Montréal – March 22, 2019 – Stéphane Renou, President and CEO of FPInnovations, applauds the 2019-2020 provincial budget of François Legault’s government, a budget which identifies the forest sector as a key player in the fight against climate change.

Montreal, Québec – March 19, 2019 – FPInnovations’ President and CEO Stéphane Renou, today welcomed Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s commitment to continue investing in the competitiveness of the Canadian forest industry by allocating $251.3-million over three years beginning in 2020-21 to encourage the forest sector to continue growing and develop new technologies.

FPInnovations, in collaboration with British Columbia’s Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, invites interested parties to a one-day symposium on bio-sourced materials, to be held March 11, 2019 in Vancouver’s Convention Centre.

A team led by Dr. Lin Hu, Senior Scientist at FPInnovations, has achieved a huge milestone lately at the CSA O86 meeting when the light-frame wood joisted floor design method finally passed the 100% “Yes” voting and will be published in 2019 by CSA O86.

FPInnovations’ partnership with Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY is revitalizing the Canadian pulp and paper industry by collaborating on integrated energy optimization studies to maximize efficiency, increase the sale of green power, and reduce greenhouse gases (GHG). The results have been incredible.

Most of us have done it at one point—leave a take-out restaurant or café with our order in a plastic bag or in a polystyrene (PS) foam container, but times are changing and more consumers are willing to adapt their habits in the interest of protecting the environment.

Fibre-supply operations are an increasingly key aspect of the forest industry and the recent signing of a collaborative partnership between FPInnovations and University of British Columbia associate professor in the department of forest resources management, Dominik Roeser,...

When a super-calendered paper used for high-quality colour printing developed a skipped dot issue, the company using the paper at one of their mills turned to FPInnovations to determine the cause of the problem and develop a solution.

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