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Oct 24, 2018, 14:54 ET PCA CEO Mark Kowlzan named RISI Global Containerboard CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Mark Kowlzan, Chairman and CEO of Packaging...


Oct 04, 2018, 10:29 ET Timber Grown Among Crops Shows Promise for Timberland Investors

Corn, coffee, cattle, and other crops can be raised on land that also supports cultivated timber. This symbiotic approach, known as agroforestry, has ...


Sep 26, 2018, 11:02 ET Europe's Corrugators Vary Widely in Asset Quality and Cost-Efficiency, Finds New Study

European containerboard demand and prices have been rising in recent quarters. This upward pressure on key raw material pricing is forcing...


Aug 09, 2018, 13:10 ET Boxboard Markets in Americas to Show Impact of US/China Trade Tensions

The Americas' boxboard sector is being jolted by China's ongoing waste-paper import restrictions. These policies have created a fiber deficit of at...


Aug 02, 2018, 10:05 ET RISI Announces Acquisition of Random Lengths

RISI, Inc., a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced today that its parent company, Euromoney Institutional...


Jun 26, 2018, 09:54 ET Fluff Pulp Prices Spike 15% Over 2017, Propelled by Demand for Paper-Grade Pulp

Demand for absorbent fluff pulp is continuing a steady growth trend, but list prices have jumped to all-time highs over the past year. Despite this,...


Jun 20, 2018, 02:50 ET Steve Voorhees, CEO of WestRock, Named RISI North American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Steve Voorhees, Chief Executive Officer of...


Jun 14, 2018, 12:04 ET Driven by E-commerce, Box Sales Show Highest 2-year Growth Rate Since 1993-94

The box business is back, suggest data that show North American shipment growth exceeding 2% in 2016-2017 – the fastest consecutive annual growth...


May 21, 2018, 12:06 ET Walter Schalka, CEO of Suzano Named RISI Latin American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Walter Schalka, Chief Executive Officer of...


May 07, 2018, 03:00 ET New Custom Price and Cost Index Tool Shows Key Changes Affecting User Prices

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is pleased to announce the launch of Index Builder (see video), the...


Apr 02, 2018, 12:10 ET Asian Woodchip Imports Declined in 2017, after 7 Consecutive Years of Record Volumes

After reaching record high volumes every year from 2010-2016, Asian woodchip imports actually declined in 2017. But even as demand growth slows, some ...


Mar 20, 2018, 10:26 ET Cut Size Paper Prices to Reach Previous Peaks by 2021 in Asia and North America

Cut size uncoated freesheet remains the most profitable segment in graphic paper, and economic growth, rising pulp prices and global trade conditions ...


Feb 06, 2018, 11:55 ET RISI Announces The 2018 European CEO of The Year Award

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Miles Roberts, Group Chief Executive of DS...


Nov 29, 2017, 16:55 ET 2017 PPI Award Winners Announced at CEPI European Paper Week

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, this evening announced the 2017 PPI Award winners at the awards...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:05 ET China's New RCP Import Policy Disrupts US and Global Markets

China's new recovered paper (RCP) import policy, including its ban on unsorted waste paper imports, is disrupting global markets. This policy is...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:54 ET FOEX étend son service relatif aux prix du papier recyclé en Allemagne

FOEX a fait équipe avec RISI afin de fournir un service unique pour l'indication des prix du papier recyclé en Allemagne. Ce service baptisé PIX...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:50 ET FOEX baut deutschen Service für Altpapierpreise aus

FOEX hat sich mit RISI zusammengetan, um einen einzigartigen Service für die Berichterstattung zu Altpapierpreisen in Deutschland anbieten zu können. ...


Aug 03, 2017, 14:18 ET RISI Launches Nonwovens Market Price and Cost Report

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced they will be publishing a new quarterly report...


Jul 31, 2017, 12:46 ET RISI's 2017 PPI Awards Finalists Announced

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the list of 2017 PPI Awards Finalists. The PPI Awards ...


Jul 17, 2017, 16:03 ET RISI Announces the International Recycled Fiber and Containerboard Conference Will Combine Two Topics of Expertise

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that the China RCP Conference will combine with...


Jun 21, 2017, 12:22 ET Registration Opens for RISI's Asia Pacific Hygiene Products Symposium

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that registration for the Fourth Asian Pacific Hygiene...


Jun 19, 2017, 12:35 ET Even as Pulpwood Supply Outpaces Paper Demand, Costs Stay High for Some

The world's paper usage rates have been falling for decades, with no end in sight – yet the production of wood pulp keeps rising, especially in...


May 30, 2017, 10:45 ET Mark Kowlzan, CEO of PCA, Named RISI North American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Mark Kowlzan, Chairman and Chief Executive...


May 25, 2017, 13:39 ET Port Partners Join to Support Long-Standing PPI Transport Symposium

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is pleased to announce the PPI Transport Symposium 22 (TS22), to be...


May 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Walter Schalka, CEO of Suzano Named RISI Latin American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Walter Schalka, Chief Executive Officer of...