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Update in Brief

Forest Management Key to Healthy Forests

August 11, 2022
Blair Bishop is a registered forester and the owner of Bishop Forestry and Land PLLC. Bishop believes to help forests thrive now and in the future, others need to learn about managing healthy forests.

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AF&PA Promotes Andrew Topps to Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

August 2, 2022
AF&PA has promoted Andrew Topps as the next Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Topps joined AF&PA in 2010, and has been a key member on AF&PA’s legal team

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AF&PA Releases Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly Report

August 1, 2022
Total Containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021.

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AF&PA Releases Q2 2022 Boxboard Monthly Report

August 1, 2022
Total Boxboard production in Q2 increased 1% compared to Q2 2021. It was up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 95.3%, down 1.2 points from Q2 and essentially flat (+0.3 pts.) year-to-date

Update in Brief

Safety Helps Promote Healthy Forests

July 28, 2022
Buck Vandersteen, executive director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, helps promote safety in the forests. With many hands involved, it’s important that sustainable forestry is done with best safety practices.

Recycling Q&A

Do You Know How to Recycle Milk Cartons?

July 26, 2022
What happens when you recycle a milk carton? Cartons are transported to paper mills and recycling plants where they become new products like boxes, toilet paper and even ceiling tiles.

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AF&PA Responds to EPA Rule on Boiler MACT

July 21, 2022
The EPA issued the final rule for Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology. While AF&PA appreciates the final rule allowing mills to avoid costly retrofits to many existing boilers, we are disappointed by the agency’s treatment of boilers operating in the last decade as "new."

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AF&PA Releases June 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

July 20, 2022
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in June decreased 4% compared to June 2021. They were essentially flat (+0.0%) when compared to the same 6 months of 2021.

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AF&PA Releases June 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

July 19, 2022
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 2% in June compared to June 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in June compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when compared to May 2022.

Update in Brief

Creating a Safe Paper and Wood Products Industry For All

July 14, 2022
AF&PA members are focused on keeping their employees safe. Pete Petersen from Essity shared how they are striving for zero work injuries and helping the community learn best safety practices.

Update in Brief

Safety Top of Mind for Resolute

June 22, 2022
Safety is a mindset for AF&PA members and their employees. Learn from David Marshall about how Resolute gives back to communities and provides an incentive for zero injuries at their mills across North America.   

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AF&PA Releases May 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

June 16, 2022
Total printing-writing paper shipments increased two percent in May compared to May 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased three percent in May compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased one percent when compared to April 2022.