Dec. 6, 2016 - It’s no secret that demand for newspaper is waning. Even a decade ago, it was common to see public transit commuters absorbed in the “broadsheets” splayed on their laps. Today, not so much. If you hop on a subway, you’re liable to see most commuters, especially younger ones, staring at a smart phone or e-book. At the same time, businesses of all stripes, from insurance firms to medical offices, are slowly but surely eschewing paper in favour of electronic record-keeping systems.
Dec. 6, 2016 - The Canadian Press is reporting that Irving Pulp and Paper Limited has been charged with 15 counts of illegal dumping into the St. John River.
Dec. 2, 2016 - International Paper says it has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business for approximately $2.2 billion in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments.
A European Commission time study on the paper sector has revealed that over the past 10 years, direct regulatory costs have more than tripled, according to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI).
A Finnish supplier of pulp and paper web monitoring and web inspection system solutions is investing strongly in its North American operations with the establishment of new company in the United States. Wesley Sweeny has been appointed vice-president of operations for the North American business of Procemex Inc.
Allen Kirkpatrick will assume the role of executive director of the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association (CCCA), effective December 1, 2016. Kirkpatrick replaces David Andrews, who has decided to take a voluntary retirement from that position.
Goeun Sim, a PhD graduate from McGill University, has been chosen as the Canadian finalist for the global Blue Sky Young Researchers Innovation Award, based on her proposal to advance innovation in the forest products sector.
Fortress Paper is installing a new system at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso, Que., designed to extract hemicellulose from the dissolving pulp process.
Murray Hewitt, general manager of the Greenpac board mill, received the Mill Manager award from RISI at the 2016 PPI Awards. This award is sponsored by Valmet.
Twin Rivers Paper Co. will acquire the paper manufacturing assets of the Burrows Paper Corp., which includes four specialty paper machines, located at Burrows’ facilities in New York and Mississippi, will be added to Twin Rivers as a result of the acquisition. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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