Industry News
May 2, 2019 – Valmet has completed its acquisition of J&L Fiber Services Inc., a manufacturer and provider of refiner segments to the pulp, paper and fiberboard industry.
May 2, 2019 – Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Cascades Inc. and Sonoco Products Company, has inaugurated its new production line of eco-friendly packaging at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
April 29, 2019 – Paper Excellence Canada has contributed $25,000 to B.C.’s Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP), which provides an opportunity for Indigenous youth to gain skills and exposure to the forest industry.
April 29, 2019 – Resolute’s pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario, has donated $15,000 to the Special Olympics Canada 2020 Winter Games, as a sponsor of the closing ceremony.
April 26, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products has announced a four-year renewal of the master collective agreement covering unionized employees of three U.S. pulp, paper and tissue mills.
April 25, 2019 – Northern Pulp must find a new route for the pipeline in its proposed effluent treatment plant in order to gain provincial approval, according to the terms of reference issued by the Nova Scotia Environment Department this week. 
April 25, 2019 – Canfor Corporation announced today it will be temporarily curtailing operations at all British Columbia dimension mills effective April 29 due to low lumber prices and the high cost of fibre.
April 24, 2019 – Mauro Luna has been appointed the global sales director of Fabio Perini S.p.A., the Italian engineering company that specializes in machine design and manufacturing of industrial machinery for the papermaking industry and the tissue converting industry.
April 18, 2019 – The federal government has earmarked $2.38 million to fund a research project at the University of British Columbia that will test clean technologies that generate renewable natural gas (RNG) from forest residues.
April 18, 2019 – Cascades has inaugurated its newest and most modern containerboard packaging plant, a US$76-million investment in state-of-the-art equipment.
April 17, 2019 – Paper Excellence Canada has made a $25,000 donation to the Abercrombie Fire Department to support its tanker truck initiative.
April 15, 2019 – The government of British Columbia has announced changes to the Forest Act that will help prevent major forest licensees from controlling the market for milling and forest tenure holdings.
April 15, 2019 – Triosim Corporation has opened a new office in Prince George, B.C. to serve its clients in the pulp and paper industry.
April 15, 2019 – Pulp & Paper Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Safest Mill in Canada contest.
April 15, 2019 – Domtar's Espanola, Ontario mill is set to eliminate 70 jobs as part of a modernization project. 

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