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September 13, 2017
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Kruger diversifies operations at Quebec paper mills

Kruger has announced a $377.6-million transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills in Quebec into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing.


Anomera raises $1.7 million to turn wood waste into cellulose microbeads

Anomera — Montreal, Quebec-based company that converts raw materials from certified, biodiversity forest management origins into a proprietary, biodegradable, cellulose platform — has raised $1.7 million in financing to aid with its seed-stage phase.


Ingevity purchases Georgia-Pacific pine chemicals business

Georgia-Pacific LLC has reached an agreement to sell its pine chemicals business to Ingevity for $315 million, including certain pine chemicals-related assets at the Crossett, Ark., plant.


New website shares facts on caribou

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched a new website – cariboufacts.ca – to share facts with Canadians about caribou herds and to urge the federal government to build caribou plans that address factors that are impacting caribou populations across the country.
 
 
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New name, focus for Canada’s longest-running bioenergy event

The International Bioenergy Conference and Exhibition is being reborn as the Canadian Bioeconomy Conference and Exhibition. The new name reflects a growth in the use of woody biomass from legacy industries such as wood pellet production and cogeneration to a full menu of products such as biofuels, biogas, biochemicals, biopharmaceuticals and other bioproducts. » Read More
 
Products 
 

Low-odour XSB dispersion for board, packaging

BASF says its new low-odour binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odour sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the Nordic region. » Read More

Angle seat valves

ODE Valve has introduced the new 21IZ1 series of stainless steel pneumatically actuated angle seat valves for the industrial market. » Read More
 
Events 
 

Specialty Papers US

September 19-21, 2017
Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
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Paperworld China 2017

September 21-23, 2017
Location: Shanghai, China
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Tissue 2017 Conference & Expo

October 3-6, 2017
Location: Miami, Fla.
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50° Pulp and Paper International Congress

October 23-25, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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Canadian Bioeconomy Conference & Exhibition 2018

June 6-8, 2018
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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