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Line graph of southern yellow pine kiln dried prices, 2023 year to date.

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2023 Recap: SYP KD Lumber Prices Fall to 2019 Lows as Economy Slumps

As 2023 finishes out, SYP KD lumber prices have steadily fallen to levels not seen since 2019. With economic factors showing a potential recession on...

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Carbon Benchmarking: The Key to Finding the Right Supplier for CPG Companies

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of and concerned about the environmental impact that companies have on our planet. With climate change and...

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From Importer to Exporter: An Overview of Brazil's Tissue Industry

Portuguese-speaking Brazil managed to avoid the fragmentation experienced by the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America during the colonial...

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A working lumber yard with processed boards and timber.

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2024 Outlook on Russian Exports in the Lumber Market

Russian exports in the global lumber market have changed substantially as their war against Ukraine continues. With the huge shift in exports from...

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Trends in China's Pulp, Paper, and Forestry Industry

A Brief Snapshot of the Global Paper Industry The global pulp and paper industry continues to thrive, with a strong focus on the packaging sector and...

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Smurfit Westrock logo after the merger.

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Smurfit WestRock Merger: Considerations for Paper Packaging Purchasers

The creation of the newly formed dynamic packaging company Smurfit WestRock has left many pulp and paper professionals wondering how this merger will...

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Cepi 2023 event promo.

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Paper & Beyond: Insights on Pulp and Paper Market Developments in 2023

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is set to host its annual event, Paper & Beyond, from November 28 to 29, 2023, in Brussels,...

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2023 Insights on Major Grades of the Pulp and Paper Industry

The 2023 global economy has been a nuanced interplay of global events and policy changes that have left many uncertain about its future trajectory....

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A burnt tree in the foreground of a forest indicates recent wildfires, but the blossoming underbrush suggests regrowth and recovery.

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What Can We Learn from a Record-Setting 2023 Canadian Wildfire Season?

Canada’s wildfire season looks to be finally drawing to a close for 2023. While the complete total of affected areas has yet to be 100% determined,...

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Graph indicating the carbon benchmarks of closed mills.

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Is Your Carbon Position Impacting Your Mill's Viability?

During the first half of the year, numerous announcements came out regarding the closure of various pulp and paper mills. Notable closures included...

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Pulp and paper decision-making optimization diagram.

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Decision-Making Optimization: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Pulp and Paper

Maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s dynamic pulp and paper industry is essential for success. However, optimizing business decisions in...

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Graph indicating the classic supply and demand model.

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Understanding Price Movements in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Economic fundamental principles assert that prices are determined by the point at which supply and demand intersect. This theory suggests that by...

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