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Avoiding Risk and Planning for the Future in the Pulp and Paper Industry

For producers and suppliers navigating the complex landscape of the pulp and paper industry, understanding a mill's viability and that of industry...

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How to Navigate the Overcapacity Issue in the European Pulp and Paper Industry

The European pulp and paper industry has been grappling with the issue of overcapacity, leading to the closure of machine lines and a significant...

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A Closer Look into the Fall of European Wood Pellet Imports After Decade-Long Increases

Since wood pellets were first traded overseas to Europe, shipments have always increased year-over-year. Over the past decade, the average annual...

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Pulp and Paper Companies Make Strides in the Development of Paper Alternatives

Every single day, the pulp and paper industry continues to exceed expectations in prioritizing sustainability. From the introduction of numerous...

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UK Wood Pellet Imports Fell 30% to a Ten-Year Low – Why?

In 2022, the UK imported a total of 7.52 million metric tons of wood pellets for energy production. This was down from a five-year high of 9.13...

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Reviewing ResourceWise's Predictions for the 2023 Pulp and Paper Industry

As 2023 has come to a close, it's time to reflect on the insightful predictions made by ResourceWise's VP of Global Sales, Matt Elhardt, for the pulp...

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Exciting Forestry and Biomaterials Conferences to Attend in 2024

As we enter a new year, there is an exciting lineup of conferences waiting to be explored. ResourceWise views many of these conferences as great...

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The Impact of the Suez Canal Disruption on Pulp Prices and Shipments

By the end of December, major freight companies like MSC, the largest container shipping line globally, made an important decision. They announced...

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European softwood sawlog prices, 2000 to 2023.

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Shaky European Sawlog Market Endures 12% Price Drop

The European wood market has experienced a fair amount of instability across the last three years. Much of the volatility has centered on the sawlog...

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Line chart of wood fiber price indices - hardwood and softwood - 2014 to 2023.

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Leading Trends Affecting Global Forestry in 2024

The global forestry industry has seen its share of turbulence and uncertainty over the last year. While some areas have experienced extraordinary...

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Line chart showing North American softwood lumber production in 2022 and 2023

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North American Softwood Lumber Production Down 5% as Demand Drops

As 2024 gets started, let’s take a few moments to reflect on how the North American lumber market moved in 2023. Across the board, we saw several...

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Pulp, Paper, and Packaging Conferences You Should Look Out for in 2024

As we enter a new year, there is an exciting lineup of conferences waiting to be explored. Conferences provide the perfect opportunity to join forces...

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