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The early months of the pandemic led to shortages of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, meat and more. And a year and a half later, at least one supply chain in the U.S. is still experiencing disruptions.

Providing products people around the world rely on every day involves not just manufacturing, but also millions of miles of transporting. By using smart shipping practices, Domtar has reduced the environmental effects of transporting its products.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 14, 2021 -- International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) today announced that, in connection with its previously announced separation and spin-off of its global papers business, International Paper's board of directors declared a pro rata distribution of approximately 80.1% of the outstanding shares of Sylvamo Corporation (NYSE: SLVM) common stock to be made effective at 12:01 a.m. New York City time on October 1, 2021 to International Paper's shareholders of record as of 5:00 p.m. New York City time on September 15, 2021, the previously-announced record date for the distribution.  

The provincial government on Tuesday announced it had halted authorized logging operations along the Péribonka River in the Lac-Saint-Jean region, and that the area would be designated a protected zone.

For decades now, billions of dollars in recycling infrastructure investment by the paper industry combined with support from consumers, communities and businesses have made the recycling of paper-based packaging an overwhelming success across North America.

Metsä Group is planning to construct a new Kerto® LVL mill on its expanding mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. The final decision on the investment, the value of which is approximately EUR 200 million, is pending the completion of a local detailed plan for the area.

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Pulp and Paper companies are making headlines as awards are received, new products are rolled out and initiatives are launched to meet sustainability goals.

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FSC has included the FSC core labour requirements in its chain of custody standard to provide added protection for the rights of workers in all FSC certified operations.

It is no secret that electrification is the future. Over just a few years, electrification moved from being a concept to being a reality. And we’re not talking about cars anymore, we’re talking heavy-duty trucks used in the energy, mining, and forestry sectors.

Raw material price volatility is perhaps the single biggest enemy of successful budgeting for manufacturers.

The systems will be installed on Xinxiang Xinya Paper’s paper machine PM2 to improve production runnability and end-product quality.

Toscotec has developed key energy efficient solutions for the primary water recovery system, stock approach line, and headbox, which deliver substantial energy savings and process optimization results. The performances of the majority of these solutions have been consolidated in several installations and have become part of Toscotec’s standard design.

Finland, 2021 -  AFT is pleased to announce three new advanced POM systems to be delivered for Klabin Puma II Project PM28, a multi-ply containerboard application in Brazil, South America.

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill.

If there are obsolete devices in your paper sheeting or winding machine, they could be at risk of permanent shutdown. To ensure this does not happen, and based on experience, we have put together these recommendations that could help you.

What all pulps have in common is a variation of fiber length, cross-section, diameter, and wall thickness. There are also variations in the degree of fibrillation of the fiber.

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DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2021 --  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that Doug Cunningham, currently Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand, has been named President of its EMEA consumer business, and report to Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu.

Plans to create hydrogen by burning wood have swollen in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, after sawmill offshoot, Sweetman Renewables, yesterday announced a $15 million deal with Singapore’s CAC-H₂ to construct the country’s largest wood-fed hydrogen production plant.

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at the MIAC 2021 convention in Lucca, Italy from October 13-15.