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January 14, 2022


Fluff Pulp

RBC Capital Global Pulp Primer examines industry fundamentals in detail, including supply-demand outlook for market pulp, analysis of demand drivers for more specialized types of pulp, and historical profitability and valuation of pulp companies
RBC Capital Markets LLC (01/13)

Strategy snapshot: IP to transform its businesses by simplifying, streamlining operations, anticipating earnings improvement of US$350M-US$430M by 2024; company to maximize capacity at packaging facilities, cut fluff pulp production costs, modify prices
Industry Intelligence Inc. (01/13)

Dissolving Pulp

Sappi reports positive results for self-assessment of Higg Facility Social and Labor Module at its dissolving pulp mills in Ngodwana and Saiccor, South Africa; company looks forward to official audit verification in 2023 for making its Verve brand fiber
Engineering News (01/13)

Paper Pulp

Ence closes sales agreements for 1.1 million tons of pulp for 2022, exceeding 20% of total cellulose sales committed; sales mainly destined for European market, improving company's position in key growth segments such as tissue, specialties, packaging
ENCE Energia y Celulosa SA (01/13)

Cellulose/Specialty Cellulose

Cellulose Fibres Conference in Cologne, Feb. 2-3, to showcase innovations from hygiene, textiles, nonwovens, carbon fiber alternatives; cellulose made of orange and wood pulp among products shortlisted for Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year award
nova-Institut GmbH (01/13)

Ashland to increase production capacity for Benecel cellulose ethers by more than 50% by 2023 at its facility in Doel, Belgium; Benecel supports demand for products sold to pharmaceuticals, nutrition and performance specialty applications
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (01/13)

Rayonier Advanced Materials achieves ISCC Plus recognition at its cellulose facility in Fernandina Beach, Florida; certification allows customers to procure facility's high purity cellulose to address sustainability requirements in their end markets
Business Wire (01/13)


Uncoated Freesheet (UCFS)

US International Trade Commission determines that revoking existing antidumping duty orders on uncoated paper imports from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Portugal would likely lead to recurrence of material injury; existing orders to remain in place
U.S. Fed News (01/13)

Labels, Tags & Pressure-Sensitives

Responsible Flushing Alliance announces National Assn. of Clean Water Agencies as newest advisory member and launches 2022 #FlushSmart campaign in California; program follows state's new law for proper 'Do Not Flush' labeling for most disposable wipes
Business Wire (01/13)

Large retailers are testing high-tech RFID tags on their products to help combat supply chain issues that have made it difficult to track inventory; RFID sales have doubled in past four years as costs have come down, says Zebra CTO Tom Bianculli
Forbes (01/13)

Konica Minolta unveils upgrade to its AccurioPro Flux software to enhance workflow automation, provide new label business opportunities for customers; Version 9 benefits all three modules in software's suite of digital solutions for professional printing
Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. (01/13)

Recovered Paper

RBC highlights paper products news for the week (Jan. 9): North American OCC prices down US$5-US$10/ton to begin 2022; omicron impacting containerboard supply, but no large volume declines reported; Green Bay Packaging building 'super plant' in Fort Worth
RBC Capital Markets LLC (01/13)

PreZero’s OutNature to manufacture silphie paper grades at Pfleiderer Spezialpapiere’s mill in Teisnach, Germany, starting in January; silphie paper to be made in basis weights of 35 g/m2 to 120 g/m2, and can be blended with primary, recovered fibers
Industry Intelligence Inc. (01/13)

Graz University of Technology researchers determine that paperboard can be recovered more than 25 times with little loss of integrity; Pro Carton CEO says study debunks myth that fiber packaging material can only be recycled four to seven times
CE Noticias Financieras (01/13)

 Paper Packaging

Corrugated Packaging

GP acquires property in Centralia, Washington, with the intent to expand its corrugated packaging operations in the Pacific Northwest; once expansion plans are solidified, it is expected a new facility would create about 85 new jobs
Georgia-Pacific LLC (01/13)

Shipping Boxes

Executive Perspective: Amazon official offers update on Frustration-Free Packaging program, including new reversible, inside-printed boxes; customers can reverse boxes into a retail print, a gift wrap print or a print that accessorizes the product
Packaging Digest (01/13)

Paper Packaging

UK Dairy Freshways announces it will introduce its first ever fresh milk carton in response to increasing concerns and regulations around plastic; company will launch Elopak’s Pure-Pak cartons for its Love Milk range in early 2022
Elopak AS (01/13)

UK-based Premier Foods removes 40 tonnes of packaging for its Bisto Gravy by using Sonoco’s fully recyclable paperboard drum; the new packaging is 8mm smaller than the previous edition, provides shoppers with an additional 20g of gravy granules
Contify Retail News (01/13)

 Tissue Products


Euromonitor: Pandemic has led to launch of all-purpose cleaning wipes in Brazil; while product could gain momentum amid elevated importance of hygiene, pricing and lack of awareness among Brazilian consumers remain biggest barriers to broader adoption
Euromonitor International Ltd. (01/13)

Ukraine's Biosphere orders neXline spunlace line from Andritz to double its current production capacity, dedicated to household, medical and hygiene fabrics such as wipes; start-up scheduled in two stages, reaching full production capacity in early 2023
Andritz AG (01/13)

Hygiene & Tissue Products

Executive Perspective: K-C SVP and chief supply chain officer says digital strategies aid supply-chain resilience by enhancing visibility of emerging risks; K-C working on digital manufacturing, logistics and planning systems to become more data-driven
McKinsey & Co. Inc. (01/13)

Ontex submits climate targets to the Science-Based Target Initiative; targets include achieving carbon-neutral operations by 2030, 50% reduction in scope 1-2 emissions by 2030 from 2018 and 25% emissions reduction in global value chain compared to 2020
Ontex Group NV (01/13)

Private label absorbent products trending toward innovative, premium items that rival or surpass consumer brands; absorbent products specialists serving private label brands continue innovating with superabsorbent designs, plant-based materials, skin care
Nonwovens Industry (01/13)



Belgium-based Publi-FDM installs Agfa Avinci CX3200 large format sublimation printer that can print directly on fabric or transfer paper; Publi-FDM produces banners, billboards, real estate signs, site banners, site signs, illuminated advertising
Large Format Review (01/13)


Neenah Filtration will present at Filtech Show in Cologne, Germany, March 8-10; products include new NeenahPure series for HVAC, air purification/pollution, industrial filtration portfolio for liquid and air, GESSNER Automotive & Transportation filtration
Neenah Inc. (01/13)

 Pulp & Paper Mills

Pulp/Fiber Machinery

Georgia-based Conmark Systems, Texas-based Radix Engineering to create fully integrated ESG solution for pulp and paper industry; solution to contain integrated skid for mills to measure fiber losses, providing complete modeling and reporting of processes
Globe Newswire (01/13)

Industry Roundup

Commercial Printing

Park Community Enterprises expands into direct-to-garment printing with Ricoh Ri 2000 DTG printer; company prints digital images onto T-shirts, polo shirts, face masks, hoodies, tote bags, cushion covers
Whitmar Publications (01/13)

Poland-based Adams adds Bobst Digital Inspection Table to support its printing, finishing machines, by increasing efficiency, mostly eliminating production errors by using real-time visual representation to match product with digital proofing
Bobst Group (01/13)

Arkansas-based display and prototyping company Rapid ramps up its capabilities with Highcon's Euclid 5C digital cutting, creasing machine to meet growing demand in Northwest Arkansas; Euclid replaces slow die-making setup with controlled digital system
Highcon Systems Ltd. (01/13)

Luxury homeware brand Liberty collaborates with paint manufacturer Farrow & Ball to launch range of limited edition tin designs, which were printed using Fujifilm's Acuity B1 digital press; tin designs match Farrow's paint colors, Liberty's fabric designs
WhatTheyThink (01/13)

Printing Technology

manroland Goss, QIPC-EAE settle disputed copyright infringement cases concerning add-on of third party solutions that interact with manroland's proprietary PECOM software; settlement clears way for customers to legally run add-ons on their presses
Manroland Goss Web Systems (01/13)

Private equity firm MPE Partners invests in Inkcups to help accelerate its five-year growth plan and expand into new markets, territories; investment will support development of new Inkcups printing systems, supplies, bolster company's global sales
Inkcups Now Corporation (01/13)

Publications & Books

Gannett to cease publication of Ohio weekly newspapers The Press-News, The News Leader and Mr. Thrifty, citing declining ad revenue; final editions to appear week of Jan. 23, and news coverage to remain available through Alliance Review, Canton Repository
The News Leader (01/13)

Postmedia swings to Q1 net loss of C$4.4M from net earnings of C$52.8M in year-ago period mainly on noncash settlement gain in 2020; revenue up 1% to C$118.1M on increased digital revenue, partially offset by drop in print ad and print circulation revenue
Business Wire (01/13)

US print books unit sales got off to tough start in 2022, down 13.9% for week ended Jan. 8 from year ago, NPD reports; only adult fiction and young adult fiction categories saw increases, but sales down 20.5% in both adult nonfiction, juvenile nonfiction
Publishers Weekly (01/13)

Gannett will cease printing the Saturday edition of 136 newspapers as part of another string of downsizing measures; company will transition these print editions to 'full Saturday e-Edition' in digital shift that will begin March 5
MassLive.com (01/13)

Companies in the News

IP's VP of global sourcing, Kally Hodgson, receives Women in Manufacturing Science, Technology, Engineering and Production Ahead award by The Manufacturing Institute; STEP Ahead award honors women who demonstrated leadership, excellence in their careers
International Paper Co. (01/13)

Stora Enso, SIG Combibloc and Net Positive Project white paper argues the need for a 'transformative and systemic' multi-stakeholder approach to sustainability progress; findings are from a related pilot project exploring the end-of-life of used packaging
Stora Enso Oyj (01/13)

Paper, Pulp & Cellulose

Spinnova signs UN's Global Compact, world's largest corporate sustainability initiative; company joins more than 14,000 businesses and over 3,000 non-business organizations across 160 countries in its commitment to environmental, human rights improvement
Cision Ltd. (01/13)

Major Chilean companies listed on Index of Selective Stock Prices behind in tax transparency; Empresas Copec among the few disclosing their tax strategy according to 2021 sustainability index criteria; CMPC is named among the majority that are not: study
CE Noticias Financieras (01/13)


Latest: Jan, 13 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
International Paper (IP) 49.30 48.49 1.67% -2.95%
Klabin S.A. (KLBN4) :BVMF 4.96 4.79 3.55% -15.65%
Neenah Paper (NP) 48.68 47.43 2.64% -15.81%
Resolute Forest Products (RFP) 16.19 16.23 -0.25% 122.70%
Sappi Ltd. (SAP):JSE 46.31 45.80 1.11% 16.94%
Stora Enso Oyj (STEAV) :HEL 17.10 16.75 2.09% 4.59%
UPM-Kymmene Oyj (UPM):HEL 33.98 34.06 -0.23% 7.02%
Verso (VRS) 26.83 26.79 0.15% 113.61%