Tag Archives: United States paper industry

Canadian manufacturing sales down 2.1% in June

Advance results indicate that total manufacturing sales in Canada decreased 2.1% in June 2023. The largest declines were in the petroleum and coal product, chemical, and food product industries, as Statistics Canada reports. canadian lumber production and export also suffered from same effects as we have mentioned in the previous report. This estimate was calculated based on a […]

Canadian lumber production down 6.1% in April

Lumber production in Canada decreased 14.9% from March to 4 074.0 thousand m3 in April. Production was down 6.1% from April 2022, reports Statistics Canada. Sawmills shipped 3 935.0 thousand m3 of lumber in April, down 8.2% from March and down 7.9% from April 2022. According to Analytics, in April 2023, Canada decreased exports of lumber to the United States by 4.4% year-on-year. Supplies to China increased by 54.9%, […]

Cascades invests $9 million in Piscataway

Cascades, a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and hygiene products, is pleased to announce that it has purchased a new printing press at its Piscataway, New Jersey, corrugated packaging converting facility.   “The purchase of an EVOL press, one of the fastest technologies in the world, will allow us to continue […]

Graphic Packaging International Moving Its Bristol, UK, Packaging Operations to New Site

Graphic Packaging International is moving its Bristol, UK beverage packaging manufacturing operations to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby, creating up to 30 new jobs in the process. The move to the 255,000-square-foot factory — twice the size of its current base in the Fishponds area — comes in response to increasing worldwide demand for fiber-based […]

Valmet acquires NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business

Valmet entered into an agreement on November 9th to acquire the U.S.-based NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business. The value of the acquisition will not be disclosed. The acquisition is estimated to be completed on January 1st, 2023 at the earliest. NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business specializes in process control and optimization solutions for batch, continuous […]

Ox Industries Acquires 150,000 Square Foot Facility in Pennsylvania

  Ox Industries said that it has acquired a 150,000 square foot facility in Hanover, Pennsylvania to expand its converting capacity in the Mid-Atlantic Region. According to the company, the facility will house next-generation equipment and manufacturing practices and expand just-in-time stocking products and services.   “We are excited to expand our Hanover location and […]

Total consumption of paper and board in the United States from 2006 to 2019 (in 1,000 tons)*

 This statistic shows the total consumption of paper and board in the United States from 2006 to 2019. In 2019, the total consumption of paper and board in the United States amounted to approximately 73.1 million tons.

International Paper to build a new packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania

Internetional Paper recently announced it will build a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania. The facility will employ approximately 150 team members. “We are excited to expand our footprint and continue serving our customers with the highest level of safety, quality, operational excellence and customer service,” said Greg Wanta, senior vice president, North American […]

Market value of the paper mills industry in the United States from 2010 to 2021

 The paper mill industry in the United States had a market value of 34.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. It is projected that the paper mill market value will increase by one percent in 2021 to 34.6 billion U.S. dollars. The market value of the paper mill industry has decreased considerably since 2010.

Graphic papers production in the United States from 2000 to 2020

 The United States produced 8.5 million metric tons of graphic papers in 2020, which was the lowest production volume since 1961. U.S. graphic papers production experienced considerable in the twentieth century, reaching a peak of 30.9 million metric tons in 1997. However, production has been in decline since then, with digitalization playing a key role […]