Equipment & Systems
Apr. 5, 2018 - Up until now, the only International Standard that specified the requirements for paper permanence was ISO 9706, developed by the Technical Committee ISO/TC 46 on Information and documentation. Although this standard is primarily intended for archival and library documents stored in protected environments, it is also applicable to all types of unprinted papers.
Apr. 4, 2018 - A new fluidized bed combustion system is offsetting tipping fees at an Ontario recycled paper mill. In operation for more than a year, a Precision Energy Services (PES) sludge-to-energy system at Atlantic Packaging’s Whitby mill processes 100,000 tonnes per year of paper mill sludge that was previously being sent to local area landfills, eliminating the cost of sludge disposal and reducing the cost of fossil fuels by the offset generation of plant steam.
Mar. 27, 2018 - Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. is just one Canadian forestry firm that is forging ahead in the biomass sector. The company recently acquired S2G Biochemicals, a British Columbia-based company that produces xylitol, a food industry sweetener best known as the artificial sweetener in chewing gum.
Feb. 26, 2018 - Are you working securely? Cybersecurity is a hot-button issue these days and while it’s been commonly noted that manufacturing companies must be proactive in protecting themselves, some organizations may not know where to begin. John DiMaria, senior product manager of systems certification for BSI Americas, shares six action areas businesses should keep in mind when implementing a cybersecurity plan.
Feb. 5, 2018 - Why is it important to use OEM genuine parts when repairing your equipment? Here are three simple, yet important, reasons.
Jan. 31, 2018 - Seeking profitability, pulp and paper companies have found growth in segments such as corrugated paper, packaging and specialty tissue papers, but are challenged by rising production and raw material costs. In addition, many are experiencing soldout asset availability which is restricting their production potential.
Jan. 30, 2018 - Svenska Pappersbruket AB in Klippan, Sweden, has invested in a new tissue machine with an annual capacity of 30.000 MT, with start up planned for Q2 2019.
Jan. 11, 2018 - When manufacturers need to create a versatile high-speed process, they often use high quality attachment chain to move products along the line. Choosing the right chain and getting it fast can be critical; if the line stops due to a chain failure, so do profits and delivery schedules.
Oct. 16, 2017 - Power exports have become a new, complementary source of revenue for many Canadian pulp and paper mills. However, although very attractive, the maximization of profits from power production exports while providing enough steam for internal processes and operations remains a challenge for many of the mills.
Oct. 10, 2017 - It’s something we’ve heard many times before — the global pulp and paper industry is amid great change. In this time of transformation, one way mills can stay innovative is by identifying new markets and product areas to specialize in. Kruger Inc.’s recent announcement of its diversification strategy is an example of how the company plans to adapt to market and customer demands.
Pulp mill hit with $241K fine for safety violationApr. 20, 2018 - British Columbia’s Skookumchuck Pulp mill has…
BAP announces “world’s first” bamboo bio-refinery and paper millApr. 20, 2018 - BAP Industries of Guatemala will construct…
West Fraser CEO Ted Seraphim announces retirementApr. 19, 2018 - West Fraser announced today its senior…
U of T professor named NSERC Industrial Research ChairApr. 18, 2018 - A University of Toronto Engineering researcher…
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018
June 6-8, 2018
PAPTAC International Lignin Conference 2018
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