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Closures and cutbacks in 2023

Dec 2023: Espanola, Ontario Domtar Mill set to close its doors

Nov 2023: Metsä Board's change negotiations have been completed

Nov 2023: Kruger Corner Brook Paper Mill Resumes Operations Following Week-Long Shutdown

Nov 2023: Boise Cascade to curtail lumber production in Chapman, Alabama

Nov 2023: Paper Excellence Crofton paper mill workers face at least another three-month closure

Nov 2023: UPM's businesses are preparing to adjust production temporarily in Finland and will start change negotiations on possible temporary layoffs

Nov 2023: Corner Brook mill shutting down for a week, Kruger says, affecting 300 employees

Nov 2023: Canfor Corporation to curtail operations at its Polar Sawmill located in Bear Lake British Columbia

Nov 2023: Clearwater Paper Suspends Idaho Operations Due to Regional Natural Gas Pipeline Incident

Nov 2023: MM Group to close Kotka sawmill by end of 2023

Nov 2023: Quad/Graphics Effingham, Illinois plant to close by end of year

Oct 2023: Metsä Board commences change negotiations on possible temporary layoffs in Finland

Oct 2023: Hood Container cutting 88 jobs, closing N.C. facility

Oct 2023: Paper Excellence Crofton paper mill won't resume operations until end of November at earliest: owners

Oct 2023: UPM closes Plattling mill in Germany

Oct 2023: International Paper to cut about 900 jobs as a results of production shutdowns

Oct 2023: Arauco lays off 300 workers

Oct 2023: Sappi set to close Stockstadt mill in Germany, starts consultations on Lanaken, Belgium mill closure

Oct 2023: Rayonier Advanced Materials to Temporarily Idle Production at its Paperboard and High-Yield Pulp Operations

Oct 2023: Graphic Packaging to permanently remove K3 CRB machine at Kalamazoo mill in Michigan

Sep 2023: Menasha Packaging cutting 66 Madison County, Illinois jobs

Sep 2023: Pulp operations restarting at the Catalyst Crofton mill, but not paper production

Sep 2023: WestRock closing Fridley, Minnesota facility, laying off 70 employees

Sep 2023: WestRock packaging company to close Louisville, Kentucky locations

Sep 2023: Georgia-Pacific to permanently close Foley Mill in Florida

Sep 2023: Billerud's Escanaba Mill to temporarily layoff employees in October

Sep 2023: Georgia-Pacific closes mill in Green Bay after 122 years

Sep 2023: Domtar to Indefinitely Idle Espanola Mill

Sep 2023: Stora Enso reports progress with restructuring actions to improve long-term competitiveness and profitability

Aug 2023: Paper Excellence mill in Powell River permanently curtailed

Aug 2023: WestRock plans to close Indiana facility, 100 employees to lose their jobs

Aug 2023: Western Pulp closing Jacksonville, Texas facility

Aug 2023: Cascades announces the complete closure of its St. Helens plant

Aug 2023: Workers remain idle as curtailment at Paper Excellence Crofton mill extended another month

Aug 2023: WestRock Announces Plans to Close Tacoma, Wash., Paper Mill

Jul 2023: WestRock to close St. Louis facility

Jul 2023: UPM plans closure of its Plattling mill in Germany

Jul 2023: Mercer International announces temporary curtailment of Celgar pulp mill in Canada

Jul 2023: Essity to close manufacturing facilities in New York, impacting hundreds of workers

Jul 2023: Cenveo closing Indianapolis plant, laying off workforce

Jul 2023: UPM Blandin paper operations shut down as union employees strike

Jul 2023: Greif Industries to close its Rock Hill, S.C. site this fall

Jul 2023: Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Northwood Pulp Mill Due to Ongoing Labor Dispute at B.C. Ports

Jul 2023: Sappi to commence consultation process on possible closure of Stockstadt Mill in Germany

Jul 2023: Paper Excellence's Catalyst Crofton Mill Shuts Down for July

Jun 2023: UPM to cut 136 jobs at Schongau mill in Germany

Jun 2023: Lecta to cease coated woodfree paper production at Condat mill in France

Jun 2023: UPM Plywood to ax 28 positions in Finland

Jun 2023: Roseburg Forest Products to close Mississippi plant

Jun 2023: Stora Enso to restructure, cut 1,150 jobs

Jun 2023: Western Forest Products to Temporarily Reduce Lumber Production Due to Weak Market Conditions

Jun 2023: Huhtamäki to Close One of Two Facilities in Czech Republic

Jun 2023: Canton paper mill enters final week, Pactiv Evergreen to work to 'repurpose' the mill

Jun 2023: LSC Communications Facility Closing Doors By September; Building Already Sold

Jun 2023: Graphic Packaging to close Auburn, Indiana site

Jun 2023: Stora Enso completes negotiations at Anjalankoski production unit concerning the closure of one paper line

Jun 2023: Paper Excellence's Crofton mill to be idled for 30 days, Port Alberni for two weeks

May 2023: Glatfelter Announces Closure of Ober-Schmitten, Germany Facility

May 2023: UPM preparing to temporarily adjust production at Kaukas, Finland, and initiates consultations with employee representatives concerning layoffs

May 2023: Canton paper mill bell sounds for final time, signaling an end after 115 years

May 2023: Conifex Taking Unscheduled Downtime at Mackenzie Lumber Production Facility

May 2023: Metsä Board starts change negotiations on possible temporary layoffs

May 2023: Tolko Industries announces two weeks of unscheduled downtime at its Lakeview sawmill operations

May 2023: Billerud Escanaba paper mill reopens after cleaning

May 2023: PCA idling Wallula, Washington mill

May 2023: Graphic Packaging Tama mill to close after over 100 years in business

May 2023: Cascades: Permanent closure of a paper machine at the Niagara Falls mill

May 2023: WestRock to Close Paper Mill in North Charleston, South Carolina

May 2023: Cascades to Close Underperforming U.S. Tissue Plants, Concentrate Activities

May 2023: UPM Plywood is planning to restructure its organization and scale its operations

Apr 2023: Billerud temporarily idles Escanaba, Michigan, mill

Apr 2023: 65 jobs affected as Tolko's Okanagan mill cuts shifts temporarily

Apr 2023: Rottneros to cut 24 jobs at Vallvik pulp mill in Sweden

Apr 2023: Stora Enso to close down paper machine at Anjala production unit in Finland

Apr 2023: West Fraser Cariboo Pulp adjusts plans for temporary curtailment

Apr 2023: Pactiv Evergreen, union make deals as plans to shut down the Canton mill continue

Apr 2023: Prince George Pulp job losses reduced to 90 union workers

Mar 2023: ND Paper Old Town mill shutting down for extended period

Mar 2023: Tolko's Kamloops mill will reduce shifts

Mar 2023: Enviva suspends operations at Amory, Mississippi, pellet plant due tornado impact

Mar 2023: R.R. Donnelley closing Plainfield, Indiana facility, eliminating 79 jobs

Mar 2023: UPM plans capacity reduction in Schongau and accelerates its exit plan in Steyrermühl

Mar 2023: Jay Pixelle paper mill stops making paper

Mar 2023: Quad packaging plant to close, lay off 60

Mar 2023: Ahlstrom launches consultation process about future of Stenay plant in France

Mar 2023: Canfor hopes for quick solution to repurpose Taylor mill site

Mar 2023: Clearwater Paper closing Georgia facility

Mar 2023: Mercer Celgar shutdown delayed, shortened

Mar 2023: Sonoco Hutchinson, Kansas Paper Mill closes, 116 employees laid off

Mar 2023: Pactiv Evergreen closing mill in Canton, North Carolina

Mar 2023: Tolko set to restart curtailed mills in Armstrong and Soda Creek

Mar 2023: No path to restarting Taylor mill, Canfor says

Feb 2023: Canfor PG Pulp layoffs won't take effect at least until end of April

Feb 2023: Jay Pixelle paper mill closing earlier than expected

Feb 2023: Conifex to temporarily curtail Mackenzie sawmill in British Columbia, Canada

Feb 2023: More than 200 to lose jobs as Quad magazine print plant announces closure

Feb 2023: Nippon Paper's Australian subsidiary to cease graphic paper production

Feb 2023: Appvion mill site to be razed

Feb 2023: Canton N.C,'s Evergreen Packaging scales back production

Feb 2023: Mercer International Inc. Announces Cariboo Mill Downtime for Eight Weeks

Feb 2023: Georgia-Pacific closing facility in Texas

Jan 2023: Western Forest Products' Port Alberni mill closes as company seeks viable path

Jan 2023: Canfor shuts down operations in Chetwynd and Houston, B.C., cutting about 400 jobs

Jan 2023: 3M cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs globally

Jan 2023: Multi-Color Corp. will close its Menomonee Falls facility

Jan 2023: Tolko announces shutdown at Soda Creek, Armstrong Lumber divisions will continue

Jan 2023: Mercer International Inc. Announces Downtime at Its Celgar Mill

Jan 2023: Stora Enso starts negotiations on possible furloughs

Jan 2023: Interfor cuts lumber production by 8% for Q1

Jan 2023: Canfor Pulp Announces Permanent Closure of Pulp Line at Prince George Pulp and Paper Mill

Jan 2023: West Fraser Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Perry Sawmill in Florida

Jan 2023: After Illinois company LSC Communications closes 2 central Pa. plants, it will move work from those facilities to locations in Minnesota and Indiana

Jan 2023: Westrock labor dispute continues at Alabama mill, union rejects contract

Jan 2023: Canfor to extend sawmill curtailments in British Columbia by two weeks


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