Latest Paper manufacturing News

Paper company indefinitely idles 160-employee Georgia mill

Nov. 16, 2019 12:52 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Canadian paper company says a Georgia newsprint mill will be indefinitely idled, meaning 160 employees won’t return to work. Resolute Forest Products said Thursday that it won’t restart operations in Augusta, where it temporarily closed its mill in October because of...

Paper mill reopens, 120 employees hired

Nov. 5, 2019 8:30 AM EST

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — A 130-year-old paper mill in West Linn is back open, two years after its abrupt closure. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the newly formed Willamette Falls Paper Co. restarted two months ago and is now trying out new classes of paper made from pulp and agricultural waste instead of...

Timber investment firm to sell off $3K in acreage

Nov. 4, 2019 1:22 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A timber investment firm is selling more than 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares) along the Columbia River that has been used to grow poplar trees, a newspaper reported Monday. Greenwood Resources had used the land to grow poplar trees for the U.S. paper industry, but experts say stiff...

Air permit approved for Chinese paper mill in Arkansas

Sep. 23, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas environmental officials have approved an air permit for a Chinese company's $1.8 billion paper mill that has been delayed by President Donald Trump's trade dispute with China. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality on Monday approved the permit for Sun Paper's...