 to 15 percent on all polyacrylamide polymers, coagulants and retention aids across the EMEA region, effective immediately, or as customer contracts allow.
Supremex announces expansion into US packaging market to support e-commerce packaging growth
Montreal, Quebec, March 8, 2021 – Supremex Inc. (“Supremex” or the “Company”) (TSX:SXP), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announces the bolt-on acquisition of Vista Graphic Communications, LLC (“Vista”), an Indianapolis, Indiana based provider of printand folding carton packaging.
PEFC response to Greenpeace report "Destruction: Certified"
PEFC notes the concerns voiced by Greenpeace in a recent report, namely that ‘[c]ertification on its own has not helped companies meet their 2020 commitments to exclude deforestation from their supply chains’ and cautions that certification was never designed – and never claimed – to do so on its own.
Skowhegan paper mill ‘strongly disputes’ lawsuit alleging fault for contaminating water wells
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.