October 26, 2012


Last call for submissions - Energy Conservation Opportunity Contest


The awards are presented on an annual basis to the individuals working in Canadian pulp, paper and board mills who submit the best examples of energy conservation opportunities or successful projects, justified by whatever means, e.g. production, quality, environment, etc., as long as there are significant impacts on energy reduction. The competition takes place under the auspices of the PAPTAC Energy Community. Click here for all details

Webinar - Headbox Fundamentals
Paperboard Packaging Community - meeting recap

Daniel Liard Product Manager Metso Paper Ltd.

Following the previous announcement for a webinar on November 20, 2012, please take note that the PMTC webinar entitled ''Headbox Fundamentals'', led by Daniel Liard, Product Manager - Roll Covers at Metso, has been postponed and will take place on March 5th, 2013.

Click here for all details on program and registration.

Be sure to visit The Paper Machine Technology Community section for details and updates.

Dave Jones, Buckman Paperboard Packaging community Chairman

Meeting organizers (l. to r.): Greg Hay, Ed Stapleton, Tom Johnstone, Gerry Murray, David Jones

The Paperboard Packaging Community met on Oct 10-11 at the New Forest mill in Scarborough, ON. The 1 1/2 day meeting, which featured roundtable discussions, technical presentations and a visit of the New Forest mill was very successful with over 35 in attendance, including participation from over 20 mill representatives. Several key paperboard manufacturers were represented, namely Atlantic Packaging, New Forest Paper, Minas Basin Pulp & Power, Kruger, Lake Utopia, Irving Paper, Norampac and Sonoco. The next meeting is scheduled to take place in Montreal during PaperWeek with a visit to Kruger Place Turcot.
Click here to access the Paperboard Packaging microsite.

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