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The Millcraft Paper Company, one of the foremost privately held paper and packaging distribution companies in the United States, today acquired Greenwich, Connecticut-based Brown Paper Company. Brown Paper Company, a leading, national distributor for the Business Forms Industry for over 28 years, serves large and mid-sized Business Forms and Direct…

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Brazilian paper exports were 169,000 tonnes in May, a 6.3% gain over a year ago, according to data released by the Brazilian Paper Industry (Ibá). Exports also increased 0.7% to 808,000 tonnes through May, reflecting paper suppliers' efforts to direct more volumes overseas, as domestic demand has been weak due…

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Corruseal-deal includes the Enstra mill premises and recycled containerboard and kraft paper operations at the site. The existing security paper, office, specialty and folio businesses will remain with Sappi. Sappi has announced the sale of the Enstra paper mill to South Africa's packaging group Corruseal. The deal is scheduled for…

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Japan Pulp and Paper Company Limited (JP) announces the acquisition of the remaining 49% of the outstanding shares of Gould Paper Corporation (Gould). The acquisition was effected through JP's consolidated USA subsidiary, Japan Pulp and Paper (U.S.A) Corporation (JPUSA) and makes Gould a wholly owned subsidiary within the JP Group.…

Thursday, Jul 02, 2015
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Gebr. Bellmer GmbH Maschinenfabrik located in Niefern, Germany has taken over the roll and calender specialist GapCon from Irle-Deuz Group located in Siegen, Germany. Since the foundation in the year 2006 by the experienced engineers Wolfgang Wiertz and Wolfgang Mark, the Gap-Con Group has been a supplier of high-quality products…

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Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M fine paper production line for APRIL Group's Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province in Indonesia. The new production line is planned to produce top quality digital-ready fine papers and it will increase the company's capability to produce value-added products from renewable resources. The start-up…

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Rising recovered paper prices have left their mark on Italy's coreboard market, with coreboard prices heading higher in the second quarter. Italy's coreboard market has seen prices climb in the second quarter of the year. Market players said that prices had often started heading on an upward path in May.…

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Mondi is mulling an investment in eastern central Europe, according to Slovak media reports. Several major newspapers in Slovakia quoted the country's Prime Minister Robert Fico as saying that Mondi is planning a "multi-million-euro" investment in Slovakia and Poland. Fico did not reveal any other details regarding the project but…