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Papermaker Lucien Rolland dead at 99

Lucien G. Rolland was the last member of the Rolland family to run the family’s fine paper business before its sale to Cascades in 1992. >> Read full article

FSC Canada wants more time to develop standard

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, but only after considerable stakeholder engagement. >> Read full article

Constantineau to lead new FPInnovations’ initiative

Serge Constantineau has been appointed research manager of FPInnovations’ SM2 Initiative, which touches on advanced manufacturing technologies. >> Read full article

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Corrugated and paperboard box demand to rise 2.6%: Freedonia Group

Demand for corrugated and paperboard boxes in the U.S. is forecast to increase, as both nondurable goods manufacturing and retail sales post healthy gains. E-commerce and retail-ready applications will drive growth for corrugated boxes while folding carton demand will be sustained by the foodservice, carryout and pharmaceutical markets, Freedonia analysts say. >> Learn More…

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Canfor Pulp reports lower net income

Canfor Pulp Products reported net income of $23.1 million for the first quarter of 2016, on sales of $295.3 million. >> Read full article

Tembec extends paperboard product line

Lightweight Kallima Coated Cover C2S 16 pt is the latest extension of Tembec’s line of bleached paperboard products, and it is FSC-certified. >> Read full article

Dryer fabrics for high temperature range

Voith has added Magma and MagmaHigh dryer fabrics made from a material that ensures performance in the hottest dryer positions. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

May 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PaperCon 2016

May 15-18, 2016
Location: Cincinnati, OH >> More Info

PAPTAC Atlantic Branch meeting

May 25-27, 2016
Location: Fredericton, NB >> More Info

PAPTAC Bleaching Committee Spring 2016 Meeting

June 1-3, 2016
Location: La Tuque, QC >> More Info

PacWest 2016 Conference

June 8-11, 2016
Location: Jasper, AB >> More Info