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WestRock commits US$410 million to Florence mill upgrade

WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has announced a US$410-million investment in its Florence, S.C., kraft linerboard mill with the goal to increase its efficiency, quality and service levels.

FPInnovations welcomes new president/CEO

Yvon Pelletier, chairman of FPInnovations’ board of directors, has announced the appointment of Stéphane Renou as president and CEO.

Appvion to consolidate carbonless paper manufacturing

Appvion has announced plans to consolidate the majority of the carbonless paper coating and rewinding operations currently performed at its plant in Appleton, Wis., to its integrated pulp and paper mill in Roaring Spring, Penn., and relocate the Appleton Plant’s sheeting operations to an Appvion-operated facility near the mill.

Pratt Industries plans new Ohio recycled containerboard mill

Pratt Industries is building a new mill in Ohio which aims to add 360,000 tonnes/year of corrugated medium and linerboard capacity to the market.
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Forest sector welcomes Natural Resource Canada’s clean growth program

FPAC and FPInnovations are applauding Natural Resources Canada’s new Clean Growth Program. The $155-million program will fund clean technology projects, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental performance in the natural resources sector. » Read More

Product Category Rules for North American manufacturers now available

FPInnovations, in collaboration with AF&PA and FPAC, has developed a Product Category Rules that will allow North American pulp, paper, tissue and containerboard manufacturers to communicate the environmental footprints of their products in compliance with international standards. » Read More

Sappi invests $5.94 million in Cloquet mill

Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, committed $5.94 million to replace the headbox on Paper Machine 12 (PM12) in its Cloquet, Minn., mill. » Read More

European Paper Week

November 28-30, 2017
Location: Brussels, Belgium
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PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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