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Feb. 10, 2017 - La Tribune is reporting that a machine fire in the finishing department at the Kruger Sherbrooke paper mill led to the evacuation of about 30 workers Tuesday morning.
Published in Health & Safety
Feb. 7, 2017 - Charlotte Business Journal is reporting that Domtar Corp. will spend about $25 million to convert boilers to natural gas from coal and modernize equipment at two paper plants in Pennsylvania.
Published in Industry News
Jan. 30, 2017 - Catalyst Paper Corp. has announced it is no longer a publicly traded company.
Published in Industry News
Jan. 24, 2017 - Valmet says it will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America in an effort to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers.
Published in Equipment & Systems
Jan. 23, 2017 - ADI Systems says it has been awarded a contract for a large wastewater treatment project at Lake Utopia Paper located in New Brunswick, adding that once complete, the system will be the largest single ADI-BVF reactor in the world.
Published in Water & Wastewater

Jan. 17, 2017 - Shortly after announcing Timothy R. Hess’ recent promotion to senior vice president and business unit president, Specialty Papers, Glatfelter has named David Dickerhoof vice-president of sales and marketing for Specialty Papers, effective immediately. Dickerhoof fills the position previously held by Hess.
Published in Industry News
Jan. 10, 2017 - A recent report from Global Market Insights estimates the coated paper market share will witness gains by CAGR of 4.2 per cent, valuing more than US$57 billion by the end of 2024.
Published in Trends
Jan. 10, 2017 - Glatfelter has promoted Timothy R. Hess to senior vice president and business unit president, Specialty Papers.
Published in Industry News
Dec. 19, 2016 - Valmet has received an order for a board machine capacity increase upgrade and a three-year paper machine clothing agreement from Matías Gomá Tomás S.A.’s board mill in La Riba, Spain.
Published in Industry News
Dec. 13, 2016 - BillerudKorsnäs says it is now moving ahead with full-scale trials adding microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) to its paperboard products after “promising initial tests.”
Published in Innovation
Dec. 6, 2016 - The Canadian and Quebec governments are providing $12.5 million to White Birch Paper’s Papier Masson mill to help introduce a new process to produce wood fibre for the production of wood-plastic composites, the first project of its kind in North America they say.
Published in Sustainability
Nov. 30, 2016 - A European Commission time study on the paper sector has revealed that over the past 10 years, direct regulatory costs have more than tripled, according to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI).
Published in Industry News
Nov. 30, 2016 - A Finnish supplier of pulp and paper web monitoring and web inspection system solutions is investing strongly in its North American operations with the establishment of new company in the United States. Wesley Sweeny has been appointed vice-president of operations for the North American business of Procemex Inc.
Published in Industry News
Greycon and Resolute Forest Products are in the midst of a global rollout of Greycon’s X-Trim solution as the company’s standard trim optimization system. On July 4, Greycon successfully completed the second stage of a five-wave implementation at Resolute Forest Products in Montreal.
Published in Equipment & Systems
A new electrostatic precipitator at Kruger’s Wayagamack mill in Trois-Rivières, Que., has already cut the biomass boiler's particulate matter emissions by 85 per cent. The new equipment was installed in June at a cost of $4.5 million.
Published in Industry News
The U.S. Department of Commerce has concluded its expedited review of Catalyst Paper with respect to countervailing duties applied to U.S. imports of supercalendered paper from Canada.
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Twin Rivers Paper Co. will acquire the paper manufacturing assets of the Burrows Paper Corp., which includes four specialty paper machines, located at Burrows’ facilities in New York and Mississippi, will be added to Twin Rivers as a result of the acquisition. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Published in Industry News
North American wood fiber prices have trended downward for most of 2015 and 2016 with prices in the third quarter of 2016 being at their lowest levels in more than two years, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR).
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Voith has improved and refined its paper machines for all paper grades. According to the company, the machines from the new XcelLine offer fast and easy start-up, excellent value for money, pioneering technologies, ease of use and integrated solutions.
Published in Machinery
The paper mill in The Pas, Man., has been saved from imminent closure, and 300 jobs are no longer in jeopardy. Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd., a company affiliated with American Industrial Acquisition Corp., has purchased Tolko’s Manitoba Kraft paper mill and sawmill in The Pas.
Published in Industry News
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