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SCA has inaugurated its first manufacturing facility for personal care and tissue products in Pune, India. The facility, which produces baby diapers and tissue for the Indian market, is located in Pune in the central Indian state of Maharashtra. SCA has been active in the Indian market since late 2013…

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Architects are seeking new ways to use wood. On 1 April, Södra will therefore launch a new project department in Karlstad to act as a sounding board for turning ideas into reality. "The trend in Europe is moving toward greener construction and wood has become a popular material. Architects are…

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Metsä Wood, the wood products business area of Metsä Group, will initiate statutory labour negotiations at its Kerto® LVL mills in Punkaharju and Lohja in order to adjust production in response to decreased demand in main markets. The planned temporary layoffs concern the whole personnel at both mills. The statutory…

Thursday, Mar 05, 2015
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SC and LWC paper prices continue on a downward trend in 2015. Market players report substantial price cuts in first quarter/half 2015 contracts. The tug-of-war over prices on Italy's magazine paper market came to an end in February. Manufacturers and buyers report significant price cuts in contracts for deliveries in…

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Liuzhou Liangmianzhen Paper Product Co., Ltd. has placed an order with Toscotec for 2 MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines, which will be installed at its production site in Liuzhou, Guangxi. Originally established in 1941 as a group of private soap enterprises, the LMZ Group was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange…

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Sia Broceni Pellets, a subsidiary of AS Graanul Invest, has acquired 16 hectares of land in the region of Western Latvia, Broceni district, and has received permission from the local government to build there a pellet factory, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. At…

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Producers of sanitary paper are expecting strong sales in the first quarter of 2015, but say that price adjustments are urgently needed. They are very displeased with their earnings situation. Due to aggressive competition, at best they were only able to defend their prices last year. Furthermore, there was a…

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Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Packaging Inc. for the company`s Xin Wu site in Taoyuan County in Taiwan. The new production line will produce high-quality fluting grades out of 100 percent recycled raw materials. The start-up of the new machine is…

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The tissue-paper manufacturer Wepa International, Arnsberg, all shares in the French Lucart France SAS, Troyes taken. The company agreed in February with the Italian parent company Lucart SpA, Lucca, the purchase of tissue paper plant in Troyes / France and of the consumer business at the same location. How Wepa…