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Recent references in media coverage of $300 million of investment related to ratification of new collective agreement in Temiscaming, Quebec inaccurate and misleading Tembec today issued a statement to clarify inaccurate information contained in newspaper articles related to the ratification…
Sonoco one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, today said it is voluntarily targeting a 15 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from the Company's more than 300 global manufacturing plants by 2014. Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman,…
The SCA Tissue plant was operating as normal on Friday after a fire began on the facility's roof at around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday 15th June 2010.Flames from two exhaust fans on the roof could be seen upon arrival at…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced today that it reached agreement to sell 163,000 acres of properties located in the southeastern United States for approximately $200 million in a transaction with an affiliate of Rock Creek Capital (the "Partnership"). A minimum…
Metso acquires the service business of Wyesco of Louisiana L.L.C., located in Slaughter, Louisiana, USA. The acquired business, employing 30 persons, will be affiliated to Metso’s Paper and Fiber Technology segment as of July 19, 2010. The new business will…
Metso has started the investment in new facilities in Araucaria, Parana state, in southeastern Brazil. The investment will improve Metso’s competitiveness in serving the pulp and paper and power generation industries, and thus strengthen its presence in emerging markets. At…
The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.28 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be payable on September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record as of August 20, 2010.According to Harris E. DeLoach…
SCA is purchasing the Copamex baby diaper business in Mexico and Central America. The purchase price is equivalent to approximately USD 50m on a debt-free basis.Copamex produces well-known baby diaper brands Dry Kids for the Mexican market and Tessy Babies…
CMPC’s board approved the replacement of one of the tissue paper machines at the Santa Anita mill located in Lima, for a new one with a higher production capacity. With this US$15 million investment, CMPC Tissue will reach to aproximally…
As part of their continuing commitment to balancing environmental responsibility and corporate growth, KapStone Charleston Kraft LLC, an unbleached Kraft paper and lumber producer, announced today it has upgraded its SFI fiber sourcing certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(R) SFI…
In a letter steered by Congressmen Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) to the U.S. Green Building Council, 79 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing 35 different states, have urged the organization to "accept all credible forest…
The Mackenzie pulp mill in British Columbia has been acquired by Paper Excellence B.V., for an undisclosed sum. The transaction secures the future of the mill which is expected to resume production of high quality NBSK pulp in the fall.…
Metso will deliver a front-end system, comprising wood handling and fiber preparation system, for fiber board production to Berneck, Curitibanos, Santa Catarina state in Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2011. The order value is below EUR…
Abitibi Consolidated Company of Canada, as the owner and operator of a paper mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, was fined $125,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that caused injuries to two workers and a student.…
UPM has sold to the State of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources a conservation easement on 187,876 acres (76,000 hectares) of UPM-owned forest land in Northern Minnesota. UPM will receive USD 44 million (approximately EUR 36 million) for the easement…