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July 31, 2019

Kimberly-Clark forecasts better 2019 outlook after organic sales growth in Q2

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has released its second quarter 2019 results, and is forecasting a more favourable outlook for 2019 than previously reported.

DEADLINE TOMORROW: Industry survey on recruitment

Pulp & Paper Canada has created a survey to establish market insights for Canadian mills facing the skills shortage. Respondents can enter to win a free admission to the FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course.

ABB launches digital solution for optimizing winder performance

ABB has introduced a digital solution for papermakers seeking to maximize asset performance, convert to different paper grades and/or increase machine speed.

Continuous insulation resistance testing for critical motors

Constant monitoring of critical motors while de-energized can prevent failures on startup and reduce unscheduled downtime.

Canfor Pulp extends curtailment at BCTMP mill

Canfor Pulp Products is extending the previously announced summer curtailment at its Taylor, BC mill by a further five weeks to September 9, 2019.
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Residual effective alkali control

This technical paper details the maintenance of ideal levels of alkali in kraft pulping, from the digester to the recovery cycle. » Read More

Canfor Pulp Products reports sales, pulp production up in Q2 2019

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. has reported its second-quarter sales and operating income are up from Q1 2019, but down from the year-ago period. » Read More

Mitsubishi creates IoT gateway for smart machine connectivity

Mitsubishi Electric Automation has released the IoT Gateway, a network technology that allows the secure connection of machine assets to cloud services or an on-premises server for remote monitoring and visualization. » Read More

Voith upgrades shaking unit with new digital functions

Voith has debuted the DuoShake DG (Digital Generation), an upgrade on the control and automation functions of the DuoShake shaking unit for optimum fibre orientation during sheet formation. » Read More

Emergency-stop pull-wire switches for web processing

ZF Electronic Systems is now carrying STEUTE's broad ZS Series of emergency-stop pull wire switches in North America. » Read More

PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Conference

September 18-20, 2019
Location: Edmunston, NB
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TissueCon 2019

October 1-4, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course

October 7-11, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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BLRBAC Fall 2019 Meeting

October 14-16, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA
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October 27-30, 2019
Location: St. Louis, MO
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FPInnovations Applied Tissue Course

November 5-6, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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