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Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation announced that all of its U.S. paper mills have been recommended for chain-of-custody certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative ("SFI"), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification ("PEFC") and Forest Stewardship Council ("FSC") standards. Having its mill…
Effective Jan.15, 2011, or as contract terms allow, BASF will increase its prices of sizing chemicals, colorants, and polymers for strength, fixation, and water management, for wet end paper chemicals sold into the North American paper market. The price increases…
Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announces the sale of its Groesbeck filtration business located in Groesbeck and Mexia Texas, USA, to Polyester Fibers, a portfolio company of private investment firm Empire Investment Holdings. The value…
Southern Plug and Manufacturing, Inc., a unit of Sonoco Products Company, today announced that it will permanently close its Bastrop molded plug manufacturing plant. The plant, located at 6566 Mer Rouge Road, has been shut down since it was destroyed…
NewPage Corporation today announced that it will close its Whiting, Wisconsin mill at the end of February 2011. The Whiting mill currently operates two paper machines, which produce approximately 250,000 tons annually of coated paper used by the publishing and…
Clearwater Paper Corporation ("Clearwater Paper") has announced the extension of the Expiration Date, as well as the results to date, relating to the cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc.'s ("Cellu…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that M. Jack Sanders has been named president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Sanders, 57, will report to Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., 66, chairman and chief executive officer.…
An awareness campaign entitled Go Paper. Grow Trees.(TM) gives consumers the facts on how using paper products makes a direct contribution to the health and growth of trees and the forests. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the…
NewPage Corporation today announced the release of Getting Personal, the fourteenth issue in its "Ed" series of educational brochures. This new issue points out how the world is connecting audiences at many different communication points, engaging them in very personal…
Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE: VRS) announced today the launch of a $40 million Renewable Energy Project at its Bucksport, Maine mill. This project will provide a 43% increase in thermal energy production from renewable biomass at the Bucksport Mill and…
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. The BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota announces the release of Minnesota’s Forest Biomass Value Chain: A System Dynamics Analysis. The paper is the result of a yearlong project involving over 100 experts in the forestry community to…
NewPage Corporation announced the upload of a new episode in the popular On Paper sustainability podcast series, featuring REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor retailer that provides quality outdoor gear and clothing. In this episode of On Paper, available…
Buckeye Technologies Inc. has announced that it has established a new $300 million senior secured revolving credit facility. The maturity date on the new revolver is October 22, 2015, and the facility includes an increase option for an additional $100…
Georgia-Pacific has announced that its mills in Port Hudson, La., and Crossett, Ark., have been selected as the locations for the company’s previously announced more than $500 million investments in advanced, proprietary tissue-papermaking technology. With the investments, each site will…
Appleton Coated LLC, NewPage Corporation, and Sappi Fine Paper North America – together with the United Steelworkers (USW) -- welcomed the U.S. International Trade Commission's (ITC) finding today that imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia are causing material…