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Pro-Gest Group won the auction for the acquisition of the licenses and equipment of former waste collector Levio Loris from Badia Polesine, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Pro-Gest’s initial investment will be of Euro 2 million which includes the machinery acquired at the…

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Sofidel Group strengthens its presence on the European market by closing an important operation in Hungary, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The operation, made with Forest Papir Kft, involves the acquisition of new customers and the Forest brand, an overall converting production capacity…

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Penetron Admix was a crucial element in the latest expansion of the Södra Cell Värö paper mill in Sweden. The large concrete structures of one of the world’s largest paper mills are now resistant to environmental influences and the acidity of the wood chips and pellets used in pulp production,…

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Burgo group's plans to enter production of packaging paper and board seem to be taking shape. The regional government of Abruzzo informs that at yesterday's meeting with political bodies and employee representatives Burgo has communicated its intention to enter board production starting with the mill in Avezzano. However, the final…

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Catalyst Paper reported 4Q adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $15.1 million and EBITDA before specific items of $19.8 million. This compares to adjusted EBITDA of $38.8 million and adjusted EBITDA before specific items of $41.2 million in the 3Q 2015, as the company said in…

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Sappi is expanding its corrugated raw material product line with topliner and fluting with a new containerboard product group Containerboard. Bernd Gelder, Product Group Manager for Containerboard, is responsible for the enlarged product group. The product group now includes corrugated paper (fluting) and topliner. The bright white Fusion® topliner is…

Thursday, Mar 03, 2016
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Glatfelter, the York-based paper and materials company, plans to build an $80 million manufacturing plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the company announced. The plant will create as many as 83 manufacturing jobs and is expected to open in late 2017, Glatfelter said in a joint news release with the Fort…

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Local diversified conglomerate Sinar Mas is set to commence the operation of one of the world’s largest pulp mills, expected to help boost Indonesia’s economy and push up the country’s position in the sector.  The company’s two new pulp and paper mills will occupy 1,700 hectares of land in a…

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After a complete overhaul of a fire-damaged TMP line Holmen restarted PM 11 at its Hallsta mill in Sweden Holmen restarted PM 11 at its Hallsta mill in Sweden. The company said that PM 11 was up and running, producing uncoated magazine and catalogue paper (330,000 tpy) after it had…

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Firm developing new business plan for environmentally friendly product Officials from Prairie Paper Inc. don’t try to hide the fact that a legal dispute between the company and its founder and former CEO, Jeff Golfman, was a setback for the "green" paper company last year. But the lawsuit was settled…