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5/25/2016
The first shipment of imported wood to supply raw materials required by the Iran Wood and Paper Factory (Chouka) arrived in the country through Anzali's Customs.
5/25/2016
Kermanshah – The director of Harsin Tamin Bisotun Paper mill reported on the 65% progress of the project and its commissioning in 2017.
5/24/2016
U.S. shipments of uncoated freesheet in April 2016 decreased 3 percent relative to shipments in April 2015.
5/23/2016
Total U.S. boxboard production decreased 3.6 percent when compared to April 2015.
5/21/2016
Doctor Farzad Cheraghpour Samavati, the head of the Developing Center of Technological Units of Pardis Islamic Azad University, talked about the attempts of a research team at this center to produce paper from cotton and agricultural residues.
5/21/2016
May 12, 2016 - Kadant Johnson Inc., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., announced that it successfully started up its ThermoMax® steam system at Norampac's corrugated packaging plant in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada.
5/17/2016
"Based on the four –decade experience of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the industry cannot be supported by tariff wall because the increase in tariffs causes the official import not to be economical and to fuel the trafficking of goods.
5/14/2016
The Deputy Minister of Industries said, "Concerning the tariffs set, the Chinese should rapidly consider developing the inside of their products, otherwise they will be removed from Iran's car market next year.
5/14/2016
The carton and cirrugating industies cooperative has organized a tour visit to paper and carton making mills in Austria
5/14/2016
The business development manager of Austrian Co. (RIEGL), active in the production of a variety of scanners, laser ranger finders and metering used in civil and mapping said,
5/11/2016
Port Panama City's plans call for development of a state-of-the-industry forest products terminal, including a 250,000-square-foot warehouse for woodpulp, kraft linerboard and related goods.
5/11/2016
Managing director of Mazandaran Wood and Paper Plant, referring to the launch of the third paper production line at the plant, announced planning to produce "Kraft disk" and commissioning DIP.
5/9/2016
The U.S. paper recovery rate increased by 1.4 percentage points in 2015 to a record-high 66.8 percent, while domestic consumption of recovered paper at U.S. mills increased 1.2 percent in 2015 to 30.9 million tons.
5/8/2016
The Head of Gilan's Science and Technology Park announced the construction contract of pulp production plant in Kazakhstan by using the capabilities of this park.
5/8/2016
The secretary of the union of manufacturers of paper and cardboard believes that the increase of tariff not only does not increase the price but also may decrease the price.
5/7/2016
In Europe, the Group's corrugated packaging operations reported a solid quarter with a 2% year-on-year increase in underlying box volumes when adjusted for days.
5/7/2016
This company has no choice but to implement development projects because they will be the lifeblood.
5/7/2016
Mohammad Javad Moghaddam: If we want to establish a group like Pars Paper, we will require at least 2 thousand billion Tomans.
5/4/2016
The new efficiency improvement program at Metsä Board's Husum pulp and paper mill in Sweden targets a minimum of EUR 10 million annual cost savings.
5/4/2016
LEIPA plans to eventually convert the newsprint mill's production to 450,000 tonnes per year of linerboard.
5/3/2016
Pars Paper Industrial Group as the first and the sole manufacturer of pulp and virgin paper will offer its shares for public exchange of securities in OTC (Over- the – counter)
5/3/2016
Pulp exports from Finland will continue in a positive trend this year and next year because of increasing production capacity.
5/3/2016
Papierfabrik Scheufelen operates a paper mill in Lenningen, Germany that produces coated woodfree paper and board.
5/2/2016
Consolidated net sales of $738 million in the first quarter of 2016 increased by $192 million, or 35 percent compared to $546 million for the 2015 first quarter
5/1/2016
The seventh annual report in Sappi North America’s sustainability series highlights its excellent goal performance and a clear, aspirational vision for the future.
5/1/2016
U.S. shipments of uncoated freesheet in March 2016 decreased 4 percent relative to shipments in March 2015.
4/30/2016
At full production, the capacity of the Varkaus Mill will be about 390,000 tonnes of light-weight kraftliner per year.
4/30/2016
India's annual paper consumption currently stands at 13 million tonnes and the figure is growing at an average of 7.6% per year, according to BIR world president Ranjit Singh Baxi.
4/27/2016
"Sales were up 2.6% driven by both acquisitions and modest volume growth in our core legacy business." – Michael Doss, President and CEO, Graphic Packaging Holding Company.
4/26/2016
"Production improved during the quarter and I anticipate production to reach target run rate at the end of the second quarter." – Per Lindberg, CEO, BillerudKorsnäs.
4/26/2016
"The market looks brighter. We are currently running at full capacity at our mills, but will continue to perform active portfolio management of our machine capacity when necessary." – Sven Ombudstvedt, President and CEO, Norske Skog.
4/25/2016
The new concept called "Advanced Whitening" allows users to optimize both OBA and shading components when producing their printing, writing and office papers.
4/25/2016
The investment project at the Ivaneevka facility consists of additional manufacturing capacity, warehouse extension and infrastructure improvement. The plant produces molded fiber packaging such as egg cartons, cup carriers and egg trays.
4/24/2016
Corrugated products shipments in the first quarter were up 3.4% in total and up 1.7% per workday compared to the first quarter of 2015.
4/24/2016
Total boxboard production increased 1.8 percent when compared to March 2015 and increased 6.6 percent from last month
4/23/2016
E-commerce and retail-ready applications will drive growth for corrugated boxes while folding carton demand will be sustained by the foodservice, carryout and pharmaceutical markets.
4/23/2016
In an effort to cut costs and encourage the shift towards electronic tax filing, the IRS stopped providing a paper version of Publication 17 (paper-based tax instructions) in 2015.
4/20/2016
U.S. containerboard production in March 2016 was was 1.1 percent lower compared to March 2015.
4/20/2016
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments in March 2016 were 147.6 thousand short tons, flat compared to March 2015
4/19/2016
Pricing for mixed paper and old corrugated containers (OCC) was flat in all domestic regions, except in the Pacific Northwest, which increased $5 per ton from the prior month.
4/19/2016
Unlikely Product Is a Key Tool in Effort to Preserve and Maintain Forest Land for Future Generations
4/18/2016
China's Ministry of Commerce has determined that there was dumping of imports of unbleached sack paper originated in the U.S., the EU and Japan, and China's domestic industry was substantially damaged
4/18/2016
When operational, Celupaper's new tissue machine (Toscotec MODULO-PLUS) will have the capacity to produce 65 tons per day of tissue paper.
4/14/2016
UPM's PM3 production line and process in Changshu, China, has been designed to be very flexible with a wide range of different products from uncoated woodfree papers to advanced specialty products.
4/14/2016
Operating environment trends and diverging product performance levels will push alternative tissue manufacturing technologies
4/13/2016
Smurfit Kappa's PM1 machine at its Roermond mill in the Netherlands has been completely rebuilt to produce 260,000 tpy of recycled containerboard — an increase of 40,000 tons per year
4/13/2016
Test facility to be built within Nordic Paper's pulp mill in Bäckhammar, Sweden.

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