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AF&PA Releases March 2024 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its March 2024 Packaging Papers Monthly report.

Are Paper Cups Sustainable?

Ever grab a paper cup for your morning coffee? They're handy, keep things clean, and convenient for on-the-go.

Greif Prepares For Opening of New Manufacturing Facility in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, April 16, 2024 - Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, is finalizing construction on their new bulk corrugated manufacturing facility in Dallas, Texas.

Western Forest Products Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Alberni Pacific Division

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 16, 2024 - Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) today announced the indefinite curtailment of its Alberni Pacific Division (“APD”) facility, located in Port Alberni, B.C.

AF&PA Releases March 2024 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)released its March 2024 Printing-Writing Monthly report.

DS Smith's Acquisition by International Paper: A New Chapter for the Packaging Industry

In a significant strategic move, International Paper has announced its agreement to acquire DS Smith Plc, marking a pivotal moment in the packaging industry.

Canada’s Forest Sector Responds to 2024 Federal Budget

April 16, 2024 - Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor released the following statement in response to the 2024 Federal Budget tabled by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland.

Extrusion pulping, a solution for non-wood fibers processing

Cellulose packaging is booming. In recent years, we've seen the arrival - on the Quebec market - of cellulose packaging from other regions of the world.

Sustainable Solutions: Collaborations between Major Brands and Pulp and Paper Companies

With the ongoing momentum in corporate sustainability initiatives, the collaboration between pulp and paper companies and major corporations to create sustainable alternatives for their product lines is on the rise.

Sustainable Forest Management is Essential to Canada’s Paper Packaging Industry

Sustainable forest management is essential to the Canadian paper packaging industry and its circular economy.

Demonstration of High-Temperature Heat Pumps

In a blog article last year, I wrote about the potential of high-temperature heat pumps (HT-HPs) to save energy in papermaking.

How Will Decarbonization Drive the Pulp and Paper Industry?

When looking forward at the forces that are likely to drive the direction of the pulp and paper industry over the next 15 years, decarbonization and supporting a circular economy are at the top of the list. 

A PM Audit May Be the Key to Improved Performance

More vacuum alone may not be the answer

Multiple-Barrel Pressure Filter

Multiple-barrel pressure filters are designed to remove contaminants from a liquid filtration process while providing high cleaning efficiency, low flow restrictions, and easy maintenance.

11 Years Injury-Free at Menominee Pulp Mill

Eleven years in the making: Our Menominee (Michigan) recycled bleached kraft pulp mill has exceeded 2.25 million hours without a single recordable safety incident.

Paprima Industries, Inc. Strategic International Projects

Montreal, Canada: Doug Wall, Vice President Global Sales, is pleased to announce that Paprima has secured two new strategic international orders for our industry-leading Reel-Jet™ S Water-Jet Turn-Up System.

Runtech-supplied vacuum system started up at Paperera Reyes, Peru

The new tissue machine is supplied by RePlus Tissue

What is Crush Strength for Paperboard Cores?

The crush strength of the core refers to the capacity of a material to withstand pressure.

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Radix to demonstrate key AI and IIoT benefits for the pulp and paper industry at TAPPICon 2024

Cleveland, OH, April 18, 2024: Radix, a global technology solutions company, announced its participation as a Sapphire sponsor at TAPPICon 2024, which is being held at Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH, from April 28 - May 1, 2024.

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