Consumables-Paper - Offset
Sappi signed an agreement to acquire the Matane high yield hardwood pulp mill. The deal is expected to be completed during Q4 of 2019.
Kallima box is a 3-ply FBB grade manufactured in North America. It is coated one side and is available in 14 pt, 16 pt, and 18 pt.
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 17% in June compared to June 2018. U.S. purchases declined 11% in June vs. June 2018.
It is closing the paper machine 10 in Plattling, Germany, to reduce its coated mechanical paper capacity by approximately 155,000 tons.
The American Forest & Paper Association has released its May 2019 Printing-Writing Monthly report. Total paper shipments decreased 11%.
Former Weyerhaeuser exec Heidi Brock is succeeding Donna Harman, who retired after 12 years serving as AF&PA’s president and CEO.
Calculating for roll paper is not easy. Figuring out amount and cost takes time. Luckily, there’s now a free app for that.
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 7% compared to February 2018, but inventory levels increased 1% from January 2019.
Paper manufacturers are shifting to more profitable substrates, such as paperboard and packaging grades, to replace printing grades.