Archive for the ‘Recycled Paper’ Category

FutureMark Manistique Names Matthew Nightingale President and CEO

Manistique, MI—October 8, 2014— FutureMark Manistique, ( “Manistique”), a producer of uncoated Kraft and printing papers produced from 100% recycled fiber, today announced the appointment of Matthew Nightingale to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Nightingale joins Manistique with an outstanding track record of leadership in the paper industry. “Nightingale brings to Manistique deep…

October 8, 2014

FutureMark Alsip to Idle Mill

Alsip, IL— August 21, 2014 —FutureMark Alsip (Alsip Acquisition, LLC) today announced that, due to increasingly challenging market conditions in the North American coated paper market, it will indefinitely idle its mill in early September. Alsip is the only facility in North America making coated publication and printing papers predominantly from recycled materials. “This is…

August 21, 2014

FutureMark Paper Expand Client Roster in 2013, Breaks Ground in Educational Publishing

Westport, CT — November 22, 2013 — FutureMark® Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled paper, today announced the continued expansion of its customer roster among leading retailers, premier publishers and marketing services providers. The company reported new business wins in 2013 from Bed Bath & Beyond and Menards, as well as…

November 22, 2013

Manistique Makeover

Joining FutureMark Paper Group is helping Manistique create a brand not a commodity Like long lost siblings reunited after many years of separation, the Alsip, IL, and Manistique, MI, paper mills are now back under the same umbrella – this time that of the FutureMark Paper Group. After suffering through numerous ownership changes, including a…

September 16, 2013

FutureMark Paper Launches Future Jet

Westport, CT and Chicago, IL (PRINT 2013) — September 5, 2013 — FutureMark® Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled printing papers, today announced the launch of Future Jet TM, the industry’s first high-recycled, coated digital inkjet paper. Compatible with both dye- and pigment-based printers, Future Jet offers publishers and commercial printers…

September 5, 2013

FutureMark CEO Stephen Silver named 24 on PPI Magazine’s Power List

The Power List Now in its sixth year, the Power List is not a popularity contest, nor is it a catalogue of the great and good in the industry.  What it is however is PPI’s own ‘editors choice’ mixed in with a lot of ideas from people they have talked to on the front line…

July 12, 2013

FutureMark Paper Group Pioneers Innovative Way to Protect Against Volatility in Globalized Waste Paper Markets

WESTPORT, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 25, 2013 FutureMark(R) Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled paper, revealed it is now securing approximately 50% of the recovered paper needed to run its business through long-term purchase agreements. The agreements, collectively worth more than $20 million per year, help FutureMark manage its costs for buying waste…

June 26, 2013

FutureMark Paper Group Celebrates Anniversary of Manistique Paper Acquisition

Manistique, MI—May 21, 2013—FutureMark® Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled paper, celebrated the one year anniversary of the acquisition of Manistique Papers. FutureMark Manistique is the sole North American producer of exclusively 100% recycled uncoated printing and packaging papers. Since the completion of the sale in May 2012, the FutureMark Manistique…

May 22, 2013

Watermill Group Wins Community Impact Award for Saving Michigan Paper Mill and 140 Jobs

Watermill Recognized for Acquisition of Manistique Papers, Inc. Lexington, Mass. – March 18, 2013 – The Watermill Group is the proud recipient of the Restructuring Community Impact Award at the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards for the firm’s acquisition of Manistique Papers. “The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2012…

March 18, 2013

Manistique Michigan Wins RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize

Manistique is a winner of the inaugural RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize. The prize honors outstanding community partnerships, which are helping people live healthier lives. Empowering People and Inspiring Change The legions of tourists who visit Manistique, Mich., each year invariably head to the city’s best known recreational sites including the Seney Wildlife Refuge, multiple…

February 22, 2013