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Sonoco one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, today said it is voluntarily targeting a 15 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from the Company's more than 300 global manufacturing plants by 2014. Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman,…
Last modified on Monday, 26 July 2010 15:07
The SCA Tissue plant was operating as normal on Friday after a fire began on the facility's roof at around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday 15th June 2010.Flames from two exhaust fans on the roof could be seen upon arrival at…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced today that it reached agreement to sell 163,000 acres of properties located in the southeastern United States for approximately $200 million in a transaction with an affiliate of Rock Creek Capital (the "Partnership"). A minimum…
Metso acquires the service business of Wyesco of Louisiana L.L.C., located in Slaughter, Louisiana, USA. The acquired business, employing 30 persons, will be affiliated to Metso’s Paper and Fiber Technology segment as of July 19, 2010. The new business will…
The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.28 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be payable on September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record as of August 20, 2010.According to Harris E. DeLoach…
As part of their continuing commitment to balancing environmental responsibility and corporate growth, KapStone Charleston Kraft LLC, an unbleached Kraft paper and lumber producer, announced today it has upgraded its SFI fiber sourcing certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(R) SFI…
In a letter steered by Congressmen Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) to the U.S. Green Building Council, 79 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing 35 different states, have urged the organization to "accept all credible forest…
UPM has sold to the State of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources a conservation easement on 187,876 acres (76,000 hectares) of UPM-owned forest land in Northern Minnesota. UPM will receive USD 44 million (approximately EUR 36 million) for the easement…
Staples, Inc., a company committed to making it easy for customers, demonstrates as much with their comprehensive environmental program, EcoEasy™, the topic of a new episode in the popular On Paper sustainability podcast series. Sponsored by NewPage Corporation, North America’s…
Reducing air emissions, actively managing water use, and building community relationships are examples of work by Georgia-Pacific’s operations that were honored this year through the company’s Environmental Excellence Awards program. For 15 years, Georgia-Pacific has recognized projects and achievements that…
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 16:00

AF&PA Releases 2010 Sustainability Report

The American Forest & Paper Association has issued its 2010 report measuring progress by the forest products industry on key sustainability indicators. The report – Sustainable Practices: a foundation of the forest products industry – shows that despite the severe…
Last modified on Friday, 26 June 2015 13:41
The Stowe Woodward plant in North Bay, Ont., is closing as a result of reorganization at its parent company, Xerium Technologies, Inc. Xerium manufactures clothing and roll covers used primarily in paper production.It is expected that production at the North…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:00

Pacific Northwest Update

Following impressive gains in lumber and plywood prices, Douglas fir log prices delivered to mills in western Oregon and Washington increased from $432/MBF to $528/MBF, up more than 20 percent since the beginning of the year. For May, Southwest Oregon…
Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has completed the acquisition of Associated Packaging Technologies, Inc. (APT), North America's largest manufacturer and supplier of Crystallized Polyethylene Terepthalate (CPET) containers to the frozen food industry, it was…
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