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Total containerboard production in October remained essentially flat (+0.0%) compared to October 2018. It was down four percent when compared to the same 10 months of 2018.

UPM Changshu paper mill in China is the first company in the region to begin electrifying its logistics chain by starting to use electric vehicles for deliveries.

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock today applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for bringing together recycling stakeholders, decision makers and government officials to celebrate recycling and identify solutions for a stronger domestic recycling system.

KAMLOOPS — Domtar crews will spend the better part of Thursday (Nov. 14) ensuring a hog pile fire is out.

Inside the walls of Harold White Lumber near Morehead, huge machines at the sawmill lift tree trunks with ease, throw them onto conveyor belts and slice them into boards like butter.

A western Quebec hardwood flooring company is no longer logging and laying off 165 people, blaming the closure of a nearby paper mill.

In 2018, FPInnovations set up the FPInnovations Training and Research Support Fund at Université Laval’s Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics.

Lignin is gaining an ever increasing interest from researchers as well as from forest, plastic and energy industries. Having been mainly regarded and used as an energy source by the pulp and paper industry in the past, it is now also seen as a renewable raw material with great potential for an array of products replacing those fossil-based.

Machine operators have a huge impact on fuel efficiency and productivity. The difference in productivity between the worst and best operators can be as much as 30%, while proper maintenance of a machine can result in significant fuel savings. To help its members increase their productivity, FPInnovations offers Smart Operator for Forestry workshops across Canada.

Scientists in FPInnovations’ wildfire operations research and fibre-supply are combining their expertise in a joint research project with the city of Quesnel, B.C., funded in part by the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia, to better understand how harvesting techniques can reduce hazardous vegetative fuel to lower the threat of catastrophic wildfires near urban areas while preserving a forest’s ecosystem.

The recovery rate of Ontario’s residential Blue Box system has slipped again, to its lowest level since 2005. According to Stewardship Ontario, the 2018 recovery rate was 60.2%, just barely above the mandated provincial target.

BioDesign, a consortium of companies, associations, academic and research institutions from several sectors (including FPInnovations), is formed around a collective mission from the public and private sectors to make Canada a low-carbon industrial bioeconomy leader.

Gemba is a Japanese word meaning the Actual Place where value is created, or where actions are executed.It includes Gemba walks to the actual place to observe, learn and improve work.

Konecranes has been chosen to supply nine cranes, including four automated roll storage cranes, for the first new paper mill built in Wisconsin in over 30 years.  The order was booked in Q2 2019.

Papierfabrik August Koehler SE has engaged Voith to comprehensively modernize the PM 5 paper machine at its main paper mill in Oberkirch.

Atlanta, GA—Doug Wall, Vice President Sales & Marketing, announced that Coldwater recently started up its innovative and proven EZ eco smart cleaner System on a top former and bottom wire at a North American Linerboard mill.

The project’s goal was to reduce steam consumption in deaerators by using heat from the digesters (otherwise wasted) to heat demineralised water that was then used in the mill processes.

In the past, managing the dryer section of a paper machine for high performance required operators to be dryer section, steam, and control system experts.

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MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) announced today that Nancy M. Taylor and Randy J. Nebel have been appointed as independent members of Verso's Board of Directors effective immediately.

Electric vehicles have been turning the tide in the automotive industry in terms of making cars better for the environment. But Japan’s Ministry of the Environment believed we could do better—and the result is an unprecedented supercar made entirely of wood.

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