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BASF has signed a contract to sell its global paper hydrous kaolin (PHK) business to Imerys, a leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, based in Paris, France, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The divestiture is subject to approval by the relevant merger…

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Ence-Navia is a leading producer of eucalyptus pulp in Europe. The pulp mill, located in Spain is part of the Ence Group and produce up to 500,000 tonnes of high-quality ECF pulp. The pulp made at Ence-Navia is highly sought after by the specialty paper industry due to the good…

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As a result of this acquisition Bio-Pappel becomes in the largest manufacturer of containerboard, corrugated boxes, printing and writing papers, cut size grades and notebooks in Mexico and Latin America, also it produces multiwall sacks for the cement industry and other specialties. The company will operate 34 industrial facilities in…

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Graphic paper manufacturer Parenco invests approximately one hundred million euros with its owner H2 Equity Partners in the conversion of its paper machine 2 (PM2). This machine was idled in 2009 by its then owner due to the declining demand of newsprint paper. After the conversion, PM2 will produce about…

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One of the largest employers in Philadelphia and Neshoba County is moving ahead with a $57 million expansion. Expanding and modernizing Weyerhaeuser’s Philadelphia lumber mill is expected to take 10 months, The Meridian Star reports. Company spokesman Monte Simpson said the mill has about 180 workers. He said construction is…

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PaperWorks Industries, Inc. has agreed to acquire CanAmPac, Napanee, Canada. The acquisition includes coated recycled board (CRB) producer Strathcona Paper, folding carton manufacturer Boehmer Box and LYFT Visual graphic services, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Strathcona Paper is the largest producer of CRB…

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Sonae Indústria has entered into a new financing facility of up to Euro 60 million, which has a contractual maturity in June 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This new bank loan will be used as back-stop facility for placements of Commercial Paper…

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Papyrus announces a price increase of 6-8% as of July 1 for its printing and office paper grades as well as board qualities and paper specialities. This applies to all the markets where Papyrus is present across Europe, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.…

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Orient Paper, Inc. has begun commercial production of tissue paper products at its production facility in the Wei County Industrial Park in China's Hebei Province, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Company will produce a line of tissue paper products, including toilet paper,…

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Recycled containerboard manufacturers' good order books and good demand from the Far East have paved the way for another small increase in Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in May. Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have increased again in Italy in May. Market players feel that Far East…