July 24, 2019 – Voith has debuted the DuoShake DG (Digital Generation), an upgrade on the control and automation functions of the DuoShake shaking unit for optimum fibre orientation during sheet formation.
July 22, 2019 – ZF Electronic Systems is now carrying STEUTE's broad ZS Series of emergency-stop pull wire switches in North America.
July 10, 2019 – ABB has released the AWT210 single-channel two-wire transmitter for measurement and control of pH, redox (ORP) and conductivity in hazardous and non-hazardous industrial applications including pulp and paper.
July 8, 2019 – Munson Machinery has introduced a new standalone lump breaker that can be used for papermaking ingredients that have solidified in storage. 
June 28, 2019 – Voith has released the SmartBasket, an intelligent screen basket add-on for the stock preparation unit.
June 24, 2019 – Kimberly-Clark Professional has introduced KleenGuard Kraken Grip nitrile gloves that can be used with either a wet or dry grip. 
July 23, 2019 – Most digester operators manipulate their cooking conditions by focusing on a Kappa number target.
July 19, 2019 – Two projects that will use gene extraction technology on residuals from pulp and paper mills are receiving more than $815,000 in funding from Genome BC and the BC Pulp & Paper BioAlliance (BioAlliance). 
July 17, 2019 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö has launched a new wax alternative paper for food packaging. 
July 17, 2019 – BillerudKorsnäs, developer of packaging materials, has completed the world's first production of a paper battery on a paper machine.
July 17, 2019 – Chinese viscose producer Tangshan Sanyou has produced new viscose fibre mixing FSC-certified dissolving pulp and recycled cotton.
July 15, 2019 – David Mead is a project analyst for Independent Project Analysis (IPA), a research organization and capital projects consulting firm.
July 18, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products has received a 2019 Innovation & Excellence Award in the forestry products and services category from Corporate LiveWire magazine for the third consecutive year.
July 12, 2019 – The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has released a statement saying it is pleased to note the collective support at a meeting of Canadian premiers this week for economic commitments relating to the expansion of trade opportunities, immigration levels and skills development.
July 11, 2019 – In a step to increase British Columbia fibre supply to BC mills, the government of BC has applied a new, targeted fee-in-lieu of manufacturing for exported logs harvested from a coastal BC timber sales licence.
July 8, 2019 – BillerudKorsnäs and Bosch Packaging Technology are releasing a new sustainable paper-based packaging solution as part of their ongoing partnership. 
June 27, 2019 – As interest groups raise awareness about plastic waste, governments around the world are starting to ban various types of plastics, especially single-use packaging items.
June 24, 2019 – Kemira, global chemical supplier to the pulp and paper industry, has joined a four-year European Union (EU)–funded project that aims to develop 100 per cent bio-based chemicals produced from renewable raw materials.
July 11, 2019 – Registration is now open for TAPPI’s 2019 Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course, running Aug. 13-14 in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, within metropolitan Atlanta.
July 3, 2019 – When the federal government announced late last year that it is investing nearly half a million dollars in a three-year project to increase and retain jobs for women in the forestry sector, it was a small step forward for an industry that has long been traditionally male dominated.
June 25, 2019 – The Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry (TAPPI) recently inducted Dale Midyette, a senior process engineer at Jacobs, as a TAPPI Fellow.
June 19, 2019 – Between retiring workers and limited new recruits to the workforce, pulp and paper companies are already experiencing the repercussions of the manufacturing skills gap – and Pulp & Paper Canada wants to know about your challenges and potential solutions in our new industry survey. 
June 17, 2019 – Voith has launched an online learning portal for PaperSchool, its collection of training courses covering all aspects of the paper manufacturing process.
June 12, 2019 – Despite frequent laughs shared by attendees at the annual Wood Products Safety Summit held in Prince George, B.C., yesterday, it was clear safety is serious business for the industry.
July 19, 2019 – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reported a loss in its second quarter 2019 results compared to the year-ago period, which the company attributes to softer lumber prices, higher log costs and higher duties.
July 18, 2019 – Paper advocacy group Two Sides says it has worked with over 400 companies around the world to remove environmental claims such as "go green – go paperless" and "save trees" from their messaging. 
July 12, 2019 – The cost of wood fibre for the world’s pulp industry has trended upward for over two years because of higher demand and a tightening regional supply of wood fibre, according to a new report by Wood Resources Quarterly. 
June 25, 2019 – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its monthly reports on containerboard, boxboard, packaging and specialty papers, and printing-writing grades for May 2019, citing decreases in production and/or shipments across all categories. 
June 19, 2019 – The results of a new survey commissioned by paper advocacy group Two Sides reveal that the North American public largely believes in the use of paper products, but that it has some misconceptions about the pulp and paper industry.
June 14, 2019 – Wood Resources International has reported that global pulp shipments are down 4.1 per cent in Q1 2019 over Q1 2018 in the latest issue of Wood Resource Quarterly.

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