Consumables-Paper - Offset

Sappi to Rebuild Paper Machine in Maine
November 16, 2022 at 12:59 pm

Sappi will convert Paper Machine No. 2 at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, to increase its capacity. But what paper products will it produce?

Mohawk Partners With Italian Paper Maker
September 23, 2022 at 11:56 am

Italian paper manufacturer Fedrigoni has entered into a manufacturing partnership with Mohawk that could result in Fedrigoni taking over the Cohoes, New York-based paper maker.

Strike Ends at UPM Paper Mills in Finland
April 27, 2022 at 9:25 am

The Paperworkers' Union strike at UPM mills in Finland, which began January 1, 2022, will end immediately and employees will return to work.

Stora Enso to Divest Four Paper Manufacturing Sites
April 1, 2022 at 10:31 am

The divestment intent is aligned with the group’s strategy to focus on long-term growth potential for its renewable products in packaging, building solutions, and biomaterials innovations.

The Target Report: Printing Papers Get Squeezed Out
March 9, 2022 at 11:51 am

The supply and demand curves have crossed, and the paper mills are in charge. While labor strikes and supply chain disruptions have shifted pricing leverage to the mills, one trend not likely to reverse is the conversion of papermaking machines from printing paper grades to packaging grades.

Addressing the Challenges in the Paper Supply Chain
March 1, 2022 at 5:43 pm

In a recent webinar, I.T. Strategies' Marco Boer and Midland Specialty Paper & Film's Mike Ratcliff discussed the state of the paper supply chain and how to face the problem head on.

The Existential Threat of a U.S. Paper Shortage
February 25, 2022 at 9:53 am

The Finnish Paperworkers’ Union issued a new strike, which shut down Finland’s ports and brought paper production and transport to a complete standstill. As an agreement is yet to be settled, industries are at further risk of severe disruptions to their supply chains.

Verso to be Acquired by BillerudKorsnäs
December 22, 2021 at 9:34 am

BillerudKorsnäs entered into a merger agreement to acquire Verso Corporation for a purchase price of approximately $825 million in cash. The acquisition is part of BillerudKorsnäs' strategy to drive profitable growth in paperboard and its ambition to expand into North America.

Gloomy Paper Forecast: Availability, Pricing Remain Concerns
October 5, 2021 at 3:14 pm

Though improvements to the current paper supply and delivery challenges are likely in 2022, that isn’t the same as a return to pre-COVID-19 business practices. It may be nearly impossible for printers looking to enter new markets to obtain paper inventory.