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COVID-19 Response & Resources

Thanks to their hardworking employees, our members supplied record amounts of tissue and met the strong demand for boxes used to ship essential items. They supported our healthcare heroes by donating masks and personal protective equipment. They helped local communities by donating to food and…

Tissue Production Reaches All-Time Highs

AF&PA released a press statement and tissue production data that speaks to record rates the industry saw earlier this year. In March, essential workers at AF&PA member companies manufactured nearly 700,000 tons of tissue, more than any other month since 2007, when AF&PA began…

U.S. Paper and Wood Products Industry Sets Record-High Levels of Tissue Production During COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the U.S. paper and wood products industry’s record-high levels of tissue production in February and March in response to unprecedented demand from COVID-19: …

AF&PA Highlights U.S. Postal Service Response to Questions about the Safety of Receiving Packaging and Mail

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock today highlighted statements from the United States Postal Service (USPS) in response to questions about the safety of receiving packaging and mail: 

AF&PA Stresses Paper and Wood Products Industry’s “Essential” Role in Responding to COVID-19 Challenges

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement encouraging federal, state and local governments to recognize paper and wood products manufacturing facilities as “essential” when drafting Shelter in Place orders…

AF&PA Response to Increased Consumer Demand for Tissue Products

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding consumer demand for tissue products:  “American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) members are committed to the…