May 20, 2014


Read the full coverage of the 2014 FIBRE Conference

UBC Campus, British-Colombia


The forest sector’s best and brightest minds converged at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC to network and attend the second annual FIBRE conference from May 12-15, 2014. The more than 200 delegates represented the convergence of Canada's forest sector research networks, Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), FPInnovations and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The 2014 FIBRE conference highlighted the latest university-led forest product and process innovations, university-industry collaborations and student training all the while looking towards future developments and broadening international partnerships during the conference.

Click here to access the complete coverage that was conducted by PAPTAC, in collaboration with PaperAdvance and Le Maître papetier

Webinar on Steam Joints, Syphons, and Dryer Bars   PACWEST 2014 takes place next week

Mike Soucy
Kadant Canada

The PAPTAC Papermaking Technology Community (PMTC) organizes a webinar entitled ''Dryer steam syphon and spoiler bars best practices'' on Friday May 30, 2014 - 13:00.
Mike Soucy from Kadant Canada will give a presentation covering the best practices in managing modern paper machines.

Click here for details and registration

Brian Grantham
Hinton Pulp
Conference Chair

Under the theme "Improving Mill Results - Keys for Success", PACWEST 2014 will take place May 28-31 at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, AB. Be sure to follow PAPTAC's live coverage of the PACWEST 2014 conference, featuring exclusive interviews, sessions reviews and a complete overview of the event's highlights.

Infos available at

Do you want to send comments, suggestions, or do you wish to share news/info with your colleagues?
Write us at