ATLANTA — RISI has published a number of updates in the 2011 Lockwood-Post Directory of Pulp and Paper Mills, according to a press release.
RISI announced that in the past year, 50 pulp and paper mills have closed, 13 have idled, 55 have opened, 204 have changed ownership and 337 have changed company name worldwide, the release stated.
According to the release, the directory tracks and reports mill changes for more than 4,000 pulp and paper mills and company headquarters around the world.
"It''s crucial for professionals who work in the pulp and paper industry to stay abreast of these mill changes," said Surya P. Raina, vice president of mill intelligence at RISI.
"It''s difficult to retain your competitive edge if you''re making strategic business decisions based on outdated information," Raina added.
The Lockwood-Post Directory contains an up-to-date snapshot of every major pulp and paper mill operating around the globe; updates are tracked and recorded throughout the year and are published annually, the release noted.
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