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Georgia-Pacific concludes 2023 with approximately $2 billion in capital improvements

Georgia-Pacific reinvested approximately $2 billion back into its business and operations in 2023. These capital improvement projects include launching and completing new facilities and enhancing existing operations. Each investment helps Georgia-Pacific better serve customers, and increase productivity and efficiency, while also creating greater economic opportunities for each facility’s local economy. Georgia-Pacific made several investments large […]

Mexico’s tissue paper exports skyrocket to $8.4M with 53% surge

In August 2023, the amount of toilet or facial tissue stock, towel and similar paper exported from Mexico soared to 6K tons, surging by 57% compared with the previous month. Over the period under review, exports, however, saw a deep slump. In value terms, tissue paper exports skyrocketed to $8.4M (IndexBox estimates) in August 2023. […]

Pulp & Beyond 2024

Pulp & Beyond is the leading forum bringing together the latest forest-based bioeconomy innovations, products, services and technologies as well as key people throughout the ecosystem. The traditional PulPaper event has been fully redesigned. The next generation for PulPaper, Pulp & Beyond 2024 is the leading forum bringing together the latest forest-based bioeconomy innovations, products, […]

New managing director at Visutech

Visutech Digital AB announces that its founder and CEO, Jan-Olof Jungersten, will be passing the Managing Director role to Johan Lidström. This strategic change marks a new era for the company while building on a solid foundation of experience and success. Jan-Olof Jungersten founded Visutech in 1988 and has since been instrumental in the company’s […]

Why printed receipts still matter

Printed receipts are important for consumers and retailers alike. Here’s why. Holiday spending is expected to increase as much as 4 percent this year. That may not sound like much, but Americans are on track to spend a record $960 billion celebrating the December holidays. For retailers and consumers alike, printed receipts can help make […]

Drenik has chosen Pulsar Engineering to build a new plant in Belgrade

Investing in cutting-edge technology for enhanced efficiency and quality. This was the idea behind the ambitious new plant project of Drenik ND, a leading Balkan company for the production of toilet paper and kitchen towels under the Perfex Cotton, Deluxe, and Pure brands in the fast-growing market of Southeast Europe. With a bold, future-oriented vision and […]

US printing-writing paper shipments down 15 percent in October 2023

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published the October 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 15% in October compared to October 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 30% in September compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when […]

Supremex reports 2.8% revenue increase in Q3

Supremex Inc. , a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper based packaging solutions, recently announced its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2023. Total revenue increased by 2.8% to $69.8 million, from $67.9 million in the third quarter of 2022. Envelope segment revenue up 0.4% […]

WestRock Co (WRK) Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results

WestRock Co (NYSE:WRK) announces a net income of $110 million for Q4, with adjusted net income at $210 million. Net sales reached $5.0 billion in Q4, despite a 7.7% decline from the previous year. Full-year 2023 net loss reported at $1.6 billion, with adjusted net income of $778 million and consolidated adjusted EBITDA of $3.0 […]

VTT finds unprecedented extensible limits for formable cellulose-based food packaging to replace single-use plastic

Enabled by foam forming technology, VTT’s formable cellulose-based webs with 30% extensibility were used to make rigid packages using an industrial product packaging line. This opens up the manufacturing of a wide range of sustainable packaging solutions. In a pilot-scale study to find alternative raw materials for rigid plastic packages, VTT Technical Research Centre of […]