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American Eagle Paper Mills opens a new 50,000-square-foot building in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This new building will provide American Eagle with a world class warehouse facility and new corporate sales and logistics offices to support American Eagle’s growing business.…

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In 4Q 2015, RusForest harvested 117,101 cubic metres of sawlogs, compared with 105,038 cubic metres in 4Q 2014 (+11%), which included 14,420 cubic metres of recently developed own harvesting in Ust-Ilimsk unit, Russia, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. In 4Q 2015, RusForest's subcontractors…

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Romanian cardboard producer Vrancart Adjud has unveiled plans to invest more than €18 million with the aim to modernise and expand the output capacity of its production facility by the end of 2017. Last year, the manufacturer reported sales of some €47 million which represented an increase of 6% compared…

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STI Group is upgrading its German display plant in Grebenhain, Hessen with an Inca Onset X2 from Fujicolor, creating a local competency centre for digital printing. With the same large format print area as its UK cousin, the new arrival can print up to 900 m2 of cardboard or corrugated…

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Valmet will supply a paper machine wet end rebuild to Khanna Paper Mills Private Limited located in Amritsar, India. The main targets of the rebuild are to improve end product quality, increase production and add paper grades by extending the basis weight range. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine…

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Domtar said it has reduced particulate emissions at its Mission Flats pulp mill by 68 per cent over the past seven years, a time period during which it has spent more than $35 million in new technology. The information is contained in a report from Domtar going to Kamloops council…

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Suzano Papel e Celulose has contracted with Voith to deliver two tissue machines. The machines will be installed at the company's Imperatriz and Mucuri locations. The machine located in Imperatriz is scheduled for start-up in June 2017, whereas the one located in Mucuri is expected to go on-line in September…

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In December 2015, Dieffenbacher received an order for a straw-based particle board plant from Chinese chemical company Wanhua. The plant is designed to deliver an annual output of 110,000 m³ of straw-based particle board. Wanhua can use the plant to manufacture panels constructed from wood, a blend of wood and…

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Indian wood-based panel manufacturer Greenply Industries Limited has remained loyal to Dieffenbacher as its equipment supplier, choosing to order its second MDF line in December 2015. The new line, which has a capacity of 1300 m³ per day, is being set up in the Chittoor district in the state of…

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The low Canadian dollar is providing a boost for Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, but its parent company says profits are not soaring. Kruger Inc. vice-president Daniel Archambault said newsprint is sold in U.S. dollars, so the weak loonie is positive for exporters like newsprint companies. "The Canadian dollar is…