The dro‌p in U.S. newsprint demand picked up speed in 2007 and prices have fallen for three straight quarters, effectively wiping out the gains posted in 2005 and early 2006.
A surge of imports in 2006 led to lower shipments by domestic mills
and some price slippage despite increased demand. Demand in 2007
is expected to be sluggish, but the impact of proposed duties on Asian paper imports make it particularly difficult to predict the direction of prices.
This is not about annual financials, record sales or jumbo contracts.
It’s about deals made in buying, selling, merging or closing of companies,
and the big money it takes to do so.
Industry consolidation and the closing of over 1.5 million tons of uncoated
freesheet capacity since 2005 led to strong price gains on all major grades in
2006. With U.S. demand growth expected to be negligible at best in 2007,
following on the heels of a contraction of demand in 2006, continued capacity
control is needed if producers are to sustain prices at current high levels.
By 2010 it is estimated that south American pulp mills will be producing ...............
Technologies for the production of biofuel are getting better and the forest products industry should be actively exploring the potential of biorefineries.
Cost pressures on tissue mills should ease in 2007, while demand and prices post modest gains.
Containerboard Mills Riding High,But Are Markets Stable Enough To Sustain Recent Strong Gains?
Pulp Supply Curtailments Allow Producers to Run the Table By Harold Cody
Properties of Nonwood Fibers - James S. Han
Alkaline-active xylanase produced by an alkaliphilic Bacillus spisolated from kraft pulp
Developing Kinetic Models to Control wood chemical Treatment Processes
Increasingly, commercial printers receive paper or paper specs and quantities that their customer has ordered directly from mills or brokers. "Customer- owned" paper, when no
forest Management , the paper and pulp industry , and sustainabiliy (by Dr.Arnold tuker)
Base paper (Body Stock): The base stock for plain or decorated coated papers and boards. It may be uncoated or precoated on the paper machine.
Paper has been around for nearly 2000 years!!! Try to imagine life without it.
As an entrepreneur from China who founded a business to facilitate global trade, I recently had the opportunity to participate in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. I recall thinking it was ironic that entering an event with the stated goal of "improving the state of the world" felt more like entering a prison. Participants were greeted by riot police and armored vehicles, and each ni
Your resume is an essential part of your marketing campaign. It';s the promotional piece that advertises your product - YOU. Your resume is a powerful selling tool that not only details your background and experience
Before you take your next career step, be sure you know where you';re headed. Map out your career and personal goals, and make sure the two complement, rather than conflict with each other. Working with an P&PJ recruiter will help you get there faster. Here';s what you need to do:
Before you walk into any interview, you should know as much about the company and the position as you possibly can. If you found the position through a recruiter, he or she should be able to provide that information for you
a leading global provider of thermal paper and the world';s largest manufacturer of carbonless paper, has signed an agreement with NCR Corporation to license NCR';s simultaneous two-sided thermal-paper technology. This license gives Appleton the

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