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7/25/2007
Tembec said that it has plans to eliminate some 6,000 tons of newsprint production at its Pine Falls, Manitoba newsprint mill by the end of the year.
7/8/2007
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, will provide a long-term loan of $40 million to fund the Karnataka, India-based West Coast Paper Mills Ltd’s modernization and expansion plans, according to a news story in The Hindu Business Line.
7/8/2007
Andrtiz said that SCA Tissue North America has placed an order for a second tissue machine for its Barton, Alabama mill.
6/20/2007
Stora Enso said that it will modernize two board machines (BM 2 and BM 3) and chemi-thermomechanical pulping (CTMP) plant 2 at its Fors Mill in Sweden to improve quality and pulp production.
6/15/2007
Blue Ridge Paper Products Inc.today said that its parent company, Blue Ridge Holding Corp., has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Rank Group Limited for an aggregate consideration of $338 million, subject to certain adjustments.
6/15/2007
Neenah Paper said that it will permanently close its fine paper mill located in Urbana, Ohio. The closure will take place in phases over the next twelve months.
6/15/2007
The world market for pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA, self-adhesive) tapes is forecast to expand at an annual pace of 4.7 percent through 2010, surpassing 30 billion square meters, according to a new study conducted by The Freedonia Group.
6/4/2007
Nalco Company said that it will implement a 7 percent price increase for specialty chemicals sold to paper industry customers, effective July 1.
6/4/2007
Fraser Papers Inc. yesterday said that it will indefinitely shutdown an off-machine coating production line at its 490,000 ton per year East Papers mill located in Madawaska, Maine.
5/26/2007
In April, the newsprint sector recorded a massive 80% increase in imports to Europe from North America, the Association of European Publication Paper Producers reported. European demand was up by 3.8% (34,000 tonnes) taking the year-to-date total to 1.5% so far. Total European shipments for April edged up by 0.8% on the back of small rises in both shipments to Europe (0.7%) and exports (0.9%).
5/26/2007
International Paper today announced the company will close its Terre Haute, Ind., containerboard mill in the fourth quarter of this year.
5/23/2007
Stora Enso said that it is investing EUR 25 million in a new copy paper sheeter, two packaging lines and a new machine hall at its Veitsiluoto fine paper mill in Finland.
5/23/2007
Metso Paper said that it will supply Lee & Man with a kraftliner board machine for the company's new mill, which will be built in Vietnam.
5/20/2007
FiberMark said that it has named Anthony P.D. MacLaurin as president and CEO of the company.
5/17/2007
SP Newsprint Co. said that it is evaluating the the future of the company and has hired TD Securities (USA) to explore "strategic alternatives," which could include the possible sale of the company and SP Recycling Corp., its wholly owned recycling subsidiary.
5/17/2007
The von Drehle Corp. said that it has purchased the assets of Laurel Hill Paper Company in Cordova, North Carolina.
5/16/2007
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today named Donna A. Harman acting President and CEO of the Association.
5/16/2007
Metso Paper said that it has signed a letter of intent with Ecco Development Limited to supply a newsprint line, PM1, for Ecco Newsprint's new recycled newsprint mill in Teesside, England
5/16/2007
Voith Paper said that Yuen Foon Yu, the largest producer of testliner and fluting in Taiwan, recently started up a second machine at Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province in China.
5/16/2007
Fraser Papers today said that it will temporarily shutdown its sawmills located in Juniper and Plaster Rock, New Brunswick beginning May 27, 2007 due to weak market conditions.
5/11/2007
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. today reported first quarter 2007 net income of $7.1 million ($0.28 and $0.21 per basic and diluted shares, respectively).
5/10/2007
Ahlstrom said that it has signed an agreement with Brazilian Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP) to form a joint venture for specialty paper production in Brazil.
5/10/2007
UPM, Pohjolan Voima and Lappeenrannan Energia owned by town of Lappeenranta have agreed to build a joint power plant at UPM's Kaukas mill site in Lappeenranta, Finland. The total value of the investment is 244 million euros. The plant will start-up in spring 2010
5/10/2007
Kruger said that it has obtained chain of custody certification for the sourcing of fibre for its Brompton, Trois-Rivieres and Wayagamack mills in Quebec, as well as for certified products sales from its Montreal head office.
3/4/2007
A new 130,000-sq.-ft. print plant in Carlstadt, NJ, will boost transactional and document printer Global
2/20/2007
In 2005, a record 51.5 percent of the paper consumed in the U.S. (51.3 million tons)
2/14/2007
Fox River Paper is selling its paper business to Neenah Paper.
2/14/2007
A total of $127.5 million of Federak money is set to flow to Canada';s forest sector.
1/26/2007
Stone Arcade Acquisition Corp. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of International Paper';s kraft papers business and will change
1/26/2007
Dairy packaging demand is projected to expand 4.1% annually to $4.3B in 2010, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland
1/26/2007
Ashdown, AR - Domtar announced recently that it has closed the sale of its 50% interest in Norampac to Cascades, as announced on December 5
1/26/2007
Shelton, CT - Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. a global manufacturer of printing press accessories and control equipment, announced recently that it is

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