Category Archives: Reports

International Paper reports Q3 2023 results

International Paper recently reported third quarter 2023 financial results. Q3 2023 highlights include: Net earnings of $165 million ($0.47 per diluted share); Adjusted operating earnings (non-GAAP) of $224 million ($0.64 per diluted share) $75 million of earnings achieved from Building a Better IP initiatives, bringing year-to-date to $195 million, exceeding full-year targets Cash provided by […]

Total U.S. Packaging Papers and Specialty Packaging Shipments Decreased 4 Percent in August 2023

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its August 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly report. According to the report, total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in August decreased 4% compared to August 2022. They were down 3% when compared to the same 8 months of 2022. Shipments of the biggest subgrade in bleached packaging […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 20 Percent in August 2023

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released the August 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 20% in August compared to August 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 33% in July compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 5% […]

US manufactured goods orders down 2.1% in July

New orders for U.S. manufactured goods in July 2023, down following four consecutive monthly increases, decreased $12.7 billion or 2.1% to $579.4 billion. This followed a 2.3% June increase, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported. Shipments, up three consecutive months, increased $2.9 billion or 0.5% to $577.2 billion. This followed a 0.2% June increase. Unfilled orders, up seven […]

Average Recycled Content of Canadian-Made Paper Packaging Is More Than 80%

The latest research results from the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) show the success of the paper packaging circular economy and continue to confirm that the feedstock used for the production of boxboard and containerboard in Canada is made of primarily recycled content fibres. The latest report represents the results of the 17th […]

Pulp Exports from Brazil Climb to USD 4.1 Billion in First Half 2023; China, North America Main Destinations

The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) reported that for the first half of 2023, pulp exports from Brazil increased by 8.2%, totaling USD 4.1 billion, driven by sales to China and North America (United States and Canada). The balance generated by pulp exports to China increased by 25.4% and to North America by 19.9% in the […]

Rayonier Advanced Materials reports Q2 net loss of $17 million

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) reported a net loss of $17 million, or $(0.26) per diluted share, for the quarter ended July 1, 2023, compared to a net loss of $23 million, or $(0.36) per diluted share, for the prior year quarter. Loss from continuing operations for the quarter ended July 1, 2023 was $16 million, or $(0.24) per diluted share, compared to a loss from continuing operations […]

U.S. boxboard production down 11% in Q2

U.S. boxboard production in Q2 2023 decreased 11% compared to Q2 2022. The boxboard operating rate was 86.6%, down 7.6 points from Q2, as the American Forest & Paper Association reports. Solid Bl. Plate, Dish & Tray–Domestic production decreased 6.4% compared to Q2 2022 and increased 0.7% for the year-to-date. Recycled Boxboard–Coated production was down 3% when […]

Pulp and paper machinery market is likely to see a surge in demand and growth

The Business Research Company’s global market reports are now updated with the latest market sizing information for the year 2023 and forecasted to 2032 The Business Research Company’s Pulp And Paper Machinery Global Market Report 2023 identifies the growing printing industry is expected to propel the growth of the pulp and paper machinery market. Pulp […]

Arctic Paper expects lower Q2 result

Arctic Paper S.A. expects an EBITDA result for the Q2 2023 in the range of PLN 60-70 million ($14.7- 17.2 million), which is lower than current market estimates. The lower result is due to a significantly lower revenue of PLN 836 million ($205 million); this in turn is due to the general economic slowdown and […]