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February 10, 2016
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Resolute FP responds to FSC; posts timeline

In response to an FSC statement, Resolute Forest Products argues that it has not been “unwilling” to engage and that it has expressed legitimate concerns in good faith that have not been addressed. >> Read full article

FSC abandons mediation idea, will reconsider Resolute’s membership

The Forest Stewardship Council has abandoned its efforts to engage Resolute in a mediation process. >> Read full article

Irving Tissue fined $50,000 after worker injured

Irving Tissue pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a worker was injured while performing maintenance on a tissue machine. >> Read full article

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Domtar encourages letter-writing through PaperPal project

Domtar Corp. recently unveiled a new program called PaperPal, intended to connect generations through letter-writing. It will help youths develop fine motor skills, spur seniors to practice a useful cognitive exercise and give both groups a way to develop enjoyable and enriching connections, says the company. “But besides the educational and cognitive benefits, Domtar is excited about how it will spark smiles and hugs for both children and senior citizens," says Paige Goff, Domtar's vice-president of sustainability and business communications. >> Learn More…

 
 NEWS 
 

Canadian papermaking expert receives TAPPI award

Dr. Ivan Pikulik is the 2016 recipient of TAPPI’s Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award, which will be presented during PaperCon. >> Read full article

Cognex vision systems incorporated into Ametek

The Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD) of Cognex Corp. was recently acquired by Ametek Inc. for approximately US$160 million. >> Read full article

Nanocellulose expert Richard Berry joins TAPPI board

Richard Berry, vice-president and chief technology officer at CelluForce, will begin in March a three-year term on the board of directors of TAPPI. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

International Pulp Week

May 1-4, 2016
Location: Vancouver, BC >> More Info

PwC’s Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference

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

PaperCon 2016

May 15-18, 2016
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio >> More Info

International Wood Biorefining Week

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