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Updated news on the U.S. paper industry and how it affects your business

Market Update

Every month, Boise Paper sends our direct customers an update on the paper industry, including the latest information on U.S. uncoated freesheet operating rates, supply, import volume, and market demand. 

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Boise PaperPulse®

Boise Paper’s online blog delivers office tips, market insight, current paper industry trends, and more. Read through our most recent posts, or sort by the categories you’re most interested in.

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Q3 2020 PaperPulse® Articles

How to Support the American Red Cross and Those in Need during COVID-19

It’s only natural to feel helpless during difficult times. However, even during a global pandemic, there are safe and easy ways to help those in need. Supporting the American Red Cross by donating blood is one of them.

How Groundwood and Uncoated Freesheet (UFS) Paper Stack Up

We often hear people – particularly those involved in tax supported bids – are confused about the difference between groundwood and uncoated freesheet (UFS) paper.

One Way to Stay Afloat During a Trade War: Buy Products Made in the USA

In 2019, imported goods declined 1.7% overall, the first decrease in three years. This decline was in large part due to the U.S. tariffs placed on goods from China and other foreign countries.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself against Misinformation

With the rise of the Internet and social media as primary news sources, we’ve seen a steady uptick in the spread of both misinformation and disinformation.

Electronic Communication Fact Sheet

Are appeals to help the environment by eliminating paper based on sound science or on marketing strategies?

Industry Partners

We have many industry partners that we count on for valuable information and guidance. Here are just a few.

Two Sides

Boise Paper is a proud member of the Two Sides organization. Our common goal is to promote the sustainability of paper and dispel common environmental misconceptions by providing consumers with verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium.

Go to the two sides website

American Forest & Paper Association

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) is the national trade association of the forest products industry and advances public policies that promote a strong and sustainable U.S. forest products industry in the global marketplace.

Go to the AF&PA website

How Life Unfolds

The Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds® communicates the personally relevant benefits of paper and paper-based packaging, reminding us how paper and packaging help us reach our goals and help keep our goods and products safe.

Go to the how life unfolds website

Society of American Foresters

Society of American Foresters – The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Boise Paper is a proud supporter of SAF.

Go to the SAF website


The North American Forest Partnership (NAFP) is a diverse group of companies and organizations from throughout the United States and Canada committed to the management of sustainable, healthy forests. Through our #forestproud communication program, we are engaging the public to address questions they have regarding the management and protection of forest resources.


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