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The Importance of Historical Data When Making Investments

Having the ability to strategically determine when and where to invest is crucial for business growth and maintaining a competitive edge. Leveraging...

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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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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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ResourceWise's 2024 Forest Products Industry Predictions

In 2023, the pulp, paper, and forest industries navigated through a series of dynamic market shifts and unanticipated challenges. From fluctuations...

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2023 Pulp and Paper Industry Year in Review

As the pulp and paper industry navigated 2023, it faced a dynamic landscape marked by challenges and opportunities. There was a modest dip in...

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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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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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