Apr. 25, 2017 - Supremex, a North American manufacturer and marketer of a range of stock and custom envelopes and provider of packaging and specialty products, has named Bertrand Jolicoeur chief financial officer and corporate secretary.
Apr. 19, 2017 - Cascades and Tricentris say they are thrilled to have signed a three-year partnership agreement, where Tricentris will supply all of the cardboard recovered at its three sorting facilities — Lachute, Terrebonne and Gatineau — to Cascades.
Mar. 23, 2017 - Catalyst has launched Bistro, describing it as a diverse line of uncoated food service papers.
Mar. 21, 2017 - Cascades is launching a new consumer line of tissue paper, consisting of three varieties of toilet paper and two varieties of paper towels.
Mar. 15, 2017 - Bloomberg News is reporting that as the world population ages, sales will consequently increase for absorbent hygiene products, providing “welcome relief” for papermakers who have been impacted by the digital era.
Published in Trends
Mar. 10, 2017 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the immediate and indefinite idling of its paper mill located in Thorold, Ont. The facility, which employed over 100 workers, has an annual production capacity of approximately 197,000 metric tonnes of newsprint on one machine using 100 per cent recycled furnish.
Mar. 6, 2017 - International technology group Andritz has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild and convert its PM2, a printing and white writing paper machine, and its approach system into a modern brown packaging paper machine at the Avezzano mill, Italy.
Published in Supplier News
Feb. 28, 2017 - Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Sonoco Products Company and Cascades Inc., has announced the investment of approximately US$16 million for the expansion of its existing Birmingham, Al., facility.
Feb. 10, 2017 - La Tribune is reporting that a machine fire in the finishing department at the Kruger Sherbrooke paper mill led to the evacuation of about 30 workers Tuesday morning.
Published in Health & Safety
Feb. 7, 2017 - Charlotte Business Journal is reporting that Domtar Corp. will spend about $25 million to convert boilers to natural gas from coal and modernize equipment at two paper plants in Pennsylvania.
Jan. 30, 2017 - Catalyst Paper Corp. has announced it is no longer a publicly traded company.
Jan. 24, 2017 - Valmet says it will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America in an effort to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers.
Published in Equipment & Systems
Jan. 23, 2017 - ADI Systems says it has been awarded a contract for a large wastewater treatment project at Lake Utopia Paper located in New Brunswick, adding that once complete, the system will be the largest single ADI-BVF reactor in the world.
Published in Water & Wastewater
Jan. 17, 2017 - Shortly after announcing Timothy R. Hess’ recent promotion to senior vice president and business unit president, Specialty Papers, Glatfelter has named David Dickerhoof vice-president of sales and marketing for Specialty Papers, effective immediately. Dickerhoof fills the position previously held by Hess.
Jan. 10, 2017 - A recent report from Global Market Insights estimates the coated paper market share will witness gains by CAGR of 4.2 per cent, valuing more than US$57 billion by the end of 2024.
Published in Trends
Jan. 10, 2017 - Glatfelter has promoted Timothy R. Hess to senior vice president and business unit president, Specialty Papers.
Dec. 19, 2016 - Valmet has received an order for a board machine capacity increase upgrade and a three-year paper machine clothing agreement from Matías Gomá Tomás S.A.’s board mill in La Riba, Spain.
Dec. 13, 2016 - BillerudKorsnäs says it is now moving ahead with full-scale trials adding microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) to its paperboard products after “promising initial tests.”
Published in Innovation
Dec. 6, 2016 - The Canadian and Quebec governments are providing $12.5 million to White Birch Paper’s Papier Masson mill to help introduce a new process to produce wood fibre for the production of wood-plastic composites, the first project of its kind in North America they say.
Published in Sustainability
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Forest sector will fight for jobs, communities affected by U.S. duties: FPACApr. 25, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has…
Supremex appoints Bertrand Jolicoeur CFO, corporate secretaryApr. 25, 2017 - Supremex, a North American manufacturer and…
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