Research & Innovation
Technology News (July 01, 2006)
By Pulp & Paper Canada
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.