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3/17/2015
Verso's two new brands, Focus and Balance, will be produced to the same high standards as its other distinguished brands.
3/17/2015
"The increased brightness for Opus Sheets demonstrates Sappi's continued commitment to deliver brilliant brand experiences,"
3/15/2015
In Europe, roughly 85% of all OCC consumed is used as furnish in containerboard manufacturing — a segment that is exceptionally sensitive to business cycle fluctuations.
3/15/2015
Grupo CYBSA is a non-integrated corrugated, folding cartons and flexible packaging manufacturer with operations in El Salvador and Costa Rica.
3/14/2015
Overall consumer access to community paper and paperboard recycling in the U.S. reached 96 percent, up from 87 percent in 2010.
3/14/2015
Brightlands Chemelot Campus. Sappi's planned nanocellulose pilot plant's targeted run-rate will be 8 tons per year of a dry powder that can be easily redispersed in water.
3/12/2015
March 10, 2015 - Spanish specialty papermaker J. Vilaseca announced that it will increase the price for its range of papers by 6-8%, effective March 23.
3/12/2015
On Feb. 6, 2015, RockTenn and MWV filed the requisite notification and report forms under the HSR Act with the U.S. antitrust authorities.
3/11/2015
Greenwashing: the practice of making an unsubstantiated or misleading claim about the environmental benefits of a product, service or technology.
3/9/2015
The new machine will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000 tonnes of board for fluting grades.
3/8/2015
March 3, 2015 - The Paper and Packaging Board announces its officers for 2015:
3/8/2015
During 2014, Brazil exported 10.6 million tons of pulp, a 12.6% increase over the previous year when 9.4 million tons were exported.
3/7/2015
The UK's export performance compensated for a decline in domestic recovered paper usage of 3.2% last year to 3.714 million tonnes. The country's collection volumes edged up 1.4% to 8.014 million tonnes while its imports nosedived 26% to 136,176 tonnes.
3/7/2015
March 2, 2015 - Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. today announced that Paul Fedkenheuer and Mark Skahan have joined the company as Senior Technical Sales Managers
3/5/2015
Upon joining the WTO, Russia committed to keep its import duties below the limits expressed in the accession documents, but has deviated from the agreement.
3/4/2015
The expansion project would include a new paper machine to produce corrugating medium and testliner.
3/4/2015
Duropack is a recycled corrugated board packaging business with market-leading positions across South Eastern Europe.
3/3/2015
Significant overcapacity in the newsprint market, coupled with rise of digital media, has created challenging operating conditions for Aylesford Newsprint.
3/3/2015
Feb. 24, 2015 - Australian Paper said that following a lengthy review, it will close its Shoalhaven Paper Mill in New South Wales, Australia.
2/21/2015
Following completion of this planned action, the Albany International's European press fabrics manufacturing activities will now be centered in Halmstad, Sweden.
2/21/2015
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
2/19/2015
The Port Townsend paper mill is located in Washington state and produces unbleached kraft pulp, lightweight linerboard, corrugating medium, and unbleached converting grades.
2/19/2015
"In this seasonally slower quarter, the performance of the European business improved compared to that of the equivalent quarter last year." – Steve Binnie, CEO, Sappi.
2/18/2015
Södra's former Tofte pulp mill will be converted to produce biofuel.
2/18/2015
Domtar plans to convert a paper machine at its Ashdown, Arkansas pulp and paper mill to produce fluff pulp.
2/17/2015
"2014 was a strong year for Södra and it feels satisfying to report operating profit that improved to SEK 1.9 billion." – Lars Idermark, President and CEO, Sodra
2/15/2015
Metsä Fibre's planned mill will be the world's first next-generation bio-product mill that can convert wood raw material into a diverse range of products.
2/15/2015
"Fortress Paper fully supports the Government of Canada's decision to advance this trade dispute with China to the WTO." – Chadwick Wasilenkoff, CEO, Fortress Paper.
2/14/2015
China had imposed anti-dumping duties of up to 23.7% on Canadian dissolving pulp in 2013 saying the imports were negatively impacting China's domestic pulp market.
2/14/2015
"The PPRC believes it is vital to help elected and appointed officials understand how critical the forest products industry is to the health of the U.S. economy and the environment." – Patti Barber, PPRC chairwoman.
2/10/2015
The European Bioeconomy Alliance (EBA) calls for more predictable policies leading to a long-term strategy for a competitive, dynamic and sustainable bioeconomy in Europe.
2/9/2015
"During 2014 we reached all time high volumes, in line with our growth plans. We are starting to see that our efforts to reduce working capital are paying off," – Per Lindberg, CEO, BillerudKorsnäs.
2/9/2015
The Taylor Pulp Mill has an annual production capacity of 220,000 tonnes of bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp.
2/8/2015
"In 2014, our operating profit improved by 24% year-on-year thanks to the successful actions we have taken to improve profit." – Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO of UPM.
2/8/2015
The U.S. Forest Service's Forest Inventory Analysis (FIA) program gathers consistent data about the area and condition of forests in the U.S.
2/7/2015
Kapstone will invest $4.5 million to modernize its corrugated products plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
2/7/2015
The increase applies to all grades, basis weights, bulks and finishes.
2/5/2015
Voith said the restructuring is due to significantly reduced market volume for new machines and major rebuilds, especially in the projects business.
2/5/2015
The new evaporation system investment is designed to make the mill more energy efficient and reduce water use by more than 30 percent.
2/4/2015
"The price increase is driven by a need to relieve continued inflationary pressure, especially from rising freight rates and chemicals, and to cover the added cost of continued investment in our paper business,
2/3/2015
Empresas CMPC's Guaiba 2 pulp mill project is nearly 90% complete. When operational, the facility will have the capacity to produce 1.3 million tons per year of eucalyptus market pulp.
2/3/2015
Andritz will modernize the cooking and washing processes at Mondi's Frantschach pulp mill in Austria.
2/2/2015
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 4 percent in December of 2014 compared to December 2013.

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