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Cottonsoft Supports Asia Pulp & Paper's commitment to the first-ever retirement of commercial plantations on tropical peatland to cut carbon emissions APP partners with Deltares to develop peatland best management practice model – Greenpeace is monitoring its development In the largest exercise of its kind, a quarter of Indonesian peat…

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Corrugated packaging company Hinojosa will rebuild the former Torraspapel paper mill to produce recycled containerboard. Spain's corrugated board and packaging company Hinojosa Group has acquired the idle Sarrià de Ter paper mill from Lecta. According to the Government of Catalonia, the deal was finalised at end of July. Hinojosa Group…

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Smurfit Kappa has launched the Paper Navigator as the new positioning tool for its unrivalled portfolio of paper for packaging, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Smurfit Kappa offers a highly flexible approach to optimising the composition and performance of paper packaging based on…

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A fire prevented Emin-Leydier from restarting production at its recycled containerboard mill Nogent-sue-Seine which was down for maintenance. The company now expects to resume operations on 17 August. A fire broke out at the recycled corrugated case material mill Nogent-sur-Seine of French paper producer Emin-Leydier on 8 August. Production is…

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Ramirent has signed an exclusive project agreement with NCC, who is to implement the ground preparation work, facilities construction and building construction work for the expansion of the Södra Cell Värö factory. In Ramirent’s total solution, machines are combined with extensive planning with high focus on safety. Ramirent has also…

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Roseburg Forest Products Co. announced that it has agreed to purchase from SierraPine the Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) facility located in Medford, OR. While details of the transaction are not available, the acquisition is contemplated to close by mid to late September 2015. Allyn Ford, CEO for Roseburg, stated “We…

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Arctic Paper's efforts to sell ist German Mochenwangen mill are proceeding. The company is negotiating with two potential investors. However, a closure of the site is still possible. Arctic Paper is in talks with two potential buyers for its German Mochenwangen paper mill. The company announced at the end of…

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WestRock Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SP Fiber Holdings, Inc. (“SP Fiber”), a producer of recycled containerboard and kraft and bag paper with mills located in Dublin, Georgia, and Newberg, Oregon. WestRock will also acquire SP Fiber’s 48 percent interest in Green Power Solutions of Georgia,…

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Maxcess has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Valley Roller Company of Appleton, Wisc. The company has a second state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. Valley Roller joins Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Maxcess International umbrella. “The acquisition of Valley Roller Company, our second acquisition in eight months, highlights…

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Fibria Celulose S.A. announces the contracting of important service and equipment packages for the Horizonte 2 project, which will increase the production capacity of the Três Lagoas Unit, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Fibria contracted Andritz Group to supply the wood yard, pulp line (cooking, washing…