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Veolia ES (UK) Ltd has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Boomeco Limited, a waste wood processor and producer of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Based in Avonmouth, Bristol, the Boomeco site processes a variety of…

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Minerals Technologies Inc. has signed a commercial agreement with a prestigious European papermaker to provide Fulfill® E-325 high-filler technology at the paper company's mill in Europe. "We are delighted that this highly respected European papermaker has signed a second agreement to use our technology, which will allow them to produce…

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OX Industries has acquired two paper tube plants located in Totowa, New Jersey and Framingham, Massachusetts. The plants were purchased from American Paper Products in Kulpsville, Pennsylvania, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Kevin Hayward, President of OX Industries, said, “American Paper Products has…

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Upper Peninsula State Senator Tom Casperson says that 2016 could be the year for major growth in manufacturing opportunities in the region. The Escanaba Republican told the Radio Results Network that there could be good news for the Manistique community this year. "I'm very hopeful that the Manistique Paper Mill…

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The Indonesian Pulp and Paper Association (APKI) has urged the government to seek a reciprocal import tax policy with ASEAN countries selling pulp and paper products in Indonesia following the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). “If they stick to the import tax, we also have to make one…

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Vinda International Holdings Limited to acquire SCA’s hygiene business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Net sales and adjusted EBITDA of the business to be acquired was HK$2.6 billion ($335 million) and HK$249 million ($32 million),…

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The Russian goverment has published last week a list of new sanctions that will prohibit some activities of Turkish companies in Russia. The sanctions entered into force on January 1. The decision comes after Turkey has shot down a Russian airplane in November last year. As the Russian media reports,…

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Vermont officials say the state’s increasing forests are due to the decline of the paper mill industry in Maine. Michael Snyder, commissioner of Vermont’s Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation, says that a significant market for the state’s wood is in jeopardy. The Times Argus reports that there are less…

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Metsä Tissue's Business Unit structure is renewed as of 1 January 2016. The new organization is based on four Business Units: Consumer Nordics, Consumer Continental, Away-from-Home and Baking & Cooking, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “The new set up enables us to put…

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Heinzel’s Zellstoff Pöls bleached softwood kraft pulp mill in Austria has completed repair work on the facility’s recovery boiler #2 after an explosion at the unit in March 2014. The unit was brought back online on December 22. The entire production system has been able to resume operation, with full…