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February 20, 2019

Mercer International reports records Q4 results and strong pulp sales

For the fourth quarter of 2018, net income increased to $45 million, from $41.2 million in the prior quarter of 2018.

Kadant announces leadership transitions

Kadant Inc. has announced several new leadership appointments upcoming in 2019 as part of a succession plan to transition the duties of its retiring president.

West Fraser sees sales and earnings dip in Q4; increase overall for 2018

West Fraser has reported its results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2018, citing lower sales and earnings in the quarter but higher earnings and sales for the entire year compared to 2017.

Ontario proposes plan to make large emitters pay for extra pollution

The Ontario government is considering making large industrial companies pay for units of greenhouse gas pollution if they use more than the emission standards that will be set by the province.

International Paper elects Anders Gustafsson to board of directors

Gustafsson is the CEO and a member of the board of directors of Zebra Technologies Corporation, a developer of specialty printers, mobile computing, data capture, RFID and real-time locating systems.
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MoRe Research installs chip impregnation pilot equipment

The new equipment is integrated with MoRe’s pilot digester plant and used to study how wood chips are impregnated and cooked under various conditions. » Read More

B.C. completes forestry inventory program review

In its report, the panel made 16 recommendations to strengthen the program, including sustainable funding, improved data collection, more program linkages and better communication. » Read More

Resolute, Fort Frances at odds over sale of pulp mill

Resolute Forest Products and the town of Fort Frances, Ontario are at odds over the pending sale of the town’s idle mill. » Read More

Voith announces new spreader roll capabilities for North American paper mills

The company has formed a dedicated spreader roll team to resolve customer issues. » Read More

Cadmatic and SiteBase partner on plant design software

Two European software companies are partnering to bring new solutions to the pulp and paper market. » Read More


Mar. 24-26, 2019
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International Munich Paper Symposium 2019

Mar. 27-29, 2019
Location: Munich, GER
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BLRBAC 2019 Spring Meeting

April 8-10, 2019M
Location: Atlanta, GA
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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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