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Komatsu Forest provides service and sales in Switzerland again after the merge of Mahler AG and Robert Aebi Landtechnik AG. Komatsu Forest's new partner in Switzerland is INTRASS AG, with headquartered in Rottenschwil, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The owner Mark Intrass has…

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Prices have moved downward on the French recovered paper market in November. While the ordinary grades were not affected this time, some deinking and high grades became cheaper. Some deinking grades as well as higher grades of recovered paper became cheaper during November on the French recovered paper market. Peak…

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China's Shan Dong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co said on Monday it would spend about $1.36 billion to build a pulp mill in the United States in its first investment outside the country. The facility is expected to break ground in 2016 and start operations in 2018, Sun Paper…

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Kadant Inc., announced it received an order totaling approximately $3 million from a tissue producer in Latin America for a fiber processing line to produce pulp from virgin fiber and recycled “mill broke” fiber. The turnkey project features Kadant’s new compact fiber processing system concept designed specifically for virgin fiber…

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The expansion at Södra Cell Mörrum is continuing. A new primary screening system and brown stock washing system will be put into operation between 23 November and 11 December. The new brown stock washing system is initially expected to increase production capacity on the softwood pulp line by 30,000 tonnes…

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Swiss paper and packaging manufacturer Model Group is to build a third corrugated board and packaging plant in Nowa Sól in western Poland. The company reports it has bought an industrial site with a production and a warehousing facility. Both facilities have a combined area of 20,500 square metres. The…

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No casualties and no damage to paper machines reported. Magazine and book paper production expected to remain idle until pulp mill can restart again. Holmen has stopped paper production at the Hallsta mill due to a fire. The blaze broke out on Friday evening in the pulp mill and was…

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At the end of October, 2015, the group of companies PAPCEL/ABK Groupe signed a new contract with the Czech concern “Biocel” (Lenzing group) to supply a new pressure headbox with the outlet width of 6.800 mm, for a wire part of the paper machine for production of cellulose in substance…

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Södra Cell has invested in a new wash press for its Mönsterås mill in Sweden. The commissioning and installation were successful and on schedule, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Södra Cell Mönsterås, which is Södra's largest paper pulp mill with annual production of…

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Metsä Wood and Snavely Forest Products have agreed on a strategic partnership to distribute Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL products into North-Eastern U.S. The agreement covers the full Kerto® LVL product line up and Snavely’s branches in Pittsburg PA, Westminster MD and Liberty NC will operate as distributors of the products.…