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TORONTO, ON -- Schneider Canada has launched a power meter that it says "extends metering capabilities." The Power Meter PM-650 includes all the features found in current Powerlogic Power Meter model...
ATLANTA, GA -- Ahlstrom Services and Delta Training Partners, Inc. have formed an alliance that hopes to "re-define technical skills training in the pulp and paper industry." The alliance will offer e...
THREE RIVERS, MI -- Johnson Corporation has developed a high-speed rotary joint and cantilever syphon system for use on open gear paper machines. The system can operate at a differential pressure of 0...
Third time lucky: That's the feeling in the air in Atholville, NB, as the former Fraser pulp mill re-opened in spring 1998 under the AV Cell name. AV Cell is a joint venture between Tembec (famed for ...
The scope of this article is to provide guidelines for organizing printing trials for major strategic product development trials, major competitive benchmarking trials, evaluation of changes in mill m...
PALATINE, IL -- Sonoco has selected Trace Laboratories as its independent testing site for a new materials tester. "Sonoco's SDS Tester is the world's only test device that consistently and accuratel...
Rationalization has been a key word in the industry in the recent past. Canadian companies have restructured and rationalized operations through acquisitions, closures, cost-cutting measures, etc. Som...
MONTREAL, QC -- Alliance Forest Products Inc. intends to sell 200 000 hectares of timberlands at its Coosa Pines newsprint and specialty paper mill in Alabama in an effort to reduce debt and gain flex...
QUEBEC, QC -- Dequest can save your mill US$1 to $8/admt of pulp, said Brad McCann, National Market Manager, Industrial Products, Solutia Canada. Dequest is a phosphonate (or phosphonic acid), a mult...
A Pulp & Paper Canada Special ReportEurocan Pulp & Paper, a unit of West Fraser Mills, manufactures more than 400 000 tonnes per year (t/y) of unbleached sack kraft and liner board and employs more th...
FOR PAPER GRADES with the highest quality surfaces, soft calenders with more than the usual two nips are required despite the application of high temperatures and pressures. This, said Mark Sorenson, ...
Two errors crept in to the January 1999 issue: The title of the article on page 64 (T29) should have read, Depositable pitch in bleach plant filtrates; and, in the Literature Review ad on page 79, t...
Although gear-type couplings have long been used on paper machinery drives, new factors that have developed as these machines are upgraded to individual direct drives are causing accelerated coupling ...
PAPER PLAYS A VITAL ROLE in preserving our national heritage. Published materials and written records are decomposing at an accelerated rate, prompting concerned individuals in and out of the paper in...
MONTREAL, QC -- Donohue Inc. plans to invest $230 million (US) to modernize its newsprint and specialty paper mill in Lufkin, TX. As part of its efficiency program, the company will retire three of th...

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