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Andritz has received an order from the Indian newsprint producer Nepa Ltd. to supply a complete deinking line. Start-up of the new line in Madhya Pradesh is scheduled for mid-2016. Nepa is one of the leading newsprint producers in India and operates two paper machines with a total annual capacity…

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Stora Enso Consumer Board is expanding its selection of EU Ecolabel certified boards for graphical end uses. Now also Ensocoat 2S, Aurocard and Performa Alto have been certified, in addition to Ensocoat, Chromocard, Performa White, Performa Bright and Performa Cream. The EU Ecolabel Certificate confirms that the boards fulfil the…

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Savcor received an order to upgrade Anodic Protection system. A mill located in the southern USA have been a client of Savcor’s since 1998 and has since worked with us in order to secure digester availability. Savcor will be onsite in the next few months to complete the upgrade, as…

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SCA has realized its plans to concentrate exclusively on the production of sanitary products at its mill in Mannheim, southwestern Germany. The group announced last year that it would cease the production of packaging and specialty papers within the FlexPack Papers (FPP) business unit at the site in the first…

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Hamburger Containerboard, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding group, announced that it would build a new 450,000 tpy paper machine for recycled containerboard. The company said that the machine was to be commissioned in 2017 and would be designed for producing brown and white testliner. Three potential sites for the machine…

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In the first two months of 2015, Brazilian pulp production increased 10.3% year-over-year totaling 2.8 million tons. Paper production remained practically stable in the first two months of the year, at 1.7 million tons. In the wood panels segment, production in the first two months of 2015 totaled 1.2 million…

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Lecta has completed a new phase in its investment plan at Zaragoza pulp and paper mill in northern Spain. This phase, totalling some 23 million Euro, is focused on reducing the mills environmental impact, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Following the installation of…

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Proposals for a new gas-fired power plant on the site of a Lynn paper mill will not have a major impact on the surrounding area, according to council officials. The comment is contained in a report on Palm Paper’s plans to build a combined cycle gas turbine at its Poplar…

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Prices for white sack kraft paper remain untouched in the first quarter 2015. There has been some price softening on the German market for brown sack kraft paper at the beginning of the new business year. Buyers and converters reported that prices were lowered in many instances and that brown…

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Federal trade officials are considering an investigation of Canadian government subsidies for a rival of Memphis-based Verso Paper Corp. The U.S. Department of Commerce has recommended opening an investigation of 28 instances of government help to the Canadian mill in response to a petition from Verso and Madison Paper Industries,…