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ATLANTA-- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK)today announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining interest in Grupo Gondi for $970 million plus the assumption of debt. The transaction is immediately accretive to earnings, subject to customary purchase price allocations.

Paper Excellence is one of the industry leaders that joined the Action Declaration on Climate Policy Engagement in support of governments to address climate change. The initiative was developed by Corporate Knights and Global 100 Council COP27.

Pikogan, December 1, 2022 – The Abitibiwinni First Nation Council and GreenFirst Forest Products (GreenFirst), long-standing partners on various projects, are proud to announce the conclusion of a 5-year collaboration agreement aimed at providing for mitigation, accommodation, and compensation measures in relation to the impact that the company’s activities could have on the Abitibiwinni aki territory and Rights.

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today released its 2022 environmental, social and governance (ESG) report. Along with a continued commitment to create sustainable paper products, the report also highlights a significant increase in company-wide priorities to meet several key sustainability benchmarks.

Hanover, PA – Ox Industries is excited to announce they have entered into a definitive agreement to purchase two URB locations in Aurora, IL and Eaton, IN from WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK).

Georgia-Pacific’s Brewton Containerboard mill announced its plans last week to invest $160 million to modernize its operations.

Throughout 2022, we’ve seen the Pulp and Paper industry go above and beyond to place sustainability matters at the forefront of its priorities.

Over the last three months, FPInnovations hosted four webinars centered around the topic of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) within the context of the pulp and paper industry in Canada.

Members and affiliates of FPInnovations’ Forest Operations and Wood Products programs recently had the opportunity to attend several online presentations related to reducing carbon emissions:

When the term inflation is in the news, panic, confusion and speculation tend to fill the air. While most people understand that inflation means rising prices, they tend to stop there and assume they need to cut costs immediately.

On November 15, 2022, Statistics Canada released the results of its biennial Waste Management Survey, containing waste diversion data for 2020, broken down by material type and diversion source (residential and non-residential).

The all new Volve EX90 features essential qualities of Scandinavian design including simplicity, well-being and natural resources.

During the summer, most of the leading shippers announced their annual peak season surcharges and retailers were already braced for expected increases.

Since 1994, Canmec Division La Baie has been a major player in the North American pulp and paper industry, specializing in the design, manufacture and repair/covering of paper machine rolls. Canmec has designed and/or repaired more than 5,500 rolls that are currently in operation.

A new study commissioned by Cepi to AFRY, a Scandinavian firm supplying engineering and advisory services, shows the untapped further potential for paper mills to function as renewable energy hubs.

More vacuum alone may not be the answer

On 11 November 2022, Toscotec has started up two tissue machine rebuilds at the production facilities of two major producers in North and South America.

Building ventilation systems that are poorly designed or lack the required capacity will often result in corrosion of the building structure and equipment, potentially unsafe working conditions and a negative impact on production. Let’s review building ventilation solutions for today’s paper mills.

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During the induction ceremony at PPC’s recent Fall Meeting in Austin, TX, Brodie laid out her strategic direction for the association for 2023 and beyond.

Through continued innovation and collaboration with brand owners, Ahlstrom has identified specific technology enabling highly developed base papers – the key to solving the barrier requirements in flexible packaging, while still utilizing the inherent end-of-life benefits that paper has to offer.

Toscotec will participate in the Latin American Papermakers Conference 2022 from 16th to 18th November in Lima, Peru, to present its latest paper drying innovations aimed to reduce direct CO2 emissions to zero.