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(Canada) Pulp and paper giant Domtar (TSX:UFS) will be able to weather the storm of dollar parity by taking advantage of its merger with the fine-paper assets of U.S.-based Weyerhaeuser to consolidate its position as a low-cost producer, CEO Raymond Royer said.
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(USA) Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today launched Sonoco Sustainability Solutions (S3), a new service that can provide manufacturing facilities with productivity savings by identifying ways to reduce waste materials going to landfills...
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Blue Ridge Paper Products Inc. (Bloomberg: bluerd) today announced the expiration, at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on September 25, 2007, of the previously announced change of control offer by Blue Ridge Paper Products Inc., for all U.S.$125,000,000 outstanding principal amount...
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(USA) Methadone - The paper and packaging company withdrew a desk job offer to a man using a synthetic opioid to control pain. The federal government sued Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Inc. on Tuesday, accusing the company of withdrawing a job offer...
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(USA) Stora Enso (NYSE: SEO) today announced effective October 1, 2007, its Futura Laser® and Blazer Digital™ paper products have achieved dual chain-of-custody (COC) certification requirements for the following...
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(USA) To help capture the checkered flag in the race to cure breast cancer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation's (NYSE: KMB) Viva brand towels will once again rev up Brewco Motorsports' No. 27 Busch Series race car to support breast cancer research and awareness programs...
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(Chile) Regional authorities in Chile have rejected a petition from leading wood pulp exporter Celulosa Arauco to ramp up production at its Valdivia plant to full capacity, a source at the company said. Arauco, a unit of Copec (COP.SN: Quote, Profile, Research), the most heavily...
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(USA) For the third successive year, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has been named the personal products industry sustainability leader, as measured by the 2008 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). The DJSI World rankings are based on long-term economic, environmental and...
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(USA) The global packaging industry must provide leadership to further evolve packaging to become even more sustainable, said Sonoco (NYSE: SON) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., today during a keynote address to the Third Annual Sustainable Packaging Forum...
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(Canada) Pulp and paper giant Domtar (TSX:UFS) will be able to weather the storm of dollar parity by taking advantage of its merger with the fine-paper assets of U.S.-based Weyerhaeuser to consolidate its position as a low-cost producer, CEO Raymond Royer said Monday...
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(USA) International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced it has begun production of high-performance lightweight linerboard at its Pensacola, Fla., mill. Start-up of the project allows International Paper to economically produce linerboard grades with greater strength characteristics while using less...
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(USA) Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, has announced plans to market and sell the Appleton Coated digital product line in all divisions of Unisource’s Southeast market areas...
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(Canada) Management of GLV Inc. is pleased to announce that since the official start of GLV’s operations on August 10, 2007, its Pulp and Paper Group has been awarded several large-scale contracts totalling close to $19 M on international...
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(USA) Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) today announced that it has received an order of over $13 million for three stock preparation systems from the Saigon Paper Corporation for installation in its mill in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The systems, which will be supplied by a subsidiary of Kadant, include a 15
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(India) Bhadrachalam Paperboards Division of ITC Ltd is going full steam on manufacture of writing and printing paper through addition of a new line for one lakh tonnes capacity (Paper machine 6, at a cost of Rs 400 crore), work on which is targeted for completion by March 2008. ITC is also setting
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(Switzerland) ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a contract worth $33 million to provide equipment and services for a pulp mill under construction in Brazil. The new mill, with a capacity to produce 1.3 million tons per year of bleached eucalyptus pulp, will be
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(Canada)(Note: All amounts are in Canadian

dollars unless otherwise indicated.) Management of GLV Inc. ("GLV" "the

Company"; ticker symbols LVG.A and LVG.B) is pleased to announce that since

the official start of GLV's operations on August 10, 2007, its Pulp and Paper

Group has been awarde
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(Usa)The Neenah-Menasha fire department says an overheated paper coating chemical released a smelly vapor at a Neenah paper plant early Wednesday morning.



Firefighters say at about 12:30 Wednesday morning, a heating element in a vat of paper coating at Metso Paper shorted out.
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Metso Paper will supply a lightweight containerboard production line to Mondi Packaging. The site of the new production line will be decided later on. The start-up of the production is scheduled for April 2009. The value of the order is around EUR 100 million.

Metso's delivery will include a comp
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Abitibi-Consolidated Inc., a global newsprint and commercial printing paper manufacturer headquartered in Montreal, signed a six-month lease at 3011 Pinewood Drive in Arlington, TX. Abitibi will occupy the entire 100,100-square-foot building and plans to take occupancy in March of 2008.
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