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Domtar fined $50,000 after worker injured

Paper and wood fibre producer Domtar pleaded guilty and was fined $50,000 in court after a worker suffered a permanent injury caused by a machine.

SCA to close U.S. tissue production plant

SCA says it has decided to close its tissue production plant in Flagstaff, Ariz., in an effort to improve efficiency and strengthen the competitiveness for its Professional Hygiene business in North America.

Brazilian pulp production remains strong

Pulp production grew 5.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, totalling 6.32 million tons against 6.02 million in 2016.
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Straw papers are poised to shift from being an eco-novelty to a viable product

As evidenced by a recent Canopy webinar – co-hosted by the governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba – agricultural residue pulps and papers are clearly ready for prime time. The message from the market: Launch commercial-scale production in North America and watch the sales take off. » Read More

Xerium ships first forming fabric from Kunshan plant

Xerium Technologies, a global provider of industrial consumable products and services, has shipped its first forming fabric from its Kunshan, China, machine clothing plant. » Read More

Andreas Endters appointed Voith Paper chairman

The supervisory board of Voith GmbH has appointed Andreas Endters as chairman of the board of the Group Division Voith Paper, succeeding Bertram Staudenmaier who will be leaving the company at the end of this year. » Read More

Specialty Papers US

September 19-21, 2017
Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
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Tissue 2017 Conference & Expo

October 3-6, 2017
Location: Miami, Fla.
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