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Södra's new CLT facility inaugurated - tenfold increase in production capacity

Södra's new cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility was inaugurated on the west coast of Sweden.

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Jay Pixelle paper mill stops making paper

The owner, Pixelle Specialty Solutions, announced last year that it planned to close the mill, which employs 230 people. It cited business and financial challenges compounded by the explosion of a pulp digester in 2020. Last month, the company announced the mill would close weeks earlier than initially anticipated.

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Paper Excellence insists it is Committed to Canadian Communities

It is well known that Jackson Wijaya, the ultimate and sole owner of Paper Excellence, is the son of the current head of APP. In the early days, Jackson benefited from some experience gained from the family business early in his life, as well as support getting his company started. This is hardly a unique or exceptional circumstance. The situation is entirely different today. Jackson operates his Paper Excellence independently. Many stakeholders and regulators - global funding institutions, regulatory bodies and certifiers, among others - have acknowledged this reality. Paper Excellence's acquisition of Resolute was extensively reviewed under the Investment Canada Act.

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Greenpeace Canada's reaction to CBC investigation on the inner workings of Paper Excellence

"The public deserves much more transparency from Paper Excellence..."

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No path to restarting Taylor mill, Canfor says

The mill, which produced bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp, has been through a wave of curtailments since December 2021, first in response to shipping interruptions brought on by severe flooding in the Lower Mainland.

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Mercer International Inc. signs major Mass Timber construction project

Mercer International Inc. reported that it has signed its first major mass timber project contract with a large consumer products retailer. The project, which is comprised of cross-laminated timber panels, glue-laminated beams and connector elements, is expected to utilize four months of capacity at Mercer's Spokane facility on a one-shift basis over the course of 2023.

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Mercer International Inc. Announces Resignation of Its CFO, David Ure, and Promotion of Richard Short to CFO

Mercer has promoted its Vice President, Controller, Richard Short to succeed Mr. Ure as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

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Jay Pixelle paper mill closing earlier than expected

The mill employs about 230 people and is the town's biggest private employer. The owners, Pixelle Specialty Solutions of Pennsylvania, had announced in September 2022 that the mill would close, citing economic forces that made operations unsustainable. In November, the date of the closure was set at April 30.

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Södra investigates new large-scale sawmill - initiates preliminary project

Södra has decided to investigate the conditions for a new large-scale sawmill in Kinda in Östergötland. A preliminary project will be undertaken and serve as a basis for a future investment decision.

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James Kotek to Retire as Menasha President, CEO; Christopher Drees Appointed Successor

Menasha Corporation announced that James M. Kotek will retire from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer in March. The Menasha Corporation Board of Directors has appointed Christopher D. Drees to succeed Kotek effective March 13, 2023. Drees will also join the Menasha Corporation Board on that date.

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Nippon Paper to establish new plant in Budapest, Hungary

Nippon Paper aims to start operating the new plant in December 2024. This investment is expected to increase sales revenue approx. Euro 50 million and provide approx. 60 jobs at full operation.

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MM Board & Paper to modernize board machines at three mills in Austria, Germany and Slovenia

MM Board & Paper will rebuild the board machines in Frohnleiten, Austria; Neuss, Germany; and Kolicevo, Slovenia, during February-September 2023.

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Matthew J. Missad named Chairman of the Board for UFP Industries

UFP Industries, Inc. announced that CEO Matthew J. Missad also has been named chairman of the board. The move, approved by the board of directors at their February 2, 2023, meeting and effective immediately, is part of a comprehensive succession plan that calls for both change and continuity: Board Chairman William G. Currie will remain as a director through the end of his term. He then will step down after 54 years with the company. Missad will remain with the Company at least through 2027, as other elements of the succession plan are put in place.

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Södra appoints Magnus Örnberg as new CFO

Magnus Örnberg has been recruited as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Södra. He has extensive experience in all areas of finance and most recently served as CFO of SAS.

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Holmen to invest in new CLT production plant in Sweden

Holmen plans to invest in increased production and processing of wood products for sustainable construction.

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

More than 100 workers in Port Alberni are the latest forest industry employees to face layoffs as Western Forest Products confirms it will not restart its sawmill in that Vancouver Island city.

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3M cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs globally

3M, maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics, is cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs worldwide as it looks to align itself with adjusted production volumes.

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

Late last month, the company stated it would conduct a holiday shutdown through the month of January, but the work stoppage will now carry over through the entire month of February.

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

The pulp line is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2023 and is anticipated to impact approximately 300 positions across the organization by the end of the year.

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West Fraser Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Perry Sawmill in Florida

The indefinite curtailment of Perry Sawmill will impact approximately 126 employees and will reduce West Fraser's US lumber production by 100 million board feet.

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International Paper Announces Changes to Executive Team

International Paper announced changes to its senior leadership team today including the retirement of a long-serving executive and organizational shifts to enhance agility in serving customers and driving profitable growth.

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CellMark introduces new Packaging & Paper division

CellMark is introducing a new division: CellMark Packaging & Paper. The division is the result of a merger of its two existing divisions, CellMark Packaging and CellMark Paper.

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UPM enters final phases of construction on new pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM is finalizing the construction works of the new pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project. The start-up of the UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill is expected by the end of the Q1 2023.

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Enviva Announces Long-term, 800,000 Metric Ton Per Year Contract

Enviva Inc. announced the signing of a new 10-year take-or-pay off-take fuel supply contract with an existing European customer, extendable for up to five years. Enviva expects to supply 800,000 metric tons of industrial-grade wood pellets per year, with deliveries expected to commence during 2027, subject to certain conditions precedent.

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Boise Cascade to build two distribution centers in South Carolina and Texas

Boise Cascade's Building Materials Distribution (BMD) division announced the expansion of its distribution capacity in two markets.

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