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The beverage carton industry creates GRACE - THE GLOBAL RECYCLING ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, joining forces at a global level to strengthen the beverage carton position as low carbon, sustainable and recyclable packaging.

GE (NYSE: GE) today announced an order for a multiyear services agreement with Sappi (Sappi Austria Produktions–GmbH & Co KG), the global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions. 

The provincial government has announced another step in its commitment to have supports in place for contractors, workers and communities impacted by indefinite and permanent mill closures in B.C.’s Interior.

Saint Petersburg, 2019 - While AFT has been active in Russia for about 30 years, strong growth in recent years led to the decision to open our own sales representative office in order to better meet the needs of our clients.

New investment in plant modernization and new goods heading to market mean the industry is back on the rise.

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s lands and forestry minister has appointed 14 people to an advisory committee on ecological forest management.

Let’s face it, convenience is king. We’re more likely to recycle and compost if we have curbside service and if we forget our reusable grocery bags at home, we can buy more at the checkout counter.

Vancouver-based environmental group, Canopy, has launched a global campaign against paper packaging, claiming that three billion trees “disappear into packaging’’ every year leaving “a trail of deforestation, degraded forest systems, threatened species, and an increasingly volatile climate.”

A newly released report on the productivity and utilization of winch-assist machines in Canada and New Zealand provides insight into the efficient management of steep-slope harvesting at a time when the demand for the system is increasing in both countries.

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices have fallen faster in key markets resulting in lower profits for sawmills, particularly in British Columbia, the US South and Eastern Russia, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Nanocellulose is perhaps not on everyone’s lips but is a widely spread buzz word within our industry. A “googling” on the word nanocellulose while writing this article resulted after a search time of 0.45 seconds in some 701,000 hits. So the topic is obviously a hot one.

On the heels of the first-ever Canadian truck platooning trials on forest resource roads last year, FPlnnovations and partners Resolute Forest Products and Auburn University, have successfully conducted new platooning trials near La Tuque, Quebec, north of Trois Rivières, to test the system’s new features.

At the end of May 2019, international technology Group ANDRITZ started up the PM3 paper machine for speciality papers supplied to Zellstoff Pöls AG (part of the Heinzel Group), Austria, for the production of bleached kraft paper grades.

Offering fuses Honeywell’s expertise in flat sheet quality control systems with Papertech’s know-how in web monitoring and inspection to help manufacturers boost production quality and efficiency

Valmet will supply a coated board machine for Graphic Packaging International’s (GPI) mill in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in the United States.

Comart, a specialised distributor in the supply of paper cardboard and flexible films has the largest private warehouse in Spain with a permanent stock of more than 10.000 tonnes of rolls and sheets.

HEIDENHEIM, Germany. Voith expands its portfolio in the forming section with the DuoFormer CBh – a cost- and space-efficient shoe-blade gap former solution for the fabrication of packaging papers at high production rates, providing paper producers with the utmost flexibility and a fast return on investment.

Sulzer takes its expertise in pumping solutions to the next level by introducing the Sulzer Sense wireless IoT condition monitoring system.

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ATLANTA -- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that Pat Lindner, president, Consumer Packaging, has been named chief innovation officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company’s Consumer Packaging segment.

More and more companies are shifting from plastic to paperboard. The Norwegian fruit giant Bama has put all of its efforts into developing modern and smart packaging solutions that meet the tough demands necessary for goods, logistics and consumers. 

Professionals and aspiring professionals in the pulp, paper, and bioproducts industries gathered last week at FPInnovations’ Pointe-Claire, Quebec facility to take part in the company’s largest training exercise — the annual Pulp, Paper, and Bioproducts Course.

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