The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized NewPage Corporation as a leader in sustainability with two 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Awards. The awards were presented at AF&PA's annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 7 in Carefree, Ariz.
Designed to recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry, the annual awards are given based on the merit of entries received across multiple categories.Read more
ESCANABA, MI, Aug 15, 2014 (Press Release) - Omya andNewPage Corporation kicked off operations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the precipitated calcium carbonate plant located at the NewPage Escanaba paper mill site.
The Omya plant brings seven new jobs to the community.
PCC is an essential raw material used in the papermaking process. It lends to key properties such as bulk, opacity, brightness and whiteness. PCC is manufactured using lime and carbon dioxide (CO2).Read more
They now have a partnership with PCC-maker Omya, and both companies say the collaboration is long overdue.Read more
Verso and NewPage requested the PSC grant the combined companies an exemption from certain provisions the state's holding company statute, which among other things, prohibits a single person from owning more than 10 percent of the voting stock of a public utility.Read more