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Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

Appvion Operations, Inc., launches an industry leading antimicrobial coating technology for a variety of substrates called SafeShieldTM!

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Paper mills in Westbrook and Jay, Maine announce layoffs totaling 134 workers

Sappi North America said it will permanently shut down a paper machine and lay off 75 people, nearly 30 percent of the workforce at its Westbrook mill. Just hours later, Pixelle Specialty Solutions said it will lay off 59 workers in the first part of a phased workforce reduction, in response to a suspension of pulp production there after its pulp digester exploded in April.

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Georgia-Pacific recycling project to receive tax exemption in Toledo, Oregon

Georgia-Pacific has been piloting its Juno recycling technology in Georgia since 2013.

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Södra: Continued investment in research

The Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has decided to grant an additional SEK 6.8 million to 13 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry.

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Fort Frances mill equipment sale set for August

Riversedge Developments has hired an international appraisal and auction company to sell the machinery and equipment at the Fort Frances paper mill.

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Klabin operates Brazil's first folding truck

This innovative truck was built by the Forestry Unit, which brought the technology from Australia and, in partnership with a specialist company, deployed it in the company's truck, adapting it to the area's daily routine. Initially, the truck will operate together with the traditional fleet but in the test phase.

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Ponderay Newsprint mill closure involves 148 permanent layoffs, state says

Washington's Employment Security Department on Tuesday confirmed the Ponderay Newsprint Co. paper mill in Usk is permanently shutting down and laying off 148 workers.

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Lotta Lyrå appointed new President and CEO of Södra

The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå as new President and CEO. She will take office this year and thereby replace CFO Peter Karlsson, who has been Interim President since 20 February this year.

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Verso to lay off more than a quarter of its employees as its idles mills in Minnesota, Wisconsin

Verso Corp. said Tuesday, June 9, that it expects to lay off about 1,000 employees, as it idles idles mills in Duluth, Minnesota and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin this summer, given the accelerated decline in demand for graphic paper given the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Paper Excellence closing Mackenzie pulp mill

Paper Excellence Canada will be curtailing operations at its pulp mill in Mackenzie.

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Smurfit Kappa chief reveals virus has killed five workers

Five employees in Smurfit Kappa's 46,000-strong workforce have died from Covid-19.

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More production cuts for Canfor

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. is announcing the curtailment of Prince George Pulp and Paper and Intercontinental Pulp for approximately four weeks starting July 6, 2020.

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Twin Rivers appoints former CEO Tim Lowe as interim president and CEO; Bob Snyder steps down again

Twin Rivers Paper has once again announced a leadership change. President and CEO Bob Snyder will retire from Twin Rivers effective immediately, and Tim Lowe has been appointed by the Board of Directors to assume his role in an interim capacity.

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Resolute Forest Products lays off more than 1,000 because of COVID-19

Resolute Forest Products Inc. is temporarily laying off more than 1,000 workers mainly in Quebec because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cenveo Henrico, Va. facility closing permanently, laying off 184 workers

A printing company with a local history that goes back more than 100 years is closing its Henrico County plant and laying off 184 employees.

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OSHA inspection at Pixelle Jay, Maine paper mill continuing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is continuing its inspection of the Pixelle Specialty Solutions LLC paper mill that was heavily damaged in an explosion April 17.

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Park Falls, Wisc. to loan $1 million to reopen mill

The mill has been idle since November when Niagra Worldwide purchased the property and assets at scrap prices for $2.2 million after Flambeau River Papers put the mill into a receivership saga that lasted over six months.

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Graphic Packaging to close Michigan mill, Louisiana containerboard machine

Graphic Packaging has revealed plans to close White Pigeon, Michigan coated recycled board (CRB) mill and PM1 containerboard machine in West Monroe, Louisiana.

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Pixelle Specialty Solutions Resumes Paper Manufacturing Operations in Jay, Maine

On April 22, 2020, the Pixelle Specialty Solutions mill in Jay, ME restarted two of its paper machines. The A4 and A5 machines are now running 24x7 and customer service and sales personnel are taking orders from customers.

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Domtar Provides Update on Capacity Reduction Plan to Address Ongoing COVID-19 Business Conditions

Domtar plans to temporarily idle the operations of its Hawesville, Kentucky, mill beginning May 5th 2020.

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West Fraser enters into $150 million committed revolving credit facility

West Fraser Timber has obtained from a syndicate of lenders an additional $150 million committed revolving credit facility.

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Citing Northern Pulp closure, Nova Scotia sawmill to shut down, throwing 150 out of work

The mill was shut down indefinitely as elation over the stunning news that that no one was harmed shifted to worries Thursday about the future of the mill that employs 500 people and is the town's largest taxpayer.

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Sappi board, regional leaders agree to paycut, zero incentive bonus

Sappi's board of directors and the group and regional leadership teams from Europe, North America and Southern Africa have volunteered to take a 10% reduction in salaries or fees for the three months ending June 30.

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DuPont employee dies of COVID-19, 4 others test positive

A DuPont employee has died due to COVID-19 complications and four other employees have tested positive at the facility in Chesterfield.

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Swanson Group plywood mill laying off 300 workers in Douglas County, Oregon due to coronavirus

The Swanson Group is laying off 300 workers from its plywood mill in Glendale and cutting the pay of those still working due to a shortage of orders, as businesses grind to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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