Posts Tagged ‘paper’

Georgia-Pacific closing Delaware plant; shifting operation here

by Associated Press Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Closing, Delaware Color-Box, facility, fiberboard, Georgia-Pacific, layoff, packaging, paper, plant, unemployment

DOVER, Del. — Georgia-Pacific says it is closing a packaging facility in Harrington by the end of the year, leaving about 95 workers without jobs. The privately held company says operations at the Delaware Color-Box facility will be consolidated at other packaging facilities in Indiana and Mississippi. Georgia-Pacific, an Atlanta-based paper, packaging and building products […] [...]

Paper plant will have converting and manufacturing capabilities

NATCHEZ — Von Drehle Corporation officials say the Natchez plant will be the company’s only “all-under-one-roof” facility. The Natchez Democrat reports company engineer Tanya Richardson told a local civic club this week that the operation would have pulp converting and paper manufacturing capabilities, the company’s only plant to have both. Von Drehle, which provides paper […] [...]

Officials overrun by records; supervisors conference room in jeopardy

by Associated Press Published: June 10,2013

Tags: board of supervisors, computer, county, county government, paper, records, supervisor

HERNANDO — There’s hardly room to squeeze through the boxes of DeSoto County records packed nearly to the ceiling in a third-floor room of the county administration building. Supervisor Lee Caldwell of Nesbit indicated a Toys for Tots box for Christmastime donations, high in one corner. “That’s the only box in here that’s not full,” […] [...]

Burrows completes acquisition of Innopak Hong Kong

by MBJ Staff Published: January 3,2013

Tags: acquisition, buy, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, merger, mill, packaging, paper, purchase, sale, sell

PICKENS — Burrows Paper Corporation completed the acquisition of the remaining 75 percent equity interest in Innopak Hong Kong Limited (the investment company that owns 100 percent of Innopak Heshan) from Innopak Holdings Limited. Until recently, Burrows was a 25 percent stakeholder in this joint venture packaging company. Innopak Heshan is a converter of specialty […] [...]

Former mill owner charged after massive fish kill

PEARL RIVER — The Justice Department has filed two criminal misdemeanor charges against Temple-Inland, the former owner of a paper mill in Bogalusa, La., for violating federal environmental laws. The charges stem from a five-day spill of pollutants from the company’s paper plant into the Pearl River in August 2011. A bill of information filed […] [...]

MDEQ fines International Paper, Timber Products plants

by Associated Press Published: December 3,2012

Tags: contamination, ecosystem, environment, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, paper, plant, pollution, wildlife

REDWOOD and CORINTH — International Paper Co. is paying a $38,250 civil fine for failing to label used oil tanks and exceeding air pollution limits from a lime kiln. The company, based in Memphis, Tenn., agreed in September to pay the fine to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. An order published by the department […] [...]

Mill to be shuttered; nearly 80 workers affected

NATCHEZ — A Natchez plant will shut down operations at its plant near the Natchez-Adams County Port. The Natchez Democrat reports Mississippi River Pulp (formerly Mississippi River Corporation) will close down its recycled fiber mill effective Oct. 31. The closure, which company officials said is due to lack of demand, will affect 79 hourly and […] [...]

Plant facing expensive improvements following fish kill

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2011

Tags: environment, improvements, manufacturing, mill, paper, pollution, state government, trees, wildlife

BOGALUSA, La. — Major, expensive improvements to the Bogalusa paper mill responsible for a massive August fish kill in the Pearl River will begin at the end of the year. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality released a timeline last week detailing when the Temple-Inland mill must begin and complete construction of new infrastructure designed […] [...]

IP cleared to build landfill by supervisors

by Associated Press Published: October 26,2011

Tags: county government, forest, forestry, landfills, manufacturing, paper, solid waste, timber, trees, waste, wood

REDWOOD — International Paper can build an 18-acre landfill on its property on Mississippi Highway 3 in Redwood after Warren County officials amended local solid waste rules. The decision by county supervisors came this week after the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said there was no provision in the county’s solid waste plan for a […] [...]

Weyerhaeuser plans expansion, improvements of plants

by Associated Press Published: June 3,2011

Tags: employment, jobs, lumber, manufacturing, paper, timber, trees

LOWNDES COUNTY — Weyerhaeuser Co. is planning expansions at both of its Lowndes County production facilities over the next two years. Company spokeswoman Mary Hudson told the Commercial Dispatch that Weyerhaeuser plans to modernize equipment to reduce operating costs as well as improve product quality and environmental performance, reducing water consumption by 15 percent. Weyerhaeuser […] [...]

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