Paper Excellence, a Richmond-headquartered company that started in Canada with a single pulp mill in 2007, is now poised to become one of North America’s biggest pulp and paper companies.

[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence today announced that one of the unions at its Crofton mill, the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) local 2, has given 72-hour strike notice, putting the union in a strike position on Saturday October 22, 2022.

INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced plans to reduce its lumber production output in the fourth quarter of 2022 by approximately 200 million board feet, or 17% of quarterly capacity, as current economic conditions and market uncertainty have led to reduced lumber demand.

Two major societal issues—wildfire and petroleum-based plastics—are currently affecting life on our planet and significantly adding to greenhouse gas emissions.

Earlier this year, BillerudKorsnäs combined with Verso Corporation to create Billerud, a world leading paper and packaging materials company based in Sweden with roots in the forest and paper industry that go beyond 150 years.

By the end of this year, after Paper Excellence indefinitely shuts down its paper mill in Crofton, B.C. will have lost 58% of its paper production capacity and 13% of its pulp mill capacity, according to David Elstone of the Spar Tree Group.

Leading West Coast Paper and Packaging Company Joins Atlas’ Global Family of Manufacturing and Distribution Businesses

Paper Industry Executive Randy Nebel Appointed Chairman of the Board

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 11, 2022 -- KP Tissue Inc. (“KPT”) (TSX:KPT), which holds a limited partnership interest in Kruger Products L.P. (“KPLP”), will release the financial results for KPT and KPLP for the third quarter of 2022 on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 before the market opens.

Almost 500 members of three United Steelworkers (USW) locals employed at WestRock’s Mahrt Mill paper mill in Cottonton, Alabama, were locked out on Thursday by the company after they rejected a contract for the second time on October 1. Workers at the mill rejected the first offer on September 21.

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