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B.C. mills suspend operations over wildfires

Wildfires in British Columbia are forcing some mill sites to suspend their operations, as the province declares a state of emergency due to escalating wildfire activity.

Cando wins Domtar contracts in Wisconsin

Cando Rail Services has won contracts to offer rail switching services at Domtar pulp and paper mills in Rothschild and Nekoosa, Wis.

Enerlab to produce insulation panels using lignin

An insulation manufacturer based in St-Mathieu de Beloeil, Que., has received federal funding for its project to replace petroleum-based raw materials with lignin.

UPM enhances pulp business with Kaukas mill investment

UPM hopes to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading its production process with an investment of roughly $44.4 million.

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University collaborate on paper batteries

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University in Sweden say they have initiated a multi-annual collaboration to develop paper-based electrode materials.
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Florida mill selected for Georgia-Pacific $400-million investment

Georgia-Pacific has selected its Palatka, Fla., mill for the company’s previously announced investment of more than $400 million in its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business. » Read More
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PulpEye No. 50 bought by Ahlstrom-Munksjö Aspa Bruk

PulpEye has reached its milestone of 50 units sold, as Ahlstrom-Munksjö Aspa Bruk in Sweden invests in a PulpEye system for pulp analyses online. » Read More

Omet announces new North American tissue division specialist position

Omet Americas is welcoming David Root as its new tissue division specialist for North America, where he will manage client relationships while coordinating the sales and delivery of tissue converting equipment for the production of napkins, towels and place mats. » Read More

Specialty Papers US

September 19-21, 2017
Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
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Paperworld China 2017

September 21-23, 2017
Location: Shanghai, China
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Tissue 2017 Conference & Expo

October 3-6, 2017
Location: Miami, Fla.
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50° Pulp and Paper International Congress

October 23-25, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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