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March 22, 2017
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FPAC partners with Federation of Canadian Municipalities

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has become Corporate Partner of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to help advance shared priorities in the areas of economic growth, innovation and sustainable land-use management.


Baby boomer diapers expected to boost the paper industry

Bloomberg News is reporting that as the world population ages, sales will consequently increase for absorbent hygiene products, providing “welcomed relief” for papermakers who have been impacted by the digital era.


Not all of Canada is prepared for softwood duties

According to some forest industry observers, Canada is in a better position to handle a softwood trade war with the U.S. today than it was a decade ago. But that doesn’t include the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.


Global forest and paper industry celebrates International Day of Forests

Representing the global forest products industry, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) strives to help produce renewable energy while reducing the dependence on fossil fuels by using wood manufacturing residuals, byproducts and forest residues — collectively known as biomass — to produce much of the energy required for its operations.
 
 
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Cold Water

PCA Dryer & Felt Passivation

Coldwater’s patented PolyClean Applicator System uses a wick that fits into a standard doctor blade holder for continuous and uniform metering of a passivation agent on the dryer cylinder surface to eliminate stickies and greatly reduce dust. The System can also be configured to passivate dryer felts. Papermakers are constantly challenged with deposits in the dryer section that create a multitude of problems affecting safety, quality and profitability. The PCA System is already delivering cleaner dryer sections in over 60 installations in Europe and North America allowing mills to return steam to lead dryer positions, reduce sheet breaks, and greatly reduce cleaning costs. >> Learn more
 
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Cascades launches new household paper products

Cascades has introduced a new consumer line of tissue paper, consisting of three varieties of toilet paper and two varieties of paper towels, which it says are “among the softest and strongest” on the market. » Read More
 
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CGIS

Get the right valve, every time.

Whether it’s during the Recausticization, Bleaching, or Chemical Preparation, the Pulp and Paper industry is constantly processing materials that are corrosive, poisonous, and dangerous to both your workers and the environment. At CGIS, we believe that the valves used in these extreme conditions need to be certified as Severe Service Valves (SSVs), so you can be confident your mill operates with zero leakage or downtime. Visit www.severe-service.ca to learn more.
 
Products 
 

Solenis ClearPoint biofilm detection and control solution for industrial cooling water

Solenis says its new ClearPoint Biofilm Detection & Control program will help identify and prevent biofilm growth in extensive and complex cooling water systems. » Read More

Wilden Advanced FIT AODD pumps now available in ductile iron

Wilden has released ductile iron versions of its Advanced FIT air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump, which it says is specifically designed to be direct replacements for existing pump installations, boasting bolted product containment, easier maintenance and more efficient operations. » Read More
 
Events 
 

Specialty Papers Europe 2017

April 3-5, 2017
Location: Cologne, Germany
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PaperCon 2017

April 23-26, 2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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International Chemical Recovery Conference

May 24-26, 2017
Location: Halifax, NS
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PacWest

June 7-10, 2017
Location: Whistler, B.C.
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