Appleton Coated, struggling under "burdensome debt," filed a state petition for receivership Thursday to continue operations while it seeks a buyer.
Norpac will slash its production capacity by nearly a third in October, idling one of three paper machines at the Longview mill in effort to remain competitive, the papermaker announced Wednesday. The capacity cut could lead to an unknown number of layoffs at one of Longview's major employers.
The Brazilian paper maker Suzano could study a possible merger with Fibria, the country's largest pulp producer, Suzano chief executive officer Walter Schalka said during a recent investors conference.
Central National Gottesman Inc. has signed a definitive Purchase Agreement to acquire the business of JC Paper, based in Fremont, CA, expanding its paper distribution presence in Northern California and Nevada.
Resolute Forest Products is cutting 222 jobs at its Calhoun, Tenn., mill as it shuts down newsprint production operations and puts more focus on making tissue.
Shares of major Canadian lumber producers came under pressure Monday after an analyst doused cold water on hope for a solution to the cross-border softwood dispute any time soon.
The chief executive of $3.3 billion packaging giant Orora says the North American economy has better prospects over the next year than the Australia's, largely because of substantially cheaper energy prices and lower cost pressures on households.
Packaging Corporation of America will move its Colby, Wisconsin facility to Marshfield, bringing with it 80 jobs and creating 20 more once the facility is up and running.
The Verso paper mill in Jay could be in line for additional investment as the company considers all options for increasing value.
Construction is expected to start this summer, a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office said, with completion expected in 2019.
Sinar Mas Group's Asia Pulp and Paper collaborated with the Japan Agency for Environmental Business, or JAEB, and the International Tropical Timber Organization to conserve the Kerumutan forest in Pelalawan, Riau Islands, by planting Meranti trees there on Monday.
The state's water regulator for Central and North Florida renewed permits Tuesday for two of Florida's biggest industrial consumers of aquifer water.
The government India said that employees of Nagaon and Cachar paper mills belonging to central PSU Hindustan Paper Corp have not been paid salaries for 8 months and 10 months, respectively.
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., the two largest U.S. chemical makers, have received all the regulatory approvals needed to close their historic merger.
Local firefighters responded to the Weyerhaeuser Longview, Washington mill early Thursday morning after a conveyor belt about 50 feet above the ground caught fire.
For the past 30 years, WestRock has played its role in the City of Waxahachie industrial base. However, come September, the company will shutter operations.
The U.S. lumber industry says it won't accept the latest Canadian government proposal for a deal on softwood lumber, downplaying expectations any agreement is imminent.
Cascades Inc. announced an investment of $80 million USD for the construction of a new containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway, New Jersey, United States.
Georgia-Pacific says it's expanding its corrugated packaging business with the acquisition of Ohio-based PAX Corrugated Products. PAX operates a corrugated sheet plant with more than 100 employees in Lebanon, Ohio.
DS Smith announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire 80 per cent. of the shares of Interstate Management Resources, Inc. (Interstate) from Indevco.
Four activist investors are threatening to join forces to thwart plans by DuPont Co. and The Dow Chemical Co. to split into three independent businesses within 18 months of completing their $150 billion merger.
Louisiana-Pacific Corp. announced it has entered into an arrangement agreement to acquire Watkins, Minn.-based International Barrier Technology Inc. for $22 million.
WestRock Company announced that it is expanding its consumer packaging portfolio with the acquisition of Hanna Group Pty Ltd (Hannapak), one of Australia's leading providers of folding cartons to a variety of markets, including beverage, food, confectionary, and healthcare.
A proposed $184 million pulp mill in southeast Washington plans to take straw, a waste product from wheat and alfalfa farms, and convert it into pulp for paper and packaging products.
The bankrupt Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill plans to file $1.1 million in claims against Maine-based suppliers and others that it paid before filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.