Posts Tagged ‘kraft pulp’
Filed under: Specialty Cellulose Production
Ottawa’s Historic Pulp & Paper Region On The Rebound
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 7th, 2011
After several years of downturn, Ottawa’s historic pulp & paper region is on the road to recovery thanks to new innovations in the sector. “The Ottawa region’s forest products firms are rebounding as the industry shifts from an emphasis on pulp and newsprint to specialty, high-end products,” the Ottawa Citizen reported this week. Over the last decade, companies such as Glatfelter Inc. have doubled their plant’s capacity where they...
Filed under: NBHK Production
What Is The Kraft Process? Part 2
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jul 12th, 2010
While waiting for the full transition to dissolving pulp, Fortress Specialty Cellulose (FSC) has re-started the Thurso mill as a northern bleached hardwood kraft (NBHK) mill, which was its previous role prior to the FSC purchase. This article is the second in a series explaining how the kraft process works. Part 2: Recovery Once the pulp has been cooked, the next step is to wash it and dry it in order to ship it out to buyers. However...
Filed under: Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc.
Leaders Magazine: “Making Money and Wallpaper”
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 29th, 2010
An interview with Chadwick Wasilenkoff, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, Fortress Paper Ltd. Editors’ Note: As Fortress Paper’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, Chad Wasilenkoff oversees the company’s production of security and other specialty papers. Most recently, Wasilenkoff was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Titan Uranium Exploration Inc. from July 2004 to July 2006 and an independent pri...