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Supremex strengthens packaging business with G2 Printing deal

Supremex, a North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of packaging and specialty products, has concluded the acquisition of Groupe Deux Printing and its related company Pharmaflex Labels.

Unifor ratifies labour agreement with Resolute

Resolute Forest Products announced the renewal of the collective agreements at eight of its pulp and paper operations in Canada.

Corner Brook mill ends deal with harvesting contractor

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper says it has cut its 44-year business relationship with harvesting contractor Arthur Fowlow Ltd. An estimated 24 jobs will be eliminated as the paper company looks to save money, CBC reports.

U of T professor named NSERC Industrial Research Chair

A University of Toronto Engineering researcher hopes to strengthen technological innovation and enhance sustainability in the pulp and paper industry.

Solenis introduces MicroSol advanced retention and drainage solutions

Global producer of specialty chemicals Solenis has introduced its new MicroSol advanced retention and drainage solutions designed to help printing and writing paper producers “stay competitive through increased productivity and superior product offerings,” it says.
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Irving Pulp & Paper, Irving Tissue commit to $40-million investment

Irving Pulp and Paper and Irving Tissue of Saint John, N.B., says it will undergo a $40-million investment. Eighty-four New Brunswick companies will be working on the modernization, accounting for $29 million of the investment. » Read More
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Canadian industry works to diversify the use of wood fibre

Fortress Global Enterprises is just one Canadian forestry firm that is forging ahead in the biomass sector. The company recently acquired S2G Biochemicals, a British Columbia-based company that produces xylitol, a food industry sweetener best known as the artificial sweetener in chewing gum. » Read More

Augmented reality solution aims to reduce downtime during unplanned outages

Honeywell Intelligrated has launched TechSight, a real-time augmented reality solution designed to reduce repair time and minimize operational disruption in the event of an unplanned outage. » Read More


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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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PAPTAC International Lignin Conference

September 18-20, 2018
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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