Nov. 16, 2017 - FPInnovations, in collaboration with The American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) and Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), has developed a Product Category Rules (PCR) that will allow North American pulp, paper, tissue and containerboard manufacturers to communicate the environmental footprints of their products in compliance with international standards.
Published in Sustainability
Nov. 15, 2017 - Vertical Research Partners’ packaging and forest products analyst Chip Dillon offers insight into the containerboard sector as October 2017 operating rates surge above 100 per cent and inventory levels declined.
Nov. 15, 2017 - Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, committed $5.94 million to replace the headbox on Paper Machine 12 (PM12) in its Cloquet, Minn., mill.
Nov. 14, 2017 - Last month Voith Paper concluded the start-up of the new XcelLine VTM 3 tissue machine it supplied to U.S. tissue and specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corp.
Published in Supplier News
Nov. 14, 2017 - Growth is accelerating in the global market for paper products. Worth US$1195 billion in 2016, having grown at 1.8 per cent year-on-year since 2012, it is now growing at a rate more than 50 per cent higher, and will be worth £1341 billion in 2020. The speeding up will be particularly strongly marked in the Americas, where growth will triple, rising from 0.8 per cent a year to 2.4 per cent.
Nov. 10, 2017 - Today the paper mill in The Pas, Man., is celebrating its first anniversary after being purchased by Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd., an affiliate of American Industrial Acquisition Corp. (AIAC), on November 10, 2016.
Nov. 7, 2017 - In its latest research, Smithers Pira has identified four novel technologies that are set to increase capacity and enable new product opportunities for manufacturers of specialty papers across the next five years.
Oct. 24, 2017 - Kruger today officially dedicated Paper Machine No. 10 (PM10), which was completely rebuilt to manufacture 100 per cent lightweight and high-strength linerboard at its Trois-Rivières Mill in Quebec.
Oct. 11, 2017 - Catalyst Paper has appointed Edward (Ned) Dwyer president and CEO.
Oct. 10, 2017 - It’s something we’ve heard many times before — the global pulp and paper industry is amid great change. In this time of transformation, one way mills can stay innovative is by identifying new markets and product areas to specialize in. Kruger Inc.’s recent announcement of its diversification strategy is an example of how the company plans to adapt to market and customer demands.
Published in Equipment & Systems
Oct. 2, 2017 - Catalyst Paper is applauding the B.C. government’s commitment to eliminate the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on electricity for commercial and industrial users in its 2017 budget update, which will assist in protecting jobs in the province’s pulp and paper sector, said Len Posyniak, senior vice-president, Human Resources & Corporate Services.
Sep. 26, 2017 - International Paper plans to invest around $300 million to convert its No. 15 paper machine at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, Ala., from uncoated freesheet to whitetop linerboard and containerboard.
Sep. 26, 2017 - Last month Kruger Products started up the No. 8 paper machine (PM8) at its Crabtree Plant in Quebec.
Sep. 14, 2017 - Mondi has decided to postpone its €135-million investment (roughly C$196 million) in a new machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine at its Steti mill in the Czech Republic after a “careful review of market conditions.”
Sep. 13, 2017 - During the night between September 5 and 6, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg, Sweden, and the production has been stopped since then.
Sep. 13, 2017 - Negotiations between central parties at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill have now concluded.
Sep. 12, 2017 - BASF says its new low-odour binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odour sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the Nordic region.
Published in Chemicals
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