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J.D. Irving anticipates 10,400+ hires over the next three years

J.D. Irving says it will need to hire people to fill a range of jobs in Canada and the United States over the next three years, saying its hiring plans include finding people to help build ships in Atlantic Canada for the Canadian navy and to staff a $400-million tissue plant in Macon, Ga.

FPAC supports new Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Forest Products Association of Canada is expressing its support for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 13% of workforce

Kimberly-Clark Corp. says it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13 per cent of its workforce, as well as close or sell approximately 10 manufacturing facilities and expand production capacity at several others in a new global restructuring initiative.

Westrock to buy Kapstone Paper and Packaging for $4.9 billion

WestRock Company has announced it will acquire KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. for approximately $4.9 billion.

McDonald’s aims to use 100% sustainable packaging by 2025

McDonald’s has announced plans to improve its packaging and help reduce waste in the communities the company serves around the world.
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Taking sustainability to a new level

Some projects can demonstrate sustainability in one or two ways, but Columbia Pulp’s new Lyons Ferry pulp mill takes sustainability to an entirely new level. Located in Columbia County, Wash., the mill will produce 140,000 tonnes a year of commodity and specialty straw pulp for direct sale to paper and packaging manufacturers as an alternative to wood-based pulp material. » Read More

Rexroth offers VarioFlow plus chain conveyor system

With the upgraded modular system of the VarioFlow plus chain conveyor system, Rexroth says it is now offering users a series of standardized solutions for specific conveyor functions. » Read More

Valmet IQ Converting Moisturizer for self-adhesive laminators

Valmet says its new compact moisturizer, Valmet IQ Converting Moisturizer, for self-adhesive laminating lines corrects all kinds of curl and cross-direction moisture profiles. » Read More

Sensing-Saf-Start helps protect from accidental restarts after power interruptions

Sensing-Saf-Start motor controls from Rockford Systems LLC aim to help industrial users achieve safe practices by preventing accidental machine start-ups after a voltage drop or power interruption. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada

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

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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