WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A cooperative formed after the closure of Verso’s paper mill has toured the facility and filed a letter of intent to purchase the Wisconsin Rapids mill, State Rep. Scott Krug, R-Nekoosa, told the Wisconsin Rapids Together Task Force Wednesday.
Paper Excellence Given Approval to Complete Acquisition of Leading Brazilian Pulp Producer, Eldorado Brasil Celulose
- Arbitration Panel Rules in Favor of Paper Excellence
- Paper Excellence to become the 100% owner of Eldorado Brasil Celulose, one of the largest pulp producers in the world
Kruger Products Recognized on Forbes' "Canada's Best Employers List 2021" for Fifth Consecutive Year
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 28, 2021 - Kruger Products L.P., Canada's leading manufacturer of tissue products for consumer in-home and commercial away-from-home use, is proud to be recognized on the Forbes list of Canada's Best Employers 2021 for a fifth consecutive year.
State of Canada’s Forests 2020: Toundra Greenhouse Featured!
Toundra Greenhouse, an innovative cucumber-growing complex in which Resolute holds a 49% interest, features prominently in the 2020 State of Canada’s Forests report, published by Canada’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Manufacturing Byproducts Offer Benefits to Mills, Environment
Turning our manufacturing byproducts into usable products is just one of the ways Domtar works to operate efficiently and responsibly.
Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwash Campaign: 710 Companies Removed Misleading Anti-Paper Statements
Since 2010, the Two Sides campaign has successfully influenced the change or removal of misleading environmental claims by more than 700 organizations globally and more than 130 in North America, including many of the world’s largest corporations.
New grants to help use more wood fibre
The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) has allocated $3 million in new grants throughout the province to support jobs in the forestry sector and increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would be burned as slash.
GP Acquires 3rd HP PageWide Corrugated Press to Expand Hummingbird® Digital Printing
Georgia-Pacific announced the expansion of its Hummingbird® digital print solutions with the purchase of an HP PageWide T1190 Press, the world’s highest-volume digital corrugated packaging solution.
How outside CEOs like one dubbed ‘Chainsaw’ drove the Maine paper industry’s collapse
In 1994, Al Dunlap took over as CEO of Scott Paper, which owned paper mills in Winslow, Skowhegan and Westbrook. Nicknamed “Chainsaw” because of his ruthless approach to cutting jobs, Dunlap created $6.3 billion for the company’s shareholders and netted $120 million for himself in just two years on the job.
Mostly mild winter could lead to increase in mountain pine beetles, says central Alberta professor
A more mild winter could lead to an increase in mountain pine beetles in the province, says a central Alberta professor.
‘Digitizing the forest or mill’ a key part of B.C. industry’s future
B.C.’s forest industry has been buoyed by high construction demand and prices during the COVID-19 recession, and public health restrictions have pushed the industry into new areas of innovation.
West Fraser Completes Acquisition of Norbord
VANCOUVER, BC and TORONTO, ON — February 1, 2021 — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) and Norbord Inc. (“Norbord”) today jointly announce that they have completed the previously announced transaction (the “Transaction”) whereby West Fraser has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Norbord (the “Norbord Shares”).
Historic photos of Corner Brook's paper mill — saved from the trash — see the light of day
Sometimes, it's a split-second decision that changes the course of history — or, in the case of Alec Snelgrove, changes our view of history.
Kruger adding 27 jobs, equipment to make facial tissue
The Memphis tissue-making plant, K.T.G (USA), will add 27 jobs and invest more than $20 million in equipment to produce facial tissues, its parent company announced on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Domtar President and CEO John D. Williams to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence
FORT MILL, S.C. – Jan. 29, 2021 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced that John D. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, has contracted Covid-19 and is taking a temporary medical leave of absence.
International Paper announces $52 million upgrade in Louisiana
Bernie Chascin, plant manager at International Paper in Bogalusa, announced last week that the company plans to invest up to $52.2 million to increase the plant’s efficiency.