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7/22/2015
uly 14, 2015 - On Thursday 9 July, the European Parliament gave a clear message to the European Commission to address crucial issues in an ambitious circular economy package.
7/15/2015
Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds campaign looks to increase appreciation and demand.
7/14/2015
"We are doing all we can to keep costs under control, but with coreboard rising by EUR 50 per ton, we can no longer absorb these and other costs without adjusting our selling prices for tubes and cores," Kemmerling added.
7/14/2015
From left: Franz Untersteller (Environment Minister of Baden-Wuerttemberg) with Frank Opletal (CTO, Voith), Marc Erkelenz (R&D, Voith) and Jochen Honold (Global Productmanager, Voith).
7/13/2015
The acquisition was effected through JP's consolidated USA subsidiary, Japan Pulp & Paper (USA) Corp., and makes Gould a wholly-owned subsidiary within the JP Group.
7/13/2015
A new state-of-the-art, 2.8m corrugator was installed at DS Smith's Blunham faciltiy in the UK as part of a GBP 12 million upgrade project.
7/12/2015
"We have 13 mills across Canada producing nothing but 100% recycled content board." John Mullinder, executive director, Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC)
7/12/2015
The production of paper and board in Europe decreased by 0.2% in 2014 compared to the previous year.
7/11/2015
The EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) requires participants to have an Environmental Management System and to publish a third-party verified Environmental Statement
7/11/2015
Key steps were taken to modernize the Glatfelter's Pixelle brand image and simplify the product ordering process.
7/9/2015
GraphoStyle is a matt, high bulk, light weight coated (LWC) paper with excellent brightness and feel.
7/9/2015
Enstra Mill is situated in Gauteng near the town of Springs in South Africa. The mill was founded in 1936 and produced its first paper in 1938 from Paper Machine 1 (PM1).
7/7/2015
PaperWorks has acquired CanAmPac, ULC, including coated recycled board (CRB) producer Strathcona Paper and folding carton manufacturer Boehmer Box.
7/7/2015
July 1, 2015 - Xerium Technologies yesterday announced that it has initiated closure proceedings with the representative union officials at its PMC (paper machine clothing) facility in Warwick, Quebec Canada.
7/6/2015
The acquisition includes Hartford City Paper, Hartford City Paper Recycling, and Ivex Specialty Paper.
7/5/2015
The new OptiConcept M paper machine (PM3) will have the capacity to produce about 900 tonnes per day of woodfree uncoated paper grades.
7/5/2015
Reincarnation® is a coated paper line made from 100% post-consumer recovered fiber (PCRF).
7/4/2015
Kraft lignin from Innventia's LignoBoost demonstration plant in Bäckhammar, Sweden.
7/4/2015
"This price increase is in response to rising material and manufacturing costs,"
7/1/2015
Bulk Booster has been developed by Rottneros Bruk during the last year and has been tested at full commercial scale at several carton board manufacturers.
7/1/2015
Volga said the primary purpose of the cooperative deal is to "offer customers a broader range of solutions for their publishing needs.
6/30/2015
Upon completion, the project will increase the mill's capacity by approximately 385,000 tonnes per year, with production focused on testliner and medium grades
6/30/2015
June 26, 2015 - Omya announced that it has agreed to supply an on-site PCC (precipitated calcium carbonate) plant to Thai Paper in Ratchaburi, Thailand.
6/29/2015
The corrugated business of Grupo Lanterois has a strong focus in the FMCG sector, operating seven sites across Spain.
6/29/2015
Total U.S. boxboard production decreased 0.9 percent when compared to May 2014, but increased 4.7 percent from last month.
6/28/2015
The global folding cartons market will be worth over $100 billion by 2020 and will consume almost 47 million tonnes, according to a new market study by Smithers Pira.
6/28/2015
"These changes will lay the foundation for an improved delivery service in Europe." – Christina Törnquist, Logistics Director at Iggesund Paperboard.
6/27/2015
On January 21, 2015, the USW, along with several producers, filed countervailing duty petitions on uncoated paper imports from China and Indonesia and antidumping petitions on imports from China, Indonesia, Australia, Brazil, and Portugal.
6/27/2015
Results of the U.S. survey highlighted that 88% of respondents indicated that they understood, retained or used information better when they read print on paper
6/25/2015
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9 percent in May compared to May 2014
6/25/2015
The committee report is calling for continued strategic investments promoting research and development of innovative technologies.
6/24/2015
U.S. containerboard production was less than 1 percent higher compared to May of last year
6/24/2015
Total U.S. Kraft paper shipments were 140.7 thousand short tons, less than 1 percent lower compared to May 2014.
6/23/2015
After the closure of PM 3, UPM Chapelle Darblay manufactures standard and special newsprint (MFS) with the annual capacity of 250,000 tonnes.
6/16/2015
After the conversion, PM2 will produce about 385,000 tons of packaging paper, intended for the production of corrugated board.
6/16/2015
Oregon has long recognized biomass energy as renewable and carbon neutral, a policy that has worked well in supporting both forest health and the state's rural economy. We thank Senators Chris Edwards and Tim Knopp for leading this legislation
6/15/2015
3D Rendition. Finnpulp's proposed pulp mill would have an annual production capacity of 1.1 million tonnes of softwood pulp, 60,000 tonnes of tall oil (a by-product of the Kraft process of wood pulp production), and 0.8 TWh bio-electricity to the national grid.
6/15/2015
Iggesund Paperboard's terminal in Riga has been operational since April and the sales office in Russia will be inaugurated in July.
6/14/2015
The New England Paper Cluster will meet on June 22 in Springfield, Mass. for a reception, dinner, and presentations by U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, ans the Chairman and CEO of Mohawk, Tom O'Connor (pictured above).
6/14/2015
Certification was awarded to more than 600,000 hectares of forests.
6/13/2015
Archroma has developed new food contact approved dyes in order to comply with European regulations which have recently come into force.
6/13/2015
In North America, the sustainable management of forests depends on a robust demand created by the forest products industry, including pulp and paper.
6/10/2015
Tullis Russell brands include Advocate, Trucard, Naturalis and Mellotex.
6/10/2015
The Walsum mill has an annual production capacity of 205,000 tons of light-weight coated (LWC) paper.
6/9/2015
Boehmer Box is known for its high-quality offset-litho printed folding cartons for North American food packaging applications.
6/9/2015
The divestiture is subject to approval by the relevant merger control authorities
6/8/2015
"The launch of commercial production of tissue paper is a special milestone for us as we expand our product offerings to capitalize on this high-growth market,"

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