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Atlantic Packaging to add new recycled paper machine to Ont. plant

The new paper machine will be Atlantic’s second recycled paper machine in Whitby, Ontario.

Feds to invest $1.2M in pulp-based composite for automotive applications

A Toronto-based company has developed a method to combine wood pulp with polymers to create a special strong and lightweight thermoplastic.

TAPPI announces keynote speaker for IBBC conference

IBBC, which focuses on biomass, is being presented in an all-virtual format on November 2-4, 2020.

AstenJohnson invests $2.5M in Ontario dryer plant

The company says the investment will address the increased demand for locally supplied dryer fabrics in the Canadian and U.S. markets.
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Market Trends  

Global hardwood, softwood fibre prices fall for pulp manufacturers in Q2 2020

Wood raw-material costs fell for most pulp manufacturers throughout the world in Q2 2020, reducing WRI’s two fibre price indices for the fifth consecutive quarter. » Read more

Ryerson University students win first place in packaging design challenge

A team of student designers from Toronto has won first place in the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA)’s 2020 Student Design Challenge. » Read more

ND Paper adds kraft paper bags to manufacturing lineup

ND Paper is now producing bleached and natural kraft bag paper products manufactured at the company’s Rumford, Maine mill. » Read more

International Paper completes sale of Brazil corrugated packaging business

The company has sold its Brazilian corrugated packaging business to Klabin S.A. » Read more

Valmet completes acquisition of PMP Group

The acquired business becomes a part of Valmet’s Paper business line. » Read more

Fabio Perini, Casmatic, MTC to rebrand as Körber

The Italian tissue equipment producers will all roll into the Körber name as part of a branding overhaul. » Read more

FPInnovations Interactive Tissue Course

Date: October 27-28, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Date: November 2-4, 2020
Location: Virtual
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TAPPI IBBC Conference

Date: November 2-4, 2020
Location: Virtual
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Tissue World Digital Days

Date: November 11-13, 2020
Location: Virtual
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