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October 28, 2015
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PaperWorks consolidates Canadian carton production, Strathcona Paper not affected

PaperWorks Industries will be consolidating all of its Canadian folding carton production into its manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ont., but the company’s board mill, Strathcona Paper, is not affected by the consolidation. >> Read full article

Quebec company developing insulation from lignin biopolymer

Enerlab 2000 will receive an investment of $500,000 over four years to pursue the development of iso-lignin, a biopolymer based on lignin, and its use in insulation panels. >> Read full article

Metsä Board gets an “A” for water management

For its actions to improve water security and better manage this shared resource, Metsä Board has been awarded with a position on CDP’s Water A List, which features companies that are seen as being on the path to sustainably managing water. >> Read full article

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Precipitator done, Northern Pulp focuses on power boiler emissions

Northern Pulp has completed a precipitator upgrade at the mill in Abercrombie, N.S., and substantially reduced emissions from its recovery boiler, but the mill has now received notice that its power boiler is not in compliance with its approval limits. The provincial Department of Environment has issued a directive to Northern Pulp to complete an independent engineering review and evaluation for the entire power boiler system by Nov. 30. >> Learn More…

 
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Economic factors for a successful biorefinery

The economics of the biorefinery depend on the price of oil and the biomass, and on the availability of solid transformation pathways. Want to learn more about the conditions necessary for a successful forest-based biorefinery? >> Read full article

Andritz digester at Suzano helps mill achieve new production level

Andritz has successfully completed the supply and ramp-up of a new digester for Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano. The continuous digester is designed to increase the mill’s output of bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp to 550,000 t/y. >> Read full article

Made in Canada: Bioproducts update

There are many first-of-their-kind technologies being implemented by the Canadian forest products industry on its journey to transformation. Several Canadian bioproducts are flirting with commercial success, while others have not reached their expected potential. >> Read full article

 
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FPInnovates - Innovation & Technology Conference

November 25-26, 2015
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Webinar - Biomaterials in the P&P sector

December 16, 2015 >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

February 1-5, 2016
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