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Premier Reel Paper re-organisation provides increased service offering. As part of the re-organisation, a unique purpose built 55,000 Ft facility in Castle Donington allows customers to benefit from next day or same day deliveries from stock, the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Additionally there is…

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China Paper Machinery Corporation completed rebuild project of top former AEGOTMFORM T of PM9 at Zhejiang Yongtai Group Dongheng Branch Company. China Paper Machinery Corporation has finished installation and commissioning and successfully started production, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. PM9 is the largest…

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Mondi Group has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding share capital of Ascania nonwoven Germany GmbH (“Ascania”) from Schloss Neugattersleben Group, a private equity investment group for a total consideration of EUR54m on a debt-and-cash-free basis (5.7x LTM EBITDA). Ascania is a producer of nonwoven…

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August 2015 saw Dieffenbacher achieve success once again with two new orders. Italian furniture and board manufacturer Fantoni Spa ordered a MDF plant, while the second order was for a particle board plant and came from furniture manufacturer Ganzhou Aigesen in China. These two new orders take the total number…

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Fibria, the largest eucalyptus pulp producer in the world, has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP) of the Horizonte 2 project in Brazil. The services cover the required interconnection between all process areas, turbo generators and…

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Valmet launches renewed Valmet IQ product family to the pulp and paper industry customers. Valmet IQ is a scalable, on-line quality management solution to optimize the production processes and the end product quality. Valmet IQ is designed with the experience of thousands of system deliveries by Valmet over longer than…

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Production loss on PM 1 will amount to 20,000 of recycled containerboard, Europac says. Europac will rebuild the recycled containerboard machine PM 1 at the Duenas paper mill in Spain in order to increase the web width on the machine to 2.5 m. According to the company, the realisation of…

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For its sawmill in Otava, Finland, Versowood Group has ordered a debarking line from Söderhamn Eriksson, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The line includes a module-designed CamShift 600 debarker with a pull-out rotor and separate feedworks. The CamShift 600 debarks at feed speeds…

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Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets and business of Shaughnessy, Kniep, Hawe Paper Co. (“Shaughnessy”), one of the oldest and most respected independently-owned paper merchants in the U.S. Founded over 135 years ago, Shaughnessy is a full-line, full-service…

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A long time coming, Norwegian NOREXECO has finally launched a dedicated pulp and paper exchange, with ECC to provide clearing services. For the first time in history, investors and industry players have a dedicated exchange to facilitate trade in forestry and paper products including pulp, recycled fibre and wood. A…