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March 20, 2019

Repap submits offer to buy Resolute's idled Fort Frances pulp mill

The private investment company tendered a “multi-million-dollar” proposal in time for the March 15 offer deadline.

International Forest Biorefining Conference seeking paper submissions

Lakehead University's Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is accepting submissions from industry and academia for its International Forest Biorefining Conference.

CO2 capture unit starts up at Resolute's Saint-Félicien pulp mill

Start-up of the CO2 capture unit installed by CO2 Solutions officially took place on March 14, 2019, preceded by successful pre-operation verifications.

Cascades Tissue Group CEO Jean Jobin to step down

Jean Jobin is stepping down from his role as president and chief operating officer of Cascades Tissue Group and will be replaced by longtime Cascades exec Jean-David Tardif.

Fire extinguished at Resolute's Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill

A fire in a paper machine was extinguished at Resolute Forest Products' mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario on Sunday morning.
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Solenis wins NextGen Cup Challenge with recyclable cup liner coatings

Solenis, a chemical producer for water-intensive industries including pulp and paper, has been announced a winner of the NextGen Cup Challenge, a competition to redesign and create a widely recyclable and/or compostable fibre hot and cold to-go cup. » Read More

Paper Excellence completes acquisition of Catalyst Paper

The deal was announced in October 2018 and includes Catalyst's three facilities located in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, its Surrey distribution centre and headquarters in Richmond, B.C. » Read More

Resolute's Hialeah tissue mill achieves EcoLogo environmental certification

The Hialeah, Florida tissue mill operated by Resolute Forest Products recently achieved EcoLogo certification for its reduced impact on the environment. » Read More

Seeq expands process manufacturing platform globally

Seeq Corporation is adding more than 50 system integration partners for process manufacturing customers in North America, the Middle East, Europe, South America, and Asia – along with new offices in Malaysia and Europe. » Read More

Smurfit Kappa acquires new injection facility for packaging system

The company will make investments to equip the 100,000-square-foot facility with additional technology to provide a number of Bag-in-Box solutions, including the new Delta tap for rigid packaging. » Read More


Mar. 24-26, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
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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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