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Stora Enso starts feasibility study for conversion at Langerbrugge facility in Belgium

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line.

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George Weyerhaeuser Sr., Great-Grandson of Timber Company Founder and Kidnapped as a Child, Dies at 95

George Weyerhaeuser Sr., the fourth-generation timber family scion who ran one of America's largest forestry firms and was briefly one of America's most famous kidnapping victims, died Saturday, June 11, his family confirmed Monday. He was 95.

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Cascades launches an innovative isothermal packaging technology and inaugurates a new production site

Cascades continues to roll out its expansion plan in the isothermal packaging market by enhancing its line of meal boxes with technology that's 20% more efficient than its current home delivery solution, and by commissioning a new production facility in York, Pennsylvania

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Roseburg exploring potential new MDF plant or bioenergy facility in the West

Roseburg is exploring the feasibility of locating a second MDF panel plant or bioenergy production facility within its current Western operating footprint. The proposed facility would use up to 300,000 bone-dry tons of wood residuals each year.

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Roseburg breaks ground on new sawmill in Weldon, North Carolina

Roseburg Forest Products held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, North Carolina. The company announced it planned to expand its operations in the Southeastern U.S. last summer with the new 375,000-square-foot, high-capacity dimensional lumber mill, during an event with N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials CEO Consiglio Out After Five Months

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. on Tuesday said Vito Consiglio has stepped down as president, chief executive and a director by mutual agreement with the board after just five months at the helm of the cellulose-products maker.

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Pactiv Evergreen Names Jonathan Baksht as Chief Financial Officer

Pactiv Evergreen announced that Jonathan "Jon" Baksht joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 27, 2022.

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Metsä Board explores possibilities to increase folding boxboard capacity in Finland or Sweden

The evaluation of options is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.

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Mondi to sell Russian assets

British paper and packaging firm Mondi Plc said on Wednesday it would sell its Russian assets, the latest company to exit the country following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

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Day set for Sartell paper mill remembrance

Ten years after the catastrophic explosion and fire at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell, it will soon be a day for public reminiscence.

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Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company's Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso's Russian forest operation which through its harvesting supplies wood to the sawmills.

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Finnish labour union ends UPM strike that cut paper supply

UPM and the Paperworkers' Union have agreed on first-ever business-specific collective labour agreements for five UPM businesses. The strike at UPM mills in Finland will end immediately and employees will return to work. The strike covered UPM Pulp, UPM Communication Papers, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Raflatac and UPM Biofuels units in Finland. UPM will restart customer deliveries as soon as possible.

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Essity to exit Russian market

Essity has initiated an exit from the Russian market, according to the company's quarterly report. Essity's conditions to pursue business in Russia have worsened, the company said. As a result, the Essity's assets in Russia were impaired by approximately SEK 1.4 billion ($146.7 million).

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UFP Industries announces the planned retirement of President and COO Pat Webster

UFP Industries, Inc. announced that President and COO Pat Webster will retire at the end of 2022 after a remarkable career spanning nearly four decades at the company. Over the next several months, Pat's duties will be transferred to existing or new members of the leadership team as part of the company's 2020 reorganization plan.

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Sonoco Announces Senior Leadership Promotions

Sonoco announced promotions among its senior operational leadership which are aligned with the Company's strategy to simplify its operating structure to improve efficiency and effectiveness, according to Howard Coker, President and Chief Executive Officer. The appointments are effective immediately.

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WestRock Panama City Paper Mill to close

WestRock says the Panama City mill would "require significant capital investment" to maintain and improve. The press release on the WestRock website says, "By closing this mill, significant capital that would be required to keep the mill competitive in the future will be deployed to improve other key assets."

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Huhtamaki's President and CEO Charles Héaulmé to resume his duties on April 19, 2022

Huhtamäki Oyj's President and CEO Charles Héaulmé will resume his duties on April 19, 2022. On December 21, 2021, Huhtamaki announced that he was diagnosed with cancer and had to take a leave of absence.

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Georgia-Pacific Opens Two New Facilities to Manufacture Recyclable Padded Mailers for E-Commerce

Georgia-Pacific announced it has officially opened new facilities in McDonough, Georgia and Jonestown, Pennsylvania to produce an innovative, recyclable paper padded mailer. When combined with the recently added manufacturing capacity of a third production line at the company's Phoenix-area plant, Georgia-Pacific has expanded its recyclable mailer production by 350% to help meet growing demand for more sustainable e-commerce packaging options.

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Pratt plans new facility in Texas

"We're very honored to be in Cedar Hill and we're committed to the great state of Texas - in fact this is our fifth box factory here," Anthony Pratt, executive chairman of Pratt Industries, said in a statement. "We have long prided ourselves on the fact that we employ 11,000 Americans in well-paying, green-collar manufacturing jobs and we have now invested in America to the value of $10 billion. Cedar Hill will be our 71st factory in the U.S.A."

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Resolute Joins Quebec Companies to Aid Ukrainian Families

Resolute is proud to be among 18 Quebec companies coming together to support families in need from Ukraine. Resolute will be working in collaboration with the other companies, government authorities, community leaders, and charitable organizations in an effort to secure employment opportunities and other assistance.

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Greif: Update on the Crisis in Ukraine

Greif is outraged and dismayed at the invasion of Ukraine and the continuing attack on the country and its citizens. We strongly condemn the actions of the Russian government.

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Mercer International CEO David Gandossi to Retire

Mercer International Inc. announced that David Gandossi, who has served as chief executive and president since 2015, is retiring. The company said its board of directors has appointed Juan Carlos Bueno to succeed Mr. Gandossi as CEO and president, effective May 1, 2022.

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Canfor Pulp Appoints Kevin Edgson President & CEO

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Edgson as President and CEO effective April 11, 2022.

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ND Paper boosting containerboard capacity

ND Paper, the US subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, is taking critical steps to build on its growth in packaging products. At ND Paper's Biron, Wisconsin mill, the company will be converting its B26 paper machine at the end of 2022 from coated mechanical papers to lightweight, high-strength recycled packaging products.

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Amcor Issues Update on the Conflict in Ukraine

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, issued the following message from its CEO, Ron Delia, to its global workforce on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the company's operations in the region.

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