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Cascades reports continued strong sales in Q2 2020 as COVID-19 demand eases

Sales for Q2 2020 were $1,285 million ($1.285 billion), compared with $1,313 million in Q1 2020 and $1,275 million in Q2 2019.

FPInnovations receives $1.3M from feds to develop forest-fibre filters for face masks

FPInnovations is receiving $1.3 million from the federal government for a COVID-19 response project to develop a biodegradable, sustainable filter for single-use face masks.

Northern Pulp approved for creditor protection, $15M in financing

Northern Pulp has received creditor protection until the end of 2020 and was approved for $15 million in financing from third-party lenders – but it will not be able to use the money to pay retirees and laid-off workers.

Kruger’s new tissue plant on track for production in 2021

Kruger Products’ forthcoming tissue plant is on schedule, the company says in its second-quarter financial report.
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Graphic papers: Uncovering growth opportunities in a declining market

If you’re at all familiar with the graphic papers market, then you’ve been hearing for years that it’s in a decline – and that’s true. However, the good news is that there are “hot spots” where potential growth opportunities exist. » Read more

Project receives $300K from feds to create face mask prototype from pulp [UPDATED]

Pulp Moulded Products (PMP) in Newmarket, Ontario, which develops products made from Canadian pulp, will receive additional financial support from Kruger Inc. » Read More

Domtar Q2 results: Plans to restructure some U.S. mills, review of personal care

Domtar announced a restructuring that affects 780 jobs at of some of its U.S. mills upon the release of its Q2 2020 financial results last week, which bested expectations for the quarter. » Read More

Kruger Products sees 5.8% revenue hike over year-ago in Q2 results

Revenue increased by $21.1 million, or 5.8 per cent, to $386.8 million in Q2 2020 compared to $365.7 million in Q2 2019. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada opens call for papers for 2021 virtual conference

The Pulp & Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC) has opened its call for papers for next year’s PaperWeek Canada conference and trade show, which will be held online. » 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: Virtual
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TAPPI IBBC Conference

Date: November 2-4, 2020
Location: Virtual
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TissueWorld Miami 2020

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