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Nordic Paper receives permit for increased production volume at Bäckhammar
Nordic Paper receives permit for increased production volume at Bäckhammar

At Bäckhammar, Nordic Paper manufactures unbleached kraft papers of different qualities primarily for packaging end-uses.

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Northstar Recycling Acquires Sonoco Sustainability Solutions
Northstar Recycling Acquires Sonoco Sustainability Solutions

Northstar is an asset-light provider of sustainability-oriented managed waste and recycling solutions to leading food, consumer packaged goods, and other industrial clients.

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WestRock Paper Mill labor dispute resolved in Russell County, Alabama
WestRock Paper Mill labor dispute resolved in Russell County, Alabama

The United Steelworkers Union at the Mahrt Mill announced on January 31 that they have officially accepted their contract with WestRock.

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Holmen to invest in new CLT production plant in Sweden
Holmen to invest in new CLT production plant in Sweden

The new plant is expected to be operational by spring 2024.

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Western Forest Products' Port Alberni mill closes as company seeks viable path
Western Forest Products' Port Alberni mill closes as company seeks viable path

The Alberni-Pacific Division facility has been closed since last fall, but the curtailment was only expected to last for six months, unless market conditions changed.

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UFP Industrial Changes Name to UFP Packaging
UFP Industrial Changes Name to UFP Packaging

Name better reflects company's business focus, products, opportunity.

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WestRock holds job fair as 120 day Union lock-out continues
WestRock holds job fair as 120 day Union lock-out continues

As more than 400 workers continue to be locked out of the WestRock paper mill in East Alabama, the company was looking to hire new employees Thursday during a job fair.

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Port Hawkesbury Paper sister company pitches Guysborough County wind farm
Port Hawkesbury Paper sister company pitches Guysborough County wind farm

Port Hawkesbury Paper Wind has submitted a proposal to the province to construct a 29-turbine wind farm.

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Michigan legislature approves $200 million for Billerud paper mill
Michigan legislature approves $200 million for Billerud paper mill

The roughly $200 million in state tax dollars earmarked for the Escanaba Mill will supplement a $1.06 billion investment by Swedish parent company Billerud to expand paper product production at the mill. The project would help the mill retain nearly 1,200 jobs at the 2,000-acre site in Wells and Escanaba townships in Delta County.

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Norske Skog Skogn investing NOK 180 million
Norske Skog Skogn investing NOK 180 million

Norske Skog Skogn will invest around NOK 180 million, after NOK 40-50 million in grant funding from the NOx fund, in a new thermomechanical production line (TMP) that will replace expensive recycled paper with fresh fibre. The new TMP line will reduce variable costs, significantly reduce NOx and fossil CO2 emissions, and reduce landfilled waste. Start-up is expected in the first half of 2024.

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Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process
Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planing mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2023. Concerning the Anjala paper site in Finland, Stora Enso has decided to discontinue the divestment process.

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Smurfit Kappa invests €6 million in solar panels at Spanish mill
Smurfit Kappa invests €6 million in solar panels at Spanish mill

Smurfit Kappa has announced a €6 million investment at its Sanguesa paper mill in Spain, which will see the construction and installation of up to 12,000 solar panels on land adjacent to the mill. The solar panels will reduce CO2 emissions by over 3200 tonnes annually and provide significant cost savings.

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Canfor shuts down operations in Chetwynd and Houston, B.C., cutting about 400 jobs
Canfor shuts down operations in Chetwynd and Houston, B.C., cutting about 400 jobs

Canfor has announced the permanent closure of its Chetwynd, B.C. operations, as well as a temporary closure of its Houston sawmill, creating further challenges for forestry industry workers.

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U.S. to raise tariffs for Canada's two largest lumber companies as trade fight persists
U.S. to raise tariffs for Canada's two largest lumber companies as trade fight persists

West Fraser has to pay a new duty rate of 9.38 percent compared to its current tariff of 8.25 per cent. Canfor will see growth for Canadian softwood sold in the United States to 7.29 percent, compared to the current 5.87 percent.

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Boise Cascade plans new door shop facility in Kansas City
Boise Cascade plans new door shop facility in Kansas City

Our Building Materials Distribution (BMD) division announced the planned addition of our 10th door shop. Located in Kansas City, this new 150,000 sq. ft. millwork facility is expected to begin production in June 2023.

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3M cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs globally
3M cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs globally

3M, maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics, is cutting about 2,500 manufacturing jobs worldwide as it looks to align itself with adjusted production volumes.

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International Paper Company to Sell Stake in Ilim Joint Venture
International Paper Company to Sell Stake in Ilim Joint Venture

International Paper Company announced that it entered into an agreement to sell its 50% interest in Ilim SA to its joint venture partners for $484M. The company noted that the sale is subject to regulatory approvals in Russia.

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Multi-Color Corp. will close its Menomonee Falls facility
Multi-Color Corp. will close its Menomonee Falls facility

Multi-Color Corp. said it will close its Menomonee Falls plant and terminate the 29 employees at the facility. An exact date for the closing hasn't been determined but Multi-Color expects it to happen in April, according to a letter the company sent to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

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Georgia-Pacific gives update on injured worker at Pineland, Texas facility
Georgia-Pacific gives update on injured worker at Pineland, Texas facility

Georgia-Pacific has given an update on a worker who was critically injured in a Thursday morning incident at the company's Pineland facility.

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Tolko announces shutdown at Soda Creek, Armstrong Lumber divisions will continue
Tolko announces shutdown at Soda Creek, Armstrong Lumber divisions will continue

Late last month, the company stated it would conduct a holiday shutdown through the month of January, but the work stoppage will now carry over through the entire month of February.

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$50M in upgrades announced at Paper Excellence Vancouver Island mill, 100-plus employees to be brought back
$50M in upgrades announced at Paper Excellence Vancouver Island mill, 100-plus employees to be brought back

The $50 million in upgrades include restarting the mill's C2 paper machine, which will now produce new water-resistant paper grades that are intended to replace single-use plastic products.

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International Paper Formally Announces Plans To Invest $103 Million in Cedar River Mill
International Paper Formally Announces Plans To Invest $103 Million in Cedar River Mill

International Paper has announced formal plans to invest approximately $103 million to build and operate two natural gas power boilers to generate steam for its Containerboard Mill in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Construction is set to begin in the second quarter of this year and be fully operational by the end of 2025.

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Canfor closure in Prince George a sign of neglected forestry policy, says Unifor
Canfor closure in Prince George a sign of neglected forestry policy, says Unifor

The permanent closure of the pulp line at Canfor's Prince George mill was preventable, says Unifor.

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Fire at Quad facility
Fire at Quad facility

The Waukee Fire Department confirmed the fire originated in the bailing room of the building.

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Agency: Graphic Packaging Macon, Ga. facility problems caused 100 million-gallon spills into Ocmulgee River
Agency: Graphic Packaging Macon, Ga. facility problems caused 100 million-gallon spills into Ocmulgee River

The "major spill" started on Dec. 27 and is still continuing.

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