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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...
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August 05, 2020
Major European Player Enters North America’s Corrugated Market
It’s hard to argue there’s a need to be filled in the thriving North American corrugator market, but one major...
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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...
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August 05, 2020
Major European Player Enters North America’s Corrugated Market
It’s hard to argue there’s a need to be filled in the thriving North American corrugator market, but one major European producer believes a...
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July 13, 2020
Global Shipping Companies End Recovered Paper Exports to China
Recovered paper (RCP) shipments to China could cease before the end of 2020, with global shipping companies now rejecting shipments for delivery...
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July 02, 2020
Amazon, HP Ditching Plastics for Sustainable Paper Packaging
The push for a more sustainable planet continued in June as both HP and Amazon announced major initiatives to cut down on the use of single-use...
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June 24, 2020
How and Why Do Prices Really Move in the Paper Industry?
Standard economic theory holds that prices are determined by the intersection of supply and demand. As the theory goes, one only needs to...
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June 23, 2020
How to Maximize Your Use of Data to Make Smart Decisions
Quality data is fundamental for pulp and paper professionals when it comes to gleaning information about competitors, customers, and the...
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June 16, 2020
Life After COVID-19: China Pulp & Paper Focused on OCC, Plastics Bans
It’s been a handful of months since the spread of coronavirus started in China. And though the pandemic crippled Chinese markets early on, the...
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June 04, 2020
Millennials Are Poised to Make Lasting Changes to Sustainable Packaging
(This article originally appeared on the Sustainable Forestry Initiative blog) Millennials are changing the way we look at the world in many...
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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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June 02, 2020
Discussing the Past, Present, Future of the Tissue & Towel Industry
Toilet paper supply and demand has charged to the forefront of the pulp and paper industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mills have added shifts...
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May 22, 2020
Pulp & Paper News: Top Industry Headlines of the Week
The following is a collection of headlines from the week from FisherSolveTM Next news and other sources. 
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May 19, 2020
7 Ways the Pulp & Paper Industry Has Helped Fight COVID-19
Despite the hardships and sadness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a sense of community, compassion and empathy has shone through around the world.
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May 13, 2020
Australasia Spotlight: Chinese Woodchip Imports & Supplier Trends
This post originally appeared on Forest2Market's Market Watch blog. Hardwood chip deliveries to China fell to their lowest quarterly total in two...
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May 07, 2020
Toilet Paper Production & Its Impact on North American Forests
Toilet paper has stepped into the spotlight during the coronavirus pandemic. Either you have hordes of it, or you’re down to your final roll and...
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April 26, 2020
Three Ways to Use COVID-19 Data to Inform Pulp & Paper Strategy
In its continuing efforts to assist clients during this unique time in global history, Fisher International has fully integrated COVID-19 data...
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April 16, 2020
Coronavirus to Alter Global Toilet Paper & Tissue Production
Thankfully, the toilet paper shortages seen during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic should be balancing in most places as the supply chain...
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April 16, 2020
Fisher International Launches Free Interactive COVID-19 Map
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised countless questions and provided very few answers about the future of the pulp and paper industry.
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April 14, 2020
How Accurate Data Intelligence Can Help Suppliers Survive Coronavirus
In a recent blog we discussed how the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have rewritten how the Pulp and Paper industry will function and...
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April 09, 2020
Forecasts Show Coronavirus Has Rewritten Strategy & Financial Targets
The Pulp and Paper industry is under a historical stress test right now. Coronavirus has infected every part of the industry as demand in some...
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April 03, 2020
Global Printing & Writing: Are More Storm Clouds Ahead Amid COVID-19?
Like most, I’m reading the daily updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and if anything is certain, it’s the uncertainty of the overall...
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March 31, 2020
Are We Really Running Out of Toilet Paper During Coronavirus Crisis?
For the last several weeks, consumers around the world have been faced with empty store shelves when looking to restock toilet paper. Has the...
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March 26, 2020
FisherSolve™ Spotlight: Canadian Tissue Buying & Building in U.S.
This abridged article, which originally appeared in Tissue World Magazine, presents a static picture summary of Canada’s tissue industry.
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March 23, 2020
How the Forest Industry Survives Down Markets, COVID-19 Crisis
Just two months ago, Americans watched cautiously from a distance as the COVID-19 contagion caused a nearly unimaginable scenario by upending...
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March 11, 2020
Foreign Pulp & Paper Investors Are Flocking to North America
Foreign ownership of North American pulp and paper mills has more than doubled since 2007. While the biggest share in ownership in 2007 was held...
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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...
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February 27, 2020
How Coronavirus Could Impact Pulp & Paper Demand
Coronavirus outbreaks have developed across the globe. Countries like Italy and China have instituted blockades and quarantines to prevent the...
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February 21, 2020
How Strikes, Regulations, Disasters Impact Pulp & Paper Supply Chains
The pulp and paper industry enjoyed a collective sigh of relief earlier this month when the Finnish paper workers’ strike reached a resolution.
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February 04, 2020
Coronavirus’ Impact on China’s Paper Industry Still Unknown
The coronavirus has spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan around the world. Hundreds of people are dead, thousands have fallen ill, and millions...
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January 21, 2020
Three Reasons Why India's Paper Industry Hasn't Boomed
China and India account for more than one-third of the world’s population with India predicted to exceed China as the most populated country by...
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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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