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.
Jan. 30, 2017 - Catalyst Paper Corp. has announced it is no longer a publicly traded company.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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