LONGVIEW, WA, Oct. 20, 2014 (Local News) -The Longview KapStone paper mill has just completed a record quarter for paper production. It's bringing online a new lightweight linerboard paper that the company expects to make it more competitive in the packaging market. It may get a shot at supplying paper to a major restaurant chain. Lots of employees are retiring, but they're being replaced and employment is expected to be stable.
In summary, the mill is prospering and has a promising future, company officials said in an interview last week.Read more
OAKLAND, Oct. 17, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is "determined to grow its presence in North America," the company's VP of corporate development Luis Martinez told TAPPI/AICC Corrugated Week attendees in Long Beach, CA, on Sept. 29.Read more