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Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, received the Cradle to Cradle certification at Bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia and Russia.

Investment will expand capacity and innovation capability at its production site in Ceará

WASHINGTON — The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released preliminary 2021 data from U.S. paper and paperboard mills indicating record containerboard production, the material used to make cardboard boxes.

Saskatchewan—the sleeping giant of the Canadian forest industry—has woken up big time, with over $1 billion in new capital investment sparked by a forest reallocation.

A deeper understanding of the forest ecosystem has led to new possibilities for the forestry industry that we are just beginning to explore.

As we ring in 2022, B.C.’s forest product producers face ongoing uncertainty with renewed resolve.

A few years ago I was at a roadside viewpoint in Utah looking at a slope covered with poplar trees  whose leaves were starting to turn yellow in the cold October air. An interpretive panel pointed out that while different shades of yellow could be seen in different groups of trees, all of the trees in each grouping were exactly the same shade of yellow.

FSC Canada, in collaboration with The Firelight Group, have published learning videos on the implementation of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Guidance in the FSC Canada National Forest Stewardship Standard.

From paper linerboard and tissue to aluminum foil and plastic films, FPInnovations’ Roll Testing Facility (RTF) can test any flexible web materials and can troubleshoot roll performance and web handling issues.

As the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) continues to work on achieving its mission to promote the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of the Canadian paper packaging industry, we will also be closely monitoring the following key issues in 2022.

In January 2022, FSC welcomed these new certificate holders to the FSC community:

On 1 October 2021, FSC published a new version of the trademark standard FSC-STD-50-001 V2-1. The standard will became effective on January 1, 2022 with a transition period of 2.5 years and introduces a new MIX label.

Ittihad Paper Mill (IPM) is the first printing and writing paper mill in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and the largest in the Middle East North Africa region. With ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System, the mill was able to optimize production management while meeting their end customer expectations on delivery and quality.

The close of 2021 marked a big safety milestone for our Whitecourt Pulp Division: for the first time since its start-up in 1988, the pulp mill passed an entire calendar year with no recordable incidents – that’s 0 lost-time accidents and 0 medical treatments.

Asian paper producer Sun Paper recently successfully started up PM 2 at its site in Beihai in Southeast China.

With a network of pipes, joints and valves that can often seem complex, your compressor room can sometimes hide nasty surprises. But it's only air, you say? Although air is everywhere in your plant, it is distributed at a cost.

I was seventeen years old when I joined the Swedish Merchant Marines as an apprentice in the engine room of M/T Sven Salen, a 40,000 d.w.t. oil tanker with 24,000 hp on two huge diesel engines. At that time, this was one of the largest ships in the world and the largest to go through the Suez Canal.

Ence’s biofactory in Navia has closed the year 2021 with outstanding results in both safety and environmental performance, two of the company’s strategic priorities.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Jan. 18, 2022-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM, the “Company”), a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, today announced the introduction of a second generation (2G) bioethanol product for Europe’s fast-growing biofuels market.

The Energy track will run 4 sessions including two technical sessions, one panel on reaching net-zero by 2050, and a complete Workshop on COGEN, a state-of-the-art flowsheeting-type modeling software to simulate and optimize industrial cogeneration systems.