October 17, 2018 – Toronto-based industrial products and services providers Wajax Corporation has acquired all of the Montreal-based Groupe Delom Inc. ("Delom") for $51.8 million.
October 15, 2018 – Investigators are looking into the cause of death of a 56-year old man at the White Birch Paper mill in Quebec City on Saturday.
October 11, 2018 – Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, has announced changes to its freight pricing for the pulp and paper industry in North America.
October 10, 2018 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of U.S. specialty paper producer Expera Specialty Solutions for USD 615 million.
October 10, 2018 – Irving Pulp and Paper has pleaded guilty to three pollution charges issued under the Fisheries Act and has agreed to pay up to $3.5 million in penalties.
October 10, 2018 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has partnered with Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a cosmetics and hermal medicine manufacturer, and the Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) to train 1,000 women from forest communities by 2020 to help them become entrepreneurs and to preserve herbal plants.
Published in Sustainability
October 9, 2018 – Paper Excellence Canada has entered into an agreement to acquire the British Columbia–based Catalyst Paper Corporation, including its three facilities located in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, its Surrey distribution centre and headquarters in Richmond.
October 9, 2018 – Valmet has acquired Enertechnix, a high-tech combustion diagnostics and monitoring technology company based in Washington, USA.
October 5, 2018 – I’m pleased to introduce myself as the new editor of Pulp & Paper Canada. I’m joining the magazine at what seems like a pivotal time, with plant optimization – whether via openings, closures or new technology – at the forefront of an industry that is adapting to fit a changing consumer landscape.
Published in Global Trends
October 5, 2018 – PulpEye, the Swedish measurement technology company, recently received an order from paperboard maker Iggesund for two complete PulpEye sets, one for unbleached pulps and another for bleached pulps.
Published in Supplier News
October 4, 2018 – Mercer International has signed a deal to acquire Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI)'s mill properties in Western Canada for $465 million.
October 3, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. has agreed to sell its Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill to New-Indy Containerboard, LLC for a total purchase price of about USD 300 million.
October 2, 2018 – FPInnovations researchers have found that the tissue linting associated with soft tissue products can be reduced by replacing part of eucalyptus pulp with aspen kraft, according to the results of new trials conducted by the organization.
Published in Innovation
October 1, 2018 – Domtar Corporation has donated $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for British Columbia wildfires.
September 28, 2018 - Clearwater Paper Corporation, the U.S.-based producer of tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp, has appointed Steve Bowden as senior vice-president and general manager of its pulp and paperboard division, effective October 1, 2018.
September 26, 2018 - Canfor Pulp Products has announced that it will extend its scheduled maintenance outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp mill located in Prince George, British Columbia.
September 21, 2018 – Pulp and paper companies are rallying to donate to aid relief after Hurricane Florence hit the southeastern U.S. last week.
September 14, 2018 - Valmet, the Finnish pulp and paper supplier, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row.
Published in Sustainability
September 5, 2018 - Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest EUR 21 million in its coated specialties business to improve capabilities and flexibility at its Jacarei plant in Brazil.
Published in Equipment & Systems
August 30, 2018 - Resolute Forest Products is selling its Fairmont, West Virginia recycled bleached kraft pulp mill to ND Paper, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper Limited.
Irving Pulp & Paper to pay up to $3.5M for dumping chargesOctober 10, 2018 – Irving Pulp and Paper has pleaded…
Worker found dead at White Birch's Quebec millOctober 15, 2018 – Investigators are looking into the cause…
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö acquires Expera Specialty SolutionsOctober 10, 2018 – Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of…
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