March 15, 2013


PACWEST Conference - June 12-15, 2013

Bill Adams,
Program Chair


Under the theme ''Improving Performance Through Optimization and Reliability'', PACWEST 2013 will take place at the Delta Sun Peaks, BC and will feature a full Program of Meetings; Technical Sessions; Roundtables; Panel Discussions; and Short Courses.

The Conference will start on wednesday June 12th with industry meetings, short courses, roundtables and a trade fair. Several technical sessions and the trade fair will follow on thursday and friday, along with the Awards Gala, friday evening. The annual golf tournament will close the conference on saturday.

Come network with peers, technical experts and industry leaders!

Click here to access the preliminary program



Webinar - Headbox Fundamentals

Honghi Tran to continue
leading J-FOR in 2013
Daniel Liard
Product Manager
Metso Paper Ltd.

Don't forget to preregister for the webinar entitled ''Headbox Fundamentals'', led by Daniel Liard, Product Manager - Roll Covers at Metso, which will take place on March 26th, 2013.
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for all details on program and registration. Specifically aimed at mill operating personnel involved with the operation of a paper machine and technical personnel new to the industry, this webinar is organized by the Paper Machine Technology Community (PMTC) of PAPTAC.

Honghi Tran,
J-FOR Editor-in-Chief
University of Toronto

We are pleased to announce that Honghi Tran will take on another 1-year term as Editor-in-chief of J-FOR.
"We are very happy that Honghi Tran has accepted to continue his extraordinary work as chief editor of PAPTAC's flagship journal.

His leadership has been a tremendous contribution to J-FOR's success." - Greg Hay, PAPTAC Director.
J-FOR will enter its 3rd year of publication since its inaugural launch in 2011. J-FOR seeks to publish high-quality scientific and technological peer-reviewed articles that contribute to the advancement of the forest products industry.

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to access J-FOR online

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