Technology

Feb. 21, 2017 - Domtar makes products that people around the world rely on every day, and we make them at facilities around the world. Each location is as unique as the people who work there.
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.
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.
The conversion of PM2 at Parenco’s Renkum, Netherlands, mill from newsprint to packaging paper grades will help to position the company as a competitive supplier in the packaging paper market, and broadens its paper making activities.
An OCC system with no coarse screening has begun successful operation at a large paperboard and tissue mill in Ukraine.
Coldwater has sold and completed the start-up of a PCA Dryer Passivation System at a recycled mill in the southwestern U.S.
In a typical manufacturing plant, descriptions of maintenance practices are fairly easy to relate to production floor activity. But at Abitibi Consolidated's Belgo paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec, most production processes are hidden inside mazes...
Typically, managers hesitate to initiate a cost-cutting project in this area for fear that parts critical to operations may not be available when needed. And the numbers of each individual part-typica...
Mar. 12, 2017 - Last fall, an interest group led by CGIS president Ross Waters presented their request for a new standard practice — on defining reliable principles and parameters for what separates a severe service valve (SSV) from a general purpose valve) — to the Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (MSS).
Mar. 6, 2017 - International technology group Andritz has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild and convert its PM2, a printing and white writing paper machine, and its approach system into a modern brown packaging paper machine at the Avezzano mill, Italy.
Mar. 3, 2017 - With its recent acquisition of RPM Technologies, Coldwater Group has added three wet-end experts to its technical support team.
Feb. 24, 2017 - Flowserve Corporation, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has appointed R. Scott Rowe president and CEO, effective April 1. He will also join the company board of directors.
Feb. 7, 2017 - SKF recently completed legal proceedings against a dealer of counterfeit bearings in Greece.
Feb. 3, 2017 - Coldwater Group has announced the acquisition of RPM Technologies, a supplier of drainage equipment and drainage process solutions for more than 14 years with a product line that includes the patented Acu-Pulse and Acu-Step products.
Jan. 30, 2017 - Have you ever wondered which British Columbia companies incorporate the most innovation and the latest technology? Would it surprise you to know that tech touches nearly every industry in B.C.?
Jan. 3, 2017 - A delegation of Swedish executives and scientists visited Canada in September, seeking more information on the successful Canadian innovation model for the forest products industry.
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.”
Dec. 9, 2016 - Valmet says it has become one of the first technology suppliers to the pulp and paper industry to adopt 3D printing technology in its manufacturing processes to shorten lead times.
Dec. 6, 2016 - Hokuetsu Kishu Paper (HKP) says it is preparing to increase its collaboration with InnoTech Alberta and Alberta Innovates to further the development of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), a green nanomaterial produced through the pulping process of its subsidiary Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries (Al-Pac).
The first panel of the day at the 2016 Scaling Up Conference in Ottawa focused on setting the stage for growing a successful bioeconomy.

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