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Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa is investing in a series of upgrades to its flagship kraftliner mill in Piteå, Sweden.

Montréal, April 24, 2019 – TC Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B), owner of the Publisac, is launching a Publisac advertising campaign across Québec this week.

Total European shipments of graphic papers in February 2019 were down 4.9% vs. February 2018 and are down 6.1% year-to-date.

A promising start of the year, supported by the profit protection programme

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will implement a new business and reporting structure as of January 1, 2020.

This release is a summary of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s’ interim report January-March 2019.

As a writer, I regularly compose articles for the Swedish pulp and paper magazine Svensk Papperstidning, as well as in-depth features focusing on the pulp and paper industry of specific countries.

Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in lower margins for the sawmilling sector, according to the WRQ.

Vancouver – April 18, 2019 – FPInnovations’ President and CEO Stéphane Renou, today welcomed Western Economic Diversification Canada’s commitment to continue investing in Indigenous communities by allocating $1.65-million to FPInnovations’ B.C. Indigenous Forest Sector Technical Support Program.

British Columbia’s forest resources and fibre supply have supported the province’s economy and Canada’s GDP for decades.

Three provinces lag significantly behind the others in solid waste management in Canada: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. And what’s worse, their low diversion rates (ranging from between 16 and 18%) have not changed much over the last eight years, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.

WRI’s global wood fiber prices indices reached four-year highs in the 4Q/18 as the costs for wood chips and pulplogs have moved upward in most of the 19 world regions tracked by the Wood Resource Quarterly

Voith, a trusted solution partner for the paper industry, will feature interactive experiences for visitors to booth 301 at PaperCon 2019 from May 6 to 8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö believes that zero accidents is possible. The long-term goal is an accident-free workplace and in order to achieve this target, the company is certifying its plants with the ISO 45001-standard.

Voith has enhanced its line of press fabrics for paper mills with the MultiFlex Advance and the PrintFlex Advance, which offer exceptional dewatering properties.

Vancouver lawyer Lisa Helps has been contracted by the Province to assess how WorkSafeBC implemented worker safety recommendations following the two sawmill explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills.

Following successful modernization of the bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp drying line by international technology Group ANDRITZ, Portuguese pulp producer Celbi set an outstanding production world record of 2,456 admt/d at its Leirosa mill, Portugal, on March 23, 2019.

Online liquor analysis and advanced controls stabilized the liquor conversion chain and increased white liquor active alkali by 3 percent; extra process visibility led to further improvements.

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