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Global paper and paperboard growth forecast at 1.1%

World demand for paper and paperboard is forecast to grow to 482 million tons in 2030, but North America will experience shrinking demand, according to Pöyry Management Consulting. This equals an overall increase of 1.1% per year, with...
Mar 18, 2015 6:54AM


Hear from global pulp and paper leaders at PwC conference

Several hundred CEOs and senior executives are expected at PwC’s 28th Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference on May 6 in Vancouver. Participants will hear and discuss how companies are capitalizing on new business...
Mar 17, 2015 10:47PM


Kemira brings GE water technology to pulp and paper sector

GE and Kemira have announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.
Mar 17, 2015 10:34PM


Brief strike at Rock Tenn La Tuque is over

Workers at the Rock Tenn containerboard mill in La Tuque, Que., are ready to restart operations at the mill, after a short strike came to an end on March 10, 2015. A 36-hour strike began on March 6. The next day, Rock Tenn locked out employees....
Mar 11, 2015 12:07AM


New video highlights the value of our forests

A new video showcasing the deep connection between humans and our forests is now available. The video, entitled “Connecting to our Forests," made its debut at Forests Ontario's annual conference on February 20 to a crowd of nearly 300...
Mar 10, 2015 10:50PM


FSC Canada discusses informed consent with First Nations and industry

More than 50 forest managers, technicians, academics, lawyers, industry representatives and First Nations chiefs attended a meeting to discuss free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) in the context of the forest industry. Facilitated by...
Mar 10, 2015 10:37PM


Resolute closes PM9 at Alma paper mill

The permanent closure of paper machine #9 at Resolute Forest Products’ mill in Alma, Que., is in response to “market weakness, exacerbated by fiber cost issues in Quebec, as well as ongoing misinformation campaigns by...
Mar 10, 2015 10:14PM


Domtar Windsor manager Eric Ashby named TAPPI Mill Manager of the Year

TAPPI has announced that Eric Ashby of Domtar Windsor in Quebec has been selected as PIMA’s Mill Manager of the Year. Ashby was selected for this honor due to his outstanding leadership, management, and organizational skills leading to...
Mar 4, 2015 9:14AM


FPInnovations receives $20 million in federal funding

The federal government will invest $20.6 million towards reinforcing innovation in the Canadian forest sector through the work of FPInnovations, a research organization focused on the forest products sector.
Mar 4, 2015 8:55AM


Buyer will fund growth of PaperNuts' innovative loose fill packaging

PaperNuts Corp., a fledgling Ontario-based developer and marketer of innovative paper-based packaging solutions, has been acquired by Axiom Corp. and become a wholly-owned subsidiary of that company. 
Mar 3, 2015 11:45PM


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