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2/13/2016
Packaging producers can guard against projected growth in their wood pulp and paper costs by capitalizing on favorable economic trends
2/13/2016
Net sales in Clearwater's Consumer Products segment were 18.3% lower than fourth quarter 2014 primarily due to the sale of the specialty mills in December 2014. See story: Dunn Paper Acquires Specialty Mills from Clearwater Paper
2/10/2016
"Investing in high return projects and strategic acquisitions remains a core part of our profitable growth strategy." – Michael Doss, President and CEO, Graphic Packaging.
2/10/2016
Growing Amount of Research Shows that Both Groups Benefit from Handwriting; More Locations Can Join the Letter-Writing Effort That Connects Generations
2/9/2016
Feb. 8, 2016 (Press Release) - UPM Raflatac has recently received Clean Industry certification for its label stock slitting and distribution operations in Tultitlan, Mexico
2/9/2016
Paperboard production in Finland grew to 810,000 tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2015, which is no less than 6.6% more than in the corresponding period of 2014.
2/7/2016
"From the chemical point of view lignin is a natural polymer with a very complex three-dimensional structure . . . This chemical richness makes lignin a potentially very interesting raw material for the chemical industry. – Prof. Juan Carlos Colmenares (IPC PAS).
2/7/2016
Strong shipments and a solid operational performance drive fourth quarter earnings improvement
2/6/2016
Metsä Board is marketing the new board machine's 400,000 tonnes per year capacity to the Americas, as well as to food service end-uses such as cups, plates and trays globally.
2/6/2016
The new Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production line will add 60,000 tons of high quality tissue per year to Fine Hygienic's current production capacity.
2/4/2016
Mohawk will convert and provide a wide range of items including multiple color options in various basis weights, finishes and envelope types.
2/4/2016
Western Container's packaging products portfolio includes corrugated cartons and boxes as well as packing materials.
2/3/2016
UPM Kymi pulp mill expansion was a success, resulting in the mill reaching a record high production level in December 2015. The investment project is designed to increase the mill's annual production capacity by 170,000 tonnes to 700,000 tonnes of bleached northern softwood and birch pulp.
2/3/2016
Feb. 2, 2016 - Belgium-based Idempapers has announced a price increase for its carbonless products — up to 7% on reels and 5% on sheets — effective for all deliveries from April 4, 2016
2/2/2016
The Interview with Mr. Azami at the Eleventh Festival of Supreme Cooperatives
2/2/2016
Kotkamills' mill in Kotka, Finland, is beginning a grade conversion project for PM2 (printing paper machine) to produce recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades.
1/31/2016
The consumption of fluff pulp for large hygiene end-uses is projected to increase 3.4% by weight annually through 2020.
1/31/2016
The focus of the pulp mill rebuild project is to lower the peroxide consumption, increase capacity and keep maintenance costs to a minimum.
1/30/2016
The Horizonte 2 Project involves the construction of a second production line at Fibria's Tres Lagoas Unit. The new line will have an annual pulp capacity of 1.75 million tons. Startup is expected in the fourth quarter of 2017.
1/30/2016
The partnership will enable paper cups used in McDonald's restaurants across the UK, every week, to be recycled at James Cropper's reclaimed fiber plant.
1/28/2016
Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard is a material made from 100 percent pure sugar cane bagasse.
1/28/2016
U.S. shipments of uncoated freesheet increased 1 percent relative to shipments in December 2014, the fourth year-over-year increase during 2015.
1/23/2016
The acquisition of Wausau Paper expands SCA's North America footprint and production capacity in the Away-from-Home market.
1/23/2016
Sappi Lanaken Mill will improve the performance of its paper machine 7 by installing a state-of-the-art film-press coater and Sappi Kirkniemi Mill will undergo a variety of modifications to its paper machine 3.
1/20/2016
Kemira has several bleaching chemical production units in Europe; Äetsä, Joutseno and Oulu in Finland, Helsingborg in Sweden and Europoort in Netherlands
1/19/2016
The Montville mill produces about 166,000 tons of corrugated cardboard packaging per year.
1/17/2016
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments were 129.9 thousand short tons in December 2015, 7.7 percent lower compared to December 2014
1/17/2016
Ziegler Papier will cease production of fine and specialty papers at its mill in Grellingen, Switzerland by the end of April.
1/16/2016
Currently producing newsprint, PM10 will be rebuilt to produce 360,000 metric tonnes per year of 100% recycled lightweight and high strength linerboard.
1/16/2016
WG Anderson is a premier folding carton manufacturer with a focus on store branded food and consumer products markets.
1/14/2016
Norampac is Cascades' containerboard group.
1/14/2016
SCA is the majority shareholder in Vinda, one of China's largest hygiene companies.
1/13/2016
The strategic location of the hub facilitates the flow of goods across Europe, connecting overseas ports and Sappi's railway distribution centres in Zeebrugge, Belgium and close to Graz, Austria.
1/13/2016
"It is clear that Appleton Coated has embraced sustainability, and has integrated the idea into all facets of their business." – Tom Eggert, Executive Director, Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.
1/12/2016
BillerudKorsnäs strives to develop entirely new packaging concepts that can challenge plastic, glass and aluminium. One such concept is to produce a bottle completely made of paper. Photo courtesy EcoXpac.
1/10/2016
The ITC will determine whether the unfair and illegal trade caused sufficient injury to American paper companies to meet the standards required by law to impose penalties
1/10/2016
Despite having a low intensity of usage (per capita) compared to North America and Western Europe, Asia/Pacific was the largest regional market for nonwovens in 2014, with 48 percent of the global total, and will account for over half by 2019.
1/9/2016
In January-November 2015, Brazil exported 1.87 million tonnes of paper, a 10.1% increase over a year ago.
1/9/2016
The sale includes hydroelectric generation facilities associated with Androscoggin mill.
1/7/2016
Jan. 6, 2016 - OX Industries announced it has acquired two paper tube plants located in Totowa, New Jersey and Framingham, Massachusetts.
1/7/2016
Volga's paper mill in Balakhna, Russia has supplied newsprint to 76 countries all over the globe in 2015, compared to 72 countries in 2014.
1/6/2016
Currently, the Ostrand pulp mill produces 425,000 tons totally chlorine free (TCF) bleached kraft pulp and 95,000 tons chemical thermo-mechanical pulp.
1/6/2016
The combined acquired operations have three recycled containerboard mills with a total capacity of 210,000 tonnes and four corrugated facilities servicing the Northeast of Brazil, through the Rio and Sao Paulo regions and the South of the country.
1/5/2016
Dec. 31, 2015 (Press Release) - Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its entire 80% shareholding in the Arapoti magazine paper mill in Parana, Brazil, to Papeles Bio Bio, a Chilean paper producer
12/30/2015
The transaction gives Stora Enso a better opportunity to develop the Inpac Packaging business further and to execute the strategy in the region.
12/30/2015
Dec. 28, 2015 - Dec. 28, 2015 (Examiner.com) - Did you ever stop to wonder what great minds came up with the ideas for those devilishly difficult packages children's toys come in?

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