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Process Improvements and Optimization Save $1.5 Million per Year for Port Hawkesbury Paper

Process Improvements and Optimization Save $1.5 Million per Year for Port Hawkesbury Paper

Nova Scotia's Port Hawkesbury Paper, a 350,000 metric tonnes per year top quality supercalendered paper mill, enlisted FPInnovations to help develop and improve the performance and profitability of its thermomechanical pulp (TMP) and paper mill operation. Bevan Lock, Pulp Production Manager, explains, "We needed the depth and rigor of a strong R&D group. Under previous mill ownership, FPInnovations provided this solid technical support and working relationship." With this previous relationship well established, and with the current FPInnovations membership in place since the new ownership in 2012, the mill staff developed a plan with FPInnovations.

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Cellulose Filaments as a Reinforcing Agent for Wood Fibre Insulation Boards

Cellulose Filaments as a Reinforcing Agent for Wood Fibre Insulation Boards

As urban densification is leading to a steady growth of multi-family and mixed-use buildings, the need for high performance and cost-competitive sound insulation material...

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FPInnovations’ five-year tissue strategy (2015-2020)

FPInnovations’ five-year tissue strategy (2015-2020)

FPInnovations launched a five-year tissue strategy last year, with an ambitious target to become the top tissue research and innovation center in the world by 2020.

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Greener Microwavable Food Packaging

Greener Microwavable Food Packaging

Active food packaging is a steadily growing segment, with a market expected to reach $285 million by 2020 in the United States alone. The demand for such products creates...

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Developing new opportunities for digital printing papers

Developing new opportunities for digital printing papers

Research conducted at FPInnovations laboratories has led to the development of new, glossy coating formulations that will allow the use of lightweight coated papers on co...

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Innovation and path to commercialization: FPInnovations commercializes Sanicro 67® composite tubes

Innovation and path to commercialization: FPInnovations commercializes Sanicro 67® composite tubes

Many promising companies struggle to turn prototypes into commercialized products, and in a rapidly changing global market place, the ability to commercialize potentially...

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FPInnovations hosts new innovation and technology conference

FPInnovations hosts new innovation and technology conference

FPInnovations is excited to bring a different kind of event to an industry in transformation. FPInnovates, a new innovation and technology conference is making its debut ...

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FPInnovations hosts training courses

FPInnovations hosts training courses

In a very competitive, fast-moving industry like ours, the best way to get ahead is through continuing education courses. FPInnovations holds numerous training opportunit...

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FPInnovations’ optical calibration laboratory is one of only four authorized laboratories worldwide

FPInnovations’ optical calibration laboratory is one of only four authorized laboratories worldwide

The Canadian pulp and paper industry has radically transformed in the past few years and is now very sophisticated, involving cutting-edge science and game-changing techn...

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