News

4/26/2016
"Production improved during the quarter and I anticipate production to reach target run rate at the end of the second quarter." – Per Lindberg, CEO, BillerudKorsnäs.
4/26/2016
"The market looks brighter. We are currently running at full capacity at our mills, but will continue to perform active portfolio management of our machine capacity when necessary." – Sven Ombudstvedt, President and CEO, Norske Skog.
4/25/2016
The new concept called "Advanced Whitening" allows users to optimize both OBA and shading components when producing their printing, writing and office papers.
4/25/2016
The investment project at the Ivaneevka facility consists of additional manufacturing capacity, warehouse extension and infrastructure improvement. The plant produces molded fiber packaging such as egg cartons, cup carriers and egg trays.
4/24/2016
Corrugated products shipments in the first quarter were up 3.4% in total and up 1.7% per workday compared to the first quarter of 2015.
4/24/2016
Total boxboard production increased 1.8 percent when compared to March 2015 and increased 6.6 percent from last month
4/23/2016
E-commerce and retail-ready applications will drive growth for corrugated boxes while folding carton demand will be sustained by the foodservice, carryout and pharmaceutical markets.
4/23/2016
In an effort to cut costs and encourage the shift towards electronic tax filing, the IRS stopped providing a paper version of Publication 17 (paper-based tax instructions) in 2015.
4/20/2016
U.S. containerboard production in March 2016 was was 1.1 percent lower compared to March 2015.
4/20/2016
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments in March 2016 were 147.6 thousand short tons, flat compared to March 2015
4/19/2016
Pricing for mixed paper and old corrugated containers (OCC) was flat in all domestic regions, except in the Pacific Northwest, which increased $5 per ton from the prior month.
4/19/2016
Unlikely Product Is a Key Tool in Effort to Preserve and Maintain Forest Land for Future Generations
4/18/2016
China's Ministry of Commerce has determined that there was dumping of imports of unbleached sack paper originated in the U.S., the EU and Japan, and China's domestic industry was substantially damaged
4/18/2016
When operational, Celupaper's new tissue machine (Toscotec MODULO-PLUS) will have the capacity to produce 65 tons per day of tissue paper.
4/14/2016
UPM's PM3 production line and process in Changshu, China, has been designed to be very flexible with a wide range of different products from uncoated woodfree papers to advanced specialty products.
4/14/2016
Operating environment trends and diverging product performance levels will push alternative tissue manufacturing technologies
4/13/2016
Smurfit Kappa's PM1 machine at its Roermond mill in the Netherlands has been completely rebuilt to produce 260,000 tpy of recycled containerboard — an increase of 40,000 tons per year
4/13/2016
Test facility to be built within Nordic Paper's pulp mill in Bäckhammar, Sweden.
4/9/2016
The Wickliffe mill has one paper machine with the capacity to produce 285,000 tons per year of coated freesheet, specialty and uncoated paper, and 30,000 tons per year of dried market pulp.
4/9/2016
International Paper is just one of the paper producers announcing a May 2016 price hike for office papers
4/6/2016
The Wickliffe mill has one paper machine with the capacity to produce 285,000 tons per year of coated freesheet, specialty and uncoated paper, and 30,000 tons per year of dried market pulp.
4/6/2016
April 5, 2016 - AR Packaging Group AB, Lund Sweden, and Egem Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S, Izmir Turkey, have signed a strategic partnership agreement.
4/5/2016
Omaha Box Company is a designer and manufacturer of custom corrugated cartons and displays
4/5/2016
PAAL manufactures channel balers and related equipment used in the processing of recyclable and waste materials
4/4/2016
The new sodium chlorate production line and cell-room at Kemira's Joutseno site in Finland will significantly increase the plant's sodium chlorate capacity.
4/4/2016
Metro Packaging & Imaging is a printed folding carton producer primarily servicing the food and away-from-home end markets through sheet-fed and web press capabilities.
4/3/2016
Ilim Group's investment will not increase its overall production capacity, but also increase efficiency and product quality while reducing environmental impact
4/3/2016
TRM is a leading producer of specialist corrugated packaging and retail ready packaging and employs about 270 people.
4/2/2016
After closing deal, which is expected in early April, Grupo Gondi will have 13 plants including three WestRock corrugated packaging facilities in Mexico.
4/2/2016
Oji Papeis Especiais plans to increase production capacity by 10% in order to meet the forecasted growth in the thermal paper market in Brazil.
3/16/2016
Each new tissue machine supplied to Lee & Man will produce 60,000 tons of toilet and facial tissue per year.
3/16/2016
Glatfelter said that the cost particularly for long and natural specialty fibers used in the manufacturing of its filtration papers has continued to rise substantially in the last few months.
3/15/2016
WEPA's new tissue machine is designed for 2,200 metres/minute at a working width of 2.8 metres and will have an annual capacity of 32,000 tons of tissue paper.
3/15/2016
International Paper's corrugated packaging business in Asia has 18 plants and a workforce of approximately 3,000 employees.
3/14/2016
The mill will have the capacity to produce 1.5 million tons of pulp, with 1.1 million tons of bleached hardwood pulp (eucalyptus) and 400,000 tons of bleached softwood pulp (pine), a portion of which will be converted into fluff pulp.
3/14/2016
Metsä Board was approached by Victorinox China to redesign the packaging for its Rescue Tool — a multi-purpose knife for safety and rescue professionals.
3/12/2016
March 10, 2016 - KP Tissue Inc. ("KPT") (TSX:KPT) reports the Q4 and full year 2015 financial and operational results of KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP).
3/12/2016
G7 is Idealliance's industry-leading set of best practices for achieving gray balance.
3/10/2016
“Paper and wood products manufacturers operate over 140 facilities in Tennessee that contribute nearly $2 billion in payroll and $143 million in annual state and local taxes,” said AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman.
3/10/2016
March 9, 2016 - Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. announced that William Peterson has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources
3/8/2016
March 7, 2016 (Press Release from March 3)
3/6/2016
Energy produced by a new biomass boiler will completely replace oil as the energy source used to dry pulp in Rottneros Mill's flash dryers.
3/5/2016
Xerium's SMART Connect now includes seamless connectivity to existing site computer systems with automatic data backup
3/5/2016
Pro-Gest's new Valmet-supplied OptiConcept M containerboard machine will have an installed capacity of 550,000 tons per year.
3/2/2016
PM 11 manufactures magazine paper such as Holmen VIEW and Holmen XLNT. The machine has the capacity to produce 330,000 tonnes per year.
3/2/2016
GP's acquisition of Excel Displays & Packaging includes a state-of-the-art converting plant in Aurora, Illinois.

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