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A joint venture to promote the research and development of micro fibrillated cellulose (MFC) is being formed by Imerys S.A. and Omya AG. The two announced they are developing a 50:50 technology joint venture for MFC concerning a variety of applications and industries.
Published in Supplier News
Kadant Black Clawson will contribute the recycled fiber processing line to Kruger’s machine conversion project at Trois-Rivières, Que. The subsidiary of Kadant Inc. has received an order from Kruger Packaging L.P. for a fibre line to produce lightweight, high-strength linerboard on PM10, which is being modernized and upgraded.
Published in Industry News
Kadant Inc. has received orders totaling $7 million from two paper producers in North America.
Published in Supplier News
Valmet will modernize a paper machine (PM10) at the Kruger paper mill in Trois-Rivières, Que., as part of a project to convert the newsprint machine to produce containerboard.
Published in Industry News
Marc-André Dépin is stepping down as president and CEO of the Norampac Group, a subsidiary of Cascades.
Published in Industry News
The first installation in North America of Valmet's OptiConcept M board making line has successfully started up in Indiana.
Published in Equipment & Systems
The recovery of old corrugated containers (OCC) or boxes from Ontario households has reached an amazing 98 per cent in 2014.
Published in Industry News
The Voith Group is tapping in to new opportunities for growth in the realm of “Industry 4.0.”
Published in Supplier News
Canada's largest manufacturer and marketer of stock and custom envelopes, Supremex, is growing again, with the acquisition of Premier Envelope Ltd. and its affiliated operating entities. Premier Envelope is a manufacturer of stock and custom envelopes, principally operating in Western Canada.
Published in Industry News
For 2016, PaperWeek Canada has added several new conference topics – converting and market pulp – to its already diverse program.
Published in Conferences/Shows
Starting from scratch to build a new paper mill gave Cascades a clean slate to establish new technologies and new procedures.
Published in Equipment & Systems
When it comes to corporate social responsibility in the forest industry, Asia Pulp & Paper should be a well-known turnaround story. APP, probably the world’s largest paper manufacturer, came under fire from Greenpeace for its forest management practices in Indonesia. The company has since implemented ambitious forest conservation measures and is winning back customers and public favor.
Published in Sustainability
Suzanne Blanchet of Cascades and Sébastien Corbeil of CelluForce are the first keynote speakers announced for PaperWeek Canada 2016.
Published in Conferences/Shows
The global paper packaging materials market is expected to reach US$391.17 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Published in Global Trends
Nov. 3, 2015 -- Precision Energy Services has been awarded a contract to engineer, supply and provide technical support for a second paper mill sludge-to-energy system for Atlantic Packaging in Toronto.
Published in Industry News
Nov. 3, 2015 – Cascades Inc. is investing $26.4 million at its Norampac corrugated board conversion plant in Drummondville, Que., to install a new corrugator that will double the plant’s production capacity.
Published in Industry News
Nov. 3, 2015 -- Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers that they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), as part of its commitment to improve supply chain transparency.
Published in Sustainability
PaperWorks Industries will be consolidating all of its Canadian folding carton production into its recently-acquired manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ont.
Published in Industry News
Kadant Inc. has received an order totaling approximately US$7 million from a paper producer in Southern Europe for recycled fiber processing equipment to be used in conjunction with a paper machine conversion.
Published in Supplier News

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