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Paper Industry News – May 2021

5/3: Mercer International Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
5/3: Nordic Paper to Discontinue Pulp Production at Säffle Mill, Will Purchase Pulp Externally
5/4: Kadant Successfully Starts Up OCC Systems at Sun Paper in Laos
5/4: International Council of Forest and Paper Associations Releases Global Sustainability Progress Report
5/4: Ahlstrom-Munksjö Reactivates Strategic Review of Its Decor Business
5/4: Escalating Pressure for European WFU Producers Raises Essential Questions
5/4: Domtar Responds to Speculation about Potential Acquisition by Paper Excellence
5/5: Valmet Signs Industrial Internet Services Agreement with Arauco for New Pulp Line in Chile
5/5: WestRock Reports Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results; Increases Quarterly Dividend
5/6: KaiCell Fibers and Regional Energy Group Loiste Sign Letter of Intent
5/6: Sappi Continues Steady Recovery in Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter
5/6: Burger King Rolls Out Green Packaging Pilot Program
5/6: Northern Pulp Withdraws Environmental Assessment Registration for Replacement Effluent Treatment Facility
5/7: ANDRITZ to Supply Major Expansion of OCC Line to NORPAC in Washington
5/7: Verso Corporation Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results
5/10: Zeus Packaging to Invest EUR 15 Million in Expansion of Production Capacity for Aldar Tissues
5/10: Valmet to Supply Zhejiang Jingxing Paper with Two Tissue Machines in China
5/11: Paper Excellence Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Domtar in $3 Billion Deal
5/12: Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Announces Price Hike for Coated Specialty Papers
5/12: Stora Enso and Pulpex Partner to Produce Fiber-Based Bottles on Industrial Scale
5/12: Appvion Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report
5/12: Suzano to Build 2.3 Million Tons per Year Pulp Mill in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
5/13: Supremex Announces Strong Q1 2021 Results
5/13: Millcraft Acquires Assets of Nashville-based Dennis Paper Company
5/14: Kadant Johnson Promotes Jim Maggard to Lead Paper, Packaging and Tissue Sales
5/14: PaperWorks Industries Names Brian Janki as President and CEO
5/14: Graphic Packaging to Acquire Sweden's AR Packaging for $1.45 Billion
5/17: BillerudKorsnäs Collaborates with Aisa to Produce Paper-Based Tubes
5/17: UPM to Sell Its Shotton Newsprint Mill in North Wales to Eren Paper Ltd
5/17: Verso Corporation Announces Sale of Duluth, Minnesota, Mill to ST Paper
5/18: Heritage Paper Company Names Greer Hill as New CEO
5/18: Nippon Paper to Shut Down N6 Coated Paper Machine at Ishinomaki Mill by End-May 2022
5/18: Domtar Expanding Engineered Absorbent Materials Facility in Jesup, Georgia
5/19: Stora Enso Announces Change in Group Leadership Team
5/19: U.S. Paper Recycling Rate in 2020 Reached 65.7 Percent
5/20: Stora Enso Inaugurates Its Renewed Containerboard Mill in Oulu, Finland
5/20: Global Trade of Wood Chips Increased by Almost 50% from 2009 to 2020
5/21: Sappi Europe Appoints Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales
5/21: AF&PA Releases 61st Paper Industry Capacity and Fiber Consumption Report
5/24: Graphic Packaging Holding Company Concludes Successful Partnership with International Paper
5/24: Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased Three Percent in April 2021
5/24: Total U.S. Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Shipments Increased Four Percent in April 2021
5/25: Smurfit Kappa Slates EUR 20 Million for New Converting Equipment in Czech Republic and Slovakia
5/25: Voith to Supply Nine Dragons with Three New Containerboard Machines
5/26: Valmet to Supply C&S with New Tissue Machine in China
5/27: Södra to Increase the Price of NBSK in Europe to USD 1,380 per Tonne
5/27: Stora Enso Selling Its Sachsen Paper Mill to Model Group for EUR 35 Million

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