Domtar Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sun Life to purchase group annuity buy-out contracts and to transfer approximately CDN $360 million (US $271 million) in obligations and related assets from its defined benefit pension plans in Ontario, Canada.
Cascades is launching an innovative container for fresh food packaging on the North American market: a cardboard tray certified1 according to Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standards, made from 100% recycled fibres, mainly from post-consumer sources, and which is fully recyclable.
Influence® is designed to perform on web offset or rotogravure printing presses, is available in a variety of basis weights and finishes, and offered with chain-of-custody certification and recycled content.
American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement of their final ambient air policy under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program.
This permit paves the way for 85 full-time jobs and an estimated 180 additional jobs in logging, transportation, and local services, as well as the creation of 300-400 jobs during construction of the plant.
The new partnership specifically involves technology exchange between ITP and Asia Symbol on a regular basis, and ITP's adding into Asia Symbol's supply chain traceability system to make sure products' quality and environmental requirements.
Stora Enso, along with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the forest fiber and paper industry, are joining forces with companies across the value chain to drive the recycling of fiber-based packaging and collaboration in circular design and materials to enable positive change in circular economy.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has agreed to sell its glass fiber reinforcement business in Mikkeli, Finland, to Vitrulan Composites Oy, a fully owned subsidiary of Vitrulan Group and part of the family-owned industrial holding ADCURAM Group.
Sappi Limited announced that its three dissolving wood pulp (DWP) production facilities namely Cloquet, Ngodwana and Saiccor Mills have completed the Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) self-assessment via the Sustainable Apparel Coalition's (SAC) online portal.