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Reduce slime and biocide stress with worry-free chlorine dioxide

Tighter control of the microbiological activity in incoming and process waters will always bring higher efficiency in pulp and paper production, as well as contributing positively to sheet quality and printability.

Improving the bleaching process at Port Hawkesbury Paper

When new owners restarted the paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., in October 2012, they recognized the mill needed better economics in order to be competitive. One cost-improvement initiative was to work with Evonik Canada to decrease the cost of pulp brightening.

Tembec puts its pulp and chemicals to use in unique structural composite

In 2011, Tembec announced it will build a pilot plant for the development of a high performance structural product known as Next Generation Sustainable Fibre, explaining the project will be based on an innovative, Tembec-patented process that will use its pulp and lignosulfonates within a modified phenolic resin to produce a structural material with unique strength-to-weight and durability characteristics.
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Pulp and paper biorefineries out of the woods

Market transformation has pushed pulp and paper mills across the country to that proverbial fork in the road: either adapt or gradually fade away. BioFuelNet (BFN) is betting on the first outcome, and BFN’s integrated biological biorefinery Task Force is making rejuvenation of the P&P industry a priority. » Read More

The paper coffee cup that can be recycled

Thanks to innovative polymers, there is now a solution that can combine paper and performance for these hot-drink holders. » Read More

What is the way forward?

No one has a 360-degree view of the forces that could influence the pulp and paper sector going forward, but the following specialists each offer a unique perspective from their field of expertise. Here are some predictions for various sectors that intersect with pulp and paper production. » Read More

Specialty pulp, paper chemicals market worth US$31B by 2024

A research report by Global Market Insights finds the specialty pulp and paper chemicals market size is set to exceed US$31 billion by 2024, driven by the rise in the demand of one-sided specialty (coated) papers. » Read More


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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PAPTAC International Lignin Conference

September 18-20, 2018
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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