Industry News
October 18, 2018 – Sustana, a manufacturer of sustainable fibres and recycled paper products with a small environmental footprint, has announced that industry expert Kevin Richard has joined its team as chief operating officer.
October 17, 2018 – Toronto-based industrial products and services providers Wajax Corporation has acquired all of the Montreal-based Groupe Delom Inc. ("Delom") for $51.8 million.
October 15, 2018 – Investigators are looking into the cause of death of a 56-year old man at the White Birch Paper mill in Quebec City on Saturday.
October 11, 2018 – Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, has announced changes to its freight pricing for the pulp and paper industry in North America.
October 10, 2018 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of U.S. specialty paper producer Expera Specialty Solutions for USD 615 million.
October 10, 2018 – Irving Pulp and Paper has pleaded guilty to three pollution charges issued under the Fisheries Act and has agreed to pay up to $3.5 million in penalties. 
October 9, 2018 – Paper Excellence Canada has entered into an agreement to acquire the British Columbia–based Catalyst Paper Corporation, including its three facilities located in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, its Surrey distribution centre and headquarters in Richmond.
October 9, 2018 – Valmet has acquired Enertechnix, a high-tech combustion diagnostics and monitoring technology company based in Washington, USA.
October 4, 2018 – Mercer International has signed a deal to acquire Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI)'s mill properties in Western Canada for $465 million.
October 4, 2018 – KaMin, the manufacturer of hydrous and calcined kaolin, has announced it will increase prices for kaolin clay products for the global paper and packaging markets effective January 1, 2019, or as contracts allow.
October 3, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. has agreed to sell its Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill to New-Indy Containerboard, LLC for a total purchase price of about USD 300 million.
October 3, 2018 – Kemira, a chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries, has announced price increases for all polymer products globally in the pulp and paper segment.
October 2, 2018 – Packaging company Sonoco has completed the acquisition of the remaining 70 per cent interest in the joint venture of Conitex Sonoco, a vertically integrated global leader in the manufacture of paper-based cones and tubes used in the textile industry.
October 1, 2018 – Cascades has announced that its president and CEO, Mario Plourde, received the 2019 Clean50 and Clean16 awards from Delta Management Group.
October 1, 2018 – Domtar Corporation has donated $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for British Columbia wildfires.
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