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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…
NewPage Corporation today launched OptiLabel HB, a 54 lb high performance general purpose label paper for North American and International pressure sensitive markets.With a history based in manufacturing papers for the pressure sensitive market, the product development team at NewPage…
Thursday, 12 August 2010 08:52

North American Wood Fiber Review

Attached please find a sample copy of the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR), which we believe you will find helpful in your analysis of relevant developments within the forest industry in North America.The NAWFR has tracked wood fiber markets…
NewPage Corporation, the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, announced today it has been honored by the HP Indigo Preferred Media partner program with a two-year extension of its preferred partner status. NewPage has now earned this status partner…
A public auction will be held September 29, 2010, by LiquiTec Industries, in association with Can-Am Machinery, to sell the assets from Sappi's permanently closed coated paper mill in Muskegon, Michigan. Equipment from the Muskegon pulp mill, paper mill, and…
Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared its first regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.04 per common share payable on September 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close…
U.S. pulp makers are still trying to figure out exactly what the IRS’ recent “Son of Black Liquor” ruling means, but the largest one said yesterday it sees little if any gain.“We don’t see a huge benefit for the company,”…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) today reported preliminary second-quarter 2010 net earnings attributable to common shareholders totaling $93 million ($0.21 per share) compared with a net loss of $162 million ($0.38 per share) in the first quarter of 2010 and net…
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,…
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…