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EPR Landscape in Canada Continues to Evolve: 2024 Update

Over the last few years, the carton recycling landscape in Canada has undergone significant change. Carton Council of Canada (CCC) has provided a summary of notable updates to the regulations and operating systems in various provinces and territories in both 2022 and 2023.

PulPac's first ever Impact Report

PulPac was founded on the ambition of doing well by doing good – while having fun. Now, we are putting this ambition into words in our very first Impact Report.

Wellpappe Alzenau focuses on sustainable transportation with two new all-electric trucks

Wellpappe Alzenau, a Palm Group packaging plant, has taken a significant step towards sustainability by adding two fully electric Mercedes E-trucks (E-Actros) to its fleet.

Skeena Sawmill and Pellet Plant Ownership Battle Continues in Court

The ownership dispute over Skeena Sawmills and Skeena Bioenergy pellet plant continues to unfold in a Vancouver Supreme Court, following the businesses' placement into receivership due to overwhelming debts.

10.9% rise in paper industry jobs between 2012 and 2022

Between 2012 and 2022, the number of people in the EU working in the manufacture of paper and paper products industry increased by 10.9%.

Cross-sector collaboration launches trial on Holmen's site in Workington

A major milestone has been reached in a global innovation project aimed at investigating the feasibility of recycling biogenic CO2 emissions and using it in the manufacturing of household products.

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. 

Labor Shortage: Are You Valuing Your Resources?

In many industrial sectors, a shortage of personnel is a concerning reality. Companies struggle to find and retain skilled workers, leading to increased pressure on those already in position. In this context, enhancing workforce value and applying the TPM principle can play a crucial role in attracting and retaining workers.

Global Pulp Prices Continue Recovery as Europe Drives Momentum

The global pulp market has seen its fair share of ups and downs, making it a highly volatile and unpredictable industry.

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.

Myth-Busters: High-Speed Corrugator Misconceptions

Corrugator operators run their machines based on data, experience, and conventional wisdom.

Valmet reaches a significant milestone for automation systems business by launching Valmet DNAe, the next generation Distributed Control System

Valmet is taking process automation further by introducing the next-generation distributed control system (DCS), the Valmet DNAe.

Find out more about the safety programme “DNA – Dynäs No Accidents”!

Mondi Dynäs had experienced an unacceptable level of incidents for several years. Many traditional safety activities were initiated but did not translate to fewer accidents.

ANDRITZ launches new intelligent instrument portfolio at Pulp & Beyond in Helsinki

International technology group ANDRITZ is responding to the pulp and paper producers’ need to meet their process efficiency and environmental sustainability targets by launching a portfolio of intelligent instruments called the Smart Series at the Pulp & Beyond exhibition in Helsinki on April 11.

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April 9-12, 2024
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May 29 - June 1, 2024
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June 2-4, 2024
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June 12-14, 2024

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