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WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in opposition to the Maine Legislature’s passage of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging (LD 1541):
[Prince Albert, SK] – Paper Excellence recently partnered with Cumberland Wood Products (CWP) to plant 1,000 jack pine seedlings in and around the First Nation community of Cumberland House.
Canada’s leading tissue manufacturer, Kruger Products L.P., today announced a $25M investment at its new Sherbrooke Tissue Plant to implement a digital twin of its supply chain, using real-time data augmented with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to boost operational efficiency and agility.
As the pandemic proved, personal care items are indispensable to everyday life. Stores struggled to keep shelves stocked as frantic shoppers grabbed whatever they could without a second thought.
Smurfit Kappa has announced it will invest €24 million to expand its corrugated plant in Rethel, North-East France, demonstrating the company's continued commitment to its French customer market.
As the global demand for wood pulp grows ever stronger, UPM’s Laura Lundell explains the drivers behind this ever-increasing need.
Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning closing down the pulp and paper production at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland. The closure will take place during the third quarter of 2021.
The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) and the University of Tasmania will today launch an ambitious vision for forest products innovation, which would position Australia as a leader in sustainable, low-emission industries.
Stora Enso has completed the installation of dispersion barrier technology at its Forshaga site in Sweden and production has now started. Completion of the installation follows the company’s EUR 10 million investment announced in 2020.
A conveyor feeding wood chips both to the hardwood and softwood digesters at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill in Sweden caught fire on Friday, 18 June at about 12.30 CET.
Montréal, June 9, 2021 - Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) announces its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended April 25, 2021.
Vancouver, B.C. – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today an increase in the quarterly dividend to C$0.25 per share and an increase in the Company’s authorization to purchase up to 9,582,470 of its Common shares (the “Shares”).
Mondi has signed a new €750 million 5-year revolving multicurrency credit facility agreement (‘RCF’) to refinance the existing €750 million facility that was due to mature in July 2022. It includes an option to extend the RCF by one or two years with each bank's approval.
Mondi delivered a robust performance in the first quarter of 2021, with strong demand across our packaging businesses supported by our broad range of innovative, sustainable packaging solutions, and higher average containerboard selling prices following recently implemented price increases.
MONTREAL, May 13, 2021 - 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, 2021.
Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am pleased with the steady recovery from the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. EBITDA continued to improve quarter-on-quarter from a low of US$26m in our third quarter of 2020 through US$98m in the previous quarter to US$112 for the current quarter, with further improvement expected for our third quarter.”
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is proud to have been awarded again the Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for the company’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Recognized by the Science Based Target initiative, Company will develop, validate and publish target aligned with latest climate science
As more brands shift to e-commerce, here’s why companies must embrace circularity in the supply chain to meet consumer expectations.
Resolute is leading the way in responsible forest management. In 2020, CDP awarded our forest disclosures an “A-” leadership score, the highest ranking achieved in this category by any North American-based forest products company (1).
WASHINGTON – Continuing its leadership in sustainability, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future, a new set of sustainability goals for the paper and wood products industry.
Today we announce a series of ambitious climate targets. This includes a science-based target which requires at least a 40% reduction of CO2 emissions per tonne of product by 2030, compared to 2019 levels, and a commitment to reach Net Zero* emissions by 2050.