Materials and Metals Paper and Forest Products

  • IP CEO: We need better infrastructure to get product to market

    Mark Sutton, International Paper CEO talks about the rising global demand for paper products and what it indicates about economic growth.

  • LONDON, Nov 30- A UK court has dismissed an appeal brought by some of Britain's largest tobacco companies over the government's new plain packaging rules. In its decision handed down on Wednesday, the court dismissed all appeals brought by British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco, Imperial Brands and several paper manufacturers. "This is a victory for public...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 18- U.S. packaging group Westrock has put a unit making soap dispensers and perfume sprayers up for sale in a potential $1 billion deal, as it seeks to streamline its portfolio after a recent merger, three people close to the matter said. The Westrock unit- dubbed a home, health and beauty business- posted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 16- The investment arm of Koch Industries, the industrial conglomerate of the billionaire Koch brothers, is spending more than $2 billion to take a significant stake in enterprise software provider Infor, the companies said on Wednesday. Koch Industries, with annual revenue of about $100 billion, owns brands such as Brawny paper towels, Dixie...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 10- Chinese packaging makers are bracing themselves for Singles' Day on Friday, stocking up on cardboard and taking on staff ahead of an online shopping bonanza that shifts more goods than Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States combined. More packagers have emerged in answer to China's e-commerce boom which began around 2010,...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 16- The family ownership structure of Brazilian pulp and paper firms stands in the way of a potential wave of sector consolidation, industry executives said, as owners resist sharing control, curbing Brazil's chances to add to its global pricing muscle. Speculation has mounted for years in the world's most competitive producer of the commodity...

  • SAO PAULO, July 25- Fibria SA, the world's largest producer of eucalyptus pulp, does not expect global pulp prices to rise sharply in the short term despite a clear recovery in Chinese demand for the commodity, executives said on Monday. Shares fell as Fibria's management failed to quiet concerns that a tepid market and strengthening local currency would weigh on...

  • Weyerhaeuser will purchase Plum Creek Timber in a deal the two companies said would create a $23 billion timber, land and forest products company.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during Apple WWDC on June 8, 2015, in San Francisco, California.

    Indonesia's president cut short his maiden U.S. trip, standing up Apple's CEO, amid increasing political pressure over raging forest fires.

  • Paper consumption is decreasing: CEO

    Diogo da Silveira, CEO of Portucel Soporcel, discusses the paper industry and competition with Chinese paper firms in Asia.

  • An International Paper Co. employee stacks corrugated boxes on the floor of the company's factory in Mt. Carmel, Pennsylvania.

    International Paper on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $134 million.

  • Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lake Tahoe

    Researchers are trying to find out if denser forests in California are soaking up more water and adding to the state's horrible drought.

  • IP CEO investing big in Russia

    From the Olympic Games in Sochi, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with John Faraci, chairman & CEO of International Paper, about his company's big stake in Russia's natural resources.

  • A sign for the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm, in Washington, DC.

    Carlyle Group is close to reaching an agreement to buy Illinois Tool Works Inc's industrial packaging unit for more than $3 billion, sources said.

  • Cramer's Money Tree Stock: Weyerhaeuser

    Weyerhaeuser is that rare company for which money does grow in trees, says Mad Money's Cramer, discussing the stock's recent run, and 2.8% yield, with Daniel Fulton, Weyerhaeuser Company CEO, adding "We are more optimistic this year as we head into 2012."

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