Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing that the manufacturers of certain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) used for grease-proofing in paper and paperboard for food packaging (for example, as coatings on some fast-food wrappers, to-go boxes, and pizza boxes) have voluntarily agreed to phase-out their sales of these substances for use as food contact substances in the United States.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, 30 Jul 2020 - Saica Group, one of the largest and most advanced European players in the development and production of recycled paper for corrugated packaging is establishing its first North American facility near Cincinnati, Ohio.

PURCHASE, NY—July 29, 2020—Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), which owns sales and distribution businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, wood products and metals industries, announced today that its Kelly/Spicers division has acquired Northern California-based American Packaging, further expanding its packaging business throughout the Western U.S.

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor put a new rule into effect that allows employee benefit plan administrators to use an electronic “notice-and-access” disclosure system, as a default method, which will make it much more difficult for millions of Americans who received critical, paper-based information about their 401k, pension and retirement plan rules.

July 29, 2020 - Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador - Investing in innovative solutions in the forest sector will help combat the effects of climate change, create new opportunities for Canadian forest companies and help sustain good jobs for Canadians, especially as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 28, 2020 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, announces that it will close its Etobicoke, Ontario Containerboard packaging facility as part of the strategic repositioning of its Containerboard platform in Ontario and the Corporation's continuing global optimization initiatives.

Canfor Corp. reported record-high production at the Taylor pulp mill, and recorded $97 million in operating income for the second quarter, according to results issued Thursday.

July 23, 2020 - VANCOUVER - Unifor is urging the British Columbia court overseeing creditor protection hearings for Northern Pulp to ensure the ridiculous squabble between Paper Excellence and the Nova Scotia government doesn’t destroy the forest industry in Nova Scotia.

Revenue is recovering for B.C.’s largest forestry companies, but their local employment numbers have taken a serious hit over the past year, according to data collected on BIV’s Biggest Forestry Companies in B.C. list.

Jeffrey I. Kessler, the U.S. Commerce Department Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance (E&C) announced the addition of 60 days to the deadline for all antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) administrative reviews.

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