Apr. 18, 2018 - Colour and specialty chemicals company Archroma is highlighting its solutions this week at TAPPI’s PaperCon 2018.
Apr. 10, 2018 - Global producer of specialty chemicals Solenis has introduced its new MicroSol advanced retention and drainage solutions designed to help printing and writing paper producers “stay competitive through increased productivity and superior product offerings,” it says.
Mar. 26, 2018 - BASF will launch VINOFAN, a vinyl acrylic latex binder for the paper coating industry, at PaperCon 2018. VINOFAN will join BASF’s APEX platform of high strength binders developed for paper and board producers to reduce binder parts in their coatings.
Feb. 20, 2018 - Archroma, a provider of colour and specialty chemicals, today announced the introduction of Leucophor MT liq, describing it as a new tetrasulfonated optical brightening agent (OBA) modified to give high whiteness performance in surface applications.
Nov. 23, 2017 - Archroma, a colour and specialty chemicals company, has introduced Cartaspers PLH liquid, a one-product, organic additive that delivers “easy and highly-effective” control of pitch and stickies deposition in soft water pulp and papermaking environments.
Sep. 12, 2017 - BASF says its new low-odour binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odour sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the Nordic region.
June 19, 2018 – Voith Paper has introduced the TerraSpeed Supreme thermal coating which offers better stability and excellent sheet release as well as longer service life and fewer web breaks.
May 28, 2018 – For today’s less experienced machine crews, changing a dryer fabric can be a major task, both from a safety and efficiency standpoint. A breakthrough in installation technology, with safety as the focus, has been developed by AstenJohnson.
May 28, 2018 – ANDRITZ will present its nonwovens production solutions and textile finishing technologies June 6-8 at ANEX 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.
May 18, 2018 – A new product has become an effective solution for cleaning fabrics on all sections of a paper machine.
May 3, 2018 – Infinity FineLine is the latest extension of the Voith Infinity series for packaging papers, board and graphic paper grades. High dewatering efficiency and long service lives have contributed to the success of the Voith Infinity series.
Dec. 4, 2017 - Valmet says it has revolutionized water drainage in the wire section of a paper machine with its polarized forming fabrics.
Sep. 1, 2017 - Dialight has launched its next-generation Vigilant and SafeSite LED Area Light, promising to deliver high efficiency along with several new features that make it the “most flexible, functional and durable LED area light” on the market for industrial and hazardous area applications.
A special report on energy efficiency for pulp and paper mills
Kemira’s Paper Segment can now furnish GE Water & Process Technologies’ boiler and cooling water chemical product technologies to the pulp and paper industry.
June 1, 2018 – An innovative high resolution web monitoring system has been developed for the fastest paper, board and tissue machines.
May 30, 2018 – A versatile infrared spot pyrometer for automatic, non-contact temperature measurement in harsh industrial environments has been developed by Fluke Process Instruments.
May 29, 2018 – A hands-free, wearble connect plant technology allowing industrial workers to work more safely, reliably and efficiently in the plant or in the field has been developed by Honeywell.
May 17, 2018 – ITT has expanded its i-Alert monitoring solution portfolio, giving customers additional options to maximize the efficiency and total cost of ownership of all types of rotating machines.
May 15, 2018 – Xplore Technologies has introduced a new six-inch, handheld Android device, meeting the needs of an evolving mobile workforce that demands compact, rugged design.
May 11, 2018 – Valmet's new chrome-free Yankee cylinder coating, Valmet Infinikote-2 Yankee Metallizing, improves work safety in the coating process and sustainability of the coating to comply with potential future legislation both in Europe and the United States.
June 29, 2018 – Voith's new DynaLayer is an easy-to-use coater that achieves ideal colour application without an additional enclosure, resulting in improved cost efficiency of paper production and an efficient alternative to conventional coaters.
June 4, 2018 – NanoSelect calender roll covers are exactly tailored to the specific requirements of a paper machine and as a result increase machine efficiency and paper quality.
May 10, 2018 – Voith Paper, North America, has taken efficiency to a new level with an easy-to-use automated inventory management system, ensuring coater and doctor blade availability while boosting profitability.
May 8, 2018 – Camso has introduced an anti-static forklift tire that resolves important safety issues created by static electricity generated by non-marking tires. The patented Solideal PON 775 NMAS (non-marking anti-static) press-on tire was introduced in April at CeMat.
May 3, 2018 – Sheet release is optimized by Voith's new MegaPress R roll cover that has a special micro-roughness on the surface. Paper quality is improved and the risk of web breaks is reduced, therefore avoiding costly unscheduled downtimes.
Apr. 18, 2018 - Voith says its new SkyCal doctor blades are designed for enhanced cleaning on Voith composite calendar covers.
May 9, 2018 – Explosions and fires caused by hot work are among the most common incidents investigated by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). Typically, these incidents result in injuries and fatalities and have the potential to result in a major catastrophic incident.
Feb. 14, 2018 - Honeywell today announced a new solution for real-time safety monitoring of workers in plant and remote operations.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Drills, mills, lathes, grinders, saws and other 120V machinery can abruptly shut down during operation due to a power interruption. When an unintentional shut down takes place, it is important that a machine does not automatically restart, catching the operator by surprise and leading to a serious accident.
Nov. 9, 2017 - In an effort to help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness.
Sep. 22, 2017 - Laird says its wireless emergency-stop (e-stop) system – Safe-E-Stop – enhances on-the-job safety by allowing an individual or group of operators to immediately shutdown a production line without having to run to a hard-wired e-stop station. According to the company, it can be integrated with existing hard-wired emergency stop systems for assembly lines and other production systems.
Mar. 6, 2017 - Honeywell has expanded the number of eye protection products available with Uvex HydroShield anti-fog lens coating by seven new offerings.
June 22, 2018 – The Dynatrol® Interface Level Detector Type CL-10DJI has the ability to detect the interface between black liquor and soap.
June 19, 2018 – Fluke Process Instruments has introduced the ThermoView® TV40 high-performance industrial thermal imager that has been designed for the most challenging environmental conditions.
June 12, 2018 – Valmet has introduced the IQ Dryness Measurement, a tool that extends the company's quality control systems expertise to the paper and board machine forming section.
May 29, 2018 – An upgrade has been made to SDT's Ultranalysis Suite (UAS2) software that features a new dashboard of powerful widgets.
May 25, 2018 – FITNIR Analyzers Inc. of Vancouver has added FITNIR MC to its product suite. Using NIR spectroscopy, FITNIR MC delivers fast, online moisture content measurements.
May 11, 2018 – Valmet's new high solids measurement (Valment HS) provides stable and accurate measurements for industrial wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production and a wide range of other industrial processes.
13th Annual RISI Latin American Conference
August 13-15, 2018
Tissue World Istanbul
September 4-6, 2018
PAPTAC International Lignin Conference 2018
September 18-20, 2018
Specialty Papers U.S. 2018
October 1-3, 2018
TAPPI/RISI Tissue 2018
October 2-5, 2018
FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course
October 15-19, 2018