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 - Quebec’s TÉLUQ University, in partnership with Groupe DDM, has received a $25,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) under the Engage Grant partner program for universities to help fund the use of drone imaging in forestry.
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 - Eurocon and MoRe Research are cooperating to offer analysis, mapping and system design for the collection and destruction of pulp mills’ diluted non-condensable gases, describing this as a “complete and simplified project process” for pulp mills.
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. 23, 2018 - Nestled in the West Kootenays of British Columbia alongside the Columbia River in Castlegar lies Zellstoff Celgar, the first pulp mill built in the B.C. Interior.
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.
Dec. 6, 2017 - Honeywell today released a new study showing industrial companies are not moving quickly to adopt cybersecurity measures to protect their data and operations, even as attacks have increased around the globe.
Oct. 28, 2017 - Coulson Ice Blast, a British Columbia startup that launched this February, recently commenced mass production of a new technology using blasted ice for industrial cleaning.
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.
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