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(Canada) Fraser Papers Inc. ("Fraser Papers") (TSX:FPS) announced today it has signed an agreement with ForEverGreen Energy Inc. to install a heat exchange unit at its pulp mill in Thurso, Quebec. Once installed on the mill's main heat stack, the heat exchange unit will produce thermal power...
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(Australia) PaperlinX Limited (PPX) announced a 22% increase in profit after tax to $80.1 million for the year ended 30 June 2007. The paper maker said that underlying earning before interest and tax (EBIT), adjusted for asset sales and the implementation of strategic initiatives, was 26% higher.
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(Sweden) In order to strengthen leadership and profitability over the long term at the Gruvön mill, a new mill manager has been appointed.

Per Bjurbom will take over the post as of 1 December 2007. Per Bjurbom joins Billerud from Holmen Paper, where he was site manager at the Hallsta mill.
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(Ghana) Super Paper Products Company Limited (SPPC), a producer of toilet tissue, printing, writing, and typing paper has released its half year financial report for the period 30th June 2007 containing pleasant news to its investors.
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(Brazil, Singapore) Singapore’s Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the largest pulp and paper companies in Asia, is to open a Sales Office in São Paulo and hopes to double its Sales in Brazil within four to five years.
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(Canada) Domtar Corporation today announced it will hold its “2007 Analyst and Investor Day” at the Marriott MeadowView Conference Resort in Kingsport, Tennessee on Monday, September 10, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT). To register for the event, please go to: www.register123.com/event/profile/form/index.c
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(USA) Orchids Paper Products Company reported today that its board of directors has appointed Mr. Robert A. Snyder as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 20, 2007. Mr. Snyder, who most recently served as General Manager of KTG USA, a subsidiary of Kruger, Inc., replaces inte
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(Germany) Voith, one of Germany's largest privately-held industrial groups, is interested in buying three of Airbus' German factories that are up for sale, the Financial Times reported without naming sources.

Voith - a world leader in paper machinery and hydroelectric power - has 4 bln eur
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(Canada) “Mike is a proven leader and is the best person for this important new position at xpedx,” said xpedx executive vice president Art Douville. “He knows how to build customer-driven businesses, is expert in paper, printing and supply chain management, and is focused on bringing customers
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(USA) Stora Enso has joined the United States Postal Service (USPS) in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the opening of Star Wars with the recently unveiled Star Wars stamps. Stevens Point Mill supplied OptiLabel Stamp face paper and LumiSil Stamp release liner for the 15 commemorative Star Wars
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(Canada) Newly reconstituted GLV Inc. (TSX:LVG.A) is expecting a transition period until it's in a position to grow margins to historical levels for its remaining water treatment and pulp and paper businesses.
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Fires continue to damage tracts of timberland in South Africa and Swaziland, says paper and pulp manufacturer Sappi.



An assessment is under way to determine the extent of this quarter’s damage, which is directly linked to the age of the trees. Van As said that while the company had taken steps t
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Wausau Paper, according to their figures, have reduced overall water usage by 50 percent since 2001. They have reduced overall energy use per ton by 23 percent and reduced overall site gross energy use by 18 percent since 2001.
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Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG (MMK) said net profit for the first six months of 2007 grew 9.7 pct year-on-year to 59.8 mln eur, primarily due to price increases and growth in Eastern European markets.
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A new paper merchant has emerged from the collapsed Bespoke Paper Services (BPS), which went into administration on 2 July.
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Net income reached 27 million Swiss francs ($22 million), compared with a net loss of 239 million francs a year earlier, the Basel, Switzerland-based company said today in a statement. Sales climbed 2 percent to 1.65 billion francs.
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(Canada) Domtar Corp. (TSX:UFS), which recently merged with the paper business of U.S. forestry giant Weyerhaeuser, anticipates higher shipments this
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(USA) A judge has approved the bankruptcy plan of Port Townsend Paper Corp., clearing a path for it to exit Chapter 11 under the control of bondholde
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(USA) Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that Henry J. Theisen has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer. Theisen has
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(Ireland) Irish paper packaging maker Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Wednesday its second-quarter core profit rose 18 percen
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