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Closures and cutbacks in 2022

Dec 2022: 70 employees to be laid off as part of Wisconsin Rapids Sonoco closure

Dec 2022: Canfor to reduce Canadian production due to weak market conditions

Dec 2022: Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

Nov 2022: Sonoco to end tube and core operations at Wisconsin Rapids facility

Nov 2022: The closing of Pixelle Jay, Maine paper mill has been delayed

Nov 2022: PCA lays off workers; idles mill

Nov 2022: Kruger Products to shut down older production assets in Memphis

Nov 2022: Redundancy negotiations at Rottneros Mill finalized

Oct 2022: Paper Excellence Crofton pulp mill to shut down following strike notice

Oct 2022: Interfor announces 17% lumber production cut in fourth quarter

Oct 2022: Rengo subsidiaries Kato Danboru and Sanwa Danboru to stop corrugated board production

Oct 2022: Georgia-Pacific closes facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; 38 jobs lost

Oct 2022: Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Intercontinental Pulp Mill

Oct 2022: Conifex Timber temporarily curtails production at Mackenzie sawmill in British Columbia

Oct 2022: Paper Excellence Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Catalyst Crofton Paper Mill Operations

Oct 2022: WestRock to close Corrugated Medium Operations at St. Paul, Minnesota Facility

Oct 2022: Lecta to take temporary downtime at several mills

Sep 2022: 16-day curtailment planned at West Fraser Cariboo Pulp and Paper due to forestry challenges

Sep 2022: Hundreds of jobs go as Arjowiggins Aberdeen paper mill goes into administration

Sep 2022: Stora Enso Oyj: Jiashan site to terminate operations in China

Sep 2022: Canfor Taylor pulp mill restart not expected until 2023

Sep 2022: Dunn Paper to close Port Huron mill after 98 years

Sep 2022: Cascades announces the temporary shutdown of one of its two paper machines at its St. Helens, Oregon tissue facility

Sep 2022: Pixelle Specialty Solutions to Close Mill in Jay, Maine

Sep 2022: Canfor Reducing Production Capacity in British Columbia Through End of 2022

Sep 2022: Weyerhaeuser Reports Work Stoppage in Oregon and Washington

Sep 2022: Paper Excellence laying off 95 employees amid two-week shutdown at Crofton mill

Sep 2022: Suzano Notice to the Market - Temporary Downtime in Aracruz

Sep 2022: Canfor Curtailing Operations in Sweden

Aug 2022: Metsä Group warns of toilet paper shortage as energy costs wipe out production

Aug 2022: Nordic Paper temporarily stops production at Greåker plant in Norway

Aug 2022: The groundwood line in Rottneros Mill to be closed down

Aug 2022: West Fraser Timber cuts production capacity at three mills in Canada

Aug 2022: Canfor Taylor Mill curtailment to extend until transportation levels "more normal"

Jul 2022: Tetra Pak to exit Russia, sell business to local management

Jul 2022: Conifex Timber delays restart of Mackenzie power plant due to turbine damage

Jun 2022: WestRock Panama City Paper Mill ceases operations

Jun 2022: Valmet to lay off 50% of its employees in Russia

May 2022: Canfor Provides Update on Operating Schedules for Western Canadian Sawmills

May 2022: Number two paper machine at WestRock Panama City Paper Mill makes last reel of paper

May 2022: Canfor Taylor Pulp Mill curtailment likely to persist into fall

Apr 2022: Essity to exit Russian market

Apr 2022: WestRock Panama City Paper Mill to close

Apr 2022: West Fraser Timber Permanently Reducing Capacity at Pulp Mill in Hinton, Alberta

Apr 2022: Smurfit Kappa to exit Russian market

Mar 2022: Canfor Announces Reduced Operating Schedules at Western Canada Sawmills

Mar 2022: Battle Creek Graphic Packaging paper mill set to close in May

Mar 2022: Canfor Pulp Announces Extension of Production Curtailment at Taylor Pulp

Mar 2022: Last straw for Mohawk Renewal Straw

Mar 2022: Graphic Packaging to close facility in Norwalk, Ohio

Mar 2022: Georgia-Pacific to shut down the 121-year-old Day Street paper mill in Green Bay

Mar 2022: Norske Skog: High energy prices necessitate temporary downtime at the Bruck paper mill

Mar 2022: UPM to suspend purchasing of wood in and from Russia and operations at its Chudovo plywood mill

Mar 2022: West Fraser temporarily adopts three day work week at B.C. lumber mills

Mar 2022: Metsä Group to end lumber production in Kyrö

Mar 2022: Sylvamo to Suspend Russian Operations

Mar 2022: Metsä Group's operations in Russia will be discontinued for the time being

Mar 2022: Svetogorsk Mill May Curtail or Temporarily Shut Down Production

Mar 2022: Stora Enso stops all production and sales in Russia

Feb 2022: Mondi temporarily suspends facility in Ukraine

Feb 2022: Graphic Packaging to Close in Battle Creek, Mich. in August 2022

Feb 2022: Columbia Pulp shuts down 'most operations'

Feb 2022: Canfor Pulp Announces Production Curtailment at Taylor Pulp

Feb 2022: Canfor Announces Capacity Reduction at Plateau Sawmill

Feb 2022: Paper Excellence slows down production at Meadow Lake mill due to lack of railway service

Feb 2022: Catalyst Paper Tis'kwat mill moves into indefinite curtailment

Jan 2022: Former Clearwater Paper mill sold


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