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BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Pöyry with the detailed mill engineering services assignment for the new board machine project in their production site in Gruvön, Sweden, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The assignment includes detail engineering services for all disciplines as well as field engineering,…

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SCA has decided to discontinue its hygiene business in India, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. SCA prioritizes growth in selected emerging markets such as China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Russia, where the company already holds strong market positions. Emerging markets…

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Brazil's exports plantation wood products increased in the first 10 months of this year. Between January and October 2016, pulp exports increased 11% year-on-year to 10.7 million tonnes. Paper exports reached 1.7 million tones in the same period, a 3.2% growth compared to 2015. In addition there was an over…

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Prices on the Italian coreboard market have barely altered in the fourth quarter. Some upward price adjustments made in October have been partially or completely revoked the following month. Coreboard manufacturers in Italy had hardly any success in their efforts to raise their selling prices again in the fourth quarter…

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The Chinese Lian Jiang Huasen Wood Industry Co., Ltd ordered a press line for the production of particleboard for its production site in Lianjiang, Zhanjiang City. With this direct order for Siempelkamp (Qingdao) Machinery & Equipment Co. Ltd., a new era in international cooperation has begun which will safeguard Siempelkamp’s…

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PM 4 is now expected to be back in operation by the end of February or beginning of March. Natron-Hayat has delayed the restart of the PM 4 at the Maglaj mill in Bosnia and Herzegovina by two months and thus will not be able to offer its brown sack…

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Hengan Group, a leading Chinese manufacturer of tissue and hygiene products, has ordered two Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machines, to be installed at its Changji mil in Xinjiang Autonomous Region. These MODULO-PLUS ES are the first two tissue machines supplied by Toscotec to Hengan Group. They have a production speed…

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Södra Wood plans to replace one of their band saw lines with a full optimizing profiling line from AriVislanda, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This sawline developed between Södra Wood, Långasjö and AriVislanda will get the highest technique level of what is available…

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Ukraine's Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill completes stock preparation upgrade at its PM#2. The company succeeded to increase the capacity of OCC line and reduce operational downtime. Waste paper consumption reduced and energy saved to 20% during stock preparation process, as the company said in the press release received by…

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Spanish WLC board manufacturer Papelera del Principado (Paprinsa) will launch the second phase of its investment programme to upgrade the board machine at the Mollerussa mill. According to the Paprinsa management, the machine has been idled on 17 December and is scheduled to resume production on 9 January. Among other…