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A.Celli Paper successfully starts up new tissue machine in El Salvador. The new A.Celli tissue machine represents a strategically interesting project through which the Italian technology supplier once again underscores its role as leading-edge partner in the field of tissue machines, the company’s core business. This machine has a 2800-mm…

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Matthias Platzeck has now been appointed to and elected chair of the supervisory board of LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH, Schwedt/Oder, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Matthias Platzeck sees his work in the LEIPA group in the context of the positive development of Uckermark,…

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Mondi to increase price for its sack kraft paper grades on the European market. The increase is set to Euro 60 per ton for brown and Euro 40 per ton for white sack kraft as the supply and demand situation for sack kraft paper has improved since the beginning of…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to LLC Pulp Invest, Kazan, Russia. The machine has a design speed of 1,700 m/min and a width of 2.8 m. The Yankee, manufactured entirely of steel, has a diameter of…

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Hampton Affiliates’ all six of its western U.S. sawmill operations impacted by a "rolling curtailment" plan, started with three facilities during the week of May 4 and shifting to the next three during the week of May 11, as Random Lengths reports. That schedule will be reviewed, then adjusted or…

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Belarus's Svetlogorsk pulp and cardboard mill is set to start trial production on its new 400,000 tonne/yr bleached pulp plant in October, according to the local authorities of the Gomel region where the mill is located. The plant is expected to launch production of saleable pulp in December 2015. It…

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Fibria and Klabin have approved the signing of an agreement for the supply of eucalyptus pulp (hardwood) that will be produced at the new Klabin plant under construction in Ortigueira, Paraná (Puma Project). With production capacity of 1.5 million tons, which include 1.1 million tons of hardwood pulp, the plant’s…

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Unlike their counterparts in Germany and France, recycled corrugated case material prices in Italy are heading higher in April Recycled corrugated case material now costs more in Italy. Buyers and sellers reported mark-ups for deliveries of both brown grades and white-top testliner in April. Italy thus seems to have made…

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Northern Pulp will use its annual 15-day maintenance shutdown in June to finish constructing and installing a $22-million recovery boiler precipitator. “Right now, final completion of the precipitator is a work in progress and we’re confident we can pick up most of the lost time, but it’s a wait-and-see,” Bruce…

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Södra is to apply for a new permit for expanded production at its sawmill in Mönsterås. A permit has been sought for 800,000 cubic meters. The current permit is for 450,000 cubic meters. "We have strong confidence in our sawmill in Mönsterås. This permit application is important for the sawmill's…