KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WBAY) - We’ve followed the ups and downs of the local paper industry closely. Wisconsin is the number one paper-producing state in the nation. Despite the pandemic and a few setbacks over the years, the industry remains strong.

Some recent news reports have suggested a shortage of paper availability for paper ballots in advance of upcoming elections. We sat down with Terry Webber, AF&PA’s Vice President of Industry Affairs, to answer a few commonly asked questions about this important topic. 

TORONTO, ON, March 30, 2022 – GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (“GreenFirst” or the “Company”) welcomed Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry to the Paper Mill in Kapuskasing to announce that the Ontario government is providing $400,000 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to support and strengthen the forestry sector in Northern Ontario.

Early in the pandemic, toilet paper shortages pushed weary Americans to the fringes. Out of necessity, millions tried rolls made from recycled paper or bamboo. And what they found surprised them.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) (“SWM”) and Neenah, Inc. (NYSE: NP) (“Neenah”), two leading global manufacturers of specialty materials, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals with combined revenues of approximately $3 billion, expanded scale and capabilities, and accelerated growth opportunities.

MONTREALMarch 24, 2022 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will hold its virtual and in-person annual meeting of stockholders on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 8 a.m. (Eastern) at the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain, located at 1050 De La Gauchetière Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 4C9, Canada.

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