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March 2, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Business processes moving away from paper: Xerox survey
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Sonoco on Fortune’s most admired companies list

The packaging company ranked first in financial soundness and second in several other categories, for an overall second place finish in the packaging sector of the rankings. >> Read full article

PaperWorks promotes executives from Canadian acquisition

Two executives from Boehmer Box, Karl Broderick and Peter Jesus, have moved up to senior-level positions with the parent organization. >> Read full article

FPAC pens letter re: low-carbon economy

The Forest Products Association of Canada has published an open letter outlining a concept called Carbon First. >> Read full article

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Business processes moving away from paper: Xerox survey

The Digitization at Work report from Xerox shows the move from paper to digital processes is nearly upon us, however, many survey respondents admit they may not be ready for it. That’s one takeaway from a survey of 600 IT decision-makers in large U.S., Canadian and Western European organizations. Survey respondents also predicted that less than 10 per cent of key business operation processes will run on paper in the next two years. >> Learn More…


LCBO stores raise funds for Forests Ontario

During the month of March, the public can help support tree planting by making a donation to Forests Ontario at any LCBO liquor store in Ontario. >> Read full article

Imerys and Omya form joint venture for micro fibrillated cellulose

The joint venture will promote the research and development of micro fibrillated cellulose (MFC) for paper, packaging and other markets. >> Read full article

Voith and the Oscars’ golden, glamorous envelopes

The golden paper used for the Academy Awards® envelopes is produced by Gmund Papier on a Voith paper machine. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

BLRBAC Spring 2016 Meeting

April 4-6, 2016
Location: Atlanta, GA >> 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, OH >> More Info

PacWest 2016 Conference

June 8-11, 2016
Location: Jasper, AB >> More Info