April 9, 2019 – Triosim Corporation, a North American technology and process optimization specialist for the pulp and paper industry, has acquired MTR Martco, LLC.
April 9, 2019 – Daniele Bernacchi has been appointed general manager of M.T.C., a provider of folded tissue solutions.
April 8, 2019 – Peter R. Augustine, president of Fabio Perini North America, has been named as chair of the board for the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).
April 4, 2019 – The head of Unifor's Atlantic division met with the Nova Scotia premier on April 3 to discuss the future of the Northern Pulp mill, expressing disappointment with the province's environmental assessment request last week.
April 1, 2019 – Valmet has completed the acquisition of GL&V, which was announced on February 26, 2019, for approximately EUR 113 million.
April 1, 2019 – Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. has reported its year-end 2018 and fourth quarter results, citing "significant improvements" over 2017.
Published in Financial Reports
April 1, 2019 – No matter where your mill is located in the world, it is essential to address the challenges of warmer temperatures to make sure the mill continues to run reliably and safely.
Published in Energy Efficiency
April 1, 2019 – Kruger's Trois-Rivières facility delivered its first shipment of bleached thermomechanical pulp (TMP) earlier this year, allowing the Wayagamack Mill to expand its product portfolio into a wider range of brightness levels.
Published in Supplier News
March 31, 2019 – The province of Nova Scotia says it needs more time and information to review Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent drainage plan, leaving the future of the mill still in question.
March 26, 2019 – As the 2019 wildfire season approaches, British Columbia’s government is preparing with more fire prevention strategies, programs and funding.
March 25, 2019 – Cascades, a manufacturer of green packaging and tissue products, has unveiled a new brand for retail solutions called Cascades IMGN.
March 22, 2019 – Engraving Solutions, an Italian producer of embossing rollers for the tissue industry and part of the Körber AG Group, has developed three new digital and customized technologies for the tissue market.
Published in Innovation
March 22, 2019 – Moody's Investor Service has changed its outlook for the global paper, packaging and forest products industry to negative.
Published in Global Trends
March 21, 2019 – Resolute has rejected the offer by Repap Resources Group (under the name Rainy River Packaging) to purchase an idled pulp mill in Fort Frances, Ontario.
March 21, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products is selling the site of the former Port-Alfred pulp and paper mill to the City of Saguenay, Quebec for the symbolic amount of $1.
March 20, 2019 – A class action against Corner Brook Pulp and Paper will proceed, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has ruled, after overturning a decision that would have allowed the lawsuit to go to arbitration first.
March 20, 2019 – The federal government released its annual budget yesterday, which includes a potential benefit to help workers train and upgrade their skills.
Published in Workforce
March 20, 2019 – The federal government announced more than $250 million in funding to boost skills development and innovation in the forest products sector in its budget this week.
March 19, 2019 – Kemira, the chemical industry group, has partnered to create renewable packaging formats with Koepala, a sustainable packaging company providing solutions for on-the-go food.
Published in Innovation
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