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December 12, 2018

Cascades acquires two U.S. plants for moulded pulp packaging

Cascades has purchased two manufacturing plants for US$37.4 million that will allow the company to double its production capacity of ecological packaging manufactured in moulded pulp.

Buckman appoints three to leadership team

The chemical solutions company has announced a new chief operating officer, chief digital officer and chief information officer.

Port Hawkesbury Paper releases new economic impact report

Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP), producer of supercalendered paper, has released a report on its effect in Nova Scotia, six years after the mill's re-opening.

Fortress Global partners with Mondolez on bioproducts at dissolving pulp mill

Fortress Advanced Bioproducts (FortressAB), a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises, will receive an exclusive license from Mondelēz International to use its sugar-based bioproduct manufacturing technology.

Resolute joins federal gender equity initiative for forestry

Isabel Pouliot of Resolute Forest Products has joined the group developing an action plan for Canadian Institute of Forestry's gender equity initiative for the forestry sector.

Voith adds FloWing disc filter sector to Bagless Plus line

Voith has launched the disc filter sector FloWing to mark the 20th anniversary of its BaglessPlus family of filters.

Mercer completes acquisition of DMI kraft pulp mills

Mercer International Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. (DMI), which owns 100 per cent of a bleached kraft pulp mill in Peace River, Alberta. The deal was worth $465 million.
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Q&A with paper exec John Mullinder

The executive director of the Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council and former journalist discusses his new book, Deforestation in Canada and Other Fake News. » Read More

Supremex cuts 41 jobs

Supremex, a North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and provider of paper-based packaging solutions, has announced it is cutting 41 jobs at its Canadian envelope operations. » Read More

Kimberly-Clark Professional releases new style-forward safety glasses

Kimberly-Clark Professional has released the first eyewear created for its KleenGuard Brand, developed as more fashion-forward form of personal protective equipment (PPE). » Read More

Smurfit Kappa debuts paper-based TOPPSafe pallet top

Smurfit Kappa has invented a sustainable new alternative for the heavy wooden, chipboard, and plastic boards that are used to protect palletized products during transport and storage. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2019

Feb. 4-7, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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BIOFOR International 2019

Feb. 4-7, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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Mar. 24-26, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
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International Pulp Week

May 5-7, 2019
Location: Vancouver, BC
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PaperCon 2019

May 5-8, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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PACWEST Conference 2019

June 5-8, 2019
Location: Whistler, BC
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