Posts Tagged ‘fluff pulp’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Domtar Continues Product Diversification With New Acquisition
by Trevor J. Murphy on May 28th, 2012
Domtar Corp. continued its plan to diversify its product line this week by acquiring US-based EAM Corp., a company that mainly produces high quality absorbent composite materials. The US$61 million acquisition will allow Domtar to have easy access to the core materials used in feminine hygiene, adult incontinence, baby diapers and other medical, health-care and performance packaging products. The deal will not only provide Domtar with long-...
Filed under: Forestry
“Innovation and Investment” Key To Pulp Industry Survival
by Trevor J. Murphy on Mar 23rd, 2012
As more and more traditional pulp production facilities shut their doors across Canada, one industry insider says the keys to the sector’s survival are “innovation and investment.” In an interview with The Sault Star, Glenn Clifford, who was worked in the Canadian pulp and paper industry for nearly thirty years, cited competitive labour rates on the global stage, concessions, a stronger Canadian dollar, rising hydro rates, shrinking prof...
Filed under: Pulp & Paper
Innovation Key To Maritime Forestry
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 30th, 2011
After the closure of a large pulp and paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, industry leaders throughout the Maritimes are signaling out a key tactic that can save the region’s struggling forestry sector: innovation. Mark Arsenault, executive director and CEO of New Brunswick’s Forest Products Association says that mills in his province have been actively seeking new techniques, new product developments and new innovations for years i...