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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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Metso Paper will supply Lee & Man Paper Co. with a kraftliner board machine to its Hongmei mill in Guangdong province, China. The new PM 17 will have an annual capacity of 400,000 metric tons and is scheduled to start up in the beginning of 2009. The total value of the order is approximately EUR 40
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The Board of Directors of Greif, Inc. has elected David B. Fischer, 45, president and chief operating officer of the company. Fischer was senior vice president and divisional president of Industrial Packaging & Services of Greif's North and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia business units.
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The Hau Giang People’s Committee has acknowledged mistakes in licensing the Hau Giang paper plant, saying that it would reject the project, accepting compensation for the investor if the project damages the local environment.



The Hau Giang People’s Committee on September 19 held a meeting with t
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(USA) Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) (TSX:WYL) , one of the world's largest lumber and paper producers, spent $800,000 in first six months of 2007 to lobby the federal government, according to a disclosure form. The company lobbied on numerous bills related to energy independence, global warming...
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(USA) Legion Paper, the leading supplier of fine art paper in North America, launches a comprehensive eco-friendly paper classification system as part of their website,

www.legionpaper.com. This new tool is the first of its kind within the paper industry to provide a powerful ‘green’ search e
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(Australia) The company behind a $2bn Tasmanian pulp mill says more than 100 scientists questioning the proposal was "little more than another delaying tactic by green opponents"...
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Sappi, the world’s leading producer of coated fine paper, today announced that Mark Gardner (52), a 26 year veteran of Sappi in North America, has been appointed as President and chief executive officer of Sappi Fine Paper North America as from 01 October 2007. Mark had been appointed interim chief
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(USA) Potlatch Corporation (NYSE:PCH) today announced an agreement to acquire approximately 179,000 acres of timberland in Idaho for approximately $215 million from Western Pacific Timber, LLC, representing $1200 per acre. The transaction will occur in two phases, with the majority of timberlands...
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SCA is expanding production of mechanical pulp at Ortviken paper mill. The SEK 800 million investment will allow paper production at Ortviken to continue to increase, while providing significant quality improvements. The investment will be completed by spring 2009...
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(USA) Four Smurfit-Stone facilities have won the American Forest & Paper Association’s (AF&PA) Safety Excellence Award, the highest safety recognition presented by the industry trade organization...
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(Europe) Norwegian newsprint producer Norske Skog will cut European production by 10 percent due to oversupply — leading to layoffs, mainly in Norway.



Even though the company swung to a net profit in the second quarter from losses a year earlier after a turnaround program, it said economic perfo
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