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Paperboard manufacturer Iggesund Paperboard, part of the Swedish Holmen forest products group, has replaced its current supply chain systems with Tieto's Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Tieto Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS) supports Iggesund Paperboard's decision-making processes with improved data…

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Zellstoff Celgar, a major supplier of market kraft pulp, located in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, has placed an order with Metso for a next-generation automatic pulp laboratory. With the new equipment, the mill will be able to improve its pulp testing capabilities to better meet its customer quality needs. The…

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GAW technologies GmbH said that it has received an order from Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a Working Station (Modernization of filtration to the SpeedSizer and for the Warmwater Supply for filter flushing) on paper machine 3 (PM3) at MEPCO's paper mill in Jeddah, Saudia…

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered a stop to a multi-million-dollar pulp making plant in the southern province of Long An over its troubled operations, fueled by material disputes with local jute growers, the provincial People’s Committee announced Tuesday. Phuong Nam pulp mill was constructed by Tracodi, a…

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The paper mill in Rhinelander wants to get back on track after a partial power outage caused some problems earlier Sunday. Firefighters were called to the Expera Specialty Solutions mill around 2:30 Sunday afternoon because a lot of smoke was coming out of the building. Company representatives told us they…

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Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (OTC-PINK: INTK), an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, is pleased to announce that they have received and accepted an invitation from the steering committee to present at PaperTech 2014, the annual conference that focuses on improvements and new technologies for use in India's…

Saturday, May 24, 2014
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A new frontrunner has emerged as a potential purchaser of the former Marathon Pulp mill in northwestern Ontario. Reliance Developments Corporation has signed a letter of intent with Tembec to acquire the shuttered mill and its lakeside property. Green Investment Group Inc. (GIGI), an American redeveloper that was in the…

Friday, May 23, 2014
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A mechanical failure in a pump to the chlorine dioxide generation system forced an evacuation at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) on Wednesday afternoon. Company officials said at no time was the public in any danger. “As a precautionary measure, we did a full mill evacuation at approximately 1:45…

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At the end of April, the Rumanian tissue producer Petrocart, has successfully started up their new Toscotec complete tissue production line installed in Piatra Neamt, headquarter of the company since 1908. Based on a turn-key concept and an average production of 75 tons per day, the new line includes the…

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U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 3% in April 2014 compared to April 2013, with increases in year-over-year shipments in uncoated mechanical, coated mechanical and coated freesheet grades, as American Forest & Paper Association said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Uncoated free sheet (UFS) paper shipments in…