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The expansion at Södra Cell Mörrum is continuing. A new primary screening system and brown stock washing system will be put into operation between 23 November and 11 December. The new brown stock washing system is initially expected to increase production capacity on the softwood pulp line by 30,000 tonnes…

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Swiss paper and packaging manufacturer Model Group is to build a third corrugated board and packaging plant in Nowa Sól in western Poland. The company reports it has bought an industrial site with a production and a warehousing facility. Both facilities have a combined area of 20,500 square metres. The…

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No casualties and no damage to paper machines reported. Magazine and book paper production expected to remain idle until pulp mill can restart again. Holmen has stopped paper production at the Hallsta mill due to a fire. The blaze broke out on Friday evening in the pulp mill and was…

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At the end of October, 2015, the group of companies PAPCEL/ABK Groupe signed a new contract with the Czech concern “Biocel” (Lenzing group) to supply a new pressure headbox with the outlet width of 6.800 mm, for a wire part of the paper machine for production of cellulose in substance…

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Södra Cell has invested in a new wash press for its Mönsterås mill in Sweden. The commissioning and installation were successful and on schedule, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Södra Cell Mönsterås, which is Södra's largest paper pulp mill with annual production of…

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Metsä Wood and Snavely Forest Products have agreed on a strategic partnership to distribute Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL products into North-Eastern U.S. The agreement covers the full Kerto® LVL product line up and Snavely’s branches in Pittsburg PA, Westminster MD and Liberty NC will operate as distributors of the products.…

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CPH Chemie + Papier Holding AG is expanding within the chemistry sector. Its Zeochem subsidiary has agreed to acquire 80% of the shares of Jiangsu ALSIO Technology Co. Ltd. from the Jiangsu Feixiang Group, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. ALSIO, which was founded…

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A joint venture led by a Boston-based liquidator of industrial sites emerged as the winner of Thursday’s auction for the bankrupt Lincoln paper mill. The winning bid was submitted by a group led by Gordon Brothers Group, according to Sam Anderson, the attorney for Lincoln Paper and Tissue, which filed…

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Konecranes received an order for a train loading system for Metsä Group's bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland. The automatic train loading system comprises two cranes that will be used for loading pulp units on railway wagons. The system will be delivered to the bioproduct mill in 2017, as the company…

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The search for a buyer for the Arctic Paper Mochenwangen mill has not been successful so far and the company now announced the closure of the German site in December. The German paper mill Arctic Paper Mochenwangen will cease production and operations in December 2015. The decision by the parent…