MEMPHIS, TN, April 20, 2017 (Press Release) -International Paper is proud of its longevity and local presence in the Texas border region. As an exhibitor at this week’s Viva Fresh Produce Expo International Paper will tout its Texas heritage of more than 60 years of operating in South Texas. The Viva Fresh Expo serves as a premier venue for International Paper to highlight its proven corrugated packaging solutions ideal for the agricultural industry. These solutions include wax and wax alternative, water resistant boxes; bulk packaging; and high graphic, retail display packaging.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2017 (Marketwired) -The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper (IP) today announced that IP has renewed its five-year commitment while increasing its overall contribution to $10 million to the Forestland Stewards Initiative, one of the most effective public-private forest conservation partnerships in the United States. In the first four years of the initial five-year commitment, the partnership has funded 44 projects that have restored, enhanced or protected more than 190,000 acres of forest habitat.Read more
PENSACOLA, FL, April 5, 2017 (Pensacola News Journal ) -As International Paper's Cantonment mill resumed full operations this week, the company has released more details about the Jan. 22 explosion.
Spokeswoman Janice Holmes said Tuesday that the mill experienced a power failure the day before the explosion because of an electrical fault in the power distribution system. The power failure forced the mill out of operation, which caused gas to build up in an on-site pulp digester. That is what officials believe ultimately caused the explosion.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Jan. 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Forty years ago, International Paper first exhibited at International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Today, International Paper remains committed to the protein industry by partnering with customers to provide innovative packaging solutions that continue to realize savings.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 25, 2017 (Press Release) -The European Parliament’s powerful environment, public health and food safety committee voted yesterday, 24 January, to reject proposals allowing EU countries to introduce national bans or other discriminatory restrictions on so-called “single use” packaging.Read more
ELIZABETH CITY, NC, Jan. 12, 2017 (Local News) -The Port of Virginia will be investing nearly three-quarters of a $1 billion this year to upgrade two terminals in the Hampton Roads area — a move that could eventually pay dividends for northeastern North Carolina, a port official said Wednesday.
Aaron Ouellette, an economic development specialist for the port, told members of the Albemarle Committee of 100 that the $739 million will help expand part of the Norfolk International Terminals and the Virginia International Gateway.Read more
HOUSTON, TX, Jan. 12, 2017 (Marketwired) -KBR, Inc. (KBR) announced today it has been awarded a contract for maintenance, planning and industrial services by International Paper (IP), a global producer of renewable packaging and paper products. The contract will be performed over the next four years.
Under the new contract, KBR will provide industrial maintenance services of around 700,000 labor hours at IP's offices in Svetogorsk, Russia. This contract is a continuation of KBR's long-standing service providing maintenance services for IP globally.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Oct. 14, 2016 (PRNewswire) -Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) recently recognized International Paper with an FSC Leadership Award for forest certification commitment and program innovation. The FSC Leadership Awards celebrate organizations and people who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to responsible forest management and FSC. Winners were selected by a jury panel of professionals, FSC staff, and board members and were announced at the FSC Leadership Awards ceremony on Oct. 5, 2016 at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles.Read more
HOUSTON, Oct. 12, 2016 (Local News) -Contamination from toxic sludge pits next to the San Jacinto River in Houston was not the fault of the paper mill that produced the waste, a state appeals court ruled.Read more