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Södra is implementing structural changes in its sawmill and planing operations to strengthen the company's long-term competitiveness. Negotiations with trade unions will be initiated with the intention of closing the hardwood sawmill in Traryd, Sweden. Just over 20 employees are affected, as the company says in the press release received…

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SCA will acquire Wausau Paper for USD 513 million in cash. The boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement. Wausau Paper is one of the largest tissue companies in North America. With approximately 900 employees, the company manufactures and markets Away-from-Home towel and tissue…

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Suzano Pulp and Paper invests in the modernization of the Savcor Anodic Protection System in the digester 1 of its Mucuri Unit, Bahia, Brazil. The implementation is planned to take place already in November 2015, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Anodic Protection…

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Lincoln Paper and Tissue has found a company willing to place an opening bid of $5 million in the upcoming auction for the bankrupt paper mill’s machinery. In court documents filed Thursday, the paper mill said it signed an asset purchase agreement this week with LP Acquisitions LLC, a subsidiary…

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Andritz has increased the efficiency and cut costs at a Brazilian pulp and paper mill for the firm Suzano, which in the São Paulo state of the same name. The project began operations in 2015 and is replacing existing batch digesters and one continuous digester. The new device cuts costs…

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Germany's Papierfabrik Palm will spend some Euro 100 million ($113 million) on its Eltmann mill in Germany and its King's Lynn mill in the UK, both producing newsprint, over a four-year period in order to cut costs and improve paper quality, according to sources with knowledge of the project. Palm…

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Cheng Yang Paper Mill Co., Ltd. has awarded GAW technologies with an order for starch preparation, working station and wet end chemical preparation system for the PM2 at the location Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The new…

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It is no secret that these are difficult times for Maine’s paper industry, with the recent news of potential mill closures in Lincoln and Old Town sending ripples of unease through the state’s forest products sector and beyond. While the pain of those mill closings would be felt most keenly…

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The French industrial fund Ansval Invest France has given up its plans to take over Arjowiggins' shuttered Charavines mill in France to produce a new type of greaseproof paper using a technology referred to as "chromatografting." The reason, the firm said, is lack of startup support from Arjowiggins. Chromatografting implies…

Friday, Oct 09, 2015
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Supremex Inc. has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Classic Envelope Inc., a growing manufacturer and printer of envelopes and letterhead based in Massachusetts and servicing the greater Boston and New York City areas, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. "This acquisition is…