Valuation Services for Paper & Forest Product Businesses

Appraisal Economics provides valuation services for leading companies in the paper and forest products industry, including such firms as Blue Ridge Paper, Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, MeadWestvaco, Orchids Paper Products, Port Townsend Paper Company, and Smurfit-Stone Container, among others.


We serve a wide range of paper and forest companies that provide various goods and services, including:

  • Fully-integrated paper mills
  • Medium density fiberboard (MDF)
  • Oriented strand board (OSB)
  • Packaging products
  • Plywood
  • Sawmill operations
  • Tissue products, including facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, and napkins
  • Unbleached kraft pulp (UKP)

Recent Valuation Projects

Some of our recent projects have been to:

  • Allocate the purchase price for a fully integrated paper mill purchased by a private equity firm
  • Determine the fair value of options granted by a publicly traded paper products company, for financial reporting purposes
  • Conduct an independent analysis of a privately-owned corporation specializing in trading and exporting scrap paper, to determine the fair market value of its common equity
  • Determine the fair market value of the common equity of a company that manufactures premium printing and imaging papers
  • Review a tangible asset appraisal of a global paper-based packaging company for quality-assurance purposes
  • Perform an appraisal of the assets owned by a disposable paper product manufacturer to allocate interest expense
  • Appraise the fair market value of a 155-acre newsprint paper mill to be used for financing and other evaluation purposes
  • Complete a valuation analysis of a facility that manufactures and converts tissue, and complete a physical inventory of equipment at the facility
  • Determine the fair market value of the largest manufacturer and distributor of hot stamp foils, diffraction gratings, and holographic foils in the United States for estate planning purposes

Contact Us

Appraisal Economics has provided valuation services for clients in the paper and forest industry for over 30 years.  We understand the intricacies of this industry and are equipped to handle your particular needs.  Please contact us or call +1 201 265 3333 for more information.