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Jul 18, 2014, 15:41 ET

John V. Faraci, CEO of International Paper, named RISI North American CEO of the Year

Mr. John V. Faraci, CEO of International Paper, has been named the 2014 North American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information provider...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:22 ET

Charles Rutstein named Chief Executive Officer, RISI

Charles Rutstein has been named Chief Executive Officer, RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. Rutstein...

May 28, 2014, 15:06 ET
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NANOCELLULOSE: transformational new material from the forest products industry

Nanocellulose (NC) is a highly versatile material with unique properties that allow it to be used in numerous industrial applications. Growth in...

May 13, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Marcelo Castelli, CEO Of Fibria, Named RISI Latin American CEO Of The Year

Mr. Marcelo Castelli, Chief Executive Officer of Fibria, has been named the 2014 Latin American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:07 ET
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Cheung Yan of Nine Dragons Named RISI's 2014 Asian CEO of the Year

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry today announced that Ms. Cheung Yan, Chairlady of Nine Dragons...

Mar 10, 2014, 15:57 ET
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Food Service Paper Demand to Reach 1.5 Million Tonnes by 2016

 Expansion of the quick service restaurant industry has fueled increasing demands for specialty papers in the food service sector. As this...

Jan 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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RISI Announces Program Lineup for 2014 European Pulp and Paper Conference

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced program details for its Sixteenth Annual European...

Jan 16, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Rapidly escalating land prices in Brazil and Uruguay force timberland investors to explore other Latin American countries

In 2013, more than three quarters of all Latin American plantation forests owned by overseas financial investors, were in just two countries,...

Jan 08, 2014, 14:17 ET
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World Sack Kraft and Wrapping Paper Demand to Increase 3.0% during 2014

 Despite declining demand for sack kraft and wrapping paper in many developed countries, global demand is expected to increase by 504,000...

Dec 05, 2013, 09:00 ET
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RISI Announces Date and Location for 2014 European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that the Sixteenth Annual RISI European...

Nov 25, 2013, 14:37 ET
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Double digit growth in Russian recycled containerboard production

 Despite a limited supply of recovered paper in Russia, recycled containerboard production is outpacing virgin containerboard production. Over...

Nov 19, 2013, 16:38 ET
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RISI Identifies BHK Pulp Lines At Risk Of Closure

As new capacity continues to enter the Bleached Hardwood Kraft Pulp (BHKP) market, prices are facing considerable downward pressure triggering...

Nov 07, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Biofuels Industry Demand for Woodfiber to Create Potential Threat and Opportunity for Pulp and Paper Industry

 Wood-based feedstocks are expected to play a key role in the production of advanced biofuels over the next five to ten years in North America...

Nov 04, 2013, 10:04 ET
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RISI Forecasts Radical Transformation of Global Cut-Size Markets

 The copy paper market has remained consistent and profitable in recent years. It has remained largely unaffected by the recession compared...

Oct 15, 2013, 09:00 ET
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High-Level Speakers from Del Monte and Dell to Headline First Latin American Paper Packaging Conference

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the addition of high-level speakers from Del...

Oct 14, 2013, 07:47 ET
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RISI Identifies New Impending Woodfree Capacity Shuts

The impact of electronic media on woodfree paper end-uses over the next five years will pressure producers to continue removing capacity from the...

Oct 11, 2013, 09:00 ET
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RISI Announces First Forest Products Investment Conference

 RISI, the leading information provider for the forest products industry, today announced that it has partnered with DANA Limited to launch...

Sep 25, 2013, 15:00 ET
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Increased OSB Capacity likely to drive up woodfiber prices in US South

 The return of the US housing market is driving up demand for lumber and wood panel products. In response Oriented Strand Board (OSB) capacity...

Jul 26, 2013, 09:00 ET
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James Hannan, CEO Of Georgia-Pacific, Named RISI North American CEO Of The Year

James Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of Georgia-Pacific, has been named the 2013 North American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information...

Jul 25, 2013, 09:00 ET
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14th Annual RISI Asian Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference Draws Record Attendance

 RISI, the leading information provider for the forest products industry hosted its 14th Annual Asian Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference this...