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Unifor urges N.S. to assist with financing Northern Pulp worker severance

The union is urging the Nova Scotia government to ensure Northern Pulp has debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing after the mill said it would not be able to meet the next severance payment for workers without it.

NRCan to provide up to $30M for COVID-19 safety measures in forest sector

Natural Resources Canada is providing up to $30 million to offset additional costs associated with COVID-19 safety measures for small and medium enterprises in the forest sector.

J.D. Irving releases 2019 sustainability report

In the forest products operations segment, JDI reports 60 per cent green energy use from renewable fuels like biomass, which is up by seven per cent from five years ago.

Solving the riddle of an off-quality paper problem

“I can appear before or after printing and converting, or at the end use. I react to moisture changes and can be a seasonal or a regional challenge.What am I?” FPInnovations investigates.
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PODCAST | Talking tissue: How are consumer and away-from-home markets faring in 2020?

We talk to Pete Augustine, president of Fabio Perini North America, a paper converting and packaging machinery company, and board chair of TAPPI, the Technical Association for the Pulp and Paper Industry. He shares how TAPPI has been helping its members navigate the pandemic, and explores the spike in consumer tissue demand and subsequent drop in away-from-home. » Listen Here

Kadant Solutions appoints new president

Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., has appointed its former chief technology officer as its new president. » Read More

Voith collaborates on new measuring method for detecting stickies

Voith is introducing a new measuring method to detect the unwanted tacky contaminants known as stickies. » Read More

Solenis joins global consortium for fibre-based plastic alternatives

The Piloting Alternatives for Plastics project is a global initiative to help develop the next generation of fibre-based materials to replace plastics used in food packaging, filters, hygiene products and other goods. » Read More

ABB releases new range of pressure transmitters

Using ABB’s range of adaptable connectors and flanges, the PxS100 series can be configured to accommodate hundreds of mountings, spans and certification-equivalent options. » Read More

Solenis completes acquisition of Mexico-based chemical company

Solenis has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of the outstanding shares of a Mexico-based producer of specialized chemical solutions in pulp and paper. » Read More

World Bioeconomy Forum

Date: September 10, 2020
Location: Online
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Fastmarkets RISI Virtual North American Conference

Date: October 5-7, 2020
Location: Online
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Specialty Papers US

Date: October 5-7, 2020
Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
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Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference

Date: October 13-15, 2020
Location: Stockholm, Swe.
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

Date: October 27-28, 2020
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Date: November 1-4, 2020
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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TissueWorld Miami 2020

Date: November 11-13, 2020
Location: Miami, Fla.
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