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Technology News (July 01, 2006)


July 1, 2006  By Pulp & Paper Canada


Crane Supply marks 60 years in Canada

TORONTO, ON — Crane Supply is celebrating 100 years in Canada. Founded in Winnipeg, MB, the company has planned a number of regional events across the country throughout 2006, to mark the milestone with customers, suppliers and employees. For details, go to www.cranesupply.com



PapInnov offers training program

Trois-Rivires, QC — PapInnov offers a modular multimedia pulp and paper training program that you can follow at your own pace within your workplace or at home. For more details visit www.papinnov.ca or call the information centre at 1-888-641-5111.

The topics are as follows:

Module 1 – Introduction: What Is Paper?

Module 2 – Paper Structure and Performance

Module 3 – Papermaking I: Stock Preparation and Forming

Module 4 – Papermaking II: Pressing and Drying

Module 5- Papermaking III: Surface Treatment and Finishing

Module 6 – Mechanical Pulping

Module 7 – Recycling and De-inking

Module 8 – Preparation and Quality of Fibre Supply

Module 9 – Chemical Pulping


Albany introduces AEROPULSE

ALBANY, NY — Albany International is introducing a dryer fabric called AEROPULSE, engineered to reduce energy costs and increase production.

The fabric is designed to increase heat transfer to the sheet while simultaneously increasing pocket ventilation.


Honeywell goes gold

Phoenix, AZ-Honeywell Process Solutions now holds gold certified partner status in the Microsoft partner program with competencies in business process and integration solutions and networking infrastructure solutions. The status confirms that Honeywell has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customer needs.


Garlock introduces compression packing

Palmyra, NY-Garlock Sealing Technologies has launched Garlock Style 1965 compression packing. Suitable for use in a wide variety of environments, the packing combines abrasion resistance with a high degree of flexibility and easy handling.


Apriso launches software platform

LONG BEACH, CA — FlexNet for mill products, Apriso’s newest release, is the mill industry’s first software platform designed for operations execution. At the heart of the platform is process builder, a BPM tool that lets supervisory personnel create process flows and work instructions. Best practices can be developed in a single mill, replicated in process builder, then deployed to the extended enterprise, ensuring consistency and quality throughout a manufacturer’s entire operations.

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