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Richmond, BC – Paper Excellence Canada is pleased to announce the resumption of kraft pulp operations at its Catalyst Crofton mill, bringing more than 300 workers back to their jobs.

Leading Finnish tissue paper manufacturer Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, to create 400+ direct jobs over the next decade through planned investment totalling several hundreds of millions of pounds.

Vancouver, B.C., and Greenwich, CT, September 22, 2023 - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) and Atlas Holdings (“Atlas”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of West Fraser’s Quesnel River Pulp mill in Quesnel, British Columbia and its Slave Lake Pulp mill in Slave Lake, Alberta to Atlas.

Sustainable consumer packaging leader makes progress toward a renewable future

September 18, 2023 - Perry, Florida – Georgia-Pacific employees at the Foley Cellulose mill in Perry, Florida, were informed today that Georgia-Pacific plans to permanently close the facility.

Leading manufacturer secures exclusive foodservice packaging rights to Red Leaf wheat straw pulp

The Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) has enjoyed celebrating National Forest Week, which is taking place this week (September 17-23, 2023), as the sustainable management of Canada’s forests is fundamental to PPEC members and the circular economy of the paper packaging industry.

Is it possible to imagine a future for biocoal in the iron and steel industry? Over the past 15 years, the popularity of biocoal (commonly called charcoal) has been increasing at a rapid pace, with ten times more scientific articles being published about its production than ever before.

Some important news to share in the paper and packaging world.

PPEC Releases 2022 Recycled Content Survey

The United States has the world’s largest economy, and the third-largest population. Tissue producers across the whole of the North American region operate in a unique market.

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Brewton, Alabama - Big changes are happening in Brewton.

Toscotec will supply a technological upgrade of Paper Prime’s PM1 at their Vila Velha de Rodão mill in Portugal.

ANDRITZ has received an order from Nordic Paper to deliver a new wood room with chip and bark handling for its Bäckhammar mill in Sweden.

Runtech Systems delivers a RunEco vacuum system to DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE in Lachendorf, Germany.

Shawano Specialty Papers, a division of Little Rapids Corporation, started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer supplied by Toscotec at their paper mill in Shawano, Wisconsin, USA.

In the fast-evolving world of industrial lithium batteries, extending cycle life— the number of charge and discharge cycles a battery can endure before significant degradation occurs—is one of the key advantages over the incumbent lead-acid technology.

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Resolute employees in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec have come to know Alexis Bolduc-Gagnon thanks to his unwavering commitment to safety. Superintendent of health and safety at our Dolbeau (Quebec) paper mill, Alexis recently won the Forest Products Association of Canada’s (FPAC) 2023 Rising Star Award.

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