Improving Our Workflow: Georgia-Pacific Mill Reduces Water Use by 40% in 10 Weeks
The processes for making paper have evolved over hundreds of years, but one ingredient has stayed the same: water. The precious natural resource is vital to creating every sheet of paper in existence, from napkins to notebooks to cardboard boxes.
West Fraser Declares Dividend and Provides Operational Update
Vancouver, B.C. – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) has declared today a quarterly dividend of C$0.25 per share and is providing the following update on operating conditions through the end of August 2021.
Paper Excellence secures fibre supply vital to the restart of its Prince Albert pulp mill
[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence is pleased to announce that its Prince Albert facility has been granted a softwood fibre allocation of 1,033,564 cubic meters per year by the provincial government.
Wood pellet manufacturer fire In Hazlehurst injures four
HAZLEHURST, Ga. (WTGS) — An explosion at a wood pellet manufacturing plant in Hazlehurst has sent 4 people to the hospital.
Canada's Unique Cashmere Collection to Host First-Ever National Special on CTV
Viewers across Canada are invited to tune in to CTV on Friday, October 8, 7PM EST to view The Cashmere Couture for the Cure TV Special
Phoenix Paper completes 5M recommissioning project for Pulp Dryer
August 31, 2021 – In August, Phoenix Paper finished a 5M recommissioning project for our Pulp Dryer.
H&V partners with Superior Felt & Filtration to bring Trupor® to global markets
EAST WALPOLE, Mass., August 25, 2021 – Hollingsworth & Vose has chosen Superior Felt & Filtration to distribute H&V’s Trupor®, a novel microporous filter media solution.
Paper Packaging Answers Demand for Plastic Alternatives
E-commerce in the United States grew by 44 percent in 2020, and with that growth came a rise in package deliveries — and the use of paper packaging materials. While the pandemic certainly spurred the increase seen last year, online shopping was already on the rise, meaning demand for paper packaging likely will continue to grow.
The Introduction of Plastic Packaging Tax
Since the early 1950’s plastic packaging has cast a shadow over almost every other material in terms of its production and use. Plastic packaging has accounted for half of the global plastic waste. 
After sale, uncertain future for Park Falls paper plant
PARK FALLS, Wis. (WAOW) – The Park Falls paper mill officially has a new owner, but it’s not clear if that means it will reopen.
UWO researchers gathering input for comprehensive Wisconsin paper industry study
Stakeholder meetings are underway for a comprehensive workforce development study of Wisconsin’s papermaking industry. The research, funded by the WiSys Ignite! Program, is a collaborative effort between the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Center for Customized Research and Services and the Wisconsin Paper Council.
Fire extinguished at Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Big Island
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Volunteer fire departments extinguished an industrial fire at the Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill Wednesday.
EPA investigating reports of increased emissions at New-Indy paper mill
CATAWBA, S.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been made aware of increased emissions at the New-Indy Containerboard paper mill in Catawba, South Carolina, state health officials said.
Fire at Port Alberni’s paper mill quickly extinguished
A fire at Paper Excellence’s Port Alberni mill that sent thick black smoke high into the sky on Friday was “a minor fire,” according to the mill’s general manager.
Resolute Marks UN International Day of Charity
This Sunday, September 5, is the United Nations’ International Day of Charity, established with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people and groups to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities.
Here’s How the Paper Industry is Cultivating a More Sustainable Tomorrow
Paper is a fixture in everyone’s lives. Whether it’s your to-go coffee cup on your way to work, a printed work presentation, or the cardboard box that brings your online grocery order, paper comes in many essential forms that make our everyday lives possible.
Canfor Donates $100,000 to Canadian Red Cross to Support British Columbia Fire Relief
VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 2, 2021 - Today Canfor Corporation ("the Company" or "Canfor") (TSX: CFP) announced it has provided $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross' British Columbia Fires Appeal to support their response efforts.
Resolute Celebrates 20-Year Partnership with Fort William First Nation
The success of Resolute’s Thunder Bay (Ontario) sawmill stems from a twenty-year collaboration between Resolute and Fort William First Nation.
Oregon adopts groundbreaking Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act
Historic new law overhauls Oregon’s recycling system, requires producers to help create convenient, accessible and reliable services for all Oregonians
GreenFirst Completes Acquisition of Rayonier Forest and Paper Product Assets
VANCOUVER, BC, August 30, 2021 – GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (“GreenFirst” or the “Purchaser”) is pleased to announce that on August 28, 2021 it closed the previously announced purchase of a portfolio of forest and paper product assets (the “Purchased Assets”) from Rayonier A.M. Canada G.P. (“RYAM GP”), Rayonier A.M. Canada Industries Inc. (“RYAM Industries”) and Rayonier A.M. Canada Enterprises Inc. (collectively with RYAM GP and RYAM Industries, “RYAM”), each a subsidiary of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM).
International Paper Spinoff to Host Virtual Investor Day
Sylvamo™, The World's Paper Company, to host virtual Investor Day event Sept. 9