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Graphic Packaging Closing Second North Carolina Plant in 2024

Graphic Packaging announced the closure of its Randleman, NC facility.

B.C. Forestry: Why Is It Short of Timber?

Margareta Dovgal delves into the complex issues behind the timber shortage in British Columbia and its profound impact on forestry communities.

Nova Scotia and Paper Excellence Settle Northern Pulp Dispute, Explore New Mill in Liverpool

The Province of Nova Scotia and Paper Excellence have reached a settlement agreement that cancels plans to reopen the controversial Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County.

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.

AF&PA Urges MN Governor Walz to Veto HF 3911

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock released the following statement in response to the Minnesota State Legislature’s decision to advance Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation as part of HF 3911 – the Environment and Natural Resources Supplemental Budget Bill.

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.

The Council presents its to-do list for Europe’s competitiveness, making bioeconomy a priority for the next Commission

In its last meeting before the EU elections, the European Competitiveness Council presented today what could be considered as its guidelines for the upcoming Commission on how to keep Europe from an industrial decline.

Mondi Invests €200 Million in Sustainable Packaging Solutions at Duino Mill in Italy

Mondi, a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging and paper solutions, announced a significant investment in its Duino mill near Trieste, Italy.

Nordic Paper Embarks on Digital Transformation with AFRY's Production Solution

Nordic Paper, a major Scandinavian pulp and paper manufacturer, has partnered with AFRY to modernize its production processes through AFRY's digital solution, AFRY PaperLine.

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.

Altri Group increases sales and net profit grows to €21.6 million

The Altri Group reached a net profit of €21.6 million in the first three months of 2024, a growth of 10% compared to the same period last year.

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

EcoVadis grants Huhtamaki Gold Medal fourth year in a row

Huhtamaki has received the prestigious Gold Medal from EcoVadis for the fourth consecutive year, placing the company in the top 5% of more than 130,000 rated companies worldwide.

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.