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 Interfor invests $30 million in expanding sawmill in Perry, Georgia
Interfor invests $30 million in expanding sawmill in Perry, Georgia

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Interfor, a forest products company and the largest lumber producer in the state, will invest $30 million in expanding their sawmill operations in Perry.

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Sonoco Announces $150 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase
Sonoco Announces $150 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase

Sonoco announced an agreement to repurchase $150 million of its outstanding common shares in an accelerated share repurchase ("ASR") transaction with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., using available cash on hand.

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Hankins Timbers expansion creating 43 jobs in Grenada County, Mississippi
Hankins Timbers expansion creating 43 jobs in Grenada County, Mississippi

Company executives, Gov. Tate Reeves and Grenada County officials announced the $12.9 million investment.

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 Paper Excellence to buy Domtar Corp in $3 billion deal
Paper Excellence to buy Domtar Corp in $3 billion deal

Canadian paper and packaging company Paper Excellence will buy U.S rival Domtar Corp in an all-cash deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said on Tuesday.

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DS Smith Invests $140 Million in Research, Development to Create Stronger Packaging to Protect Home Deliveries, Reduce Waste
DS Smith Invests $140 Million in Research, Development to Create Stronger Packaging to Protect Home Deliveries, Reduce Waste

Sustainable packaging leader DS Smith, bolstering its commitment to accelerate its work in the circular economy, announced today a $140 million investment in research and development, including developing new materials to replace plastics and a testing program to strengthen corrugated cardboard and reduce G-force shock in home delivery packaging.

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Council approves tax break, forgivable loan for Duluth, Minnesota paper mill
Council approves tax break, forgivable loan for Duluth, Minnesota paper mill

Local aid helps close the funding gap as ST Paper negotiates to purchase Verso Corp.'s Duluth mill and convert it to tissue production.

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West Fraser Timber Co. plans to invest $150 million to expand capacity at five of its lumber mills in the U.S. South
West Fraser Timber Co. plans to invest $150 million to expand capacity at five of its lumber mills in the U.S. South

West Fraser plans to invest roughly US$150 million at five of its U.S. South lumber mills under its strategic capital program. Already, it's increasing the number of working shifts at mills where possible, the company said.

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Interfor announces $35-million project for Castlegar, BC
Interfor announces $35-million project for Castlegar, BC

Interfor is announcing a $35-million improvement project in its Castlegar facility, according to vice-president of western operations Andrew Horahan.

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Lawmakers author bill to assist with Verso Wisconsin Rapids mill  sale; association works toward purchase of mill
Lawmakers author bill to assist with Verso Wisconsin Rapids mill sale; association works toward purchase of mill

The Verso mill was the largest employer in Wisconsin Rapids, with 905 employees, until June 2020 when the mill closed.

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Drax begins construction the first of three new pellet plants in Arkansas
Drax begins construction the first of three new pellet plants in Arkansas

Drax Group will begin constructing the first of three new "satellite" pellet plants in Arkansas. The plants are together expected to produce around 120,000 metric tons of sustainable biomass pellets a year from sawmill residues, supporting the renewable energy company's plans to increase self-supply to its power station in the UK.

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Regulators order New-Indy mill to stop stinking up the joint after 17,000 complaints
Regulators order New-Indy mill to stop stinking up the joint after 17,000 complaints

South Carolina environmental officials are demanding that te New-Indy mill in Catawba lower gas emissions that are making the area smell like rotten eggs.

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DS Smith Doubles R&D Spend as it Accelerates its Circular Economy Strategy
DS Smith Doubles R&D Spend as it Accelerates its Circular Economy Strategy

DS Smith, the FTSE 100 sustainable packaging company, today announced a £100m R&D and innovation package to accelerate its work in the Circular Economy. The new investment over five years includes the creation of a new breakthrough technologies hub in the UK, new materials development to replace plastics and a pilot to gauge G-force shock in home delivery packaging.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands its glass fiber tissue business through a major investment in North America
Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands its glass fiber tissue business through a major investment in North America

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest EUR 58 million in a new glass fiber tissue production line in the U.S. to support the flooring industry in North America. The investment will further strengthen the company's position as a leading global supplier of high performance materials. The new line will produce a full range of glass fiber tissue nonwovens with a main focus on Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Vinyl sheet materials. Customer deliveries from the new line are expected to start in mid-2023.

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Clearwater Paper to pull back on production
Clearwater Paper to pull back on production

With stores, consumers well-stocked on toilet paper, company plans a temporary pause.

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Council to consider tax abatement, forgivable loan to help restart Duluth, Minnesota paper mill
Council to consider tax abatement, forgivable loan to help restart Duluth, Minnesota paper mill

Following a proposed conversion, ST Paper expects to employ at least 80 people at the Duluth mill.

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Clearwater Paper sues Valmet
Clearwater Paper sues Valmet

Clearwater Paper has filed a civil case in Nez Perce County District Court against Valmet, a company that sold it some equipment used in a $160 million upgrade at the company's Lewiston operations.

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Plan to restart idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia to be redrafted, company says
Plan to restart idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia to be redrafted, company says

Northern Pulp issued a statement Wednesday saying the company is instead drafting a new plan that calls for an overhaul of the mill near Pictou, N.S., and a more advanced treatment facility.

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OSHA declines to issue fine in connection to Pixelle Jay mill explosion
OSHA declines to issue fine in connection to Pixelle Jay mill explosion

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued Pixelle Specialty Solutions a hazard alert letter on Jan. 5 but did not fine the company in relation to a digester explosion on April 2020 because no OSHA standard applies.

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Demolition of Menasha's Whiting Paper Mill has begun due to safety concerns
Demolition of Menasha's Whiting Paper Mill has begun due to safety concerns

On Tuesday sections of the historic Whiting Paper Mill building in Menasha started to be demolished. But city leaders say the potential changes coming to the lakefront property could benefit the community.

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Twin Rivers: Maintenance Project Concludes Successfully; Green Power Flowing Again
Twin Rivers: Maintenance Project Concludes Successfully; Green Power Flowing Again

Twin Rivers Paper Company's Edmundston pulp mill recently completed a biomass cogeneration unit maintenance shutdown; a project which began in the middle of April. In planning for more than a year, the project was designed to maintain and refurbish the co-generation unit to ensure green power continues to flow to the grid uninterrupted.

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Paper Excellence Response to Environmental Penalties Levied at Skookumchuck Pulp
Paper Excellence Response to Environmental Penalties Levied at Skookumchuck Pulp

Skookumchuck Pulp has recently received three different administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) from the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy for non-compliance events that occurred between 2017 and 2020. Skookumchuck Pulp's performance has not changed significantly over the last two years; however, all the AMPs the mill has received in its 53-year history have occurred in the last two years.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Expands Cellulose Technology Platform through its Strategic Investment in Anomera
Rayonier Advanced Materials Expands Cellulose Technology Platform through its Strategic Investment in Anomera

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced a strategic investment in Anomera Inc. Anomera produces the highest quality Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) in the world under the brand names DextraCel™, ChromaPur™ and ChromAllur™.

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Paper machine starts rolling in Powell River, B.C.
Paper machine starts rolling in Powell River, B.C.

General manager Krista Cuddy said the mill started making saleable paper at 12:15 pm on May 1.

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Domtar unlikely to see higher offer than Paper Excellence, analyst says
Domtar unlikely to see higher offer than Paper Excellence, analyst says

Domtar is unlikely to see a higher bid than the mid $50s/share that Paper Excellence is reported to have bid, according to KeyBanc.

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Jay paper mill owners file lawsuit against Florida company connected to 2020 explosion
Jay paper mill owners file lawsuit against Florida company connected to 2020 explosion

Pixelle Specialty Solutions and related companies claim that on April 15, 2020 a digester ruptured at the Androscoggin Mill as a result of failed welds, holding Trico Mechanical Contractors, Inc. responsible.

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