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A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades.

People are at the heart of our industry. To keep them safe, AF&PA’s members know safety is not just a goal, it’s a mindset

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 27, 2022 - Mike Rowe’s How America Works showcases the country’s most essential industries, including one of America’s oldest professions: the pulp and paper industry.

Investment will advance technology and equipment

Kamloops council has approved an aerial easement to allow the Kruger Kamloops Pulp Mill to construct an overhead conveyor system over Mission Flats Road.

[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence announced today that it has partnered with Vancouver Island University (VIU) to create a new scholarship fund that aims to financially support Indigenous students enrolled in trades programs at VIU.

Sometimes the barriers put up by intellectual property lawyers to protect their invention lead to innovation that results in the development of a better product by its competitors. This was the case with the carboxylated nanocellulose product now being produced by Anomera in Temiscaming, Quebec.

With almost 362 million hectares of forest, Canada accounts for 9% of the world’s forests. Each year over the last 25 years, about 7,300 forest fires have occurred, representing an average of about 2.5 million hectares burnt annually.

Global sawlog price changes were mixed in 1Q/22 with quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) increases in North America and Eastern Europe, while prices declined in Central and Northern Europe.

With responsible forestry, natural climate solutions, regenerative building practices and consumer demand for environmentally responsible products at the forefront, FSC is inviting companies to showcase their leadership and inspire others to raise the bar.

As the sustainability movement continues to gain traction, there is a clear trend to move further away from unsustainable packaging and utensils, such as plastic and Styrofoam trays, cups and plates.

In May 2022, FSC welcomed these new certificate holders to the FSC community:

ABB has been awarded a software and service contract by Asia Symbol Group in China to provide the ABB Ability Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for a new production line, with delivery and commissioning ongoing throughout 2022.

Runtech Systems has received a repeat order from DS Smith Paper Ltd, Kemsley Mill, for a RunEco vacuum system rebuild on PM4.

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Drying (TAD) produced paper, but using 35% less energy.

"Being close to our customers and offering them quality service are our main priority". Iñigo Pagola, Pasaban Service Director. 

One year ago, Voith started up the world's most modern pilot coater in its Technology Center in Heidenheim, Germany, after an extensive rebuild.

At the beginning of June, the XcelLine PM 6 supplied by Voith was successfully started up at the Jinzhong site in the central Chinese province of Shanxi by the paper manufacturer Shanxi Qiangwei Paper.

Grid List

Kati ter Horst, Executive Vice President, Paper Division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso as of 1 July 2022. After more than 25 years with the Company, she will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stora Enso.

Arbor Renewable Gas LLC, a Houston-based company formed in 2019 that produces renewable gasoline and green hydrogen from wood waste and forest residue, is evaluating West Baton Rouge Parish for a planned $800 million manufacturing and distribution facility employing carbon capture and sequestration emissions-reduction technology.