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July 28, 2016
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Crabtree union applauds paper machine news

The union for employees at Kruger Products’ Crabtree mill says the mill needed a significant investment to solidify its market share and the jobs at Crabtree. >> Read full article

Cascades appoints three new directors

Michelle A. Cormier, Martin Couture and Patrick Lemaire have joined the board of directors of Cascades Inc. >> Read full article

Outages, lower sales bring down Canfor results

Canfor Pulp Products reported net income of $2.2 million for the second quarter of 2016, down from $23.1 million for the first quarter of 2016. >> Read full article

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Kruger installing $55-million tissue machine at Crabtree

Kruger Products is investing $55 million to add a paper machine that will increase the Crabtree mill’s overall production by about 20,000 tonnes per year. The new PM8 will produce tissue products primarily for the away-from-home market. The company received a $39.5-million loan from Investissement Québec for the project. >> Learn More…

 
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Alberta approves $13M in R&D funding

A new round of research and innovation funding aimed at growing a sustainable bioeconomy in Alberta includes numerous projects involving cellulose nanocrystals. >> Read full article

PAPTAC forms kraft pulping group

An alkaline pulping group for kraft pulp mills is planning mill tours, problem-solving roundtables, webinars and technical meetings. >> Read full article

PEERS conference focuses on innovation

The 2016 TAPPI PEERS conference will help attendees discover new ways to improve mill reliability with innovative best practices. >> Read full article

 
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Specialty Papers US 2016

September 21-23, 2016
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TAPPI PEERS

Sept. 25-28, 2016
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International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference

Sept. 28-30, 2016
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PPEC: How Green is your customer?

Nov. 1, 2016
Location: Islington Golf Club, Etobicoke, ON >> More Info

PaperWeek Canada

Feb. 13-17, 2017
Location: Montreal, QC >> More Info