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FPInnovations showcases safety innovation in forest operations at Vancouver Island Safety Conference

FPInnovations showcases safety innovation in forest operations at Vancouver Island Safety Conference

FPInnovations attended the 13th annual Vancouver Island Safety Conference held in Nanaimo, British Columbia on September 29, 2018. More than 400 attendees took part, including representatives from government, the B.C. Forest Safety Council, WorkSafeBC, forestry workers, and safety program service providers and suppliers. The theme of this year's conference was "Managing Risk – Empowering Good Decisions."

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Suspicions of bacteria’s role in rotting wood finally proven

Suspicions of bacteria’s role in rotting wood finally proven

A long held hypothesis that bacteria, and not just fungi, are involved in the decomposition of lignin, a tough structural component of wood, has finally been confirmed. T...

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Diversifying the destination of sawmill waste to the wood panel industry

Diversifying the destination of sawmill waste to the wood panel industry

With the upswing in the construction sector in Canada and the United States, the supply of chips produced by Quebec sawmills is greater than the demand, creating large su...

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FPInnovations’ Bioproducts group welcomes an important member: BillerudKorsnäs!

FPInnovations’ Bioproducts group welcomes an important member: BillerudKorsnäs!

FPInnovations is proud to announce the adherence of a new Bioproducts member, BillerudKorsnäs , which invests into research and development in advanced packaging.

Who is Bil...

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Paper Advancement

Innovative Blue4est® thermal paper in action at menken, an organic supermarket

Innovative Blue4est® thermal paper in action at menken, an organic supermarket

Organic supermarket owner Harald Menken started using sustainable Blue4est® paper from the Koehler Paper Group a while ago.

He sees parallels between the Koehler product a...

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Nanocardboard as a nanoscale analog of hollow sandwich plates

Nanocardboard as a nanoscale analog of hollow sandwich plates

ABSTRACT

Corrugated paper cardboard provides an everyday example of a lightweight, yet rigid, sandwich structure. Here we present nanocardboard, a monolithic plate mechani...

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Paper Advancement

Smurfit Kappa’s TOPPSafe™ adds a new sustainability dimension to the supply chain

Smurfit Kappa’s TOPPSafe™ adds a new sustainability dimension to the supply chain

Smurfit Kappa has invented a sustainable new alternative for the heavy wooden, chipboard and plastic boards that are used to protect palletised products during transport ...

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Paper Advancement

Tetra Pak and Veolia partner to get all beverage carton components recycled

Tetra Pak and Veolia partner to get all beverage carton components recycled

Tetra Pak has joined forces with global resource management company Veolia in a game-changing partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected...

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Cellulose nanomaterials: Transitioning to a bioeconomy

Cellulose nanomaterials: Transitioning to a bioeconomy

Images of the accumulation of plastic waste adversely impacting the environment, wildlife and humans have gone viral across media. The message is clear: change is necessa...

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