Technology

Jun. 22, 2017 - Seeing vs. understanding — a common conundrum when it comes to truly understanding challenges.
Feb. 21, 2017 - Domtar makes products that people around the world rely on every day, and we make them at facilities around the world. Each location is as unique as the people who work there.
Jan. 24, 2017 - Valmet says it will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America in an effort to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers.
Greycon and Resolute Forest Products are in the midst of a global rollout of Greycon’s X-Trim solution as the company’s standard trim optimization system. On July 4, Greycon successfully completed the second stage of a five-wave implementation at Resolute Forest Products in Montreal.
The conversion of PM2 at Parenco’s Renkum, Netherlands, mill from newsprint to packaging paper grades will help to position the company as a competitive supplier in the packaging paper market, and broadens its paper making activities.
An OCC system with no coarse screening has begun successful operation at a large paperboard and tissue mill in Ukraine.
May 2, 2017 - When a kraft pulp mill has to shut down for 10 to 14 days every year for scheduled maintenance, millions of dollars are spent, and millions more in revenue from lost production are not coming in — resulting in a significant impact on cash flow and a company’s quarterly results. There is enormous pressure not only from management, but also from investment analysts, to complete these shutdowns on time and on budget.
In a typical manufacturing plant, descriptions of maintenance practices are fairly easy to relate to production floor activity. But at Abitibi Consolidated's Belgo paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec, most production processes are hidden inside mazes...
Typically, managers hesitate to initiate a cost-cutting project in this area for fear that parts critical to operations may not be available when needed. And the numbers of each individual part-typica...
Jun. 20, 2017 - International technology group Andritz and PulpEye have entered into a cooperation agreement to promote, market and sell PulpEye analyzer technology exclusively in Andritz Pulp & Paper package offerings.
Jun. 19, 2017 - Bosch Rexroth Canada has appointed TRC Hydraulics as authorized distributor for industrial and mobile hydraulics products in all of Atlantic Canada.
Jun. 16, 2017 - Rodewisch GmbH, a manufacturer of paper machine clothing, recently opened a sales and service office to support its customer base in Canada and the U.S.
Jun. 4, 2017 - The supervisory board of Voith GmbH has appointed Andreas Endters as chairman of the board of the Group Division Voith Paper, effective October 1, succeeding Bertram Staudenmaier who will be leaving the company at the end of this year upon his own request.
May 31, 2017 - International technology Group Andritz has signed a contract for acquisition of Paperchine Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Charleston, S.C.
May 24, 2017 - Xerium Technologies has been awarded orders for machine clothing and rolls technology for Fibria’s new pulp machine at the Tres Lagoas mill in Brazil. The new machine is scheduled to go online in the third quarter of 2017, adding 1.95 million tons of market pulp to Fibria’s annual production.
Jun. 27, 2017 - Not everyone thinks of innovation when they think of Canada’s forest products companies. But the federal government has fully recognized that the future of the forestry industry and its 230,000 workers depends on the success of its ongoing commitment to innovation and sustainable development in every area of its business.
Jun. 12, 2017 - As evidenced by a recent Canopy webinar – co-hosted by the governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba – agricultural residue pulps and papers are clearly ready for prime time. The message from the market: Launch commercial-scale production in North America and watch the sales take off.
May 31, 2017 - Siemens Canada and Kensington Capital Partners Limited have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at accelerating the commercialization of cleantech energy solutions in Canada. The collaboration combines the complementary capabilities of Kensington’s financial expertise with the engineering and technological know-how of Siemens Canada.
Jan. 30, 2017 - Have you ever wondered which British Columbia companies incorporate the most innovation and the latest technology? Would it surprise you to know that tech touches nearly every industry in B.C.?
Jan. 3, 2017 - A delegation of Swedish executives and scientists visited Canada in September, seeking more information on the successful Canadian innovation model for the forest products industry.
Dec. 13, 2016 - BillerudKorsnäs says it is now moving ahead with full-scale trials adding microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) to its paperboard products after “promising initial tests.”

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