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Western Forest Products shuts Port Alberni sawmill for six months
Western Forest Products has temporarily shut down APD Sawmill in Port Alberni for the next six months, putting more than 100 forestry employees out of work.
Sappi Announces $418 Million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine
BOSTON--Sappi North America, a leading global producer and supplier of diversified woodfibre products, today announced the approval of a $418 million capital project to convert Paper Machine No. 2 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine to increase its capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate board (SBS) products.
WestRock To Sell Ownership Interest in RTS Packaging, LLC to Sonoco; Agrees to Sell URB Mills in Illinois and Indiana to Ox Industries
ATLANTA-- WestRock Company [NYSE: WRK], a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to wholly divest its ownership interest in RTS Packaging, LLC, to joint venture partner Sonoco Products Company [NYSE: SON] for $330 million, subject to customary price adjustments.
Seaman Paper grows printing and converting capacity with the acquisition of Eagle Tissue LLC
Gardner, MA: Seaman Paper Company, a leading global manufacturer of environmentally sustainable specialty paper and packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of South Windsor, Connecticut-based Eagle Tissue LLC, a provider of tissue paper printing and converting services.
Indigenous training initiatives will prep trades workers
The province is providing $1.5 million for three Thunder Bay projects that will train Indigenous people for skilled trades work.
Cascades ranks first in Canada among suppliers of household products according to retailers
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 9, 2022 - Cascades is proud to announce that its Canadian Retail Tissue division has ranked #1 in the Household paper category in the 2022 voice of retailer feedback survey conducted by the Advantage Group International.
Greif to Acquire Lee Container
DELAWARE, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2022 — Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lee Container Corporation, Inc. (“Lee Container” or “Lee”), an industry-leading manufacturer of high-performance barrier and conventional blow molded containers, for a purchase price of $300 million before taking into consideration tax benefits with an estimated net present value of approximately $30 million.
Construction Complete on Kruger Packaging E’Town Plant
The scenery looks a lot different driving down North Black Branch Road these days. That’s because construction on the $114 million Kruger Packaging E’town Plant is now complete.
Cascades announces the permanent shutdown of the corrugator at its Belleville, Ontario facility
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 3, 2022 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, announces the permanent shutdown of the corrugator at its Belleville facility, as part of the continuing optimization initiatives of the Corporation's Containerboard Packaging platform in Ontario.
Efficient Recycling Starts with Collaboration
Jim Schneider, VP of Operations at Sustana Fiber, explains how consumers, manufacturers, and recyclers can work together to accelerate the circular economy.
Quebec forest fires: Very little area burned this year, says report
QUEBEC CITY - Quebec was lucky this year to benefit from a season during which very little forest area burned.
Greif Announces Investment in Recycling Facilities
Greif’s Paper Packaging and Services Division announceinvestment in recycling facilities
Rayonier Announces Acquisitions in U.S. South
WILDLIGHT, Fla.--Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) announced today that the company has entered into two separate agreements to acquire approximately 172,400 acres of high-quality commercial timberlands located in Texas, Georgia, Alabama, and Louisiana (the “Acquisitions”) for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $474 million from Manulife Investment Management, a leading timberland investment manager.
Cascades is pleased to announce that all of its consumer products packaging has been pre-qualified by How2Recycle®
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 3, 2022 - Cascades announces that all of its consumer products packaging manufactured under the Cascades FreshTM, Cascades E-Com Packaging SolutionsTM, Cascades IMGN Retail SolutionsTM and northboxTM brands have been submitted to How2Recycle® for an evaluation of their recyclability potential.
How drones are replanting B.C.'s burned forests
With promises to rejuvenate forests from the air, tree-planting start-ups are looking to supplement shovels and long days of labour with swarms of seed-bearing aerial drones. A growing target: B.C.'s burnt forests.
Paper Excellence gets 6 more months of creditor protection for Northern Pulp mill
The owners of the idled Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County, N.S., have been granted another six months of protection from creditors.
Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Special Meeting
MONTREAL, Oct. 31, 2022 - Stockholders of Resolute Forest Products Inc. ("Resolute" or the "company") (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today approved a proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 5, 2022 (as it may be further amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, the "merger agreement"), by and among the company, Domtar Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("Domtar"), Terra Acquisition Sub Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Domtar ("Merger Sub"), Karta Halten B.V., a private limited company organized under the laws of the Netherlands, and Paper Excellence B.V., a private limited company organized under the laws of the Netherlands, pursuant to which Merger Sub will be merged with and into the company (the "merger"), with the company surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of Domtar.
Student Design Challenge Winners Focus on Innovative and Sustainable Paperboard Packaging
2 Teams from FIT and Team from Cal Poly Take Home Top Prizes
Deputy premier says forestry an industry in transition, but has ‘strong future’ on the Island
Vancouver Island’s forestry operations are expected to see a decline this year and remain below pre-pandemic levels of production, as the B.C. government calls forestry an industry in transition.
Resolute Forest Products shareholders vote in favour of Paper Excellence offer
Resolute Forest Products shareholders gave their approval to the $2.7 billion acquisition offer from Paper Excellence Group on Monday during a virtual meeting.
Northern Pulp wants another six month delay in B.C. court and forced mediation with Nova Scotia
This afternoon, Nova Scotia time, the British Columbia Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Northern Pulp and six affiliates should get yet another six-month extension – their eighth – of the creditor protection the Paper Excellence companies have been enjoying since June 2020 under the Companies’ Creditor Arrangement Act or CCAA.