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October 23, 2019

Kimberly-Clark reports strong sales in third quarter 2019 results

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported its third quarter 2019 results and raised its outlook for full-year 2019 organic sales growth and earnings per share.

Editorial: Message your mill to attract new recruits

Our latest editorial in the new issue of Pulp & Paper Canada discusses the results of our recent recruitment survey and what pulp and paper mills can do to mitigate the skills gap.

TAPPI extends PaperCon call for abstracts to Oct. 25

Potential participants are encouraged to present technical successes, new technology applications, or case studies and should submit abstracts before the October 25 deadline in order to be considered.

Support programs for BC forestry workers now available

The B.C. government has made the first round of support programs for Interior B.C. forestry workers available. The provincial government recently announced $69 million to fund these programs.

Fortress Global Enterprises TSX listing under review

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is reviewing the eligibility of Fortress Global Enterprises’s securities to continue being listed on the TSX.
Featured News 

Ducks Unlimited appeals to forestry industry with extension of wetlands initiative

The Forest Management Wetlands Stewardship Initiative (FMWSI) launched in 2016, a unique partnership between Ducks Unlimited Canada and forward-thinking members of the forest products sector. What have they accomplished so far? » Read More

Cascades appoints three new board directors

Cascades has appointed Mélanie Dunn, Elif Lévesque and Nelson Gentiletti to its board of directors, effective immediately. » Read More

Valmet to supply coated board machine to Graphic Packaging

Valmet will supply a coated board machine for Graphic Packaging International’s (GPI) mill in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in the United States. » Read More

Stora Enso plans restructuring of paper division after Oulu Mill conversion

The planned changes could result in a reduction of a maximum of 135 employees in the company’s paper division, primarily in the commercial functions and operations support. » Read More

Ahlstrom-Munksjö appoints new EVP of advanced solutions business

The company has appointed Markus Westerkamp, the current vice-president of the food packaging business in the specialties area, as the executive vice-president of the advanced solutions business area » Read More

Honeywell and Papertech launch camera-based quality control system

Honeywell is collaborating with Papertech to develop and market TotalVision, a connected, camera-based detection system for the flat sheet industries. » Read More


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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International Containerboard Conference

November 13-15, 2019
Location: Miami, FL
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