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(USA) Packaging Corp. makes some 2.4 million tons of containerboard annually, most of which is used in PKG's corrugated products manufacturing operations. PKG is a leading producer of corrugated shipping containers, multicolor packaging and displays, and boxes for the meat.
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(USA) NewPage Corporation, the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, enhances the Sterling® Ultra offering with FSC (Forest Stewardship Council®) certification. NewPage introduces FSC certification for Sterling Ultra to provide...
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(Germany) M-real, part of the Metsäliitto Group, has agreed to sell Zanders Reflex speciality paper mill in Düren, Germany to Arjowiggins Group, a world leader in speciality papers. M-real will book a loss of approximately...
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(USA) Analysts at Deutsche Bank Securities maintain their "hold" rating on Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB.NYS). The target price has been raised from $71 to $73...
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(India) ITC Paperboards and Speciality Papers, an arm of the ITC Group, plans to invest around Rs 1,500 crore to set up another pulp and paper manufacturing unit in the Andhra Pradesh...
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(USA) Less than a day after General Mills announced plans to close its Poplar plant, Superior Days delegates already are discussing ways to put the facility back into productive use. At a Tuesday night meeting, discussion focused...
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(USA) Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patrick J. Moore rang the NASDAQ opening bell this morning to recognize the company's successful track record in executing its aggressive transformation strategy.
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(Canada) Domtar Inc. has received a notice purporting to terminate the agreement, announced on June 22, 2007, relating to the sale of Domtar’s forest products business...
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(USA) MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV) today announced that is has completed the sale of approximately 228,000 acres of owned forestland and approximately 95,000 acres under long-term timber contracts for $400 million to Wells...
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(USA) Shares of paper companies ended mostly lower on Wednesday, after International Paper Co. lowered its projection for how much it expects to take in from land sales in the third quarter...
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(USA) Shorewood Packaging, a business of International Paper, recently announced the launch of greenchoiceâ„¢ Environmental Solutions for Packaging and Displays, a new program that helps marketers of a variety of consumer and home entertainment products meet sustainable packaging goals...
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(USA) International Paper Co., the world's largest forest-products maker by sales, fell the most since mid- August on the New York Stock Exchange after the company said third-quarter profit missed analysts' estimates...
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Ahlstrom, a global leader in high performance fiber-based materials, announced today that it will put its Ascoli plant in Italy and Chantraine plant in France under review due to unsatisfactory profitability and cash flow...
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Metso-supplied paper machine starts up successfully at Anhui Shanying Paper in China. The Metso Paper -supplied Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co. Ltd’s PM 2 successfully came on stream on October 8, 2007 in the City of Maanshan

in Anhui Province, China...
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(USA) A round of layoffs struck Evergreen Packaging (formerly Blue Ridge Paper) last week when officials cut the positions of 28 salaried employees outright and decided to eliminate 122 hourly positions through attrition...
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The Nordic paper and pulp sector is set for another poor year in 2008, as higher costs, a weak US dollar and modest prices increases result in largely flat earnings, said SEB Enskilda in a note to clients. "This makes valuations unattractive," said the broker and reduced...
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(USA) In order to save money on fossil fuels, the company is considering reviving the plan to burn tires or increasing the use of another kind of solid fuel, such as bark chips. That would mean installing technology to reduce pollution from its power-generating boiler...
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(Australia) The environmental campaign against Tasmania's pulp mill has become a major election issue with many suggesting it could be another Franklin Dam...
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(Australia) Supermarket giant Woolworths has been accused of continuing to sell paper products which make allegedly misleading environmental claims on the label. Woolworths withdrew Select brand products manufactured in Indonesia by Asian Pulp and Paper (APP) last month, after concerns...
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(India) You reach out to it when you sneeze or sweat in your car, when you wipe your kitchen counter, while drying your hands in the office washroom or when you want to take off the excess oil from your evening samosa. A tissue paper...
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