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Billerud Abandons Escanaba Conversion, Embraces Packaging Focus in North America

Billerud, a leading producer of paper and packaging materials, has announced a change in direction for its North American operations.

Imperial Dade Expands Canadian Presence with Acquisition of Canpaco

Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of foodservice packaging, printing papers, and janitorial supplies, announced the acquisition of Canpaco, a Canadian company in the same industry.

Acquisition completed: NAF control valves now part of ANDRITZ

Following approval by the relevant authorities, the acquisition of NAF AB business by international technology group ANDRITZ has been completed.

Georgia-Pacific to Close Milan (Michigan) Corrugated Plant, Affecting 119 Workers

In a move that will displace over a hundred employees, the corrugated plant in Milan, Michigan has announced it will permanently cease operations by July 6th.

Canfor Pulp to Cut Production and Jobs Due to Fibre Shortage in BC

Canfor Pulp Products announced the indefinite closure of one production line at its Northwood facility in Prince George, British Columbia.

BC Forest Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Fiber Supply Crisis

The BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) is urging the provincial government to take immediate steps to address a declining fiber supply, which has led to a series of mill closures and curtailments across the province.

Stora Enso Puts Langerbrugge Mill Conversion on Hold

Stora Enso, a leading provider of renewable packaging solutions, has announced that it is postponing its decision to convert two paper machines at its Langerbrugge site in Belgium into a high-volume recycled containerboard production line.

Bracell's Ambitious Expansion in Brazil: Boosting Tissue Paper Production Capacity by 50% in São Paulo Factory

Bracell, the Singapore-based company owned by Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), is set to expand its newly inaugurated tissue paper factory in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.

Suzano Starts Producing Greenpack Paper in Limeira and Boosts Sustainability in Packaging

Free of plastic, the paper is one of the company's solutions, celebrating its 100-year history, for a more sustainable future.

DS Smith Invests in Sustainable Packaging with La Chevrolière Facility Expansion

DS Smith is making a significant investment in its La Chevrolière facility located near Nantes, France.

Metsä Group completed the sale of its Russian subsidiaries to VLP Group

Metsä Group has on 13 May 2024 completed a transaction in which the ownership in the group’s Russian subsidiaries Metsä Svir LLC, Metsä Forest St. Petersburg LLC, Metsä Forest Podporozhye LLC and Metsä Board Rus LLC has transferred to VLP Group.

Saica Group Solidifies Southern European Presence with LIC Packaging Deal

In a strategic move to expand its sustainable packaging capabilities across Southern Europe, Spanish corrugated giant Saica Group has acquired a majority stake in Italian packaging manufacturer LIC Packaging.

Stora Enso raises its guidance for the full year 2024 adjusted EBIT

Stora Enso estimates that the previous full year 2024 adjusted EBIT guidance will be exceeded, thanks to successful implementation of profit improvement actions and more favourable market conditions.

KP Tissue Releases First Quarter 2024 Financial Results

Strong performance while positioning for anticipated headwinds

Supremex Announces Results for the First Quarter of 2024

Montreal, Quebec, May 8, 2024 – Supremex Inc. (“Supremex” or the “Company”) (TSX: SXP), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024.

Sylvamo First Quarter Results Meet Expectations, Strong Second Quarter Outlook Reflects Improving Conditions

Sylvamo (NYSE: SLVM), the world’s paper company, is releasing first quarter 2024 earnings.

Suzano - Earnings Release - 1Q24

More favorable market scenario starts benefiting results in the period

Interfor Reports Q1’24 Results

Adjusted EBITDA loss of $22 million and Net Loss of $73 million

International Paper Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report

International Paper announced the progress on its Vision 2030 sustainability targets and published reporting against the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) disclosures and Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.

Suzano and Cirad form partnership for sustainable development in the Brazilian Amazon

The initiative aims to strengthen collaboration and shared efforts to develop joint actions for income generation and environmental conservation in Pará and Maranhão

Sappi signs milestone 175GWh per annum renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement with Enpower Trading

JOHANNESBURG - MAY 7, 2024 - In a positive move to reduce its carbon footprint, Sappi Southern Africa has concluded a milestone 175GWh per annum renewable energy Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Enpower Trading, a NERSA-licensed private electricity trading company.

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Fresh and Recycled Fibers: Partners in a Sustainable Paper Cycle

Mondi, a leading paper and packaging producer, tackles a common question: why not use 100% recycled paper? Their answer highlights the crucial partnership between fresh and recycled fibers in maintaining a healthy paper cycle.

Capturing carbon at Stora Enso Skutskär unit – on the way to climate positive production

Stora Enso's Skutskär biomaterials production site in Sweden is a leader in both innovation and sustainability