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Cost Hurdles in Sustainable Packaging: Survey Reveals Industry Challenges

Sustainable packaging is gaining traction, but a new survey by UPM, a leading supplier of renewable biomaterials, reveals a surprising hurdle: cost.

HEINZEL GROUP Announces Shutdown of Raubling Papier GmbH Operations

HEINZEL GROUP has announced the closing of its German subsidiary, Raubling Papier GmbH, citing ongoing difficult market conditions and economic hardships.

Employee Training Strengthens Long-Term Performance

Over two days in March, Resolute trained over 50 employees on Canada’s Modern Slavery Act. Enacted in January, the Act is aimed at fighting forced and child labour by identifying and eradicating situations of exploitation from corporate supply chains.

Suzano to puchase two US industrial facilities from Pactiv Evergreen for US$110 million

Suzano, the world's leading pulp producer, has announced its acquisition of industrial assets from Pactiv Evergreen in the United States for $110 million.

Norske Skog - Positive market development

Norske Skog’s EBITDA in the second quarter of 2024 was NOK 471 million, an increase from NOK 76 million in the first quarter of 2024.

Green Bay Packaging to Expand Germantown Facility

Green Bay Packaging (GBP) is expanding its Great Lakes Packaging Division in Germantown, WI, with a groundbreaking ceremony held on July 9, 2024.

Flexim: the innovation in non-intrusive ultrasonic measurement

In the pulp and paper industry, manufacturing processes are complex and require careful management of energy resources.

High Wood Costs in British Columbia Have Resulted in Mill Closures and Reduced Industry Investments

For approximately thirty years, British Columbia (BC) has had the most affordable sawlog costs in North America. However, starting in 2018, there has been a decrease in timber supply, a decline in log quality, and a significant increase in wood raw-material prices.

Revisiting EPR for IC&I

Last year the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) asked if we were putting the cart before the horse when it came to considering a regulated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) approach for recycling packaging in the non-residential sector, commonly known as the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional or IC&I sector.

Wildfire Protection: Leveraging FPInnovations’ expertise to support FireSmart Canada initiatives

FPInnovations, a national leader in operational research on forest fires, announces its renewed commitment to the safety of communities and the preservation of Canada’s forest ecosystems.

FSC Canada calls on Quebec to join Federal governments’ efforts for Boreal Caribou Protection

Montréal, Canada, June 20, 2024 - Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada acknowledges the recent announcement by the Government of Canada regarding the emergency decree aimed at protecting boreal caribou populations in Val-d'Or, Charlevoix, and Pipmuacan.

FSC unveils landmark publication: Forest Futures

A look into the state of forests and the transformative potential of forest stewardship

Optimized LC pulping system for recycled paper: Voith's BluePulp LC enables significant resource savings

Voith, a leading full-line supplier in the paper industry, presents its optimized LC (low-consistency) pulping system for recycled paper.

New IntensaPump from Voith reduces maintenance costs and energy demand in stock preparation

Contaminant-loaden stock flows in pulping systems for recovered paper can only be conveyed reliably and largely blockage-free with a special pump.

Toscotec awarded ISO 50001 certification for efficient energy management

Toscotec has been certified to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001:2018 energy management system.

Want to improve your paper machine runnability? Here are the five steps to do it!

Good runnability means continuous machine operation with minimal web breaks, while machine productivity and the amount of waste stay at the desired level.

Pratt Industries: A Leader in Paper Recycling and Production Across the U.S.

For over 30 years, Pratt Industries has been a leading force in sustainable paper production within the United States.

EPIQ increases its automation capacity with a new division: NOVIMEQ Automation

Montreal (Canada) and Pune (India), June 26, 2024 – EPIQ Machinery Chief Executive Officer, Éloïse Harvey, ADF Engineering Plant Head, Bhushan Bachhav, and NOVIMEQ Automation Managing Director, Rishabh Kaushik and Services Director, Rupali Kaushik are announcing proudly the inauguration of their new spinoff entity: NOVIMEQ Automation.

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Kingsport Mill Safety Manager Receives Top Industry Honor

Domtar is proud to announce that Randy Adams, health and safety manager at Kingsport Mill, has been awarded the Pulp and Paper Safety Association’s (PPSA) Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor given by the association.