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December 2, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Packaging: The Greenpac difference
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Worker dies at Hinton pulp mill

The employee of a contractor working at West Fraser’s Hinton kraft pulp mill died on Nov. 23 when he became tangled in a piece of equipment during the installation of a handrail. >> Read full article

Resolute will not pursue new FSC certifications

Resolute Forest Products has announced the reinstatement of its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificate for the Black Spruce/Dog River-Matawin forest in Northwestern Ontario, but in the same breath, has stated the company will not seek any new certifications from FSC. >> Read full article

BASF to merge paper and water chemicals businesses

BASF is reorganizing its paper, water, oilfield and mining businesses within the Performance Chemicals division to foster customer and industry focus and increase competitiveness. >> Read full article

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Packaging: The Greenpac difference

What happens when you have a focused team and a high-tech machine? Best-in-class products. Cascades' Greenpac mill in Niagara Falls, N.Y., maintains the company's emphasis on sustainability and minimal consumption of resources, but it veers from the industry’s traditional management and operations models in a few ways. >> Learn More…

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Bruce Power highlights 6 ways to lower energy costs

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Broad range of bioproducts on agenda for Wood Biorefining Week

Green carbon fibre, bioplastics, synthetic fuels and high-tech packaging are some of the futuristic products to be showcased at International Wood Biorefining Week in Stockholm next year, from May 24 to 26. >> Read full article

Supremex acquires Premier Envelope

Canada's largest manufacturer and marketer of stock and custom envelopes, Supremex, is growing again, with the acquisition of Premier Envelope Ltd. in Western Canada. >> Read full article

FPInnovations conference sparks new ways of thinking

The first edition of the FPInnovates conference highlighted the importance of innovation in the workforce and the impact of new technologies. The one-and-a-half-day event put on by FPInnovations attracted 200 delegates from across the country. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Webinar - Biomaterials in the P&P sector

December 16, 2015 >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

February 1-5, 2016
Location: Montreal, QC >> More Info

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

May 4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

International Wood Biorefining Week

May 24-26, 2016
Location: Stockholm, Sweden >> More Info