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The early months of the pandemic led to shortages of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, meat and more. And a year and a half later, at least one supply chain in the U.S. is still experiencing disruptions.

Providing products people around the world rely on every day involves not just manufacturing, but also millions of miles of transporting. By using smart shipping practices, Domtar has reduced the environmental effects of transporting its products.

The provincial government on Tuesday announced it had halted authorized logging operations along the Péribonka River in the Lac-Saint-Jean region, and that the area would be designated a protected zone.

For decades now, billions of dollars in recycling infrastructure investment by the paper industry combined with support from consumers, communities and businesses have made the recycling of paper-based packaging an overwhelming success across North America.

Montréal, Québec, September 16, 2021 – Kruger Energy L.P. today announced that it has embarked on a path towards sustainable transportation with the acquisition of two semi- trailer trucks that will be among the first all-electric class 8 vehicles to hit the road in Canada.

[Prince Albert, BC] – Cumberland Wood Products and Prince Albert Pulp announced today the signing of a Letter of Understanding that sets out the intentions of all parties to build a collaborative relationship with each other in Saskatchewan.

Metsä Group is planning to construct a new Kerto® LVL mill on its expanding mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. The final decision on the investment, the value of which is approximately EUR 200 million, is pending the completion of a local detailed plan for the area.

A consortium of Pulpac, AR Packaging and RISE will develop and commercially validate ten standardized product concepts within different packaging and single-use applications manufactured with a new forming technology, Dry Molded Fiber.

Hygiene and health company Essity has finalized its acquisition of 45.8% of the shares in Colombian hygiene company Productos Familia S.A. (“Familia”). Essity now owns 95.8% of Familia.

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021.

Koehler Paper works together with CLARUS Films GmbH in the small roll business and as a service partner for the converting industry for flexible packaging papers Europe-wide. This partnership will especially play out in the area of functionally coated, unprinted barrier paper.

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging systems, will be expanding its paper converting capabilities this month when production begins at its new facility in Born, the Netherlands.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 14, 2021 -- International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) today announced that, in connection with its previously announced separation and spin-off of its global papers business, International Paper's board of directors declared a pro rata distribution of approximately 80.1% of the outstanding shares of Sylvamo Corporation (NYSE: SLVM) common stock to be made effective at 12:01 a.m. New York City time on October 1, 2021 to International Paper's shareholders of record as of 5:00 p.m. New York City time on September 15, 2021, the previously-announced record date for the distribution.  

Montréal, September 8, 2021 - Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) announces its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended July 25, 2021.

DELAWARE, Ohio (September 1, 2021) – Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced third quarter 2021 results.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2021 -- International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sylvamo Corporation ("Sylvamo"), has priced $450 million aggregate principal amount of 7.000% senior unsecured notes due 2029.

Q2 results reflect strong prior year comps and industry headwinds

Norske Skog’s ESG report for 2020 receives an A- in consultancy Governance Group’s assessment of the sustainability reporting from the 100 largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Pulp plays a central role in the fight against climate change. Renewable and recyclable fibre is a raw material of the future, produced in energy-efficient mills where nothing goes to waste.

For this edition of our continuing series “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle speaks with Desjardins Group, North America’s largest financial cooperative and the fifth largest in the world with $377 billion in assets (Canadian dollars).

Packaging and Specialty paper manufacturer Sappi and packaging machine manufacturer Rovema – two internationally acknowledged frontrunners in sustainability – have joined forces in a strategic partnership to offer customers reliable, sustainable packaging solutions.

There are several paper-based products that you use each day. Things like tissues, cardboard boxes, paper towels and post-it notes.

In recent years, a variety of sustainability labels have found their way onto paper and pulp products to highlight their environmental performance, recyclability, and the role that paper and board play in the circular economy.