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Expera to be sold to Finnish company

KPS Capital Partners has signed an agreement to sell Expera Specialty Solutions to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj of Finland for $615 million.

Governments invest in xylitol demonstration plant

The federal and Quebec governments have committed up to $17.4 million in investments, grants and loans to a new Fortress bioproducts subsidiary to support the construction of a xylitol demonstration plant planned for Fortress' dissolving pulp mill in Thurso, Que.

Attis to build biorefinery in Georgia

Attis Industries is planning to build its first commercial-scale biorefinery in Barnesville, Ga. The diversified innovation and technology holding company intends to purchase a 32-acre property in Barnesville that is expected to generate about $35 million in annual revenue.

Voith gets contract for Propapier’s new paper machine

Voith Paper has been awarded the contract for Propapier's new state-of-the-art PM3 paper machine.

Paperboard made from 100% sugarcane bagasse fibres

Veritiv Corporation is offering a paperboard-based packaging option made from 100 per cent sugarcane bagasse fibres. The fibres provide an annually renewable, tree-free fibre source that is both recyclable and compostable.
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Specialty Papers US 2018

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Sappi invests in AI research to promote sustainability

Sappi is funding research into artificial intelligence in an effort to bring carbon emissions to net zero within the pulp and paper industry. » Read More

APRIL gets new customer service improvement software

Greycon, a leading provider of production planning, forecasting, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems, is outfitting the APRIL Group with new planning software to improve its customer service. » Read More

Drives provide faster, cheaper automation integration

Cole-Parmer's new Masterflex peristaltic pumps advanced networking drives provide options for popular networking protocols without the need to install gateways or adapters. » Read More

13th Annual RISI Latin American Conference

August 13-15, 2018
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Tissue World Istanbul

Sept. 4-6, 2018
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
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PAPTAC International Lignin Conference

September 18-20, 2018
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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Specialty Papers U.S. 2018

Oct. 1-3, 2018
Location: Appleton, WI
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TAPPI/RISI Tissue 2018

Oct. 2-5, 2018
Location: Appleton, WI
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FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

Oct. 15-19
Location: Pointe-Claire, Que.
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Paper and Beyond 2018

Oct. 16-17, 2018
Location: Brussels, Belgium
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