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8/31/2015
BillerudKorsnäs is considering the installation of a new 500,000 tpy paper machine at its mill in Gruvön, Sweden for the production of of liquid packaging board, cartonboard, food service board and white kraftliner
8/30/2015
The key drivers for the growth of paper-based packaging are growing GDP, changing demographics — more single serve packs and convenience packaging — sustainability and recycling concerns, technological advances, security, and the ongoing drive for added value.
8/30/2015
Aug. 25, 2015 (PrintWeek) - PG Paper in Kilmacolm near Glasgow acquired Trucard and associated brands, together with the Gemini range, “for a substantial sum” on Friday.
8/29/2015
Verso will reduce production capacity by 430,000 tons of coated paper and 130,000 tons of dried market pulp beginning in the fourth quarter of 2015.
8/29/2015
The petitions cover all uncoated paper in sheets, including cut-size and folio, weighing between 40 and 150 gsm, and having a GE brightness level of 85 or higher.
8/27/2015
Some 5.3 million tonnes of paper and paperboard was produced in Finland in January-June, just under one percent more than in the corresponding period of 2014.
8/27/2015
Orient Paper is temporarily suspending its production of regular CMP, lightweight CMP, digital photo paper and offset printing paper from Aug. 20 - Sept. 4 in accordance with an mandate issued by the Baoding city government.
8/26/2015
he new ACP at Herty allows the development, testing and production of a wide range of advanced, specialty, and high performance materials like nanocrystalline cellulose.
8/25/2015
Total U.S. boxboard production decreased 2.8 percent when compared to July 2014
8/25/2015
The machine rebuild includes a new Advantage DCT wet end section with an OptiFlo Tis II headbox and an Advantage ViscoNip press
8/20/2015
Irving Pulp & Paper's pulp mill modernization project is nearly 70% complete. Completion is expected in March 2016.
8/20/2015
U.S. containerboard production was 1.8 percent higher compared to July of last year.
8/19/2015
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments were 147.2 thousand short tons, 9.4 percent higher compared to July 2014.
8/19/2015
Kemira's facility in Marietta, Georgia recently achieved a milestone — 25 years without a Lost Time Accident (LTA).
8/18/2015
Verso's net sales for the second quarter of 2015 increased $457 million, or 142%, due primarily to the addition of net sales resulting from the NewPage acquisition, compared to the second quarter of 2014.
8/18/2015
We are entering the tissue market through a joint venture structure with an experienced partner, which limits the market risk and the capital spend for Norske Skog." – Sven Ombudstvedt, President and CEO, Norske Skog
8/17/2015
The price increase is driven by recent increases in costs for recovered paper, chemicals and other operating costs
8/17/2015
Caraustar said the increases are in response to increasing costs, including fiber, chemicals and other raw materials, and labor and benefits
8/16/2015
SP Fiber produces containerboard and kraft and bag paper for end use in consumer and corrugated packaging.
8/16/2015
In the first six months of 2015, Brazil exported 5.5 million tons of pulp — a 7.1% increase over the same period in 2014 when 5.1 million tons were exported.
8/15/2015
he strong pressure on the industry's cost structure, continuous profitability deterioration and high operating rate has made the current prices unsustainable.
8/10/2015
"During this seasonally slow quarter, graphic paper sales volumes in Europe were 5% below those of the prior quarter and stable year-on-year." – Steve Binnie, CEO, Sappi Limited.
8/9/2015
Second-quarter case shipment volume increased 2 percent in 2015 compared with the same period in 2014, resulting in a second-quarter shipment record of approximately 4.4 million cases for the company.
8/8/2015
" EPA missed an important opportunity to clarify how biomass energy can be practically used by states to meet emission reduction goals." – Donna Harman, President and CEO, AF&PA.
8/8/2015
The Baie D'Urfé facility has been in operation since 1979 and currently manufactures folding cartons for a variety of products.
8/6/2015
On July 23, Paper Excellence announced that it would cease paper production (newsprint) at its pulp and paper mill in Port Mellon, BC, Canada.
8/6/2015
Conditions of the sale include a long-term supply agreement whereby Encapsys will continue to produce and sell microcapsules to Appvion that Appvion uses to produce its carbonless paper.
8/5/2015
"During the second quarter, we successfully managed the controllable elements of our business while capitalizing on opportunities in many of our markets." – Dante Parrini, Chairman and CEO, Glatfelter.
8/5/2015
The award honors the contributions of WestRock in partnering to optimize SC Johnson's SKU reduction efforts. By introducing a new, deep-collaboration model, this customer-supplier partnership has generated industry-leading quality and service.
8/4/2015
Aug. 3, 2015 (Press Release) - Neenah Paper, Inc. announced today that it had completed the previously announced purchase of all of the outstanding equity of ASP FiberMark, LLC ("FiberMark") from an affiliate of American Securities LLC on August 1, 2015.
8/4/2015
94 percent of students say it's easier to concentrate while reading a paper copy than a digital version, and 80 percent of K-12 teachers say their students comprehend information better when they read on paper.
8/2/2015
"Our North American Industrial Packaging business performed very well on seasonally higher sales and increased margins. – Mark Sutton, IP's Chairman and CEO.
8/1/2015
The new eucalyptus pulp production line will have annual pulp production capacity of 1.75 million tons, boosting the mill's annual production capacity to 3.05 million tons.
8/1/2015
MC Paper Machinery and Focus Rewinding business mainly supplies rewinders for tissue and non-woven machines.
7/30/2015
Supercalendered paper is uncoated printing paper used to produce such materials as magazines, catalogs, corporate brochures, flyers and directories.
7/30/2015
For the second half of 2015, Catalyst expects seasonally strong sales demand, and reduced maintenance and integration costs.
7/28/2015
"We delivered on our expectations despite continued soft demand in key end-markets." – David Scheible, Chairman and CEO, Graphic Packaging.
7/27/2015
Thomas D. O'Connor Jr., Chairman and CEO of Mohawk, on a plant tour after the ceremonial opening of the new envelope converting center in South Hadley, Mass. Photo courtesy Michael S. Gordon.
7/27/2015
Xerium's Kunshan, China Press Felt Plant is the result of a 2-year, multi-million dollar construction project located in the heart of the Yangtze River papermaking region.
7/26/2015
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 6 percent in June compared to June 2014.
7/26/2015
"During the quarter, we made additional progress in transforming into a renewable materials growth company." – Karl-Henrik Sundström, CEO, Stora Enso.
7/25/2015
FiberMark is a specialty coating and finishing company with a strong presence in luxury packaging.
7/25/2015
U.S. containerboard production was 1.2 percent higher compared to June of last year.
7/23/2015
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments were 149.3 thousand short tons, 5.8 percent higher compared to June 2014.
7/23/2015
Visy Paper's PM5 produces coating base sheet and testliner, for export, from recycled paper

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