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Euro-Graph, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its October 2016 statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry, which showed total shipments of graphic papers in October were 2,832,000 tonnes, down 7.2% or 220,000 tonnes, versus October 2015. Graphic Paper grades include: Newsprint, SC-Magazine, Coated Mechanical Reels, Uncoated Mechanical…

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Valmet will deliver a defibrator system to Quansen Wood Co., Ltd's new fiberboard line located in Mengcheng county in Anhui province, China. Quansen Wood is owned by Baishida Fiberboard Group. By this investment Baishida will extend their product range. The mill will mainly produce thin board at a production of…

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The Board of AB Grigeo Grigiškes approved budget of 2017 and adjusted expected results for the year 2016. It is planned that the Group that consists of companies AB Grigeo Grigiškes, UAB Grigeo Baltwood, AB GrigeoKlaipedos kartonas, PAT Mena Pak and UAB Grigeo Recycling in the year 2017 will reach…

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J.D. Irving Ltd. has applied for approval to install a new effluent treatment system at its pulp mill at Lake Utopia but it's not clear what difference it will make to the Bay of Fundy estuary it flows into. The company says the upgrades will reduce odours and capture methane…

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A newly-established joint venture Purewood Pulp, Paper and Packaging PLC is said to have invested USD 60 million to set up a manufacturing plant on a 68,000sqm plot located inside the Eastern Industry Zone, the first Chinese built and owned industrial park in the country. Mahir Ismail, general manager of…

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Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, a business unit of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), is introducing a further innovation to save energy and natural resources in its production process. In collaboration with the IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative, Pindo Deli is incorporating the new Clean Manufacturing Program (CMP) into…

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Europapier International AG, a subsidiary of Heinzel Group, has closed the acquisition of the local merchant businesses of PaperlinX Group in Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Serbia as announced in July, 2012. In the course of this transaction, Europapier International AG has taken over all of the shares in Budapest…

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Sheboygan Paper Box Company (SPBCo) announces an expansion of nearly 28,000 square feet to its main manufacturing facility in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. State-of-the-art receiving/loading dock area has been designed to connect and flow into additional warehousing and manufacturing areas. Groundbreaking is scheduled for mid-winter 2017 and is being coordinated with the…

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Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) announced that the first Fusion C flexographic press has been successfully installed by its customer Walle Corporation, a leading label supplier to the consumer packaged goods industry, located in Winchester, Kentucky. The Fusion C is loaded with fast make-ready and waste-saving features, and has a…

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Expera Specialty Solutions is adding a new product brand, Resin-Gard™, representing its advanced line of saturating papers. Expera’s saturating papers are engineered to achieve uniform saturant (resin and latex) pickup required by manufacturers to meet finished product strength and performance requirements. Resin-Gard™ also offers dimensional stability and surface properties that…