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...
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...
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...
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...
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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