Antidumping petitions have been filed against imports of certain paper from China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia.
Four paper companies that received well over $1 million in dubious black-liquor subsidies from the U.S. and Canadian governments are suing to stop "unfair" competition from foreign competitors.
Domtar, Packaging Corp. of America, Finch Paper, and P.H. Glatfelter joined with the United Steelworkers union Wednesday to announce they had filed "antidumping petitions against unfairly priced imports" of uncoated freesheet paper from China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal, and Australia.
Part of their justification for seeking levies on certain paper imports is that China and Indonesia unfairly subsidized their paper companies’ exports.
Four U.S. paper manufacturers, Domtar Corp., Packaging Corp. of America, Finch Paper, and P.H. Glatfelter Co., and the United Steelworkers, have filed antidumping petitions against unfairly priced imports of certain types of uncoated paper in sheets from China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia, and countervailing duty petitions against subsidized imports from China and Indonesia with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Domtar Corp.'s board of directors has approved a $160 million capital project to convert a paper machine at the Ashdown, AR, mill to a high-quality fluff pulp line used in absorbent applications. The planned conversion is expected to come online by the third quarter 2016 and will allow for the production of up to 516,000 metric tons of fluff pulp per year once the machine is in full operation
Domtar Corp. is praising the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's position that carbon dioxide emissions from sustainably-managed sources of biomass should be considered "neutral" when accounting for greenhouse gas emissions. "Just because a resource is renewable does not automatically make it sustainable, and this memorandum helps make that important point," said David Struhs, Domtar's vice president, corporate communications and sustainability.
Recognized as a leader in sustainability efforts at the American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) annual meeting last week, Domtar Corp. took home two awards. The Innovation in Sustainability Award was given for its BioChoice Lignin; and its Barge Unloading and Conveyor Project received a Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reductions.
CHICAGO—More than 200 attendees turned out Monday night for the annual Gold Ink Awards & Printing Industry Hall of Fame Gala, held in the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Regency Ballroom during GRAPH EXPO 14 and CPP EXPO. The 2014 event was co-sponsored by Konica Minolta, Canon USA, Fujifilm and Domtar, and hosted by Printing Impressions magazine.
Domtar Corp. has sold its five millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified EarthChoice uncoated fine paper, a first for the North American market. The milestone solidifies the company's position as a longstanding industry leader in responsible fiber sourcing and sustainable practices.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ June 2014 edition, featuring Hohner Maschinenbau GmbH and Ernst Nagel GmbH Stuttgart, HS Boyd Co., GammTech Corp., Domtar Corp., Mac Papers, GPA
Authorities say one person is dead and another person injured after an incident at a paper mill outside of Plymouth, NC.
Lt. Drew Robinson of the Martin County Sheriff's Office said the incident involved the release of hydraulic fluid that was under pressure. It happened at the Domtar plant near U.S. 64 around noon Monday.