FPInnovations owns the FT-NIR patent of FITNIR Analyzer’s technology and all related intellectual properties. FPInnovations (formerly Paprican) is a not-for-profit research and technology institute that provides technology transfer and cost-competitive research addressing both the short-term and strategic needs of its members. Established more than 80 years ago, FPInnovations operates laboratories in Quebec and British Columbia.
ABB develops and supplies the hardware for FITNIR’s analyzers. For over 50 years ABB has developed, manufactured and installed analyzers for the process industries. Their capability embraces one of the largest laboratory, at-line and process analyzer portfolios in the world, capable of performing real-time analysis of the chemical composition and/or physical properties of a process sample or stream.
MI Pulp and Paper promotes sustainable technologies that impact productivity and efficient usage of water and energy, and develops business in the Americas for technology owners interested in new markets. MIPP utilizes its established network to support sales and marketing initiatives. Based out of North Vancouver, BC, Canada, the MIPP team has 40 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry in Brazil, USA, and Canada. The process and equipment knowledge accumulated and network cultivated in the Americas, Europe and Japan over those years, serves as the foundation of MIPP to support business development into the South American Pulp and Paper market with the support of Engelight. MIPP works with OEMs, Mills, Suppliers, Engineering Companies, and Pulp and Paper Associations.