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Fortress Paper sells Lebel-sur-Quévillon pulp mill

Nexolia Bioenergy is purchasing the non-operating pulp mill that Fortress Paper had once intended to convert for production of dissolving pulp. >> Read full article

Rising lumber prices helps Q1 earnings: PwC

Improved prices and demand for lumber, and the Canadian/US dollar exchange rate positively affected the overall performance of Canadian-based forest products companies, according to PwC. >> Read full article

BTG acquires process control software vendor

The parent company of BTG has acquired Capstone Technology Corp., a provider of software for process control optimization and decision support analytics. >> Read full article

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IIoT has potential to solve manufacturers’ problems

The potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to solve the toughest problems facing manufacturers was the main topic of the 41st annual Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas conference. “Those who embrace digital transformation will ultimately win in the global marketplace,” said Bruce Calder, vice-president and chief technology officer of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), told the event’s 1,200 attendees. >> Learn More…


Cascades renews commitment to sustainability

Packaging and tissue manufacturer Cascades has launched its third sustainable development plan, which focuses on the planet, prosperity and partners. >> Read full article

Tree-free? Sustainability's impact on paper

Ahead of his presentation at Specialty Papers US 2016, Rich Cohen, founder and president of Distant Village Packaging, provides his insights on the growing interest in "tree-free" or non-wood paper. >> Read full article

ABB adds crill measurement for pulp

ABB has launched a laboratory fiber analyzer with the capability to accurately detect the amount of crill in pulp mixtures. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Specialty Papers US 2016

September 21-23, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC >> More Info

International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS >> More Info