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Georgia-Pacific concludes 2023 with approximately $2 billion in capital improvements

Georgia-Pacific reinvested approximately $2 billion back into its business and operations in 2023. These capital improvement projects include launching and completing new facilities and enhancing existing operations. Each investment helps Georgia-Pacific better serve customers, and increase productivity and efficiency, while also creating greater economic opportunities for each facility’s local economy. Georgia-Pacific made several investments large […]

Velvet Care achieves B Corp status

Velvet Care, Central Europe’s fastest-growing consumer tissue producer, has been certified as a B Corp, becoming the first major European company in its industry to achieve this status, reflecting its environmental, social and governance priorities. B Corps or Benefit Corporations, a global business elite, make commitments to uphold those priorities in their business model and […]

Sun Paper achieves early start-up of Nanning PM 2 and PM 3 packaging paper machines

Recently, Sun Paper’s two state-of-the-art packaging paper machines PM 2 and PM 3 were successfully commissioned at the Nanning, China site within one month. PM 3 successfully passed the tests in only three weeks and achieved a record-breaking start-up time of only one hour from stock on wire to the first saleable paper roll. With […]

UPM to close its Plattling paper mill

UPM Communication Papers announces plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to a profitable customer demand. Should the plans be […]

Domtar to Indefinitely Idle Espanola Mill in Ontario, Canada

Domtar announced it will indefinitely idle the pulp and paper operations at its Espanola, Ontario, facility for an expected period greater than one year. The decision will result in a curtailment of Domtar’s annual pulp production by approximately 280,000 air-dried metric tons of northern bleached softwood kraft pulp and approximately 69,000 tons of specialty paper. […]

Stora Enso completes negotiations concerning closure of one paper line

Stora Enso has completed the negotiations concerning the consolidation of its book paper production and the permanent closure of one of the two paper machines at the Anjalankoski site in Finland. The closure will take place during the fourth quarter of 2023. In April 2023, Stora Enso announced a plan to permanently close one of […]

Packaging Corporation of America Resuming Production at Jackson Mill

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) reportedly is resuming production at its Jackson, Alabama paper mill, bringing about 400 employees back to work. According to local news reports, PCA last week informed workers that the mill would resume production Monday, Jan. 9. PCA has not issued a press release about the restart. In mid-November, PCA temporarily […]

A.Celli Paper and Shandong sign a contract for the supply of a paper rewinder

Shandong Jinthiane Paper Industry Co., Ltd signed a contract with A.Celli Paper marked the beginning of the business relationship between the two realities. The new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder object of the supply will be used to process jumbo rolls of 170-400 gsm white coated board with a diameter of 4000 mm and a width […]

China’s GDP increased by 3.9% in 3Q

China’s economy recovered and showed sound momentum in the 3Q, notably better than the 2Q. The production and demands continued to improve, and employment and prices were generally stable. The national economy was generally performing within an appropriate range, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China. According to preliminary estimates, the gross domestic […]

Paper Excellence Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Crofton Paper Mill Operations due to low demand from china & high costs

Paper Excellence announced the indefinite curtailment of its paper operations at the Catalyst Crofton facility on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, starting in early December 2022. Paper Excellence explained that paper markets in China served by the mill have significantly weakened while there have been substantial cost escalations for chemicals, energy, and wood fiber used […]