PAPTAC presented the Mill Manager of the Year award to Domtar’s Jim Blight during the annual PaperWeek Canada conference in Montreal in February. Blight is general manager of the Domtar mill in Dryden, Ont. The award recognizes...
Nearly half the world’s population now uses mobile communications, according to a new report, The Mobile Economy 2013, developed by the mobile industry group GSMA and A.T. Kearney. The number of mobile subscribers in 2012 was 3.2 billion...
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013--
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced that Eric M.
Leeds, IRO, will present at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 20, 2013, at
the Gabelli & Company’s Specialty Chemicals Conference in New York.
Institutional investors who would like a meeting with management should
contact their Gabelli representative or Priscilla Silva of Avery
Dennison at (626) 304-2165.
About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and
packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and
technologies are an integr...
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2013--
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) today filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission its annual report on Form 10-K for
the year ended Dec. 31, 2012. The report is available to all investors
without charge by visiting the company’s website at www.plumcreek.com.
In addition, hard copies of the report (without exhibits) are available
to investors without charge by sending a request to:
999 Third Avenue, Suite 4300
Catalyst Paper has agreed to sell its approximately 50% interest in Powell River Energy Inc. and Powell River Energy Limited Partnership, but will continue to receive energy from the company to power its Powell River mill.
Lignol has secured a commercial supply agreement to supply lignin to a market leader in the sustainable thermoplastics industry.
Fortress Paper Ltd. has announced the appointment of Yvon Pelletier as president of its dissolving pulp business, effective February 25, 2013. Pelletier has more than 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry. Prior to joining the...
Tembec announced the departure of Yvon Pelletier, executive vice-president, specialty cellulose and chemical group, and appointed Christian Ribeyrolle as executive vice-president, specialty cellulose.
Effective February 14, 2013, the Board of Directors of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) declared a dividend of $0.17 per share on the common stock of the corporation payable March 15, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 1,...(Read More
Many aspects of the pulp and paper industry were represented at the PaperWeek Canada event in Montreal in early February. The conference attracted researchers, operational personnel, managers and executives, while the two-day job fair drew...
A series of awards were presented to individuals and companies that have contributed to the advancement of the pulp and paper industry by PAPTAC during PaperWeek Canada. Two award ceremonies bracketed the PaperWeek events. Awards honor ing the...
TheGreenestWorkforce.ca, a resource tool that provides information on the dynamic direction of the forest products industry and career opportunities on offer across the country, was launched during PaperWeek Canada in Montreal....
Cascades has announced that Xerium Technologies is the winner of the company’s Sustainable Supplier Award. Created by the company's corporate procurement department, the award enables Cascades to publicly acknowledge the efforts of its...
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2013--
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE:PCL) today announced that Tom
Lindquist, 52, executive vice president and chief operating officer, has
been named president of the company. In this role, Lindquist will be
responsible for the day-to-day operations and public policy activities
of the company. He will continue to serve as chief operating officer.
Rick Holley, 60, Plum Creek’s president and chief executive officer
since 1994, will continue to serve as chief executive officer.
“During Tom’s tenure at Plum Creek, he has made valuable contributions
to the operational perf...
PaperWeek Canada, the annual industry conference and trade show in Montreal, is drawing representatives from all segments of the industry. Mill staff, managers, suppliers, researchers, students and job seekers have turned out for the week of...
FPInnovations and Natural Resources Canada's CanmetENERGY have signed a memorandum of understanding which will formalize the collaborative efforts of the research teams from both organizations after years of informal cooperation.
As part of a strategy to focus its business, Tembec is seeking a buyer for its Skookumchuck northern bleached softwood kraft mill in Cranbrook, B.C. Tembec president and CEO James Lopez says Skookumchuck is “a good NBSK mill, with a good...
Jean Jobin is being promoted to the position of chief operating officer of the Cascades Inc. Tissue Group.
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2013--
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) today announced a quarterly
cash dividend of $0.42 per share. The dividend is payable on March 1,
2013, to shareholders of record as of Feb. 15, 2013. Plum Creek’s
dividend is expected to be characterized as long-term capital gain
income primarily because the income generated by the sale of Plum
Creek’s timber is considered long-term capital gain. As such, Plum
Creek’s dividend is expected to be taxed at a maximum rate of 20 percent
for most U.S. taxpayers.
Plum Creek is one of the largest landowners in the nation and the most
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013--
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL), and The Rockefeller Group,
the global real estate investment and development company, today
announced a memorandum of understanding to evaluate and pursue joint
venture development projects on 4,722 acres of land in the southeastern
United States owned by Plum Creek.
The initial agreement covers two large tracts of land, including
approximately 2,600 acres in Columbia County, Fla., near the
municipality of Lake City, as well as approximately 2,122 acres in
Laurens County, Ga., near the municipality of Dublin. The companies have