United States

Paper Cuts: Wisconsin Then and China Now

Wisconsin’s paper mills are often more than a century old. They are rustic and surrounded by lush timberlands. China’s mills are bigger and newer, and even the forests China now grows are brand new.

Coming Sunday: Paper Cuts

Paper is analog, offline and as old as civilization. But as the paper industry globalized, it heightened US-China frictions, infuriated environmentalists and cast US competitiveness in a new light.