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NewPage Corporation has announced the upload of a new "On Paper" sustainability series podcast featuring Anders Hildeman of IKEA. As global forestry manager for IKEA, Hildeman discusses the importance of responsible forestry management and the role IKEA plays through numerous…
The United Steelworkers, which vociferously supported black liquor tax credits for U.S. pulp mills, suddenly seems to have decided that renewable-energy subsidies are not such a good idea. In a case of One Person's (or Country's) Jobs and Energy Program…
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 08:31

Is Bankruptcy Inevitable for NewPage

Despite growing market share and rising prices for its products, NewPage is having to fend off a leading analyst’s assessment that it is destined for bankruptcy court. “Bankruptcy/restructuring is inevitable for the company, as it will never generate enough cash…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 14:00

Verso Paper Corp. Launches Facebook Page

Verso Paper Corp. has announced the launch of its corporate Facebook page with an initial focus on increasing the reach of the company's college recruiting initiatives. The Verso Paper Corp. Facebook page will provide potential college recruits with the company's…
Michelman has introduced Michem® Flex P1883, a water-based extrusion primer that provides strong adhesion to aluminum foil and paper, bonds well to extrusion coated resins, and protects foil from corrosion. It provides excellent chemical resistance to water, many acids and…
Earlier this summer, world-wide pulp prices reached an all time high with NBSK prices up 30% over 2009. Northwest chip and fiber prices were flat, however, as supplies were adequate to meet production needs. This was one of the few…
NewPage Corporation, North America's leading supplier of publishing papers, announced the "Paper Sells More Product" campaign which will award one active catalog, magazine or retail company with $100,000 in print services to support the winner's efforts to sell more products.…
NewPage Corporation (NewPage) today announced the election of Chan W. Galbato to the Board of Directors of NewPage and its affiliates as chairman of the Board, effective August 25, 2010.  Mr. Galbato takes over the chairman role from Robert L.…
Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced that it had been named in the top 20% of publicly held companies headquartered in the Southeast on their Corporate Sustainability policies and practices. The first annual Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings, announced in May…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that the Company was notified that its registration as a producer of cellulosic biofuel for the tax year 2009 has been approved. With this registration, KapStone may apply for a nonrefundable…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced that Brad Weller has been promoted to division vice president and managing director, Asia, with responsibility for all of Sonoco's industrial and consumer businesses throughout Asia. In this new position,…
FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has released a new research report, Flirting with Natural Disasters: Why Companies Risk It All that examines why some companies prepare for the risk of natural disasters while others seemingly…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that they have ranked 5th on Fortune's annual list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. The ranking, from the September 6, 2010 issue of Fortune, is based on revenue growth rate, EPS…
Thursday, 19 August 2010 09:39

Mackenzie pulp mill open for business

Paper Excellence B.V. celebrated the official re-opening of the Mackenzie Pulp Mill in Mackenzie, B.C. on Aug. 17. More than 220 workers have been brought back to work to support the re-opening of the mill and an estimated 500 spin-off…
Verso Paper Corp. has announced the launch of its mobile website to provide easy access to Verso information for customers and the financial community. The mobile version of www.versopaper.com features a simple and efficient user interface that provides quick access…