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Despite a good order situation, prices for label paper in Germany did not change during the second quarter and were also carried over into the third quarter. Manufacturers of label paper supplying the German market reported strong deliveries in the first half of the year. After demand picked up relatively…

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Canfor Pulp Products Inc. reported net income of $18.8 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared to $25.7 million for the first quarter of 2014 and $7.6 million for the second quarter of 2013. The company reported operating income of $29.6 million for the second quarter of 2014, a…

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GLV Group, a technology solution provider for water treatment and pulp and paper production, is planning to expand operations in India. Export Development Canada (EDC) recently announced a EUR 1.5 million loan for GL&V India, a subsidiary of GLV Group, to facilitate expansion and modernization of its existing production unit.…

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Voith has signed a new contract to supply tissue machine to Cheng Loong, an international paper manufacturer based in Taiwan. The new tissue machine, TM 16, to produce high-quality dry crepe toilet paper and hand towel will be installed at Cheng Loong’s facility in Chupei. According to Voith, TM 16…

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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. announced the commencement of sales in July of Luciolight, a new fluorescent-colored fancy paper series. This new product will be produced with the paper machine No. 2 at Fuji mill, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Luciolight series…

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Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. has received an order from Irving Pulp & Paper to design, fabricate and field erect a pulp discharge tank at the West Side pulp mill site in Saint John, N.B. The stainless steel tank, which will be used to store wood pulp, will be 45…

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Portucel has lowered its results in the first half of the year. While the company increased its deliveries, sales prices during the period declined. Portuguese pulp and paper manufacturer Portucel has closed the first half of the year 2014 with lower results despite an increase in deliveries. The company's operating…

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There was an increase in production capacity of Altri Celbi with successful modernization of the pulp drying line from global technology Group Andritz,  to a maximum value of 2,150 tons/day from an average of 2,000 tons per day (air dry metric tons) at Leirosa mill, Portugal during July 2014. Celbi…

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An overheated bearing in a piece of machinery sparked a fire Friday night in a building that holds wood chips at the Sappi paper mill in Westbrook. The fire, which was reported shortly before 7 p.m., spread from the machine – which drives a conveyor belt and chip elevator –…

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The organiser of Asian Paper, UBM Media (Singapore) Pte Ltd is answering the call to advance the show into Indonesia as its latest addition to the portfolio, due to popular demand and strong market responses. As the largest ASEAN pulp, paper and board event, Asian Paper Jakarta 2015 will incorporate…