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AF&PA Releases June 2018 Reports

AF&PA Releases June 2018 Reports

Containerboard

Containerboard production was up 2.0 percent compared to June 2017 and up 1.0 percent year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compared to May 2018 was 1.2 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate was 96.8 percent, 0.2 percentage points higher than the same month last year. Production for export was 7.1 percent higher than June 2017, which had the lowest export production in 2017, and was 3.5 percent lower year-to-date.

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Verso Announces Strategic Investments in its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine

Verso Announces Strategic Investments in its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine

Investments Will Increase Release Liner Paper Capacity for Pressure Sensitive Markets

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, July 18, 2018 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) today announced that...

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Bear Island paper mill in Hanover to reopen; Canadian paper products company to open a pulp facility

Bear Island paper mill in Hanover to reopen; Canadian paper products company to open a pulp facility

A little more than a year after it was closed, the Bear Island newsprint manufacturing mill in northern Hanover County appears to be reopening.

Cascades Inc., a paper prod...

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Members of Congress: Tariff on Canadian paper threatens U.S. newspaper industry

Members of Congress: Tariff on Canadian paper threatens U.S. newspaper industry

WASHINGTON -- One by one, almost 20 members of Congress stood before the International Trade Commission on Tuesday and described in stark terms the threat to the U.S. new...

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After investing more than $500 million in Québec since 2015, Kruger is set to begin production of new specialty papers

After investing more than $500 million in Québec since 2015, Kruger is set to begin production of new specialty papers

SHERBROOKE, QC, July 10, 2018 - Kruger Inc., which is about to start producing new specialty products at its Brompton Mill, today provided an update on the diversification...

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Catalyst Paper wins tariff suit

Catalyst Paper wins tariff suit

The World Trade Organization has taken up Catalyst Papers case, and ruled against duties on supercalendered paper.

As a result, the United States rescinded the duties last...

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Valmet revises upwards its net sales guidance for 2018

Valmet revises upwards its net sales guidance for 2018

Due to positive development, Valmet revises upwards its net sales guidance for 2018.

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Canada Invests in Cleantech to Transform Quebec Pulp Mill

Canada Invests in Cleantech to Transform Quebec Pulp Mill

As Canada transitions to a low-carbon future, investments in clean technology are building a stronger economy and creating new middle-class jobs.

The Honourable Marie-Clau...

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Paper Excellence quells rumours protests are causing company that owns Northern Pulp to pull out of Pictou County

Paper Excellence quells rumours protests are causing company that owns Northern Pulp to pull out of Pictou County

PICTOU COUNTY, N.S. - Paper Excellence says rumours that it may be considering moving its Northern Pulp operation out of Pictou County, N.S., are not grounded in fact.

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B.C. forest companies reach across the Pacific

B.C. forest companies reach across the Pacific

Despite the housing boom in the United States in the last few years driving exports of B.C. wood products below the 49th parallel, Asia remains a crucial market for a loc...

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Forestry sector seeks to mend supply chain links

Forestry sector seeks to mend supply chain links

After several years of unrest in the industry, logging contractors are hoping recent steps taken toward supply chain equilibrium will help buoy their end of the forestry ...

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As forestry employment falls, revenue grows

As forestry employment falls, revenue grows

Provincial employment at B.C.'s largest forestry companies has dropped 6% since 2014, according to data from Business in Vancouver's Biggest Forestry Companies in B.C. lis...

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Verso's Stevens Point Mill Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Specialty Papers

Verso's Stevens Point Mill Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Specialty Papers

Verso Corporation's (NYSE: VRS) Stevens Point Mill in Wisconsin this month celebrates a century of excellence in making specialty papers. With a 100-year tradition of inn...

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Putting a Dent in Profitability: The Real Impact of Ineffective Packaging and Damaged Products

Putting a Dent in Profitability: The Real Impact of Ineffective Packaging and Damaged Products

If packages could talk, they would tell us frightening tales about life on the road. But since they can't, a simple YouTube search speaks on their behalf about the many w...

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In North America, we grow many more trees than we harvest

In North America, we grow many more trees than we harvest

THERE ARE 20% MORE TREES IN THE U.S. TODAY THAN THERE WERE ON THE FIRST EARTH DAY CELEBRATION IN 1970.¹

''The reality is that the greatest incentive for continued investme...

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Pöyry launches plastic substitution global consultancy

Pöyry launches plastic substitution global consultancy

PÖYRY PLC Press Release 5 July 2018 at 17:00 (CET)

Pöyry has announced the launch of a new global consultancy service, which will give companies all the information they n...

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Forestry summer students blog about Quesnel industry

Forestry summer students blog about Quesnel industry

Three forestry-sector summer students in Quesnel are promoting their industry and our city after winning the Forest Products Association of Canada 2018 Green Dream Intern...

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