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October 03, 2022
Pulp & Paper Market Spotlight: Indonesia
As we’ve discussed in previous posts, when examining any sort of market trend across the pulp and paper supply chain, it’s not only important to keep...
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September 16, 2022
Major Moves in the P&P Industry that Occurred in 3Q 2022
With so much activity that has occurred in the pulp and paper industry over the last quarter, it’s difficult to keep up with some of the major...
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September 12, 2022
P&P Companies Make Headlines As They Announce Innovative Sustainability Projects
Pulp and Paper companies are making headlines as awards are received, new products are rolled out, projects are being worked on, and initiatives are...
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August 08, 2022
The P&P Industry Enters Q3 with Even More Sustainable Developments and Initiatives
As we enter 3Q2022, many companies have been recognized for their work towards meeting their sustainability commitments, while many others have...
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July 05, 2022
Canada’s New Plastic Ban Could Drive Renewed Interest in the P&P Industry
Consumer awareness about excessive plastic pollution and its hazardous effects to the environment has intensified in recent years, and we are...
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June 30, 2022
P&P Companies Continue to Push the Industry Closer to a Sustainable Future
As we enter a new quarter, participants across Pulp and Paper value chain continue to launch more sustainable replacement products and join...
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June 10, 2022
Is India on Track to Become an Export Leader in the P&P Industry?
Exports of paper and paperboard from India skyrocketed nearly 80% in fiscal year (FY) 2021-22, reaching a record ₹13,963 crore (unit of value equal...
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June 07, 2022
New Sustainability Initiatives and Developments Continue in Q2
Pulp and Paper companies are making headlines as awards are received, new products are rolled out and initiatives are launched to meet sustainability...
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May 18, 2022
Think Carbon’s Not Important? Think Again
For several years, Fisher has paid close attention to developing global carbon markets in order to get a better understanding of the various ways...
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May 09, 2022
Pulp and Paper Industry Spring 2022 Sustainability Roundup
The Pulp and Paper industry continues to gain recognition for its sustainability-related advancements and achievements through new innovations and...
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May 02, 2022
Overview of Current Tissue Markets and the Forces that Will Shape the Next 5 Years
We recently discussed 10 interesting facts surrounding the current global tissue market. Today, however, we’re going to narrow it down a bit and look...
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April 19, 2022
Russia-Ukraine War and the Implications to Russia’s Pulp & Paper Industry Supply Chain
Russia exported around 6 million tons of pulp and paper products in 2021, with close to 40% of the flow arriving in China’s market, as seen in Figure...
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April 05, 2022
What New Sustainability Developments Are Leading the P&P Industry?
As we kick off 2Q, a number of companies have announced or launched new sustainability-driven initiatives and products, ranging from new packaging...
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April 04, 2022
Introducing ResourceWise: A Unifying Brand for Forest2Market, Fisher International, and Tecnon OrbiChem
Forest2Market, Inc., Fisher International, Inc. and Tecnon OrbiChem Ltd. are excited to introduce their unified brand, ResourceWise, to the market....
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March 31, 2022
After Making a Considerable Investment, What Is BillerudKorsnäs Going to Do with Its Verso Mills?
In December 2021, Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs AB announced its acquisition of North American coated papers producer Verso...
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March 21, 2022
Russian Invasion of Ukraine is Already Impacting the Global P&P Industry
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin organized and initiated an invasion into Ukraine. As of this writing, Russian forces continue...
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March 07, 2022
Pulp and Paper Industry Set to Close 1Q2022 with New Sustainability Achievements
While the first quarter of 2022 may be coming to an end, the impressive sustainability initiatives and achievements accomplished by the Pulp and...
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February 18, 2022
How Will the Increase in Carbon Markets Affect the P&P Industry?
For several years, Fisher has paid close attention to developing global carbon markets in order to get a better understanding of the various ways...
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February 07, 2022
Pulp & Paper Industry Kicks off 2022 With Major Sustainability Developments
Pledges toward net zero emissions have become common as global companies and industries look to address concerns about climate change – and the Pulp...
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January 06, 2022
The P&P Industry Kicks off 2022 with Innovative Sustainability Goals and Initiatives
The Pulp and Paper industry continues to excel in its push for a more sustainable planet by launching innovations and ambitious goals for the new...
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December 29, 2021
Pulp & Paper Industry 2021 Year in Review
Printing and Writing Papers The Printing and Writing segment has been a declining sector for a number of years as the digital age has matured. In...
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December 16, 2021
Fisher International’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021
The global pulp & paper industry has undergone some significant changes in 2021 – some expected, some unexpected – but the industry as a whole has...
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December 10, 2021
Energy Crunch, Rising Prices Continue to Impact Asia Pacific Region
Recently, China was hit by one of the worst power shortages the country has experienced in a decade — creating a major energy crisis for a number of...
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December 02, 2021
The P&P Industry is Wrapping up 2021 with Impressive Sustainability Initiatives
During 2021, we’ve seen the Pulp and Paper industry go above and beyond to place sustainability matters at the forefront of its priorities. This...
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November 04, 2021
P&P Companies Steal the Spotlight in Q4 for Sustainability-Related Achievements
So far in Q4, we’ve seen numerous Pulp & Paper companies stay true to their commitments towards the environment. With a significant sweep in...
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October 11, 2021
P&P Companies Introduce New Sustainable Efforts for October
Each month, we continue to see the innovative concepts companies are developing in order to pursue a greener economy. The Pulp and Paper industry has...
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October 08, 2021
Will Proposed Spending Bill Boost Adoption of Paper Alternatives?
Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives are poised to reshape the global economy from top to bottom within the next few...
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September 13, 2021
September Sustainability Initiatives Making Headlines
Pulp and Paper companies are making headlines as awards are received, new products are rolled out and initiatives are launched to meet sustainability...
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September 08, 2021
Will Raw Material Price Volatility Impact Your Budgeting Season?
Raw material price volatility is perhaps the single biggest enemy of successful budgeting for manufacturers. Continued price instability and market...
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August 11, 2021
Carbon Costs Are Coming; How Might They Impact Your Business?
71% of global fund managers representing $12.9 trillion in assets recently stated that they believed the pandemic would lead to an increase in actions
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August 09, 2021
Maine’s New EPR Fee Could Set Precedent for Packagers
On July 13, Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation into law making the state the first to require ...
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August 05, 2021
P&P Companies are Making Headlines as They Announce New Sustainability Projects
From new Olympic beds to boxes made from tomato stems, we’ve seen an exciting variety of projects announced from the Pulp and Paper industry over the...
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July 27, 2021
How is Latin America’s P&P Industry Evolving in the Wake of the Pandemic?
While the world has not permanently put the COVID pandemic in the rearview mirror, most countries have spent the last few months adapting to the...
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July 12, 2021
Multiple Companies Join Sustainability Alliances in Early Q3
As we enter 3Q2021, many companies have announced new eco-friendly plans and initiatives to help meet their sustainability commitments. From forming...
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June 14, 2021
P&P Sustainability Initiatives Continue to Develop in Q2
As we approach the end of 2Q2021, the Pulp and Paper industry continues to accumulate sustainability-related awards through new innovations and...
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June 10, 2021
After Investor Purchase, Whakātane Mill Will Remain in Operation
In March of this year, Bay Plenty’s Whakātane mill announced that it was expecting to shut down after nearly 80 years of operation due to the mill’s...
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June 02, 2021
Tecnon OrbiChem Launches A New Business Intelligence Platform
Tecnon OrbiChem, a 45-year data and analytics provider to the petrochemical industry, is launching a new online business intelligence platform...
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May 20, 2021
Food & Beverage Segment Leading Plastic Replacement Trends
With an increasing consensus that plastic usage needs to be reduced to meet broadening climate and “green” targets, both civic and legislative...
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May 10, 2021
New Sustainability-Driven Initiatives and Product Announcements in the P&P Industry
As we kick off 2Q, a number of companies have announced or launched new sustainability-driven initiatives and products, ranging from new carrier bags...
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May 03, 2021
Fisher’s Matt Elhardt Covers the Post-COVID State of US Containerboard
AICC, The Independent Packaging Association’s 2021 Spring Meeting was recently held in Amelia Island, FL, and included a presentation from Fisher’s...
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April 14, 2021
Top 5 Blog Posts from 1Q2021: Did You Miss Any of Them?
The Pulp & Paper industry underwent some significant changes in 2020 – some expected, some unexpected – but the industry as a whole emerged from a...
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April 12, 2021
Sustainability Initiatives Were a Priority in 1Q2021
As we put 1Q2021 in the rearview mirror, the Pulp & Paper industry continues to make strong progress via sustainability projects and company...
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March 17, 2021
2020 FAO Report Highlights State of Global Forest, Pulp & Paper Markets
The 2020 edition of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ...
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March 08, 2021
Major Sustainability Developments Occurring in the Pulp & Paper Industry
Sustainability initiatives in the Pulp & Paper industry have taken off and we’re beginning to see new developments occur as companies make huge...
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February 26, 2021
Whakatane Mill Expected to Close After Nearly 80 Years of Operation
Bay Plenty’s Whakatane mill is expected to shut down after nearly 80 years of operation, which unfortunately, is not surprising due to the mill's...
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February 11, 2021
Spike in Frozen Food Sales Creates Strong Demand for Paper Products
The global COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way we have gone about everyday life over the last 10 months… and counting. Some of these changes will...
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February 10, 2021
Pulp & Paper Industry Kicks Off 2021 with Multiple Sustainability Initiatives
The push for a more sustainable planet continues to drive innovations in nearly every business sector across the globe, and the forest industry is...
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February 02, 2021
Fisher International and PI Host Joint Webinar on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Fisher International and Puunjalostusinsinöörit (PI) are excited to host a joint webinar on February 9, 2021 on the impacts of greenhouse gas...
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February 01, 2021
Will a New US Administration Bring New Carbon Costs to Tissue?
Tissue Conference 2021 was recently held virtually and included a presentation from Fisher’s Matt Elhardt, Vice President, Global Sales. The...
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January 27, 2021
2021 COVID-19 Updates: Fisher Experts Detail Global Impacts of Virus
The past 10 months have been anything but ordinary since the global COVID-19 pandemic struck in nearly every corner of the earth. Global populations...
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January 14, 2021
Sustainability Projects Making Headlines in January
Bambooloo raises US$250K+ via equity crowdfunding to expand its plastic-free home goods into UK A new brand of sustainable toilet paper has been...
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December 22, 2020
Pulp & Paper Industry 2020 Year in Review
Printing and Writing Papers For most of 2020, the pulp and paper industry experienced fluctuations in different segments due to the global COVID-19...
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December 21, 2020
Fisher International’s Top 7 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2020
2020 has been an unprecedented year in more ways than we can count. In a year overwhelmingly dominated by headlines about COVID-19, global civil...
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December 10, 2020
Forest Industry Sustainability Initiatives Making Headlines in December
The push for a more sustainable planet continues to drive innovations in nearly every business sector across the globe, and the forest industry is...
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December 07, 2020
Business Intelligence: The Least Expensive Source of Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Establishing a sustainable competitive advantage within your company is crucial to its success because without one, it’s hard for any company to earn...
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November 19, 2020
Tecnon OrbiChem Launches New Enhanced Website
Tecnon OrbiChem is a part of a group of companies that includes Forest2Market, Inc. and Fisher International, who focus on providing business...
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November 19, 2020
Using Market Trend Data to Become a Winning Analytical Company
When uncovering the foundational elements that ensure success for your company, it is important to keep in mind that knowledge is always power....
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November 09, 2020
Bacardi, Delhaize & Domtar Introduce New Sustainable Packaging Efforts
Sustainability Gains for Delhaize with New Direct Box In recent months, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for home deliveries has...
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October 16, 2020
Fisher’s Matt Elhardt Featured in TAPPI’s Inaugural Podcast
TAPPI’s Paper360o Magazine announced in September the debut of a new monthly podcast series: Better Together: Conversations with Innovative Leaders....
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October 15, 2020
Fisher’s Pirita Huotari to Present at Specialty Papers Europe Conference
Fisher International is honored to be a part of the upcoming Specialty Papers Europe 2020 online conference that will run from October 19 – 21....
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October 14, 2020
Sappi, Absolut & HP Making Sustainability Headlines in October
HEINEKEN UK Eliminates Plastic from Millions of Cans and Rolls out Innovative Sustainable Packaging Across Thousands of UK Retailers  Despite major...
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October 12, 2020
Major Chinese Paper Manufacturers Seek Lower Cost Destinations
Mirroring China’s larger economy, the country’s pulp and paper industry boomed from 2000 to 2018. While packaging production has remained stable over...
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October 06, 2020
Russian Pulp May be Increasingly Important to China’s Paper Industry
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by the Chinese government that aims to invest in nearly 70...
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September 21, 2020
Carbon Benchmarking: A Key Metric for Improving Environmental & Economic Returns
A global desire for advanced energy and consumer products derived from sustainable, renewable resources is driving new trends in the marketplace....
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September 16, 2020
Manage Raw Material Price and Plan for Success During Budgeting Season
Raw material price volatility is perhaps the single biggest enemy of successful budgeting for manufacturers. Extreme price volatility and market...
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September 14, 2020
Sustainability Initiatives Making Headlines in September
Over the last month, the global forest products industry continued its goal to help drive a more sustainable approach to resource management and...
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September 03, 2020
Market Forecasts: Your Key to Effective Budgeting During Periods of Uncertainty
The economic downturn that has gripped the world since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an extreme degree of uncertainty, which is...
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September 02, 2020
BREAKING: Impact of COVID-19 on America's Forest Supply Chain
The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020. First, the pulp & paper...
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August 31, 2020
Data Reports Strong US Paper Industry Profits, Employee Wages
2019 was a banner year for pulp and paper and the entire forest products industry.
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August 26, 2020
Fisher Expert Participates in Webinar on Asian Pulp & Paper Markets
Fisher International and Forest2Market business partner IndustryEdge has teamed up with The Australasian Pulp & Paper Technology Association (Appita)...
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August 17, 2020
AF&PA Highlights Remarkable Sustainability Progress of US Paper & Wood Products
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recently released its 2020 Sustainability Report, highlighting the paper and wood products industry’s...
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August 13, 2020
International Paper, Stora Enso Among Sustainability Newsmakers in August
The forest products industry continued it's push for a more sustainable planet over the last several weeks.
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August 06, 2020
Washington Post Covers COVID-19 Impacts on Paper Industry; Cites Fisher Expert
From nosediving demand for printing and writing paper to soaring toilet paper sales, we at Fisher International have extensively covered the effects...
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July 27, 2020
Increase Sales, Efficiency with a CRM Built for Pulp & Paper
Pulp and paper professionals have been underserved by CRM (customer relationship management) suppliers. The loss in efficiency – to say nothing of ...
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July 22, 2020
From Whiskey to Pizza: Forest Products Sustainability Projects Making Headlines
The push for a more sustainable planet continues to drive innovations in nearly every business sector across the globe, and the forest industry is...
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June 03, 2020
Where Do We Go from Here? A Q&A with Fisher Int'l CEO Pete Stewart
Fisher International and Forest2Market President & CEO Pete Stewart recently participated in a Q&A published in the June issue of The Forestry...
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April 15, 2020
Fisher International & Forest2Market Acquire Tecnon OrbiChem
Boston, London, Charlotte, N.C. (April 15, 2020) – Fisher International and Forest2Market, two  firms offering data, analytics and  business...
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March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Updates: Fisher Experts Detail Global Coronavirus Impacts
The novel coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, has sent the world into a frenzy. Stock markets are a daily rollercoaster, supermarkets are a daily venue for...
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March 05, 2020
Market Review Reveals Decline In Paper Demand, Increase in Pulp Production
The 2019 edition of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ...
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January 17, 2020
Pulp & Paper Business Cycles: Questions Executives Need to Ask
How can leaders in the pulp and paper industry (PPI) predict the next trend? The next expansion? The next recovery? Which ‘crystal balls’ of...
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August 31, 2019
Battery Ventures Acquires Forest2Market, Inc. and Fisher International, Inc.
Boston, Charlotte, N.C. & Norwalk, Conn. (August 13, 2019) – Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, announced that it has...
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