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Biomass North gets funds for bioeconomy strategy

Biomass North Development Centre has received a funding boost from Ottawa and the Ontario government to implement its Northern Ontario Bioeconomy Strategy. » Read More

Pre-budget report good for sector innovation: FPAC

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says it is pleased the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has put forward recommendations that will help support forest sector innovation and transformation. » Read More

B.C. invests in new project to help manufacturers meet labour needs

The B.C. government has committed more than $45,000 for a new partnership project with manufacturers in the province’s North Central region to help identify their labour needs as well as factors that shape their workforce. » Read More
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Valmet to adopt 3D printing in its manufacturing processes

Valmet says it has become one of the first technology suppliers to the pulp and paper industry to adopt 3D printing technology in its manufacturing processes to shorten lead times. The benefits of 3D printing for pulp and paper mills lie in shorter lead times when a new mold is needed for a customer-specific pattern, it says. » Read More

Report predicts specialty pulp, paper chemicals market to exceed US$31 billion by 2024

A new research report by Global Market Insights finds the specialty pulp and paper chemicals market size is set to exceed US$31 billion by 2024. Rise in the demand of one-sided specialty (coated) papers will be the principal driver for the growth in the market in the next few years, it notes. » Read More

BillerudKorsnäs launches full-scale trials of MFC in paperboard

After “promising” initial tests, BillerudKorsnäs says it is now proceeding with full-scale trials of adding microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) to its paperboard products. » Read More

LignoTech Florida joint venture gains approval

Borregaard ASA and Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) say they have secured the necessary approvals from their board of directors and the appropriate permits to proceed with a new lignin facility in Florida. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC » Read More

PaperCon 2017

April 23-26, 2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN » Read More

International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS » Read More