As if COVID lockdowns and their implications for supply and demand were not challenging enough, every stage of the nonwovens supply chain from resin through end-customer is wrestling with a global ocean shipping crisis that is forcing many to make changes in how they do business – often at significant cost in terms of additional operating expenses and reduced customer satisfaction.
Sustana Fiber and Société Via join forces to recycle locally
Levis, April 21, 2021 - Sustana Fiber, specializing in the manufacturing of recycled fiber from recovered paper materials, is pleased to announce its new partnership with Société VIA, a company that specializes in the sorting and recovery of recycled materials.
TC Transcontinental steps up and opens a vaccination centre against COVID-19 in Montréal’s Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles borough
Montreal, April 26, 2021 - TC Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) is proud to respond to the Québec government's call for businesses to support the health and social services network in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Quesnel mill is reborn under new ownership
Kandola Forest Products has begun production at the former C&C mill
Mohawk Renewal Papers Approved by FDA for Indirect Food Packaging and Labeling
[Cohoes, NY — April 22, 2021] Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers and envelopes, unveiled a groundbreaking portfolio of papers, Mohawk Renewal, made from rapidly renewable, sustainable fibers—namely hemp, straw and recycled cotton—in April of last year.
Northern Pulp provides an update on CCAA process
[Abercrombie, NS] – Northern Pulp Nova Scotia (“Northern Pulp” or “the Company”), a producer of high-quality Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft pulp used in the manufacturing of a variety of products from tissue and paper towels to fine writing paper, today announced that the British Columbia Supreme Court (the “Court”) has approved the requests made by Northern Pulp to, among other things, extend the protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the “CCAA”) to October 31, 2021 (the “Stay Extension”).
ND Paper Announces a New Recycled Pulping Operation at its Old Town Division
Old Town, ME – April 22, 2021—In commemoration of Earth Day, ND Paper is excited to announce the launch of a new recycled pulping operation at its Old Town Division.
GreenFirst Forestry sees stock surge by more than 150% following major acquisition
GreenFirst Forest Products Inc., a Vancouver-based company with expertise in restructuring sawmills, saw its stock surge by more than 150 per cent on its first day of trading after announcing a major acquisition.
$3M aid package for at least 80 jobs at Duluth paper mill moves forward
A provision to offer a forgivable loan to restart the idled Verso Corp. mill passes out of committee in both the Minnesota House and Senate.
ND Paper will recycle paper to produce pulp at Old Town mill, adding 20 jobs
ND Paper will expand pulp manufacturing in Old Town — and make its mill there more earth-friendly — with the addition of a production line that recycles paper.
Northern trappers to block roads if not consulted by forestry industry
74-year-old Cree-Métis land-user Teresa Laliberte said if any forestry company plans to cut on her family’s trapline without consulting them in person first they will set up blockades and stop them.
Paper Excellence announces new scholarship for Métis students
[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship for Métis students who live in the communities where we operate.
PPWC and Unifor stand united in upcoming pulp and paper talks
PRINCE GEORGE-Two of the country’s largest pulp and paper unions, Unifor and the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), have agreed to continue to work together in the next round of pulp and paper bargaining for members across Western Canada.
Resolute Tissue Honored for Excellence in Customer Service
Earlier today, Resolute was named an organization of the year (large company) in the Business Intelligence Group’s (BIG) 2021 Excellence in Customer Service Awards for product innovation and customer service in our tissue business.
Tolko said plan to harvest near Duteau Creek can be done safely and will be a benefit to the area
Officials with Vernon-based Tolko appreciates concerns over planned logging near the Duteau Creek watershed, but said it can be done safely and within required guidelines.
AF&PA Responds to President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate held virtually today and tomorrow with world leaders:
Celebrating Earth Day by Being Part of the Change!
Earth Day is a global day of action to protect and restore our environment.
Carbon Balanced Paper launches in North America to help organizations reduce the carbon impact of their paper and print communications
Since 2008, the Carbon Balanced Paper initiative has been responsible for balancing 190,000 tonnes of CO2 and preserving 19,000 acres of high conservation value land.
EACOM’s Elk Lake Sawmill to Get New Continuous Dry Kiln
Montreal, April 15, 2021 – EACOM Timber Corporation is pleased to announce an investment of $8.9M to equip its Elk Lake sawmill with a new, state-of-the art continuous dry kiln (CDK).
Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program Welcomes Three New Industry Partners
(April 20, 2021) VANCOUVER, BC – The First Nations Forestry Council has announced three new partnerships with Mosaic Forest Management, Tolko Industries Ltd. (Tolko), and Western Forest Products Inc. through the Indigenous Forestry Scholarship Program (IFSP).
GreenFirst to Acquire Forest and Paper Products Assets in Ontario and Québec
GreenFirst to Acquire Forest and Paper Products Assets in Ontario and Québec with expectation to become top-ten lumber producer in Canada and Announces proposed Debt and Equity Financings
Two Sides Responds to Misleading Claims about the Sustainability of Paper Products in Popular Science
An article titled “Modern paper use is wildly unsustainable” recently appeared in Popular Science. Two Sides responded to the publication to set the record straight.