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Russian market pulp producer Ilim Group announced to customers in China that its price for bleached softwood kraft (BSK) pulp would increase $10/tonne, effective with April shipments, industry sources told RISI. Ilim announced to customers on Thursday that its Russian BSK list price would increase to $660/tonne CFR to major…

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Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately Euro 31 million for the machinery and equipment from Kohila Vineer Ou, a company of Latvijas Finieris Group. The ordered machinery and equipment will be delivered to Estonia, for the expansion of the veneer mill in Kohila, near Tallinn, as the company said…

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All operations at the Dutch specialty paper manufacturer suspended until further notice. Dutch specialty paper manufacturer Meerssen Papier is bankrupt. The company was declared insolvent by the relevant court in Limburg on 17 March. The court has appointed two lawyers of the firm Thuis & Partners in Heerlen as administrators.…

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Lithuainian Grikiskes AB successfully completed one more investment project – erection of new paper production machine. “As announced earlier, erection of new production line was terminated in the beginning of March. All components of new machine were tested during first half of month and this week we produced the first…

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Northern Paper Board has unveiled plans for a £1.3 million expansion and investment project at its six-acre site in Skipton, North Yorkshire. Work is scheduled to begin this month, with a summer completion date. The company remains the UK’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of solid board boxes for the…

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Sappi Europe confirms that it is no longer supplying paper sold under the Galaxi Keramik brand. Galaxi Keramik is a registered trademark of Papier Union GmbH (part of Inapa Group). However this paper continues to be available on the market under its mill brand name MagnoTM satin through its new…

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The prevailing topic in the UK recovered paper market in March was the abrupt closure of Aylesford Newsprint, which triggered a noticeable drop in prices of deinking grades and mixed paper. The British recovered paper market had not yet fully digested the impact of the capacity closure at UPM's Shotton…

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The Arctic Paper Group generated significantly sounder financial results for 2014 than in the previous year. EBITDA was PLN 238.5m (growth of over 227%), operating profit exceeded PLN 116.6m (compared to a loss of PLN 151.6m the year before), and net profit was PLN 78.2m (compared to a loss of…

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The startup last month of a new $6 million turbine and condenser system leaves Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC a nearly self-sufficient electricity generator, capping nearly $10 million in improvements undertaken over the last year, its co-owner said Monday. Mill co-owner Keith Van Scotter said it was difficult to determine…

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In February 2015 Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH in Krefeld received an order from the particleboard manufacturer SAIB S.p.A., Italy. For its existing particleboard plant in Fossadello di Caorso, located in the Piacenze region south-east of Milan, SAIB ordered from Siempelkamp a complete forming and press line as well as…