Pactiv Evergreen will permanently cease production of coated groundwood paper at its Pine Bluff, Arkansas location. The Company expects to complete the closure by October 31, 2021, with shipments continuing until inventory is depleted.
Masonite International Corporation announced that Barry A. Ruffalo has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. His appointment expands the Board from ten to eleven members.
Teija Sarajärvi, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Safety, and a member of Huhtamaki Global Executive Team, has decided to leave Huhtamaki in order to pursue another career opportunity.
Bruks Siwertell Group has appointed Larisa Gyllenrapp as its new President, Wood Technology Division. She takes over from Jonas Fack who has assumed his new role as President, Bruks Siwertell AB and Port Technology Division, Bruks Siwertell Group.
Patrick Industries, Inc. announced that Jeffrey M. Rodino has been appointed as President of the Company. Andy L. Nemeth will continue in his role as CEO.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation appoints Ashlee Cribb as Vice President, Wood Products effective July 28. Ashlee succeeds Tom Temple, who will be retiring later this year.
Kährs sees great potential for profitable growth in its two strong business segments, Residential and Commercial. To secure an even greater customer focus, Kährs is now reshaping its commercial team while also welcoming a new colleague, Johan Lundgren, who has been appointed new CCO Nordics for Kährs.
Over the next three years, the number of employees in the Södra Building Systems business segment will be doubled.
Huhtamaki names Marco Hilty President, Flexible Packaging and a member of its Global Executive Team, effective September 1, 2021.
DS Smith Recycling names Andy Berrisford as new Managing Director in the UK. He will be responsible for developing recycling operations, helping customers to reduce waste and increase recycling rates.
Jerry Larsson, President of SCA Wood, has been appointed Chairman of the industry organization Swedish Woods board.
American Forest Management appoints Matt Taylor as Texas Region Manager, effective January 1, 2022.
Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closing down the pulp and paper production at its Kvarnsveden site in Sweden. The closure will take place by the end of the 3Q 2021.
Metsä Spring has appointed Mikko Himanen as Process Specialist. In this new position he is working for the project focused on developing new 3D fibre products and production technology.
Indufor Oy has appointed Jarno Seppälä as the Managing Director. He has worked at Indufor since 2010 and has successfully led Indufor’s Forest Industry & Bio Solutions team.
UPM Raflatac has completed employee consultation processes in various European countries. As a result, the number of positions at UPM Raflatac will decrease by 129.
GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. announces that, effective today, Rick Doman has replaced Larry G. Swets, Jr. as CEO of GreenFirst and Paul Rivett has replaced Kyle Cerminara as Chairman of the Board of Directors of GreenFirst.
Greif, Inc. announced that Pete Watson will retire as President and CEO, effective February 1, 2022. The Board of Directors has elected Ole Rosgaard to succeed Mr. Watson.
Martin Brettenthaler is confirmed as the new EPF Chairman. Dr Paolo Fantoni steps down after 6 years at the helm.
The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has appointed David Oldfield, Commercial Director at Intelligent Door Solutions, as its new President. David has more than 30 years’ experience in the sector.