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The closure of a huge paper mill in Cincinnati's Oakley neighborhood offers a chance for new development at the site. RockTenn Co., one of North America's leading manufacturers of corrugated and consumer packaging, closed its Cincinnati Mill on Nov. 21. Located at 3301 Madison Road, the 4.7-acre site is now…

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A handful of employees at the shuttered Bucksport paper mill will likely remain as caretakers until a metal recycling company takes over the property, the owners said. The Verso Paper Corp. mill shut down production in December, putting more than 500 people out of work. About a dozen employees remain…

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In a bid to evaluate the hazardousness of chemical substances used in pulping and papermaking process, the Japan Paper Association (JPA) is expected to start risk assessment of registered existing chemical substances. JPA in 2013 started the registration of existing chemical substances used in paper and paperboard manufacturing for food…

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Rengo announces that Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. (TCG), a joint venture between Rengo and SCG Paper Public Company Limited (a subsidiary of The Siam Cement Public Company Ltd.), has completed the acquisition of a 90% stake in PT Indoris Printingdo, a manufacturer of corrugated packaging and folding cartons which…

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Verso Paper Corp will have to divest paper mills in Maine and Wisconsin in order to complete its acquisition of NewPage Holdings, the U.S. Justice Department said. The specialty paper maker's shares rose as much as 16 percent after it reached a settlement with the DoJ that will allow Verso…