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January 10, 2018
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BillerudKorsnäs: Pulpwood shortage due to wet, mild winter

BillerudKorsnäs says wet and mild weather in the fall and early winter has led to a shortage of pulpwood in late 2017 and early 2018.


Graphic Packaging completes buy of IP Packaging

Combining its existing businesses with International Paper’s North America Consumer Packaging, Graphic Packaging becomes one of the world’s largest integrated paper-based packaging companies.


Calgary’s Luff Industries achieves SKF Equipped status

Canadian manufacturer of conveyor components Luff Industries is the first North American OEM to achieve SKF Equipped status.


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Atlantic Packaging’s second sludge-to-energy system a success

Precision Energy Services has designed and supplied a second recycled paper mill sludge-to-energy system for Atlantic Packaging, processing 100,000 tonnes per year of paper mill sludge that was previously being sent to local area landfills. Along with eliminating the cost of sludge disposal, the system also reduces the cost of fossil fuels by the offset generation of plant steam. » Read More
 
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Fortress Paper announces US$5-million credit agreement

Fortress Specialty Cellulose has entered into a credit agreement with a private arm’s length lender, who will provide a secured revolving credit facility in the principal amount of up to US$5 million to FSC, subject to certain borrowing base restrictions. » Read More

AF&PA urges Chinese authorities to keep an open market for recovered paper imports

American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) president and CEO Donna Harman has announced the association’s filing of formal comments with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Chinese authorities. » Read More
 
Events 
 

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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PacWest 2018

May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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