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Paper machine catches fire at Corner Brook Pulp and Paper

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper experienced a paper machine fire late in the evening of Jul. 16.

AFPA names new senior vice-president

The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA)’s new senior VP will also chair the association’s environment committee and lead the organization’s sustainable growth initiatives.

Catalyst Paper exec meets with mayor about ongoing Powell River mill closure

An executive at Catalyst Paper Corporation met with the mayor of Powell River, British Columbia last week to discuss the city’s ongoing mill closure.

Green chemistry for improved papermaking

At PaperWeek Canada 2020, held in Montreal this past February, there was a common theme to several of the papers presented in the papermaking sessions – papermaking additives based on renewable, bio-based products.

PODCAST: Talking tissue in 2020

Don’t miss our latest podcast episode with Pete Augustine, president of Fabio Perini North America, and board chair of TAPPI, on what’s been happening with consumer and away-from-home this year.
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Featured News 

Quebec’s forest sector: a secret weapon against climate change

Increases in forest management and yield of longer-lived wood products are key to curbing carbon loss, says FPInnovations researcher Patrick Lavoie. » Read more

Fabio Perini patents converting line upgrades for face mask production

Fabio Perini has patented technology to produce up to 10,000 biodegradable bamboo masks per minute. » Read More

BillerudKorsnäs names new president and CEO

BillerudKorsnäs has appointed a new president and CEO of the company, effective November 1, 2020. » Read More

Diageo’s new sustainable packaging company to launch paper-based spirits bottle

Diageo, a food and beverage conglomerate, is launching a sustainable packaging technology company called Pulpex Limited with what it says is the first 100 per cent plastic-free paper-based spirits bottle. » Read More

Valmet to supply world’s largest chemi-thermomechanical pulp line to China mill

Valmet’s delivery is part of Sun Paper’s new greenfield mill in Beihai, which will eventually have a total pulp and paper capacity of 3.5 million tonnes annually. » 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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