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Tieto provides Swiss paper specialist Cham Paper Group Schweiz AG a cost efficient and easily managed cloud solution for creating and optimizing cutting plans for the pulp and paper industry. Web Trim’s Software as a Service solution allows Cham to focus on its core business without any local installations or…

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In January 2014, PMP Group – a global provider of paper and tissue technology, signed a contract with Sun Paper, China, for the delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox. PMP’s unit will be delivered to the Yanzhou mill (Shandong Province) which is the largest single pulp and paper site…

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014
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Duni has acquired 100% of the shares in the Paper+Design Group. Paper+Design has a strong position in the premium segment for designed napkins primarily within the consumer market segment. The products are mainly sold through specialized retailers in Germany as well as in numerous other geographic markets. Paper+Design is based…

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A recent round of funding for a rail line extension at Albany Port, could allow it to take advantage of emerging timber markets in India. The port received $2.5 million in Royalties for Regions funding, for a loop line into the port rail system. The current rail line is a…

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Several companies operating paper and pulp mills in towns across Maine say the local tax bills they’re paying are more than the buildings, property and equipment are worth to an industry that provides jobs for thousands and makes up a significant portion of the state’s tax base. Some of the…

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A Cape Coral-based company, Green Hygienics Inc., is making innovative eco-friendly paper products that are bringing more of the ancient plant indoors. Those products include paper towels and bath tissue, sold under the name Sensational Bamboo. The company continues to develop new bamboo products, with wet wipes, copy paper, napkins…

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Georgia-Pacific announces that it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, Louisiana, from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana for an undisclosed price. "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike…

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Germany's paper manufacturer Schoellershammer will expand production capacity at the Dueren plant by 250,000 t. Double digit investment said to create 85 direct jobs. Packaging and fine paper manufacturer Papierfabrik Schoellershammer plans to install an additional packaging paper machine at the mill in Dueren, Germany. According to Schoellershammer, the PM…

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Cumberland County officials say Georgia Pacific, maker of pulp and paper products, has selected a site located outside Shippensburg for a new distribution facility. The company considered two sites for a proposed facility that would create about 50 jobs. Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. officials said they learned Wednesday that…

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BillerudKorsnas' Board of Directors has authorized an investment of over SEK450 million for environmental improvements at the production unit in Gavle. The investment includes a new sedimentation basin, developments in the pulp mill and a large number of related water-saving measures. This will be implemented in 2014 and 2015 and…