Board Converting News, March 28, 2022

How Forest Management Is Critical To Canada’s Packaging Industry BY RACHEL KAGAN The Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) would like to explain how sustainable for-



est management is critical to the cir- cular economy of Canada’s paper packaging industry, and share the latest developments related to how forests can help mitigate climate change. Environmental sustainability is at the core of PPEC member company

Corrugated Replacements, Inc. is a production powerhouse that manufactures high quality machine parts and replace- ment parts for the corrugated and paperboard converting industries. CRI can redesign, engineer, and manufacture any part while providing a rapid turn-around rate, keeping machines running at their peak performance and limiting down time.

Rachel Kagan

C.U.E., INC. www.Anvi

operations and the Canadian paper packaging industry, in- cluding the sustainable management of Canada’s forests. And yet, misconceptions surrounding forestry and paper packaging persist when it comes to how paper packaging is made. In Canada, paper packaging is made from virgin, recy- cled, or blended pulp (a mix of the two); with all paper fibre sources verified to be responsibly sourced by indepen- dent, third-party certification bodies.

Makers of single and dual-width Timesaver® Anvil Covers, the premier urethane anvil cover for corrugated die cutting. Timesaver® covers feature construction of solid steel back- ing and solid steel locking components to ensure a precise fit every time. C.U.E., Inc. also offers Dura-Latch and Cor- Lock anvil covers, and urethane Lead Edge Feed Wheels.


The EMBA group supports a complete line of corrugated converting machinery for the worldwide market. EMBA’s Quick Set technology enables the highest productivity across a broad range of converting equipment, from mini to super jumbo. EMBA also includes the McKinley jumbo line of flexo folder gluers and rotary die cutters as well as ser- vice, rebuilds and upgrades for both EMBA and McKinley.


Eaglewood Technologies provides the award winning Sitex- co Laser Systems, Sanilox™ Systems and Sani-Blast™ Mobile Service. All systems are safe for the environment and pro- vide proven tested results. Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technology in anilox roll cleaning and are perfect for packaging and label printers.


ArtiosCAD and Kongsberg are the most trusted names in CAD/CAM solutions. Esko’s ArtiosCAD is the most widely used CAD software in the world. Esko’s Kongsberg series of tables brings you reliable, outstanding quality for sample- making and short run production.

Most domestic shipments of the three major paper packaging grades made in Canada – containerboard (used to make corrugated boxes), boxboard (used to make boxboard cartons), and kraft paper (used to make paper bags) – are made from recycled content (81.7 percent). Mills also use sawmill residues – such as wood chips, shavings and sawdust left over from sawmill operations – and some supplement their pulp with virgin fibres from trees, which represents about 12 percent of the average paper-based box, carton, or bag. The mixture of using recycled content – old boxes and CONTINUED ON PAGE 40


Domino is a leading manufacturer and distributor of digital printing and product identification solutions. Celebrating its 44th year, Domino is headquartered in the UK and North America headquarters are Illinois. Domino has 25 subsid- iaries, representation in over 120 countries, and over 2,900 employees worldwide .


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