Spicers, Shippers Supply and All Graphic Supplies to operate under one brand
Spicers announced that Shippers Supply and All Graphic Supplies…
FPInnovations completes phase 1 of biodegradable disposable masks
Second phase is expected to lead to an entirely made-in-Canada solution for face coverings.
Cascades launches new packaging line for e‑commerce
Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.
COVID-19 crisis prompts BC mill to boost medical pulp production
Harmac Pacific’s primarily red cedar pulp allows it to be mixed with synthetics to make end products like masks and gowns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cascades purchases 20.2% interest CDPQ has in Greenpac mill
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘incoherent’
He says it fails to take into account Quebec consumers’ needs and hands a flyer monopoly to Canada Post.
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Battle over NS pulp mill’s future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker
How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.
Indonesia returning 57 containers of developed world’s waste
What was supposed to be paper was contaminated with diapers and plastics.
Cascades closing plant as it exits felt backing for flooring market
Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.
Sweet success: Fortress looks ahead to biorefining
S2G acquisition broadens the forest product company’s global perspective.
Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Nova Scotia moves to allow thermal disposal of plastic, newsprint [UPDATED]
Move allows “new solutions” to reduce waste in landfills and recover energy; environmental groups are not sold.
Court rules NS must consult Mi’kmaq on financing of effluent plant
Tied to whether emission and effluent discharge targets are reached by the new system.
Dixie cup plant to close in Brampton, 133 workers to lose jobs
Move attributed to customer demand, some choosing to purchase from other cup manufacturers.
Fishing boats to converge on Nova Scotia harbour to protest
Pulp mill plans to dump effluent daily into Northumberland Strait, they fear impact on lobsters, other seafood businesses.
Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill
Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.
US publishers worry about pricier Canadian newsprint with new tariffs
Critics of the paper tariffs say it’s US newspapers that will ultimately be harmed.
Fisheries groups opposing Nova Scotia mill’s proposed effluent treatment plant
Other options should be explored, with rigorous research to assess the impact.
US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties
US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.