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1/17/2015
Both of Xerium's facilities manufacture and repair large rolls used in the production of paper, containerboard, boxboard, tissue, pulp, nonwoven fabrics, and other materials.
1/14/2015
Franz Marx, CEO of Ilim Group, says his company sees opportunities for further development of the Russian pulp and paper industry and expects that the annual growth of consumption and demand will gradually achieve 1.5%.
1/14/2015
PearceWellwood designs and manufactures corrugated displays for the retail industry
1/13/2015
UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is based on a hydrotreatment process developed by UPM and produces approximately 120 million litres of renewable UPM BioVerno diesel yearly.
1/13/2015
Syktyvkar Tissue's new Valmet Advantage DCT 100HS tissue machine will add 30,000 tonnes per year of tissue to the company's capacity.
1/12/2015
Jan. 8, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa has once again demonstrated how its extensive expertise and knowledge can span beyond the realm of packaging — this time by sending a corrugated aeroplane in to the sky
1/12/2015
The spinoff is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.
1/11/2015
Waggeryd Cell's new air-to-air heat exchanger has helped increase the mill's production capacity
1/11/2015
The acquisition would include CaroCon Display and Packaging, a division of Carolina Container.
1/10/2015
Maule holds a Master of Science, Pulp and Paper Engineering from the Institute of Paper Science and Technology.
1/10/2015
With the completion of the NewPage acquisition, Verso will have approximately $3.5 billion in annual sales and approximately 5,800 employees in eight mills across six states.
1/8/2015
Good demand and low inventory levels have prompted producers of bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp to boost prices for January deliveries.
1/8/2015
Nippon Paper Industries will increase pricing for its printing paper, communication paper, and converting paper by a minimum 10%.
1/7/2015
Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.'s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationwide beginning in 2015.
1/7/2015
A JMAC Grant to be used to convert two coal-fired boilers to natural gas at Blue Ridge Paper Products' paper mill in Canton, NC.
1/6/2015
Berry Wiersum, Rosemarie Asquino and Thomsa Kratochwill.
1/6/2015
"With 85 years of service guided by 45 outstanding Chairs, it's amazing to see how far we've come as an association." – Ben Markens, President, PPC.
1/4/2015
""I note that FSC Canada has indicated that it has identified possible solutions to avoid 'unfairly penalizing' Resolute . . ." – Richard Garneau, President and CEO, Resolute.
1/4/2015
Dec. 30, 2014 - Xerium Technologies recently was honored by Triangle Business Journal as one of the top 35 Healthiest Employers for 2014.
1/3/2015
The deal includes the acquisition of five Clearwater Paper specialty tissue and machine glazed paper mills that include 9 paper machines with over 200,000 tpy of papermaking capacity.
1/3/2015
The proposed settlement requires the divestiture of NewPage's paper mills in Biron, Wisconsin, and Rumford, Maine.
1/1/2015
Mohawk will invest up to $2 million to retrofit the South Hadley facility for the production of envelopes
1/1/2015
“Paper bags are a sustainable packaging option for consumers and we support Californians’ right to make the final decision on SB 270.”
12/31/2014
The new Toscotec AHEAD tissue machine, designed for production of high quality tissue products, will replace the mill's existing PM3 (pictured above).
12/29/2014
The new PM 7 is designed for a paper width of 2,700 mm and in the future will produce toilet paper and paper towels at a working speed of 2,100 m/min.
12/29/2014
Indicatorium is aiming to introduce food freshness indicator to the global markets.
12/25/2014
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
12/20/2014
Atlas Paper is a leading manufacturer of tissue products, utilizing both virgin and recycled fiber.
12/20/2014
Södra's Sustainability Unit will be responsible for the overall coordination of environmental, energy and sustainability issues
12/18/2014
Over the next five years, global recovered paper demand is forecasted to re-accelerate alongside recovering paper and board markets.
12/17/2014
The No. 9 machine produces specialty paper grades and has been temporarily idled since the end of October.
12/17/2014
Domtar will convert an uncoated freesheet paper machine to produce up to 516,000 metric tons of fluff pulp per year
12/16/2014
The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015, following receipt of customary regulatory approvals.
12/16/2014
Reduced pulpwood prices in Sweden, Russia, Brazil and Australia in the 3Q/14 resulted in the lowest Hardwood Fiber Price Index since 2009.
12/15/2014
The employees were on strike since November 26, 2014.
12/15/2014
Graphic Packaging has agreed to acquire several folding carton converting and paperboard mill assets from Cascades' Norampac Division in Canada.
12/14/2014
Cascades has agreed to sell its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging for 44.9 million.
12/14/2014
Metsa Board will install a 400,000 tpy folding boxboard machine at Husum mill in Sweden and discontinue most of the mill's paper production by the end of 2015 and fully by the end of 2017.
12/11/2014
By Phil Riebel, President, Two Sides North America.
12/11/2014
Graphic Paper grades include: Newsprint, SC-Magazine, Coated Mechanical Reels, Uncoated Mechanical Reels, Coated Woodfree and Uncoated Woodfree
12/10/2014
Keep Me Posted EU is not an anti-digital campaign but a pro-citizen-choice campaign promoting the inclusion of vulnerable consumers at European level.
12/9/2014
Kromekote is available in five colors, six foils –– and as a C1S label in two basis weights
12/9/2014
Corrugated and solid fiber box opportunities will be driven by a recovery in the manufacturing sector coupled with their position as the shipping container of choice for a broad array of durable and nondurable goods
12/8/2014
he first of the two TAD machines is being installed in the company's Anderson, South Carolina facility.
12/8/2014
We're encouraged that EPA has finally put forth this important proposal clarifying several areas of uncertainty that remain with Boiler MACT implementation . . ." – Donna Harman, President and CEO, AF&PA.

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