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Verso Paper Corp. has announced the launch of its mobile website to provide easy access to Verso information for customers and the financial community. The mobile version of www.versopaper.com features a simple and efficient user interface that provides quick access…
NewPage Corporation today launched OptiLabel HB, a 54 lb high performance general purpose label paper for North American and International pressure sensitive markets.With a history based in manufacturing papers for the pressure sensitive market, the product development team at NewPage…
Thursday, 12 August 2010 08:52

North American Wood Fiber Review

Attached please find a sample copy of the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR), which we believe you will find helpful in your analysis of relevant developments within the forest industry in North America.The NAWFR has tracked wood fiber markets…
Imerys announces the signing of an agreement with the Brazilian group Vale to acquire its 86.2% stake in the Brazilian company Pará Pigmentos S.A. (PPSA), as well as mining rights in Pará State for a total price of approximately USD…
NewPage Corporation, the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, announced today it has been honored by the HP Indigo Preferred Media partner program with a two-year extension of its preferred partner status. NewPage has now earned this status partner…
A public auction will be held September 29, 2010, by LiquiTec Industries, in association with Can-Am Machinery, to sell the assets from Sappi's permanently closed coated paper mill in Muskegon, Michigan. Equipment from the Muskegon pulp mill, paper mill, and…
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:00

Weavexx upgrades N.S. production facility

Xerium Technologies will be upgrading equipment at its Weavexx forming fabrics facility in Kentville, N.S. To support the company, the province, through Nova Scotia Business Inc., is providing a five-year payroll rebate up to a maximum of $500,000."As a global…
The Government of Canada has launched a $100-million Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program to help expand opportunities for Canada's forestry sector through the development of innovative projects and technologies. Stockwell Day, president of the Treasury Board, Minister for…
Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared its first regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.04 per common share payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close…
Eucalyptus log prices in Brazil have gone up 25% the past year, almost reaching the global average hardwood fiber price index in the 1Q/2010, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The supply and demand for Eucalyptus logs in Brazil has been…
U.S. pulp makers are still trying to figure out exactly what the IRS’ recent “Son of Black Liquor” ruling means, but the largest one said yesterday it sees little if any gain.“We don’t see a huge benefit for the company,”…
Thursday, 29 July 2010 15:02

Uruguay Seeks International Recognition

Uruguay has become the latest Latin American country to submit its national forest certification scheme for PEFC endorsement. As part of the independent assessment, stakeholders globally are invited to submit feedback and comments on the Uruguayan Forest Certification Scheme before…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) today reported preliminary second-quarter 2010 net earnings attributable to common shareholders totaling $93 million ($0.21 per share) compared with a net loss of $162 million ($0.38 per share) in the first quarter of 2010 and net…
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,…