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Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
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Vinda has signed an agreement with Futura for the supply of multiple high-performance converting lines for tissue roll products, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Vinda is investing in new capacity to meet demand while improving its competitive position through quality products made on…

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Sappi is now reinforcing the performance capabilities and benefits of its release liner portfolio with several investments and activities, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Central to this is Sappi’s strategy of strengthening and expanding the Packaging and Speciality Paper business. It follows a…

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The U.S. Department of Labor has approved federal aid for displaced employees at Madison Paper in Maine. Officials announced last month that the mill will close by the end of May. Nearly all 214 employees in Madison will lose their jobs. Madison Paper employees will be aided by the Trade…

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Canfor Corporation has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in the Creston Valley, British Columbia, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. "We welcome the employees of Wynndel to the Canfor team," said Don Kayne, President and CEO…

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Neenah announces the expansion of its comprehensive digital papers portfolio to include over 300 of Neenah’s most popular colors, textures, finishes and weights providing a wide range of versatile, high-performing paper choices for any digital print or packaging project. With the expansion comes the release of the newly updated, comprehensive…

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In early April, Metsä Board, part of the Metsä Group, had its new folding boxboard machine at Husum in Sweden inaugurated with the Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Among others, project partners, as well as local authorities and businesses, were also invited to…

Cellwood to Supply New Dispersing Unit to Zhejiang Longcheng Paper, China

Cellwood is proud to once again be the preferred supplier to Zhejiang Longcheng paper and their upgrading project. The new Dispersing Unit will come on stream in October this year. With this new order, Cellwood strengthens its position as a world leading supplier of Hot Dispersing Systems.   Source :…

ANDRITZ to Supply Evaporation Plant to Södra Cell Mörrum in Sweden

ANDRITZ Oy, member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Södra Cell AB to supply a new evaporation plant for the pulp mill in Mörrum. Start-up is scheduled for fourth quarter of 2017. The new 7-effect high dry solids evaporation plant will replace existing evaporation lines and…

Klabin Conducts Maintenance Shutdown at Monte Alegre Unit

Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, announces the Annual Maintenance Shutdown of the Monte Alegre Unit in Telêmaco Borba, Paraná, from May 10 to 20. The shutdown involves interrupting paper production to perform…

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Idempapers SA is announcing a 5% price increase for both carbonless reels and sheets in the UK and Ireland, effective for all deliveries from Monday 6th June. This increase, the first in 3 years, is due to the escalation in raw material costs, largely brought about by fluctuations in exchange…