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August 21, 2019

FPAC supports ministers' commitment to promote forest sector

At the close of the 2019 annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers, FPAC announced its support for the ministers’ commitment to promote Canadian forest products to the world.

Report: Specialty papers market to grow from packaging segment

Flexible packaging will maintain a strong growth among all subcategories in the global specialty papers industry as the highly fragmented customer base in North America begins to consolidate.

Forest2Market, Fisher International acquired by Battery Ventures

Forest2Market and Fisher International will continue to operate individually as the transition is planned and implemented.

Resolute's Fort Frances mill won't be restarted, according to sale documents

Resolute’s long-idled mill in Fort Frances, Ontario won't be restarted according to a non-competition agreement signed alongside its sale to a redeveloper, despite the Town of Fort Frances's hopes to the contrary.

New website for Pulp & Paper Canada

Pulp & Paper Canada online has a new look, but we’re bringing you the same breaking news and features on the pulp and paper industry. Read more about our makeover.
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Specialty Papers Adds Workshop to Innovative Program

Smithers recently announced the agenda for Specialty Papers US 2019, taking place in Milwaukee, WI, Sep. 30 – Oct. 2. The program includes expert speakers from Cascades-Sonoco, Novolex, Evonik, Sustana, Waste Management, Michelman, Solenis, Kotkamills Oy, BioBased Markets, Omya, and more.
Dr. Graham Moore, Strategic Consultant at Smithers, has designed a workshop that will provide insight into the specialty paper sector, and an overview for those new to the industry.

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Featured News 

AMETEK Surface Vision appoints sales manager for Canada

AMETEK Surface Vision, a provider of automated online surface inspection solutions, has appointed Éric Charette-Béchamp as its regional sales manager for Canada. » Read More

Kruger Packaging develops rightweighting course for AICC members

Kruger Packaging has developed a free online course in rightweighting for members of The Independent Packaging Association (AICC) and The Packaging School. » Read More

AF&PA lends support to U.S. request to enforce duties on uncoated paper imports

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has issued a statement regarding the anti-circumvention petitions on uncoated free sheet paper filed on August 2 by several manufacturers and the United Steelworkers. » Read More

Sonoco completes acquisition of paperboard maker Corenso Holdings America

Corenso Holdings America (CHA) is a U.S. manufacturer of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and high-performance cores used in the paper, packaging films, tape and specialty industries. » Read More

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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FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

October 7-11, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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BLRBAC Fall 2019 Meeting

October 14-16, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA
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PAPTAC Alkaline Pulping Committee Meeting

October 22-23, 2019
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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October 27-30, 2019
Location: St. Louis, MO
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

November 5-6, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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Canadian Pavilion at ExpoCorma 2019

November 6-8, 2019
Location: Concepcion, Chile
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