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September 18, 2019

Cascades completes acquisition of Orchids Paper Products assets

Cascades has completed its previously announced acquisition of Orchids Paper Products assets for US $207 million.

Chilcotin fibre recovery project finding new markets for pulp logs

A Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. project is enabling Ulkatcho First Nation-owned West Chilcotin Forest Products (WCFP) to bring forest fibre to market that would normally be left behind or burned as waste in cut blocks.

BC announces $69M to help workers impacted by mill closures

The government of B.C. has announced $69 million in funding for a new series of measures aimed at supporting Interior B.C. forest workers impacted by mill closures and shift reductions.

FPAC launches #ForestryForTheFuture campaign ahead of federal election

The Forestry for the Future campaign is anchored by a website that captures details on the challenges and opportunities facing the sector and how prospective MPs can help.
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VIDEO: See inside Irving Pulp & Paper and Irving Tissue’s $22M maintenance shutdown

Irving Tissue and Irving Pulp & Paper employed over 1,000 contractors from 45 companies in New Brunswick for a $22-million maintenance shutdown this month. » Read More
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Kadant Johnson adds three to paper and packaging services team

Kadant Johnson, a subsidiary of Kadant, has added several members to its services division, which specializes in mechanical and testing services for equipment used in paper production and converting. » Read More

BillerudKorsnäs to cut up to 300 staff in efficiency overhaul

Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs is cutting up to 300 staff as part of a cost reduction program that the company says will lead to efficiency and profitability. » Read More

Valmet lands on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for sixth year

The pulp and paper technology supplier was listed both in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe indices. » Read More

Munson Machinery debuts ribbon blender with bag dump station

Munson Machinery has introduced a new ribbon blender that features an integral bag dump station to collect dust generated during manual dumping activities. » Read More

Cognibox to deliver more training courses in maintenance, safety

Vector Solutions, an e-learning provider for industry, is expanding into Canada via a partnership with Cognibox, a contractor compliance platform used in the pulp and paper industry. » Read more

TAPPI releases new reference book on black liquor evaporation

TAPPI has released a new reference and troubleshooting book for engineers and operators involved with black liquor evaporator operations. » Read more

Smithers unifies paper and packaging division under single brand

Smithers, a provider of testing and compliance services and the parent company of legacy brands such as Smithers Pira for the paper and packaging industries, has unified under a single brand identity. » Read more

PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

September 18-20, 2019
Location: Edmunston, NB
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Specialty Papers US 2019

September 30-October 2, 2019
Location: Milwaukee, WI
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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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PAPTAC Bleaching Committee Fall 2019 Meeting

November 6-8, 2019
Location: Victoria, BC
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PAPTAC ECBLRBAC Fall 2019 Meeting

November 12-14, 2019
Location: Sherbrooke, QC
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