Tag Archives: green energy

Smurfit Kappa opens new corrugated plant in Rabat, Morocco

The inauguration of the new integrated corrugated plant in Rabat, Morocco, marks Smurfit Kappa’s first operation in North Africa. Morocco offers an exciting opportunity, with the OECD forecasting a 3.5% growth rate in 2023 and 3.7% in 2024. The country’s location enables Smurfit Kappa to serve not only the local market but wider regions in Africa. […]

VPK Group launches paper machine in Normandy

The industrial site in Alizay, acquired in June 2022, has been converted by VPK into a sustainable development hub for circular economy. The group invested 200 million euros in the site to convert the existing paper machine into a recycled paper production unit based on carbon-free energy. The site strengthens VPK’s position in the French […]

Canfor to permanently close Chetwynd facility and curtail Houston sawmill in British Columbia

Canfor Corporation is restructuring its British Columbia (B.C.) operations by permanently closing its Chetwynd sawmill and pellet plant and temporarily closing its Houston sawmill for an extended period to facilitate a major redevelopment on the site. Both facilities will be closed following an orderly wind-down of operations that is expected to conclude early in Q2 […]