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Sun Paper has commissioned Voith with the delivery of three paper machines for production of packaging and graphic paper. The Chinese company is thus relying on Voith's proven components and modules. This order continues the successful partnership between Sun Paper and Voith. With a wire width of 7.3 m, the…

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Paper manufacturers are mulling over a next round of price hikes for woodfree uncoated paper in autumn after attempts to raise prices this spring were far from a resounding success. A number of market players on the woodfree uncoated paper market in Germany feel that there is no cause for…

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DS Smith is to become full owner of the Italian recycling company Italmaceri, currently a joint venture between DS Smith and Burgo. The competition authority has given green light for the deal. DS Smith plans to acquire the remaining 50% stake in recycling company Italmaceri headquartered in Turin, Italy. Italmaceri…

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Ilim Group was named the Best Russian Exporter in pulp and paper industry under the "Best Russian Exporter-2013", the annual all-Russian award organized by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of the Russian Federation.In 2013 Ilim Group exported 1.8 million tons of pulp and paper products, as the company said…

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International Paper Co. ( IP ) said on Tuesday its board has approved an expansion of the company's existing share- repurchase program by as much as $1.5 billion. The boosted program is in addition to the company's $1.5 billion share-repurchase program that was authorized in September, International Paper said. The…

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Tembec, proud manufacturer of Kallima FSC®-certified Kallima Coated Cover paperboard, has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production and use of print and paper. "Tembec is a leader in sustainable forestry practices and environmental performance. We have made tremendous achievements on the…

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In an effort to expand its business and increase residential recycling, Northstar Pulp & Paper is offering a cash-for-paper program to the general public, says Aaron Goodman, the company’s chief operations officer. A fifth-generation family-owned business, Northstar has been offering recycling services to larger corporations, including those which specialize in…

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A Wisconsin company will open a $48 million plant in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to make paper towels, tissue and other projects, hiring 300 people over five years. Green Bay Converting and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced the plans Monday in Hattiesburg. State and local governments will contribute aid and tax incentives…

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"Sweco was selected for this assignment on the basis of its extensive expertise and experience of the forestry industry and because they have the resources to deliver all the construction consulting services we require," explained Jonas Eriksson, Mill Manager at Sodra Cell Varo. "This is one of the biggest investments…

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Members of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) produced 91.1 million tonnes of paper and board in 2013. This is a decrease of 1.2% (1.1 million tonnes) compared to 2012. 2013 is the third consecutive year paper and board production has declined, since the rebound registered in 2010. Total…