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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?
12/27/2015
In 2014, growth in wood products, including industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels and pulp and paper, ranged from 1 to 5 percent, surpassing the pre-recession levels of 2007.
12/22/2015
The sale will include the engineered lumber operations located at Thorsby, Alabama and Roxboro, North Carolina, along with a commercial sales and technical team.
12/22/2015
"Beyond the leadership of the provincial governments, it is critical that all of the parties impacted by forestry activities in the boreal forest be involved in any discussion concerning certification." – Richard Garneau, President and CEO, Resolute.
12/19/2015
U.S. containerboard production in November 2015 was 1.1 percent higher compared to November of last year.
12/19/2015
"Specifically, the centre will help to boost innovation by identifying business opportunities in the markets for renewable materials and bio-based chemicals." – Arno van de Ven, SVP, Head of Innovation in Stora Enso's Biomaterials division.
12/17/2015
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments in November 2015 were 130.3 thousand short tons, 3 percent higher compared to November 2014.
12/17/2015
Production at Kapstone's Longview, Washington mill will be curtailed for seven days for the entire mill beginning Dec. 21.
12/16/2015
DS Smith said it plans to close its Wansbrough paper mill on December 23. Photo courtesy Bridgewater Mercury.
12/16/2015
"Extrusion coatings remain a core part of Mondi's business and product portfolio and Mondi will continue to operate its extrusion coatings business as before . . ." – Mondi.
12/15/2015
Monadnock's impact reduction projects in 2015 yielded an estimated reduction of 620,000 kWh of electricity through LED light retrofitting and manufacturing equipment efficiency improvements.
12/15/2015
Kotkamills "Flying Eagle" project includes the conversion of paper machine 2 to produce 400,000 tons per year of recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades. Construction began in September
12/14/2015
The U.S. has surpassed China and is outpacing Mexico as the most likely destination for new manufacturing capacity. – BCG Group
12/14/2015
"We are investing capital to maintain a warm idle and would like nothing more than to have an operator restart the plant and create jobs." – Bill Firestone, President of CRG.
12/13/2015
Glatfelter's new facility is expected to have an annual capacity of approximately 22,000 short tons, increasing the company's total global airlaid materials capacity to approximately 129,000 short tons.
12/13/2015
The Stevens Point Mill was judged in a competitive process on a comprehensive range of key sustainability areas, including energy, water, waste management, emissions and transportation, as well as educational and community outreach.
12/9/2015
Following a modification, the production line in Binzhou will be capable of producing filtration products in addition to wallcovering materials.
12/9/2015
The environmental impact assessment states that the environmental impacts of Finnpulp's facility project on the waterways, air and noise level are manageable.
12/8/2015
Milas is a leading producer of specialist corrugated packaging and displays in Turkey.
12/8/2015
Suzano's pulp and paper mill "Suzano Unit" in Sao Paulo now has the capacity to produce 100,000 tons per year of a new fluff pulp called Eucafluff.
12/6/2015
Valmet's delivery includes a Compact Cooking G2 together with a TwinRoll press based fiber line for both ECF and TCF pulp production at a capacity of 2,850 air dry tons per day
12/6/2015
Schauer will be responsible for leading Xerium's North America Nonwovens business plan as well as coordinating Xerium's global efforts. He will also support Xerium's active engagement with The Nonwovens Institute at North Carolina State University
12/5/2015
PM 12, with an annual capacity of 230,000 tonnes, manufactures book and magazine paper.
12/5/2015
The partnership provides IPW and FLAG members an easy-to-use marketplace to dispose of excess or obsolete paper inventory and used equipment.
12/1/2015
Bill Koehn, Vice President, Printing and Publishing Paper Sales for Domtar.
12/1/2015
ICFPA's statement presents the contributions of forests and the forest products industry to the mitigation of global climate change and calls on governments to recognize these contributions.
11/28/2015
Resolute announed its reinstatement of its FSC certificate for the Black Spruce/Dog River-Matawin forest in Northwestern Ontario. However, the company is concerned about the viability of FSC certification in the Canadian boreal forest.
11/26/2015
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 8 percent in October compared to October 2014.
11/26/2015
Rising income in China is failing to translate into more consumption of communication paper, while tissue and packaging grades experience more promising growth.
11/25/2015
"In nearly all regions, strong growth in e-commerce will drive corrugated box usage, as will the growing popularity of retail-ready packaging." Mike Richardson, analyst.
11/25/2015
Holmen's Hallsta pulp and paper mill in in Hallstavik, Sweden.
11/24/2015
Production of forest products in Finland decreased in the third quarter, except in the paperboard sector. Paperboard production volumes continued to be as high as the same period in 2014
11/24/2015
Holmen's Hallsta pulp and paper mill in in Hallstavik, Sweden
11/22/2015
IP-APPM has been continuously working towards creating better infrastructure for the school students under its corporate social responsibility program.
11/22/2015
DuraPulp, developed by Södra, is a mix of cellulose and a corn-based polymer called polylactic acid (PLA) and is an extremely eco-friendly alternative to plastics

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