A better way to measure paper composition

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), have developed a novel, non-destructive method to rapidly measure the wood and non-wood fiber components in paper. Identifying and measuring the ratio of plant fibers used to manufacture paper has wide...

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Sidewalk Labs responds to criticism

TORONTO, CANADIAN PRESS — Sidewalk Labs’s chief executive officer says it’s too “premature” to abandon any ideas it unveiled Thursday for a high-tech Toronto community it hopes to build, despite the concepts being met with fierce criticism. In an interview with The Canadian Press, Daniel Doctoroff indicated his Alphabet-backed company was open to tweaking ideas —including...

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  • Donna Harman Announces Retirement

    WASHINGTON, DC / ACCESSWIRE  — Donna Harman, the longest-serving president, and CEO in the 25-year history of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), announced her retirement. She has represented the interests of the forest products industry for the past 29 years and AF&PA member companies for 18 years, including the...

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  • Continental receives award for Solo Trailer TPMS

    Technology giant Continental, one of the largest automotive suppliers and tire manufacturers in the world, has been awarded for its ContiPressureCheck® Solo trailer TPMS product, which was selected as one of the 2019 Heavy Duty Trucking Top 20 products. The stand-alone tire pressure monitoring system for trailers notifies the driver...

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  • 2019 COFI Convention early bird pricing ends March 1st

    The upcoming 2019 COFI Convention in Vancouver will feature: David MacNaughton, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Robert Johnston, Executive Advisor and Managing Director, Global Energy & Natural Resources, Eurasia Group based in Washington, DC The importance of reconciliation with Indigenous groups, and the role of the forest industry Jock...

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Winter #2 2018 Vol. 22 #8

Winter #2 2018 Vol. 22 #8

January 25, 2019
By: Brett Vezina

 

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