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Quebec cellulose filament plant ramps up production

The new cellulose filament (CF) demonstration plant at Kruger's Trois-Rivières facility is now producing a high quality, world-class strengthening bioproduct equivalent to that produced in the laboratory environment.
Nov 12, 2014 7:28AM

Fortress Paper announces cost reductions, loan deferral

The Fortress Speciality Cellulose mill in Thurso, Que., has implemented several cost reduction measures in 2014, bringing its average cost to $757 per air dried metric tonne (ADMT) of dissolving pulp produced, according to a company update...
Nov 12, 2014 7:12AM

Conveyor project and lignin net Domtar sustainability awards

Domtar Corporation was recognized by the American Forest & Paper Association as a leader in sustainability with two 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Awards.
Nov 11, 2014 11:11PM

Vote approaches for sale of GL&V pulp and paper division

The Verreault family’s proposal to purchase the pulp and paper division of GLV Inc. has cleared one hurdle: the period during which GLV could solicit other proposals for the sale of the division has ended, and no better proposals were put...
Nov 11, 2014 10:59PM

Kelheim develops viscose fibre that reflects infrared radiation

Kelheim Fibres has announced pilot scale production of a new viscose fibre that reflects infrared (IR) radiation. Viscose fibre can be used to manufacture clothing, and the IR-reflective textile may serve a thermal retention function.
Nov 11, 2014 10:35PM

Catalyst Paper to purchase two U.S. paper mills

Catalyst Paper Corp. is planning to purchase two coated paper mills in the U.S. – the Biron paper mill in Wisconsin and the Rumford pulp and paper mill in Maine.
Nov 4, 2014 8:17PM

Kadant adds to stock preparation product line

Kadant Inc. has completed the acquisition of the screen cylinder product line from J&L Fiber Services, Inc. This acquisition further extends Kadant’s stock preparation product offerings of screen cylinder products applied to recycled...
Nov 4, 2014 7:59PM

Health care expert joins Domtar board

Domenic Pilla, president of Shoppers Drug Mart, has joined the board of directors of Domtar Corp.
Nov 4, 2014 6:30PM

Domtar and Unifor reach agreement for Kamloops mill

An agreement between Unifor Local 10B and Domtar sets the stage for a new working relationship and an expanded commitment to apprenticeship training in Kamloops, B.C.
Nov 4, 2014 6:21PM

Forest Stewardship Council recognizes Domtar as conservation champion

The Forest Stewardship Council has recognized Domtar Corporation for its longtime leadership in sustainability by presenting the company the first-ever FSC® Leadership Award for the paper sector. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative...
Oct 28, 2014 11:23PM

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