HARTSVILLE, S.C., Dec. 01, 2020 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced it has completed the divestiture of its Europe contract packaging business to a subsidiary of Prairie Industries Holdings, a Wisconsin-based contract packaging and contract manufacturing firm backed by The Halifax Group, a Washington, D.C.-based global investment firm, for $120 million in cash.

Even before the pandemic, the world was moving at an increased speed. Then COVID-19 hit, and while some things ground to a shuddering halt, others were pushed forward. A world – and by extension, business – in crisis requires rational thinking coupled with swift implementation. Not an easy feat. And yet a crucial one!

TORONTO — Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry John Yakabuski and Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Vic Fedeli recently issued a statement opposing unfair duties on the Canadian softwood lumber industry.

WESTFORD, Mass., November 25, 2020 – Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) announced a new website experience highlighting its brands with the introduction of four new websites. The new portfolio of websites was designed with the user experience in mind to allow visitors to explore, learn, and find solutions to industrial processing challenges.

November 24, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement regarding the first administrative review by the U.S. Department of Commerce of U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on certain softwood lumber products from Canada:

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 25, 2020 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in environmentally responsible recovery, packaging and sanitation solutions, announced that its Laval plant in Québec, specializing in the manufacture of napkins for the away-from-home market, will be closing on June 30, 2021.

TORONTO – The United Steelworkers union (USW) welcomes the announcement from the U.S. Department of Commerce that tariffs for some Canadian lumber products are being reduced, but the union maintains that solving the softwood lumber dispute must be made a priority in Canada.

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Norbord Inc. (NYSE: OSB) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company’s acquisition by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (Other OTC: WFTBF).

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