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May 15, 2019

Pulpwood prices up 5-10% in North America in Q1 2019

Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the U.S. in Q1/19 while they were unchanged or slightly lower in Canada, as compared to Q4/18.

FPAC honours leaders in forest products sector with 2019 Awards of Excellence

The Forest Products Association of Canada hosted its annual Awards of Excellence luncheon in Vancouver, where it recognized contributions in the forest products sector, including a number working in pulp and paper.

Cascades reports strong sales in Q1 2019 financial results

Cascades Inc. has reported its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019, citing a 12 per cent increase in sales.

Market outlook: pulp prospects

The China question, price outlooks and where the hot opportunities lie.

Kruger Products begins construction of Sherbrooke tissue plant

KP Tissue Inc. and Kruger Products L.P. have dedicated the construction site of their future Sherbrooke TAD tissue plant.

Triosim announces leadership changes following expansion into Canada

Scott Bowman, president of JLM Advanced Technical Services, will be president of Triosim Service, responsible for leading the service teams for the corporation.
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Wood Products Safety Summit to address safety culture, best practices

The Wood Products Safety Summit, on June 11 in Prince George, B.C., is targeted at all forestry manufacturing sectors including lumber, OSB, pellets and pulp. The program will benefit production personnel, maintenance staff, management and senior executives. » Read More

Tolko to shut down Quesnel sawmill, reduce hours in Kelowna

Tolko Industries Ltd. has announced the permanent closure of its Quest Wood sawmill in Quesnel, B.C., and a reduction from two shifts to one at its Kelowna, B.C., sawmill. » Read More

KP Tissue sees revenue increase in Q1 2019 results

KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) has reported the Q1 2019 financial and operational results of KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP), in which KPT holds a 15.5 per cent interest. » Read More

Red Meters upgrades slurry density meter with new analytics

Red Meters has unveiled upgrades to the electronic components of its non-nuclear slurry density meter, which will deliver interoperability, new software and analytics features, and new customization options. » Read More

Kathy Buckman Gibson receives TAPPI Woman of the Year Award

Kathy Buckman Gibson was recognized as Woman of the Year by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry’s (TAPPI) Women in Industry Division at its recent annual PaperCon conference. » Read More

West Linn Paper Mill assets coming to online auction

The entire plant and assets of the 128-year-old West Linn Paper Mill in Oregon will soon be coming to online auction June 19 and 20, 2019. » Read More

Paper Excellence's Skookumchuck Pulp Mill donates $25K to health care

Paper Excellence Canada has contributed a $25,000 donation to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health. » Read More

Report: Canadian forest industry can overcome barriers to growth

Innovation, new trade markets and supportive government policies are needed to overcome Canada’s barriers to growth in the forest industry, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. » Read More

PACWEST Conference 2019

June 5-8, 2019
Location: Whistler, BC
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PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

September 18-20, 2019
Location: Edmunston, NB
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TissueCon 2019

October 1-4, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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