Tag Archives: United States

Consumption of paper in Europe showed resilience in 2022

Cepi member countries’ paper and board production decreased by 5.9% in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures, reflecting the heavy impact on the industry of high energy prices and an abrupt slowdown of the European economy during the second half of the past year. Total production in 2022 reached 84.8 million […]

Interfor increased Q4 sales to $810.3 million

Interfor Corporation recorded a net loss in Q4 2022 of $72.2 million, or $1.40 per share compared to net earnings of $3.5 million, or $0.06 per share in Q3 2022 and $69.7 million, or $1.15 per share in Q4 2021. Adjusted EBITDA was a loss of $68.7 million on sales of $810.3 million in Q4 2022 […]

Sodra Wood to expand lumber supplying to Japan

Sodra Wood, which is a Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, will expand supplying lumber to Japan of 90,000 m3 as a total volume in a year or two years. About 60,000 m3 of 90,000 m3 will be JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) lumber. The company got a certification of JAS […]

Interfor announces temporary production curtailments in Q1’23

Interfor announced plans to reduce its lumber production output in the first quarter of 2023 by at least 100 million board feet, or 8% of quarterly capacity, as economic conditions and market uncertainty continue to impact lumber demand. This temporary reduction in output is expected to be mostly concentrated outside of Interfor’s US South operating […]

Saica Group expands in Poland

Saica Group has reached an agreement to acquire the majority of shares (76%) of Fox Recykling, a waste management company in Poland. Thanks to this acquisition, Saica strengthens its growth strategy in Eastern Europe and expands the footprint of one of its business divisions: Saica Natur. “This milestone is a step forward in Saica´s business […]

Cascades launches expansion plan in the isothermal packaging market

Cascades today announced an expansion plan in the isothermal distribution market with the commissioning of a new production site in the western United States, in Tacoma (WA), and with the launch of new products under its northbox® brand of insulated boxes for fresh foods. The new Cascades Enviropac – Tacoma production site marks the start […]

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.

ISO and US CUT Paper Sizes

ISO PAPER SIZES The Series A is used for Standard Printing and Stationery. The Series B is used for Posters, Wall-Charts etc. A SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch B SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch A0 841 × 1189 33.11 × 46.81 B0 1000 × 1414 39.37 × 55.67 A1 594 × […]

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 […]

Household and sanitary papers production in the United States from 2000 to 2020

 The United States produced 7.3 million metric tons of household and sanitary papers in 2020. This was an increase of four percent compared with 2019 production levels. Household and sanitary paper includes products such as tissue paper. Georgia-Pacific is the leading manufacturer of tissue paper in North America, with a market share of 28 percent.