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Firefighters respond to fire at Resolute paper mill

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to a minor fire at the Resolute Forest Products paper mill Sunday afternoon, reports TBNewsWatch.

Winners of the 2017 Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth named

Isabelle Males of Temiskaming First Nation from New Liskeard, Ont., and Tristan Flood of Matachewan First Nation from North Bay, Ont., are this year’s recipients of the CCFM-FPAC Indigenous Youth Award.

Supremex announces CFO departure

Bertrand Jolicoeur, Supremex CFO and corporate secretary, will be leaving the company effective December 15 to pursue another employment opportunity.

New Case Paper sheeter increases converting capabilities by 30%

Case Paper recently completed the installation of a MarquipWardUnited sheeter at its Chicago, Ill., plant, increasing the plant’s sheeting capabilities by 30 per cent to approximately 30,000 tonnes a year. The new equipment provides custom-sized sheets of both paper and paperboard.

Cortec introduces EcoShield Super Barrier Paper and Linerboard

Cortec Corporation says it has developed an environmentally acceptable replacement to unrecyclable polycoated and waxed papers.
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Printed catalogues are still a smart marketing choice

Even the most compelling digital marketing methods haven’t dampened the power of printed catalogues. Instead of disappearing, printed catalogues have only gotten smarter, more targeted, more strategic and just flat-out cooler — making them true rock stars in the marketing mix. » Read More

Archroma debuts Cartaspers PLH for soft water pulp and papermaking

Archroma, a colour and specialty chemicals company, has introduced Cartaspers PLH liquid, a one-product, organic additive that delivers “easy and highly-effective” control of pitch and stickies deposition in soft water pulp and papermaking environments. » Read More

Yokogawa to release updated version of Stardom control system

Yokogawa Electric plans to release an enhanced version of the Stardom network-based control system in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018. This new version will include a new E2 bus interface module that has been developed for use in FCN-500 autonomous controller extension units. » Read More

Valmet IQ Converting Scanner measures liner moisture levels

Valmet describes the Valmet IQ Converting Scanner for corrugated board as a “long-awaited addition” to its quality management control concept for corrugators and other board converting machines. » Read More

PaperWeek Canada 2018

February 5-8, 2018
Location: Montreal, Que.
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Tissue World Miami 2018

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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PaperCon 2018

April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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PacWest 2018

May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location:Prince George, B.C.
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