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(USA) White Birch Paper Company has announced that it will take market related downtime at its Bear Island mill in Ashland, Virginia. The planned shut-down will take place from March 8th, 2009 through March 30th, 2009 and will result in approximately...
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(India) Defying the economic downturn, city-based Emami group and the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for setting up a Rs 2,200 crore greenfield writing and printing paper manufacturing plant near Kultikiri...
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(South Africa) Mondi Ltd., Europe’s largest producer of kraft paper, cut 6 percent of its workforce as it reduces output to bolster profitability at operations on the continent...
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(USA) Cannon Paper Co., a wholesale distributor of paper products in Toledo’s central city, will close March 31 after more than five decades in business...
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(Canada) Pulp and paper maker Catalyst Paper said it would "indefinitely curtail" production at its Crofton pulp mill due to the decline in market demand, affecting about 375 jobs. The company said the move will remove about 400,000 tonnes of annual pulp capacity...
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(USA) Workers laid off last November from the former Red Shield plant in Old Town got good news on Tuesday when Gov. John Baldacci helped announce that the pulp processing mill has reopened under a new name and is hiring...
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(USA) The Cannon Paper Company’s last day of normal business will be Feb. 27. Tony Cannon, president of Cannon Paper Company, which has been operating for nearly 60 years, confirmed the facility is closing due to a competitor in Michigan acquiring its book-publishing division...
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(USA) Faced with a drop in orders amid the economic downturn, AbitibiBowater will shut down one of its three printing machines for a month, resulting in temporary layoffs for 123 employees at the Catawba plant...
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(India/Finland) The Metso-supplied Advantage DCT 100HS tissue line delivered to Century Pulp and Paper in Lalkua, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India, came on stream successfully on December 22, 2008...
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(UK) Unite, the UK's largest trade union, condemns the decision by International Paper to close its Inverurie mill which will result in the loss of over 350 highly skilled jobs...
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(USA) NewPage has launched new printed collateral that contains extensive information about its digital coated papers' capabilities. The launch consists of a new digital swatchbook featuring premium through economy grades...
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(Canada) Fraser Papers has announced that it will take two weeks of market-related downtime at its pulp mill operations in Edmundston, New Brunswick, effective February 23, 2009...
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(Belgium/USA) International Paper announced today that it will close its Inverurie, Scotland, Mill by the end of March. A three-month employee consultation process failed to find a financially viable alternative future for the mill...
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(Finland) Stora Enso has decided to defer its final decision regarding the proposed pulp and paper mill project at Nizhny Novgorod in Russia to a later stage due to the weak global financial situation and near-term outlook for the forest products industry...
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(Canada) With a final whiff of steam, the AbitibiBowater mill produced its final roll of newsprint Thursday, ending a century of papermaking in central Newfoundland and leaving 800 workers with uncertain futures...
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(UK) The vast structure on the former British Sugar site in King's Lynn is no longer just a windy concrete skeleton with panoramic views over the Fens, as the complex machinery is assembled beside the Great Ouse...
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(USA) SP Newsprint Co., LLC announced today that it will take market related downtime at its mill in Newberg, Oregon. The mill will be down from February 20, 2009 through March 8, 2009. This downtime will result in approximately 20,000 metric tons...
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(USA) A $2 million expansion is under way at Fodge Pulp in Bonners Ferry. Owners Deneice and Sam Fodge don’t know how many jobs the project could create. That will depend on the economy.“Right now there’s really no new jobs,” Deneice Fodge said. “It all depends on the market...
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(Canada/USA) Domtar has announced that it will permanently reduce its fine paper manufacturing at its Plymouth, North Carolina mill, by shutting down one of the two paper machines comprising the mill's fine paper production...
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(Canada) Tembec has announced a series of market-related shutdowns affecting all of its British Columbia facilities, its newsprint mill in Manitoba and one additional sawmill in Ontario...
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