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Voith has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shandong Huatai Paper Co., Ltd., one of the largest paper manufacturers in China, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Under the framework agreement, Huatai Paper and Voith will strengthen their cooperation in a number of areas…

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Mondi Group has signed an agreement for the sale of its recycled containerboard mill and related recycling operations located in Raubling, Germany, to the Heinzel Group for an enterprise value of €25 million on a debt and cash free basis. The transaction remains subject to competition clearance and is expected…

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The WEPA Group announces the successful start-up of the new Toscotec’s tissue line installed in Lille, France. The machine came easily on stream after the commissioning period and is now producing high quality tissue products according to the guaranteed technological parameters. Established in 1948, WEPA started out as a trading…

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Continuing with its strategy defined in 2013, Lecta is gradually adapting its production, reducing its capacity and dependency on its CWF 2S product line. In 2016 the additional reduction capacity will be approximately 50,000 tons. The main steps have been the closure of the Condat L6 in 2013, with a…

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Rengo Co., Ltd. has newly installed a steam turbine generator at its Kanazu mill in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The new facility was installed to maximize the potential of the existing boiler for better efficiency in energy consumption, and…

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a new treatment plant that would supply water from Padma River to the residents of capital Dhaka. The Padma (Jashaldia) Water Treatment Plant would be constructed at Jashaldia of Louhjong sub-district in Munsiganj district at a cost of Tk…

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The provincial government is now ready to launch — on Jan. 1, 2016 — a recycling project that will involve collecting fees from businesses that generate a lot of paper and packaging. Newspapers are exempt from the program for the first year. The fees collected will go to a non-profit…

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The Fort Stockton Recycling Center is located at 604 N. Valentine St. and offers the community a convenient 24-hour drop-off site for recyclable materials. The Recycling Center recently made facility improvements and moved the recycling portals to the Valentine St. side of the building. "The reason we have Valentine blocked…

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Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Company Limited has acquires Alpac Forest Products Incorporated from Mitsubishi Corporation and Oji Holdings Corporation. The purchase includes Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries (Al-Pac) pulp and woodlands operations based in Boyle, Alberta together with Alpac Pulp Sales Inc. located in Vancouver, British Columbia, as the company said in the…

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The announcement by one major industry player of another hike for uncoated woodfree paper prices effective 1 January caused a stir on the German market. Other suppliers confirmed that they were considering similar moves. Given the lucrative export opportunities to dollar-denominated markets, it would be no problem to take volumes…