Policy priorities focus on Sustainability, Recycling, Energy and the Environment
Graphic Packaging to Build $1B CRB Mill in Texas
The state-of-the-art coated recycled paperboard mill in Waco will create approximately 230 new jobs and is the community’s largest economic development project to date.
Mill Rock Packaging Acquires Keystone Paper & Box Company
NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2023 -- Mill Rock Packaging Partners LLC ("Mill Rock Packaging") announced today that it has acquired Keystone Paper & Box Company ("Keystone"), a leading specialty packaging company that manufactures custom folding cartons for consumer and healthcare end markets.
Domtar’s Quality Commitment Extends Beyond the Mill
At Domtar, we pride ourselves on producing high quality paper, pulp and packaging products that our customers can rely on. Our quality commitment extends from our mills to our customers.
Cariboo Pulp & Paper Planned Curtailment This Spring and Fall
VANCOUVER, B.C., February 7, 2023 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) today announced the planned curtailment of operations at Cariboo Pulp & Paper located in Quesnel, British Columbia, beginning in mid-April for a month and then for another month in the third quarter.
Port Hawkesbury Paper agrees to harvest less
POINT TUPPER: The region’s largest employer has made changes to agreements it reached with the provincial government more than a decade ago.
Resolute is making concrete progress with cellulose filaments, a novel biomaterial
We have moved forward with production and testing of our cellulose filaments in concrete, and the preliminary findings are extremely promising.
Pulp and Paperworkers' Resource Council Workers Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Policies Impacting Manufacturing Jobs, Local Communities and the Environment
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2023 -- Approximately 90 American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry descended on Washington, D.C., this week and made more than 550 visits with Members of Congress and administrative officials.
Minister Lametti Announces $10 Million for North America’s First Facility to Produce 100-Percent Recycled Kraft Saturating Board Products
February 10, 2023 - Montreal, Quebec - The Canadian forest sector plays a vital role in providing sustainable resources and materials for Canadian and global markets.
Kamloops pulp mill union watching closely as other mills close
The union behind workers at the Kamloops pulp mill is bracing for turbulent times as B.C. sawmills that feed it close or curtail operations. "We're doing better than most, but still definitely worried," Unifor local 10-B vice president Wesley Mitchell said. "We're quite familiar with all these people losing their jobs. It's terrible."
N.S. agreements aim for balance on ecological forestry, economy
The Nova Scotia government says renewed agreements with Port Hawkesbury Paper will be good for the forests — and the economy — and take significant steps toward implementation of the 2018 Lahey Report that called for a shift to ecological forestry.
Kruger Packaging Announces Important Transformation Project At Its Place Turcot Mill
Upgrades at the Montreal facility target improved productivity, energy efficiency and integration of artificial intelligence
Cascades invests $9 million in Piscataway
PISCATAWAY, NJ, Feb. 6, 2023 - Cascades, a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and hygiene products, is pleased to announce that it has purchased a new printing press at its Piscataway, New Jersey, corrugated packaging converting facility.
Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics
Kemira announced in August 2021 its investment in SimAnalytics and has now acquired the rest of the business.
Kamloops’ Kruger mill ‘situated better than most:’ union
KAMLOOPS — The forestry sector in British Columbia has been struggling with approximately 800 jobs being lost in the past few weeks as three separate mills have announced closures. Other mills have also been forced to enact curtailments or indefinite shutdowns as they wait for a steady supply of logs.
Hinton Mill transition going as planned
The Hinton Pulp Mill has successfully transitioned according to plan, moving from a two-line Northern bleached softwood Kraft pulp mill to a single-line unbleached Kraft pulp mill.
Bridging the Gap Aims to Better Understand Labour Shortages in the Forestry Sector
Barrie, Ont. (February 2, 2023) – Industries across Canada are seeing a large portion of their workforce retire without the ability to replace them, and the forestry sector is no exception.
International Paper Named to Fortune's List of World's Most Admired Companies for the 20th Time
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 2, 2023 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) has been named to Fortune magazine's list of World's Most Admired Companies for the 20th time.
Escanaba paper mill secures massive investment to expand
ESCANABA — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed legislation into law to secure millions in funding for a major Escanaba paper mill.
All J.D. Irving pulp and paper mills will see assessment increases in 2023
J.D. Irving, Limited will see property assessment increases for each of its New Brunswick pulp and paper mills in 2023, following increases in both 2022 and 2021.
Working Group to Explore Solutions for Western’s Alberni-Pacific Division
January 26, 2023 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company will not restart its Alberni-Pacific Division (APD) facility in its current configuration and has established a multi-party working group to explore potential viable industrial manufacturing solutions for the facility.
Port Hawkesbury Paper sister company pitches Guysborough County wind farm
Port Hawkesbury Paper Wind has submitted a proposal to the province to construct a 29-turbine wind farm. The proposed location for the Goose Harbour Lake Wind Farm covers an area of Guysborough County between Lincolnville, N.S., and Mulgrave.