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Ontex will replace its two production plants in France with a new plant in Dourges. The machinery will be moved to the new site during 2016 and 2017. Belgium's hygiene products manufacturer Ontex is building a new plant in Dourges in northern France. The site is to combine production of…

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A Valmet-delivered TwinRoll Evolution press was successfully installed at Södra Cell's Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden during the yearly shutdown in the end of September. This is the 85th TwinRoll Evolution press Valmet has delivered since the model was launched in 2009. "The new wash press will play an important…

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Plans which will double the population of Alphington have been given the green light by Yarra Council. The development of the 16.4ha former Alphington Paper Mill is set to contain 2500 homes in buildings up to 14 stories; 13,000sq m of retail space including a supermarket, and office space totalling…

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Tranlin Inc.’s $2 billion paper plant in Chesterfield County, scheduled to be fully operational in 2020, will start partial production as early as 2018, a company official said Thursday. Unfinished paper will be shipped from China to be turned into finished products in Chesterfield, said John Stacey, senior vice president…

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Supremex Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of Premier Envelope Ltd and affiliated operating entities, an established manufacturer of stock and custom envelopes, principally operating in Western Canada, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “Premier Envelope is a tier-one envelope supplier with…

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Fibria is eyeing M&A options following a multi-year turnaround that has put the Brazilian pulp company firmly in high-grade territory, CEO Marcelo Castelli said in New York on Wednesday. "We are bigger, stronger and more competitive," said Castelli at a Fibria Day event in New York. "(M&A) rumors in the…

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Along with the board machinery investment, special attention has also been put on the environmental issues: more than EUR 5 Million additional investment in the effluent treatment plant reduces fresh water usage and improves the cleanliness of the waste water by a great deal. The supplier of this investment is…

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Austrian engineering group Andritz has won an order to supply technology and equipment to help Swedish hygiene and forest products company SCA Oestrand double the capacity of its pulp mill in Timra in northern Sweden. Andritz said on Wednesday the mill expansion was one of the largest industrial investments in…

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Abris Capital to become majority shareholder in Paloma, provide money for investments in capacities, efficiency and trademark. Slovenia' s tissue paper and products manufacturer Paloma has signed a deal with the Polish private equity fund Abris Capital Partners on a €15m capital increase. Paloma's shareholders will decide on the move…

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Arauco announced the signature of an agreement for subscription of 50% of the shares of Spanish company Tafisa, which represents a $150 million investment. This business owns 10 panel mills that are distributed in Spain, Portugal, Germany and South Africa. Combined, these production facilities employ 3,000 people and produce a…