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In order to deliver on the company’s customer promise to provide high-quality products and best-in-class service, UPM Raflatac has opened a new self-adhesive label stock slitting and distribution terminal in Chengdu, China. The terminal will supply both film and paper label materials to customers in the Southwest China region. The…

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September’s increase in Polish recycled corrugated case material prices did not stick around for long. Manufacturers did not overcome opposition from their customers in other European countries where prices did not alter so they were forced to ditch their hike in the Polish market one month later. Prices reverted to…

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Eastman Chemical Company have settled their legal dispute and entered into a new cellulose specialties purchase and sale agreement that extends through December 31, 2019, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. "For over 85 years we have worked closely…

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Linde Gases, a division of The Linde Group, has agreed with Metsä Fibre, part of Metsa Group, long-term deliveries of oxygen based on a ECOVAR™ supply concept, this time incorporating an ADSOSS™-O oxygen plant in Äänekoski, Finland, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The…

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Burgo is currently discussing the future of the PM 2 of its Duino mill with employee representatives. The conversion of the machine to packaging paper is one of the options the company is considering. The LWC paper machine (PM 2) at Burgo's Duino site in Italy might be converted to…

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More and more companies specifically use wood and natural fibre plastic granulates in consumer goods like watchcases, toys, combs or trays – the unique look and feel give the impression of a high-value product and are well received by customers, says the nova-institute, that organises the 6th WPC- and NFC-Conference,…

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Emami Paper Mills Ltd, the country's largest newsprint manufacturer, has decided to increase investment in paperboards to Rs 2,000 crore in the next three years to strengthen its diversification to the high-margin segment. "We want to double the capacity of paperboard from 1.3 lakh tonne per annum over the next…

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The town of Bucksport has issued a demolition permit for the shuttered Verso Paper Corp. mill, and it could come down in December. WCSH-TV reports American Iron and Metal plans to begin the demolition work in December. The sale of the mill to the Canadian metal recycler was completed in…

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Pesmel and Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, have signed an agreement on the delivery of a pulp storage facility for the bioproduct mill to be constructed in Äänekoski, Finland. The storage facility will be implemented using the new TransBale distribution center concept, and it will be fully operational in…

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Following the successful rebuild and start-up of the wet section of the paper machine PM4 in 2010, international technology Group ANDRITZ has received a follow-up order from Cartiere Modesto Cardella to rebuild PM3 in Lucca, Italy. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2016. The scope of supply comprises an…