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September 4, 2019

Corner Brook Pulp & Paper investing $625K in local port operations

The total investment to increase operational efficiency at the Port of Corner Brook includes $5.5 million from the federal government and $850,000 from the government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

APP celebrates 20 years in Canada

APP Canada is celebrating 20 years of growth in Canada with a look back at its strategy of evolution.

ND Paper reopens Maine kraft pulp mill

With its team of 130 full-time employees, the mill is expected to ramp to an expected production rate of approximately 150,000 air dried metric tons per year (admtpy) of unbleached softwood kraft pulp.

The proof is in the data: why perceptions about the paper industry are wrong

Here are four myths about paper and how the new, data-driven pulp and paper industry really stacks up.
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Wood fibre prices drop for most North American pulp mills in first half of 2019

Wood fibre costs fell in most regions of North America during the first six months of 2019, with the biggest declines in Western Canada and the US Northwest. » Read More
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AstenJohnson, Heimbach paper machine clothing businesses call off merger

AstenJohnson, a global manufacturer of pulp and paper machine clothing, says it continues to focus on its PMC and nonwovens business while searching for future strategic growth opportunities. » Read More

Task force to develop national strategy for bringing more women to trades

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) is creating a task force to develop a National Strategy for Women in Trades. » Read More

Domtar releases 2019 sustainability report on environmental initiatives

Domtar Corporation has released its 2019 Sustainability Report, which details the progress the company has made on emissions and waste reduction. » Read More

Catalyst mill to pump water from Cowichan Lake in drought relief efforts

Catalyst Paper’s Crofton pulp and paper mill in British Columbia will manage the pumping of water from Cowichan Lake into the Cowichan River to help alleviate the effects of drought. » Read More
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Sulzer releases IoT condition monitoring device for data collection

The Sulzer Sense solution includes wireless sensors that are attached to a pump, agitator, motor or any rotating equipment. » Read more

BillerudKorsnäs develops paper alternative for e-commerce bags

Packaging solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs has introduced a new paper quality for e-commerce bags as a substitute for single-use plastic. » Read more

AMETEK develops colour classification for web inspection

AMETEK Surface Vision has added a colour classification option for contaminants to its SmartView defect inspection system. » 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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Fastmarkets RISI North American Conference

October 28-30, 2019
Location: Boston, MA
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

November 5-6, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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PAPTAC Bleaching Committee Fall 2019 Meeting

November 6-8, 2019
Location: Victoria, BC
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