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Economic Impact

Growing Industry Leaders Through Mentorship

Mentorship is an essential part of any career path. It’s usually a two-way street of people working together and offering life-long learning and partnership. At Domtar’s Plymouth, North Carolina mill, two women in the paper and wood products industry are leading and achieving through partnership. …

Women Enhance the Culture of the Paper & Wood Products Industry

Forest products industries are often the largest employer in a community. Like in Ashdown, AR, where Alondria Hamilton is the Human Resources Generalist and Diversity & Inclusion Advocate for Domtar. Hear how she is influencing her community and her dreams for women in the industry. 

Paper and Wood Products Industry Invests in Local Communities and Its Neighbors

Jon Peterson touches on how Resolute’s Coosa Pines Mills impacts the local community.

Our Impact - Forest Products Industry Jobs

The U.S. forest products industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in America. Industry jobs create additional wealth in local communities and facilities produce essential products. 

AF&PA Economic Impact Methodology

The AF&PA Congressional District Impact model measures the employment, wages, and value of shipments for each of the 435 congressional districts and for the District of Columbia’s delegate district.

AF&PA 2020 Sustainability Report

AF&PA members have met or exceeded many of the sustainability goals we set in 2011. See our progress in the latest Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Report.

Thank You to the Paper and Wood Products Employees Delivering Essential Products

Employees at mills across the country safely work every day to make products that play an essential role in the daily lives of Americans. 

Paper and Wood Products: An Industry of People

We are an industry of dedicated people who manufacture products essential to daily life. We are American manufacturing jobs.