Montréal, April 3, 2023 - TC Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) announced today that it has developed an innovative leaflet for Montréal that will reduce the volume of paper from flyers by nearly 60% and eliminate plastic entirely.
Sonoco Expands Sustainable Packaging with EnviroFlex® Paper Pre-qualification for How2Recycle® Labeling
Paper Excellence Wins BC Cleantech Award
Richmond, BC – Paper Excellence Canada is thrilled to announce today that it has been awarded the Corporate Pioneer of the Year Award at the annual Foresight Canada BC Cleantech Awards.
Ontario Forest Industry Works to Overcome Labor and Skill Shortage
The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is facing a labor and skill shortage, preventing the forest industry from realizing its full economic potential.
Future-proof your beverage multipacks with fiber-based packaging
According to a report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), global plastic production reached a staggering 460 million tonnes in 2019, more than doubling from 2000 statistics.
Kruger Products Sherbrooke Plant: Two-Time Finalist at Les Mercuriades
Montreal, Quebec, March 24, 2023 — Kruger Products Sherbrooke Tissue Plant was selected as a finalist in the 2023 edition of the prestigious Les Mercuriades business competition in the following two categories: “Développement économique et régional” (economic and regional development) and “Manufacturier innovant” (innovative manufacturer).
Canfor's PG Pulp and Paper Mill Permanently Shutting Down after 55 Years of Operation
The Canfor PG Pulp and Paper Mill in Prince George, British Columbia, is set to permanently shut down its pulp line after more than 55 years of operation due to a lack of raw materials, according to the company.
Maine's Old Town Pulp Mill to Temporarily Close, Affecting 200 Jobs
The Old Town pulp mill in Maine, owned by Nine Dragons Paper Limited paper manufacturing company in China, will be shutting down operations for an extended period after operating until mid-April.
Rand-Whitney celebrates groundbreaking of largest facility to meet growing demand
Boylston, MA Rand-Whitney officials were joined by business leaders, Town of Boylston officials and their design-builder, PROCON, for the groundbreaking ceremony of its 384,000 square foot packaging facility in Boylston, MA.
Regular Seasonal Operation of The Cowichan Lake Weir to Begin in Early April
[Crofton, BC] – In early April, Catalyst Crofton, a Paper Excellence company, will resume regular seasonal operation the Cowichan Lake weir (dam) that regulates water flow out of Cowichan Lake.
Ox Industries Makes $5 Million Investment In High-Speed Converting Technology
Hanover, PA - Ox Industries is increasing efficiency and production capacity with a $5 million investment in new high-speed converting lines across multiple facilities.
Georgia-Pacific's Juno Recycling Technology Earns Recognition for Innovation and Sustainability
Georgia-Pacific's Juno technology, an innovative recycling process, has received recognition from three different entities for its contribution to sustainability and recycling.
GreenFirst Completes Sale of Quebec Assets for $94 million
Toronto, ON – March 14, 2023 – GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (“GreenFirst”) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its La Sarre and Béarn sawmills, Abitibi and Témiscamingue forestry operations, as well as their related assets and business operations (the “Quebec Assets”) to Chantiers Chibougamau Ltée (“Chantiers Chibougamau”), for a total purchase price of approximately $94 million, subject to final adjustments.
Tolko Temporarily Reduces Shifts at Heffley Creek Mill Due to Drop in Demand for Wood Products
Canadian forestry company Tolko has announced that it will be reducing some graveyard and weekend shifts at its Heffley Creek mill in Kamloops.
Woodland Caribou: forest industry workers rally in Saint-Félicien
More than 1,000 people gathered on March 18, 2023, in Saint-Félicien, Que., for a rally organized by Unifor to raise questions to the provincial government on the upcoming strategy to stop the decline of woodland and mountain caribou populations.
Canadian Government Takes Action to Ensure Paper Excellence Respects Laws and Regulations
The Canadian federal government is taking action to ensure that the country's largest pulp producer, Paper Excellence, adheres to federal and provincial laws and regulations.
Minister Wilkinson Celebrates International Day of Forests With Over 400,000 More Trees to Be Planted Across Canada
March 21, 2023 - Ottawa, Ontario - Growing Canada’s forests and improving their health are a critical part of the Government of Canada’s strategy to address and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Royale® tissue products are certified carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust
Royale, Canada's Most Trusted bathroom tissue brand†, has achieved carbon neutral certification from the Carbon Trust
Ground Breaking on New Corrugated Box Plant for WestRock in Southwest Washington
ElmTree Funds, JB2 Partners and National Design-Builder Clayco Break Ground on New Corrugated Box Plant for WestRock in Southwest Washington
Twin Rivers Paper Finalizes Sale of its Plaster Rock Lumber Mill to Longtime Supplier Groupe Lebel
Transaction advances Twin Rivers’ focus on core specialty and kraft papers business
Paper Excellence Canada Named A Finalist for BC Clean Tech Awards
Richmond, BC – Paper Excellence Canada is very pleased to announce today that it has been named as a Finalist for the fourth annual Foresight Canada BC Cleantech Awards.
Spruce Budworm Task Force Releases Updated Executive Summary
In late 2021, the Maine Spruce Budworm Task Force held a workshop to revisit and provide progress reports on recommendations that were made in the 2016 SBW Task Force Report.