Consumables-Paper - Offset
Due to COVID-19 business conditions, Domtar will temporarily idle the operations of its Hawesville, Ky., mill and temporarily lay off 400 of the mill's employees. The shutdown will reduce Domtar’s uncoated freesheet paper production capacity by 83,000 short tons.
Domtar will temporarily idle operations at two mills for three months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary shoutdown will reduce Domtar’s uncoated freesheet paper production capacity by 144,000 short tons.
According to American Forest & Paper Association, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 8% in January compared to January 2019. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 3% when compared to December 2019.
The combined businesses will operate under the Lindenmeyr Munroe name and will continue to serve customers throughout Minnesota and the surrounding states.
Domtar will permanently shut down two of its paper machines, located in Ashdown, Ark., and Port Huron, Mich., reducing the company’s annual uncoated freesheet paper capacity — and its workforce.
Founded in 1819, Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. is proud to be celebrating 200 years of American papermaking in 2019. Monadnock has survived and thrived through significant changes in the paper business.
According to the May 2019 Printing-Writing Monthly report from AF&PA, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 11% in May compared to May 2018. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers declined 8% in May compared to the same month last year.
Overseen by Two Sides North America, the KMP North America campaign will focus on educating and challenging corporations that are removing consumer choice and charging fees for paper.