Industry News
Apr. 25, 2018 - Irving Pulp and Paper and Irving Tissue of Saint John, N.B., says it will undergo a $40-million investment. Eighty-four New Brunswick companies will be working on the modernization, accounting for $29 million of the investment.
Apr. 23, 2018 - Corner Brook Pulp and Paper has cut its 44-year business relationship with harvesting contractor Arthur Fowlow Ltd. this month. An estimated 24 jobs will be eliminated as the paper company looks to save money, CBC reports.
Apr. 23, 2018 - Need a reason to attend the 8th Canadian Bioeconomy Conference in Prince George, B.C., June 6-8, 2018? Need to justify it to your boss? Here are six things you’ll discover when you register and attend:
Apr. 20, 2018 - BAP Industries of Guatemala will construct and operate what it says is the world’s first bamboo bio-refinery and associated paper mill, located in Nicaragua close to the bamboo raw resource. The facility, it says, will have the capacity to process up to 250,000 metric tonnes of bamboo annually into a range of 100 per cent bamboo toilet, tissue and cleaning papers.
Apr. 19, 2018 - West Fraser announced today its senior leadership transition plan. Ted Seraphim plans to retire as chief executive officer at the end of the second quarter of 2019, and Ray Ferris, executive vice-president and chief operating officer, has been appointed president and chief operating officer effective immediately. West Fraser says he will be appointed chief executive officer upon Seraphim’s retirement next year.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Yes, the early bird does get the worm — or in this case, the brown note, the hundy, the cash, the $100 in savings on the full conference registration price.
Apr. 15, 2018 - UPM has sold its Myllykoski mill site and premises in Kouvola, Finland, to real estate developer Redeve Oy.
Apr. 15, 2018 - Kimberly-Clark Corp. has approved a capacity expansion project at its Mobile, Ala., manufacturing facility to support K-C Professional’s bath tissue category growth in North America.
Apr. 14, 2018 - The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change says Domtar has been fined $50,000 for an Environmental Protection Act (EPA) violation relating to a spill that happened in 2016 in Espanola, Ont.
Apr. 13, 2018 - SunPine is investing SEK 250 million in a new production plant adjacent to the company’s existing plant at Haraholmen in Piteå, which is expected to increase tall diesel production capacity by 50 per cent.
Apr. 10, 2018 - Mohawk Fine Papers, a privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty materials for printing, has purchased Crane Stationery Corp. for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes all three premium Crane brands: Crane & Co., William Arthur and Vera Wang.
Apr. 5, 2018 - Sappi is introducing the second generation of Sappi Seal, describing it as a flexible packaging paper with improved sealing properties and increased sustainability.
Apr. 3, 2018 - Supremex of Montreal, Que., has appointed Guy Prenevost as chief financial officer and corporate secretary effective April 16, while also nominating two new directors in Nicole Boivin and Steven Richardson. The directors are to be elected at the company’s upcoming Annual General Meeting to be held on May 9.
Mar. 29, 2018 - The Sofidel Group, an Italian tissue paper manufacturer for sanitary and household uses, is expanding its production capacity in the U.S. with its latest investment.
Mar. 29, 2018 - FPInnovations says it is looking forward to continuing its close collaboration with the government of Quebec. In its latest economic plan, the Quebec government is committing to an additional $6.5 million to help train for a “highly qualified workforce” to meet the needs of companies in the forest sector. 
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