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As revenue declines, Quad/Graphics closes four plants, eliminates 1,100 jobs in four states

The company closed printing plants in Taunton, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon, and Riverside, California. The company previously ran two plants in Riverside and consolidated them into one facility, said spokeswoman Claire Ho.

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Demolition under way at Fort Frances Mill

After more than 100 years spent looking out over the town of Fort Frances, the old mill is coming down.

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Lawrence warehouse project withdrawn; Georgia-Pacific to look for new site in Green Bay, Wisconsin area

Georgia-Pacific LLC will seek another Green Bay area site to build a 1.1-million-square-foot warehouse after withdrawing its request to the town of Lawrence.

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ND Paper will lay off Rumford millworkers as it changes production focus

A company spokesperson confirmed there will be layoffs at the Rumford mill as it refocuses production to expand into packaging grades of paper as sales of other paper grades declined steeply due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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ND Paper Rumford Division Further Expanding into Packaging Grades

ND Paper, a leading North American producer of pulp, paper, and paper-based packaging, is implementing a series of transformations at its Rumford Division to further expand into packaging grades.

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Job cuts: UPM seeks efficiency improvement in UPM Raflatac and in global functions

As a result of the weakening world economic outlook as well as the COVID-19 related restrictive measures and their consequences, the uncertainty in UPM's market environment continues. To ensure future competitiveness, UPM keeps taking action to decrease fixed and variable costs in its businesses and functions.

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Norske Skog announces a strategic review process to reposition the Tasman newsprint mill in New Zealand

Norske Skog has announced to employees and stakeholders in New Zealand that due to the likely irreversible and rapid negative impact that COVID-19 has had on the newsprint industry in the region, the group has engaged in a broad process to identify alternative production options to reposition the Tasman newsprint mill at Kawerau industrial site in New Zealand.

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P. H. Glatfelter Company announces corporate name change

P. H. Glatfelter Company is changing the name of its parent company to Glatfelter Corporation. In addition, the company completed the construction of its previously announced new Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Stora Enso turns off paper machines at Oulu mill in Finland

Stora Enso's paper machines in Oulu, Finland have now ceased production. When Stora Enso announced the investment for Oulu Mill conversion, it promised to provide WFC papers to customers until the end of 2020 with deliveries to continue through Lumipaper NV and Lumipaper Ltd.

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UPM Kaipola paper mill to be permanently closed during the last quarter of 2020, operations continue at Jämsänkoski paper mill

Employee consultations for UPM Communication Papers were concluded at the Jämsä River mills this week. The UPM Kaipola paper mill in Jämsä, Finland, will be closed permanently by mid-December. UPM's second paper mill in Jämsä, UPM Jämsänkoski, will continue operations with one graphic paper machine and two specialty paper machines.

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Domtar to Enter Containerboard Market with Kingsport Mill Conversion

Over the last two years, Domtar has evaluated the merits of repurposing key paper machines as we adjust our white paper production capacity to match our customer demand. That's why we recently announced we are converting our Kingsport, Tennessee, paper mill into the company's first containerboard facility.

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Georgia-Pacific facility closing doors, leaving over 150 employees uncertain of future

After decades, the Georgia Pacific Gypsum plant is closing its doors and moving out of the Quanah area, leaving over 150 employees uncertain about their future.

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Paper cuts: U.S. coronavirus downturn hits timber-reliant towns

When a major U.S. paper producer decided over the summer to shut two of its mills, citing the drop in demand for paper amid the coronavirus pandemic, it sent reverberations through a region that is highly reliant on its timber industry.

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Stora Enso plans to shut down one standard newsprint paper machine in Sweden

Stora Enso will start codetermination negotiations with employees at its Hylte Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including permanent closure of paper machine PM3 and the deinking plant (DIP).

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Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG announces realignment of cardboard and folding box production at the Hirschwang site

A comprehensive examination of the framework conditions has shown that it is not possible to continue production on the board machine in Hirschwang an der Rax, Lower Austria, economically.

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SCA intends to invest in pulp production and initiates consultations to discontinue publication paper

SCA intends to invest SEK 1,45bn in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo-mechanical pulp (CTMP) at the Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall. In parallel, SCA is initiating consultations with trade unions and employee representatives to discontinue the production of publication paper at the mill.

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WARN Notice: Domtar to lay off 308 Kingsport employees effective October 8

308 workers will be affected by the repurposing of the Domtar Kingsport mill, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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Mohawk cuts announced

Mohawk has used this time to review our strategic goals and future vision for the company. As we look to celebrate our 90-year anniversary in 2021, we will be going back to our roots to focus on what we do best: making the most enduring and beautiful papers in the world.

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WestRock to close Somerset, Ky. container plant

The company will cease operations at the plant and let go of all 24 of the plant's employees on or around September 30.

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Cascades to close Ontario containerboard packaging facility

Cascades Inc. announced that it will close its Etobicoke, Ontario Containerboard packaging facility as part of the strategic repositioning of its Containerboard platform in Ontario and the Corporation's continuing global optimization initiatives.

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Greif to close Tonawanda, N.Y. industrial drum facility

Greif Inc. will close a Town of Tonawanda packaging manufacturing facility that the company has operated for 22 years.

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UPM Jyväskylä plywood mill to be permanently closed

UPM's Jyväskylä plywood mill will be permanently closed on July 31, 2020, UPM announced. The jobs cut will be 147.

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Lecta Group obtains all necessary conditions for implementation of recapitalization

Lecta Group announces that all necessary conditions precedent required for the implementation of Recapitalization have been obtained and it is expected that the Recapitalization Effective Date will be 16 July 2020.

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Sappi to close PM2 at its Stockstadt mill in Germany

Sappi Limited said the move will cumulatively remove capacity, reduce costs, improve machine utilization and increase competitiveness.

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Unifor urges Nova Scotia government to work with Northern Pulp to secure DIP financing

Unifor is urging the Nova Scotia government to work with Northern Pulp to secure Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing amid the company's restructuring.

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