Arkansas is at the heart of the country with ample resources for Pulp & Paper companies. The state is covered by 19 million acres of forestland, totaling more than half of the total area of Arkansas. The timber industry has a high impact on the state’s economy, and paper companies are thriving from the abundance of resources available in Arkansas.
Arkansas is home to several key pulp & paper companies, including Georgia-Pacific, Domtar and WestRock Corporation. The industry, directly and indirectly, employs 66,433 people and adds $6.4 billion to the state's economy. The value of standing timber in Arkansas is $12.6 billion.
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State and local officials gathered to celebrate the opening of the Camden Timbers sawmill, which will create more than 50 new jobs.Read >
Coil Construction has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art stave mill for Independent Stave Company in Independence County, Arkansas.Read >
Canfor Corporation is investing approximately $130 million to upgrade and expand its sawmill and planer facility in Urbana.Read >