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Ecologic Brands ( "Green " ), a manufacturer of recycled paper bottle U.S. first and award-winning online eco.bottle ®, today announced that it has completed the first closing of a financing round of $ 7 million. Investors include a strategic investment of Kruger Inc. (" Kruger " ) and current…

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Metsä Fibre plans to build a factory bio - product in the area of the existing mill in Äänekoski, Finland. When materialized, the Euro 1.1 billion investment would be about the biggest investment in the forest industry in Finland. The new mill with annual production capacity of pulp 1.3 million…

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New Forests ha comprado 175, 000 hectáreas de tierras de dominio absoluto Gunns en Tasmania de la administración concursal de la empresa por una suma no revelada.   La compra incluye alrededor de 100.000 hectáreas de plantaciones de madera, así como dos fábricas de astillas de madera, el vivero de…

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Asia Pulp & Paper ( APP ), the largest pulp and paper company in Indonesia, and a long-term goal of environmentalists, pledged today to protect and restore one million hectares of forest across Indonesia. The garment, which is equivalent to the total area of ??plantations in the company of origin…

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Stora Enso announced Friday it is investing € 110 million in its factory in Varkaus, eastern Finland. Most of the money will go to the conversion of fine paper machine in a current installation of lightweight corrugated cardboard in the fall of 2015. The renovated plant will have a capacity…

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Richest man in New Zealand is selling part of his empire Carter Holt Harvey to a Japanese government -backed joint venture. Investment company Rank Group Graeme Hart said this morning that the Japanese manufacturer Oji Paper Holdings and investment fund backed by the Japanese government Innovation Network Corporation of Japan…

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The new mill will reportedly be the world's first next-generation bio-product mill that can convert wood raw material into a diverse range of products. In addition to pulp, the mill will produce bio-energy and various bio-materials. "The global increase in the demand for high-quality softwood pulp is the most important…

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“Choosing the right paperboard reduced the cost of the entire production,” says Gary Peeling, CEO of the family-owned printers Precision Printing in Barking in east London. “Not only that — if we’d taken the cheap route in choosing a material, we couldn’t have done the job.” In the autumn of…

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Will have a production capacity of 1.5 million tons of pulp per year for export Sulzer products equip the new greenfield pulp mill of Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A., one of the largest forestry-based companies in Latin America. The plant is located in Imperatriz in the state of Maranhão in…

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Andritz has received an order from Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to upgrade three paper machines. MEPCO is one of the leading packaging grades producers in the Middle East and North Africa and targets to increase production and improve paper quality with this order. The start-ups…