Tag Archives: Sustainable Future

Billerud Appoints Ivar Vatne as President and Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Billerud has appointed Ivar Vatne as President and CEO of the company. Ivar Vatne has been acting President and CEO since July 2023 and enters the permanent position with immediate effect. “The Board has conducted a thorough recruitment process and has evaluated both internal and external candidates,” said Jan Svensson, Chairman of […]

Metsä Tissue Kreuzau mill reduces CO2 emissions by two third

According to the goal of Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, to develop its Future Mill-concept, the company will aim to have fossil free mill fleet by 2030 and accordingly it has stopped using coal as an energy source in its Kreuzau’s mill. Since September 2023 the Kreuzau mill has been replacing the use of […]

Metsä Tissue Kreuzau mill reduces CO2 emissions by two third

According to the goal of Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, to develop its Future Mill-concept, the company will aim to have fossil free mill fleet by 2030 and accordingly it has stopped using coal as an energy source in its Kreuzau’s mill. Since September 2023 the Kreuzau mill has been replacing the use of […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 22 Percent in May 2023

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released the May 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 22% in May compared to May 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 24% in May compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels remained flat […]

Total U.S. Boxboard Production Decreased Three Percent in Q4 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q4 2022 U.S. Boxboard report. According to the report, total boxboard production in Q4 decreased 3% compared to Q4 2021, but 2022 production was up 1% when compared to the same 12 months of 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 87.8%, down when compared to […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased One Percent in November 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its November 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in November compared to November 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 13% in November compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 9% […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Two Percent in Q2 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) was essentially flat […]