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News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
September 21, 2020  

Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more: Kruger

Sales continue to outpace pre-COVID levels, pushing to open its new plant in Sherbrooke to add more capacity.

News Pulp & Paper General
June 11, 2020  

Northern Pulp appeals cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment

Production stopped after Nova Scotia rejected its request to continue pumping treated effluent into a nearby treatment lagoon.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 27, 2020  

Cascades to close containerboard plant in Burlington

Part of ongoing initiatives to “optimize” activities in the boxboard packaging sector.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production
May 21, 2020  

Canfor curtailing production for four weeks, closing a mill in BC

Pandemic and other local factors blamed for both actions by the forest products company.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 19, 2020  

Cascades launches new packaging line for e‑commerce

Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 14, 2020  

NS chemists work with mill to create medical-grade pulp for N95 masks

A recent grant from Research Nova Scotia will provide about $72,000 to the project.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 20, 2020  

Wood chips to make pulp for toilet paper in short supply

Sector is supplying pulp for sanitary wipes, paper towels, protective masks and hospital gowns.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
April 6, 2020  

Kruger rolls out give-back program to frontline healthcare workers

Tissue manufacturer will deliver tissue products with Mercedes-Benz Canada.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Economy General
March 17, 2020  

Chinese company abandons $1.8B Arkansas paper mill plan

Cites political friction, economic instability and the coronavirus outbreak as reasons for walking away from the project.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General
February 18, 2020  

Supremex buys envelope manufacturer, printer Royal Envelope for $27.4M

Employs approximately 135 people at its two primary facilities in Concord, Ont., and LaSalle, Que.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Economy General
February 13, 2020  

Nova Scotia forest industry airs concerns over mill closure during AGM

Frustration voiced over what is seen to be a lack of direction following the loss of one of the industry’s major players.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
February 5, 2020  

Lumber company shares rise on news the US intends to cut softwood duties

CIBC suggests average US duties would drop from about US$67 per thousand board feet to $30 based on current pricing levels.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 28, 2020  

India dumping probe adds to Canadian newsprint industry woes

North American demand dropped 14% in 2019 as inventories rose more than 20%, indicating lower pricing to come.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 23, 2020  

Former PepsiCo exec is new chief marketing officer for Kruger Products

She replaces the retiring Nancy Marcus, who joined the Kruger team in 2001.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 16, 2020  

Resolute to produce cellulose filaments at Quebec paper mill

$27 million for a plant and $11 million to modernize equipment to produce high-grade SCA+ supercalendered paper.