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Canadian industry veteran to receive 2018 TAPPI award

TAPPI is presenting the 2018 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award to David McDonald, president of JDMcD Consulting Inc. and adjunct professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University.

Domtar increases supply chain transparency with updated ‘Paper Trail’

Domtar announced improvements to its supply chain transparency tool, The Paper Trail, offering customers a deeper look into the company’s products and the people and places behind their manufacture.

BillerudKorsnäs removes EVP role from management team

BillerudKorsnäs says a decision has been made to make a change to the senior management team whereby the role of executive vice president will be removed and Christer Simrén will leave the company.

DS Smith buys EcoPack and EcoPaper in Romania

DS Smith plc has completed a C$330-million acquisition of integrated containerboard and corrugated packaging manufacturers EcoPack and EcoPaper.
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Six must-do action items to minimize your risk of cyber attacks

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. » Read More

New cooling options for Rexroth IndraDrive Mi

In addition to the IndraDrive Mi motor-integrated and motor-near drives, Rexroth says it has developed decentralized supply and mains modules that allow machine manufacturers to install all electrical drive components directly on the machine. » Read More

Proface Connect remotely accesses, manages and troubleshoots machines

Pro-face America has released Proface Connect, describing it as a ready-to-use embedded HMI service that allows customers to access machines from anywhere at anytime. » Read More

HMI animations with new B&R Paper widget

A new widget offered with B&R’s web-based HMI solution aims to make it easier for users to visualize complex manufacturing processes with dynamic HMI content. Called Paper, the widget allows users to animate SVG images with runtime data. » Read More

Tissue World Miami

March 21-23, 2018
Location: Miami, Fla.
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April 15-18, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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May 29-31, 2018
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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May 30-June 2, 2018
Location: Jasper, Alta.
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition

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