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ANAHIM LAKE, B.C.: A Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. (FESBC) funded fibre recovery project in the Chilcotin is increasing utilization of forest fibre by 20 per cent and the number of full-time jobs by 20.

Canfor officials spent last week finishing up the necessary paperwork to have the company’s employees affected by the four-day week work schedule at its mill here qualify for federal employment insurance benefits through a workshare program.

Stora Enso has conducted a trial with Fiskeby Board in Sweden to explore possibilities to recycle used paper cups into white-lined chipboard (WLC).

Smurfit Kappa has been named as one of the 25 most inspiring companies by the National Businesses’ Association in Colombia (Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia).

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started a new paperboard sheeting line at its Äänekoski mill in Finland. The investment was earlier announced in a press release on 15 November 2018.

BillerudKorsnäs introduces a cost reduction programme to ensure long-term efficiency and profitability. The measures include staff cuts in mainly administration, purchasing-related savings and efficiency improvements throughout the business.

Demand for lumber in China, the United Kingdom, Egypt and the Netherlands increased this year despite a slowdown in the global economy.

(10 September 2019) - Most of the paper packaging material made by Canadian mills today is 100% recycled content. Old corrugated boxes and cartons are collected from the back of factories and supermarkets; used paper from offices; and a wide range of paper material gathered and sorted from residential (Blue Box) programs across the country.

The scientific community is abuzz with talk about sinks — the kind you have to step outside and be with nature to see. Carbon sinks are components of the ecosystem that capture and store more carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere than they release.

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year low. Log prices were down on all continents, with the biggest declines occurring in Europe.

Wood fiber costs declined for many North American pulpmills during the first half of 2019, with the exception of the US South, where wood fiber prices increased to their highest levels in over three years, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review

Forestry has long been foundational in the history, economy, and culture of Canada. More recently, it has figured prominently in what is fast becoming a global “cri de coeur” for environmental leadership and action on climate change.

The production of paper and fabrics includes the handling of rolls and reels at the end of the production process. These rolls must be moved from the forming or primary processing machines to other machines for further processing, or they must simply be stored correctly. Automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) are often used to automate the movement of these reels.

A damaged headbox apron lip is a common sight on a papermachine and a frequent cause of paper production quality problems.

In August the French customer's technicians validated the Factory Acceptance Test, carried out at A.Celli Paper’s facilities, for the tissue machine, the heart of the complete turnkey plant, entirely supplied by A.Celli Paper.

It depends. If the dryer is running at a high speed (say, 3500 fpm) and the condensate is rimming, there may be no noticeable change in dryer drive power. 

Grupo Gondi has ordered Voith’s OnCare.Asset workforce management software for its new PM 7 paper machine, which is currently being built in its paper packaging mill in Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico.

The Marutomi Group started up a MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its Marutomi Paper’s mill in Fuji city, Shizuoka, Japan. This is the first of two tissue lines ordered by the Japanese producer. The second line is scheduled for start-up in 2020 at Ono Paper’s mill.

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Three Rivers, Mich., September 10, 2019 – Kadant Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), has expanded its Services division to enhance its offerings to the paper and corrugated packaging industries.

Seven months after large-scale production of the Frugal Cup began, we have extended our sustainable offering in a move away from conventional polystyrene lids, with the newly available Frugal Lid.

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