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Mercer International Inc. releases 2023 Sustainability Report

NEW YORK, NY, May 27, 2024 - Mercer International Inc. (“Mercer” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: MERC) — a global forest products company, today released its 2023 Sustainability Report.

Metsä Group’s tissue paper business receives fifth Platinum Rating in EcoVadis evaluation for 2024

Metsä Group’s tissue paper business including greaseproof paper business, has once again achieved the highest Platinum rating in the EcoVadis sustainability and social responsibility evaluation for 2024.

Nova Scotia Pulp Mill Deal Sparks Mixed Reactions

A deal between the Nova Scotia government and Paper Excellence to settle a lawsuit and explore building a new pulp mill on the South Shore has divided communities.

Unifor Explores Deeper Forestry Collaboration in Port Alberni

Unifor Western Regional Director Gavin McGarrigle met with Minister of State for Sustainable Forestry Innovation Andrew Mercier, representatives from Locals 592 and 686, and Tseshaht First Nations Chief Ken Watts to discuss the forestry industry in British Columbia.

The Council presents its to-do list for Europe’s competitiveness, making bioeconomy a priority for the next Commission

In its last meeting before the EU elections, the European Competitiveness Council presented today what could be considered as its guidelines for the upcoming Commission on how to keep Europe from an industrial decline.

Graphic Packaging Closing Second North Carolina Plant in 2024

Graphic Packaging announced the closure of its Randleman, NC facility.

An emission-free pulp process, an ambitious international research program

With the common goal of developing an emission-free pulping process on an industrial scale, Swedish RISE and Finnish VTT have started a joint research program, "Emission Free Pulping", which will initially last for five years.

Pioneering Green Hydrogen in Tissue Manufacturing

Like many industries, the global pulp and paper sector is focusing on developing innovations to address the urgent requirement for decarbonization to ensure a sustainable future.

Unveiling FSC's solution to streamline your EUDR compliance journey

When the EU Regulation on Deforestation-free Products (EUDR) came into force in June 2023, FSC accelerated several existing projects to align our sustainable forestry standards with the EUDR requirements and develop the required technology solutions to ease compliance for companies.

Consultation on setting a maximum hectare threshold for ‘very limited portion’ of conversion

FSC has opened a consultation to revise Advice Note 20-007-23 Maximum hectare Threshold for “very limited portion" to address challenges identified in the implementation phase and gather feedback regarding how ‘conservation and social benefits’ can be produced by a conversion event.

Committed to Upholding Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

“FSC has brought Indigenous rights and titles to the forefront of forestry practice.” Valérie Courtois, Director at the Indigenous Leadership Initiative, member of the Innu community of Mashteuiatsh and Registered Forest Professional (RFP).

Supported by top Environmental Organizations

From the air we breath, to the products we use and the medicines we need, humans could not survive without forests.

Beyond Steam: An Interview with Jordi Gifre, New Sales Director of Kadant Johnson Systems International S.r.l

In the paper industry, a transformation is underway, led by Kadant Johnson Systems International's innovative approaches and cutting-edge solutions.

Runtech EP1000 Turbo Blower started up at Ankutsan A.S., Turkey

RunEco vacuum system with RunEco EP1000 Turbo Blower has started up at Ankutsan A.S., Turkey.

Refining defines success at Industria Cartaria Tivoli tissue mill

The team at Industria Cartaria Tivoli turned to AFT to provide their new MaxEdge™ low consistency refiner and customized Finebar® MiniSegments™.

Watch Your Wingman

It’s rumored that the Eiffel Tower is so large, it takes a year for maintenance crews to finish painting its exterior, by which time they go back to the beginning and start again. The same could probably be said for a paper or pulp mill.

PSSMA Announces 2023 Safety Award Winners

COOPERSBURG, PA (May 23, 2024) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) has announced the winners of its annual Safety Awards Program for paper shipping sack manufacturing plants in 2023.

Toscotec to supply cogeneration upgrade to Cartiera del Vignaletto in Italy

Toscotec will supply a technological upgrade to Cartiera del Vignaletto at their Zevio production site near Verona in Northern Italy.

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