Kadant Inc. has completed the acquisition of the screen cylinder product line from J&L Fiber Services, Inc. This acquisition further extends Kadant’s stock preparation product offerings of screen cylinder products applied to recycled fiber lines, thick stock, broke, and other aggressive applications.
One of the founding families of GLV Inc. has offered to buy the company’s pulp and paper division, allowing the water treatment division to continue operations as “a pure water treatment company” under the name Ovivo.
BASF is changing the organizational set-up of its paper chemicals business “to strengthen its competitiveness and better meet the needs of the paper industry,” the company explains. BASF offers a comprehensive range of chemical...
Due to the growing demand for pulp chemicals in Finland, Kemira is planning to make a multi-million euro investment in its hydrogen peroxide plant in Oulu. The improved efficiency and operational capabilities will enable Kemira to better serve...
A tissue competency center has been created at Evonik’s technical service centre in Hopewell, Virginia. The competency center will provide global support for the tissue industry with applications development, technical service, training...
Ashland Water Technologies has a new name – Solenis. The name change coincides with the acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies by a fund managed by private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R). Prior to the...
Export Development Canada (EDC) announced a US$2 million loan for a subsidiary of Montreal-based GLV Inc. to grow its operations in India, which is a strategic market for Canada, as outlined in the Government’s Global Market Action Plan,...
Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. has received an order from Irving Pulp & Paper to design, fabricate and field erect a pulp discharge tank at the West Side pulp mill site in Saint John, N.B.
As part of the Irving Pulp & Paper modernization announced in March of this year, E.S. Fox Ltd. of Saint John, N.B., has been awarded a contract of more than $2 million.
An Andritz subsidiary has launched arbitration proceedings against the owners of the Montes del Plata pulp mill in Uruguay. The 1.3 million tons/yr bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) mill is almost ready to begin production of market pulp, a...
E&I Engineering of Fredericton, N.B., has been awarded a 12-month contract valued at $1.2 million as part of the Irving Pulp & Paper modernization announced in March.
Raute and SVEZA Group have signed a two-year service agreement concerning SVEZA's Perm Plywood Mill in Russia. The service agreement entitles Raute to play a key role in technical, technological audits and maintenance of the mill's RauteSmart.
Imerys has sold four industrial sites producing calcium carbonate for the paper market to Omya. Announced last fall, the transaction was completed at the end of January.
Kathy Buckman Gibson has stepped away from her role as chairman of the board of Buckman to take the position of president and chief operating officer for Buckman International. Assuming the Chairman’s role will be Buckman board member...
BASF is implementing a series of measures in its paper chemicals business to make it more responsive to customer needs while improving profitability. These will include shutting down some latex capacity in Europe, and adjusting sales, marketing...
Resolute sells Fort Frances pulp mill to developerJuly 16, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products has sold its…
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Ottawa funding two projects to improve bioplastics compostabilityJuly 18, 2019 – The federal government is handing out…
Viscose producer creates new fibre from FSC-certified dissolving pulpJuly 17, 2019 – Chinese viscose producer Tangshan Sanyou has…
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