December 10, 2018 – Force Control Industries introduces the PosiClutch 200 Series PTO clutch, a hydraulically actuated microprocessor-controlled oil shear PTO clutch ideal for high-volume pump applications.
December 7, 2018 – Voith has launched the disc filter sector FloWing to mark the 20th anniversary of its BaglessPlus family of filters.
December 3, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark Professional has released the first eyewear created for its KleenGuard Brand, developed as more fashion-forward form of personal protective equipment (PPE).
November 30, 2018 – Munson Machinery has released a new model of its rotary lump breaker to break chunks of agglomerated abrasive or friable materials that have compacted during storage or shipment, conditioning them for downstream processing or conveying.
November 23, 2018 – Dynatrol has added the CL‐10GH liquid level detector to its line of high, intermediate and low-point level detectors for liquids or slurries. It has no moving parts, floats, diaphragms or packing glands to deteriorate. Applications may include starch coatings, starch adhesives, pulping chemicals, slurries, etc.
November 19, 2018 – AW-Lake Company has introduced the FAC-S analog output sensor, which hardwires with any flow meter to provide voltage, current or Bluetooth connectivity of readings.
December 11, 2018 – Fortress Advanced Bioproducts (FortressAB), a subsidiary of Fortress Global Enterprises, will receive an exclusive license from Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacking companies, to use its sugar-based bioproduct manufacturing technology on byproducts from Fortress's dissolving pulp mill.
December 10, 2018 – Smurfit Kappa has invented a sustainable new alternative for the heavy wooden, chipboard, and plastic boards that are used to protect palletized products during transport and storage.
December 5, 2018 – Voith recently supplied Mexican paper company Copamex with a new Voith VariFlex winder at its Chihuahua, Mexico, facility.
December 3, 2018 – Kemira, the global chemicals company, has formed a joint venture with Shandong Tiancheng Wanfeng Chemical Technology, an alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) producer in China.
November 28, 2018 – PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has delivered a wet-end rebuild to Austrialian Paper's Maryvale mill.
November 27, 2018 – Cascades has announced an investment of US$58 million in its Wagram plant in North Carolina, which the company says will modernize the plant and add new tissue converting equipment.
December 11, 2018 – As the executive director of the Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council for the past 28 years, John Mullinder has heard his share of (mis)information about forestry and paper practices in Canada – namely, that the clear cutting used in the industry is the cause of widespread deforestation.
December 3, 2018 – UPM, the renewable resource solutions company, has published a new biodiversity commitment for its forests as one of its responsibility targets for 2030.
November 26, 2018 – FPInnovations, the non-profit research centre for the pulp, paper and forestry industry, says it supports the federal government's fall economic statement tabled last week by Bill Morneau, minister of finance.
November 22, 2018 – The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says it supports the federal government's recently announced $100 million investment into the forestry sector, after presenting the House of Commons with a proposed framework for supporting competitiveness earlier this summer.
November 22, 2018 – Kevin Edgson, president and CEO of Quebec-based timber company EACOM, has joined the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) board of directors alongside three other new appointments.
November 21, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products has won a 2018 Excellence Award, in the category of corporate responsibility for North America.
December 14, 2018 – Kruger Products, the consumer division of tissue manufacturer Kruger Inc., has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada in its annual roundup.
December 13, 2018 – Although combustible dust explosions have been documented in the pulp and paper industry, the frequency of incidents seems to be relatively low in comparison to other industries. However, this trend does not indicate that there is less of a need for protection against combustible dust hazards, but rather indicates the importance of knowing when to protect equipment against explosion hazards.
November 29, 2018 – The Canadian government has announced a $467,000 investment in the Canadian Institute of Forestry to fund a three-year project aimed at increasing women's economic security in the forestry industry.
November 29, 2018 – Irving Forest Services, a division of J.D. Irving Ltd., has seen success with virtual training through the Northern Lakes College (NLC) and Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) program, which was designed for maintenance personnel and supervisors to learn effective management of physical assets.
November 27, 2018 – SIM/Cognibox, a Quebec-based training services company, has released 19 new e-learning training modules in English, for a range of industries including pulp and paper, as part of its ongoing health and safety programming.
November 20, 2018 – Dryden, Ontario's Domtar pulp mill and woodlands operations have reached a new four-year collective agreement with their union.
December 12, 2018 – A new report on the global paper, packaging and forest products industry compiled by Moody’s Investor Service says the outlook for next year has been changed to stable from positive, based on lower-than-expected earnings.
December 11, 2018 – Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP), producer of supercalendered paper, has released an economic impact report on its effect in Nova Scotia, six years after the mill's re-opening.
November 8, 2018 – Western Forest Products has reported its third-quarter results, with an adjusted EBITDA of $32.3 million, compared to adjusted EBITDA of $32.6 million in the third quarter of 2017, and $50.2 million reported in the second quarter of 2018.
November 8, 2018 – KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) has announced the third-quarter financial and operational results for KPT and Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP). KPT currently holds a 15.8 per cent interest in KPLP.
November 8, 2018 – Cascades Inc. has reported its unaudited third-quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2018.
November 7, 2018 – Fortress Global Enterprises has reported its third-quarter results for 2018, with operating EBITDA from continuing operations of $7.5 million compared to operating EBITDA from continuing operations of $2.7 million in the previous quarter and operating EBITDA loss from continuing operations of $1.6 million in the prior-year comparative period.
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