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Fortress Paper takes on a new name

Fortress Paper Ltd. says it has changed its name to Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. to better reflect its existing business and future prospects.

New super wood is stronger than most metals

Natural wood has been used to build structures for centuries, but it has its limitations. Even after pre-treatment, temperature changes like extreme heat can make wood expand causing it to weaken. A team of scientists say they have came up with a two-step process to help natural wood overcome those barriers.

Verso to restart paper machine in Maine; 120 new jobs created

Verso has announced it will upgrade the shuttered pulp line and No. 3 paper machine at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine. The paper machine and associated pulping capacity were temporarily shut down as a result of declining demand for the graphic paper products formerly produced on the machine.

Farnell Packaging achieves SGP certification

Nova Scotia’s Farnell Packaging has achieved certification by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) organization, an authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers.

Growing speaker list for Canada’s largest bioeconomy event

The preliminary program is confirmed for the 8th Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition in Prince George, B.C., and the line-up includes thought leaders and insiders from bioenergy, biofuels, bioproducts and renewable energy sectors in North America and Europe.
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Rethinking safety: What does a safety culture mean to you?

How many times you have heard the phrase “safety first” or “everything starts with safety”? I’m pretty sure that we have all heard some variation of these phrases at one point or another. Our end goal is to create a safety culture. But what is a safety culture exactly? » Read More

Valmet supplies repeat order of three winders for Shanying

Valmet will supply three winders for Shanying International Holdings in China, and according to the company, the capacity of the three winders will cover the production of two board machines. » Read More

Boise Paper launches new digital papers program

Boise Paper, a division of Packaging Corporation of America, has announced a new program to deliver rolls and sheets specifically intended for use in commercial grade digital printers. » Read More

Sustainability in Packaging Conference

March 12-14, 2018
Location: Location: Chicago, Ill.
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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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