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International Paper to Sell Its India-Based Paper Business
June 4, 2019 at 6:41 pm

International Paper (IP) has entered into an agreement with West Coast Paper Mills Limited to sell its controlling interest in International Paper APPM Limited, an India-based paper business. International Paper currently owns approximately 30 million...

Australian Currency Typo Results in $1.6B U.S. Dollars Gaffe
May 14, 2019 at 4:50 pm

Australians have developed an inescapable reputation for giving us interesting words and utterances. After a currency miscue by the Reserve Bank of Australia, natives will have considerable cause to bellow “Crikey!” Owing to a news station caller’s discovery, the finance authority is dealing with the circulation of 46 million...

The Paper Chase: Printers Struggle to Cope With a Tight Market for Printing Papers
March 19, 2019 at 6:28 pm

Where did all the paper go? If there are such things as existential questions for the printing industry, this surely is one of them. Printers aren’t agonizing over it now, and realistically, probably never will. But, the current tightness of the market for the kinds of paper that commercial and...

Georgia-Pacific to Exit Printing and Writing Papers Business
January 15, 2019 at 4:19 pm

Georgia-Pacific is exiting the communication papers business following an assessment of its long-term competitive position in a declining market. As a result, the company will permanently shut down the communication papers machines, related converting assets, as well as the woodyard, pulp mill and a significant portion...

Glatfelter to Acquire Georgia-Pacific’s European Nonwovens Business for $185M
June 26, 2018 at 6:01 pm

The proposed transaction includes Georgia-Pacific’s operations located in Steinfurt, Germany, along with sales offices located in France and Italy. The Steinfurt facility produces high-quality airlaid products for the table-top, wipes, hygiene, food pad and other nonwoven materials markets...

Glatfelter May Sell Specialty Papers Division in Spring Grove
February 20, 2018 at 7:27 pm

Glatfelter's earnings report said Specialty Papers’ net sales decreased $14.1 million, or 6.9 percent. Turbulent market conditions, coupled with operating inefficiencies, led to lower profitability, according to Glatfelter Chairman and CEO Dante C. Parrini...

100 North American Companies Remove 'Go Paperless – Go Green' Claims
February 13, 2018 at 7:02 pm

Two Sides North America recently confirmed that more than 100 leading North American companies have removed or changed inaccurate anti-paper claims as a result of the group’s efforts. The list includes many of the Fortune 500 companies in the financial, telecom, utilities and insurance sectors who have engaged with Two Sides and modified their marketing messages...

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices of Offset Inks, Coatings and Consumables
January 16, 2018 at 9:26 pm

Due to recent price increases of a variety of raw materials, including carbon black, oil and pigments, Sun Chemical will increase prices on its offset inks, coatings and consumables across North America, effective Feb. 15, 2018. Prices will vary depending on the product line, but in general most prices will go up by a...