Information about the Pulp & Paper Industry in Arkansas

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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Pulp & Paper Industry Case Study

Domtar is a leader in the Pulp & Paper industry that provides a wide variety of fiber-based products including commercial printing, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and absorbent hygiene products. The company recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing mill in Ashdown, Arkansas with the startup of a converted fluff-pulp operation.

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Paper & Timber Products Industry News

Structurlam Selects Conway, Arkansas, for Its First U.S. Plant

 December 09, 2019

Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, announced it will expand its operations into the United St...

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Seguin Moreau to re-start stave mill in Hot Spring County

 August 19, 2019

Seguin Moreau Napa Cooperage Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of French and American white oak barrels for the production of wines and spirits, an...

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