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MONTREAL, QC -- St. Laurent Paperboard plans to buy Chesapeake Corp.'s building products business, which has plants in Virginia and Maryland. The acquired assets consist of two pine sawmills in West P...
Second of four articles dealing with issues the industry must confrontThere is no escaping the talk of the New Economy. The business press in last few years has been writing with increased frequency o...
INTENTIA: Movex Paper is said to be the first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) supply chain management system designed specifically for the paper industry. It integrates business functions with cust...
My normal guideline for buying a new machine is to spend the money only when technology has advanced sufficiently to provide a machine that is three times as fast as the computer I am using. This mean...
Today, chemical additives are an essential part of the business of making paper. In addition to the technical merits of their products, chemical suppliers are now being rated on their level of support...
One of the cornerstones of the New Economy is that employers invest in their employees, particularly in education and training. This can range from a mill sending an engineer for a short course at Pul...
SUPPLIERS to the pulp and paper and other forest products industries have to become ambassadors for the industry, said Ken Glover, Executive Director, Forest Industry Suppliers Association of Alberta ...
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...

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