Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa River’
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp, Specialty Cellulose Production
Canadian Mills Find New Life In Dissolving Pulp
by Trevor J. Murphy on Apr 6th, 2011
Once one of Canada’s leading industries, the pulp and paper sector has been feeling the brunt of changing worldviews and fluctuating consumer attitudes for the past several years. With the technology sector growing, demand for paper-oriented communication mainstays such as newsprint, telephone directories, copying paper, books, magazine and glossy print have gravely diminished. The result has been an unprecedented closure of pulp and paper mi...
Filed under: Dissolving Pulp
Newsprint Markets Fail While Innovators Thrive
by Trevor J. Murphy on Sep 1st, 2010
Domtar-Eddy, AbitibiBowater, and Smurfit-Stone are among some of the paper mills recently shut down along the Ottawa River, a region that has been known for almost 150 years as Canada’s home for the forestry industry. Many mills that have closed (or are currently in danger of closing) are feeling the effects of a dying newsprint industry. “The relentless march of the Internet into every corner of human communications is destroying deman...