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August 16, 2017

Tembec develops “very high” viscosity cellulose grade Biofloc XV20

After several months of laboratory work by the R&D team, Tembec says it has developed a very high viscosity cellulose grade, describing it as a “tremendous success,” as a “new world record for viscosity of a wood pulp was achieved.”

Resolute releases preliminary Q2 results

CEO Garneau expects favourable market conditions overall, as the uncertainty surrounding lumber trade duties dissipates, remaining cautiously optimistic about pulp through the third quarter.

Irving announces $400-million Georgia tissue plant

Irving Consumer Products has announced it will expand its United States business operations with the construction of a new $400-million tissue plant in Macon, Ga., creating more than 200 jobs.

Cascades to close N.Y. packaging plant

Just a week after announcing a new US$80-million containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway, N.J., Cascades has unveiled it will close its Maspeth, N.Y. packaging plant, as part of its “modernization and optimization efforts in the Northeastern United States.”
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West Fraser bio-products and energy co-op student receives Green Dream scholarship

Lindsay Albers, a biochemistry and molecular biology student at University of Northern British Columbia, initially had her sights set on the medical field, but her gaze soon shifted when she realized the research potential and progressive innovations happening in the forest sector. » Read More

The Navigator Company selects Voith XcelLine tissue machine for Cacia site

The Navigator Company continues its expansion in the tissue sector and signs a contract with Voith for the supply of a new XcelLine tissue machine. The new tissue facility will be integrated in the existing Cacia site in Portugal, where the company boasts one of the biggest pulp production plants in Europe. » Read More

Rayonier, Tembec receive Quebec Superior Court approval

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. have announced that the Quebec Superior Court issued a final order approving the previously announced statutory arrangement under Section 192 of the Canada Business Corporations Act involving the acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials of all of the outstanding shares of Tembec. » Read More

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills slide in early 2017

Wood costs for the pulp industry in Europe were generally lower in the 1Q/17 than in the previous quarter, continuing a downward trend that, depending on the country, has lasted for four to six years. » Read More
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Specialty Papers US

September 19-21, 2017
Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
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Paperworld China 2017

September 21-23, 2017
Location: Shanghai, China
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Tissue 2017 Conference & Expo

October 3-6, 2017
Location: Miami, Fla.
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50° Pulp and Paper International Congress

October 23-25, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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