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Kruger's No. 10 Paper Machine (PM10) rebuild project proceeds on time and on budget at its Trois-Rivières mill in Quebec, Canada. The Company offered a behind-the-scenes look at the construction site of this the large-scale project that represents 500,000 person-hours of work over 20 months. Once the project is completed…

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CLT Plant Ltd is setting up a cross-laminated timber (CLT) board production plant in Kauhajoki, Finland. The factory will employ 150 employees and net sales are estimated to be over Euro 20 million after five years of operation, as Invest in Finland reports. The new factory in Kauhajoki in Western…

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The new 34,000 tpy tissue machine will strengthen Goma-Camp's position on the global tissue market. Spain's tissue paper and products manufacturer Goma-Camps will install a new tissue machine and increase its total tissue production capacity to above 90,000 tpy. According to Goma-Camps, the company has already signed a purchase contract…

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The continuous increase in South Korean imports at undercutting prices had a clear negative impact on the EU industry, resulting in market price depression and causing market share losses for EU producers, says the EC. The European Commission (EC) has decided to institute provisional anti-dumping (AD) duties on imports of…

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Kajaani cellulosic ethanol plant to reach full capacity in 2017 but expansion project already considered. Oil and bioproducts trading company North European Biotech (NEB), a joint venture company between the Finnish biofuels manufacturer St1 Biofuels and the SOK Corporation, is considering the erection of a new biorefinery for the production…

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The RDF steam plant project is directly connected to the approved capacity increase at the Blue Paper recycled packaging paper mill to 400,000 tpy. Recycled corrugated case material manufacturer Blue Paper, a joint venture company between VPK Packaging and Klingele Papierwerke, is planning to build a 18 MW steam plant…

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Cellwood Machinery Trading Shanghai has signed an agreement for delivery of a 260 Tpd - Krima Hot Dispersing Unit to Shandong Tiandiyuan Paper. The delivery will take place early 2017 and will be a part of Shandong Tiandiyuan Papers new test liner project. The contract between Shandong and Cellwood is…

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Sequana's 3Q 2016 sales dropped 10.7% to Euro 694 million on a like-for-like basis, i.e., a constant reporting structure for Arjowiggins (down 6.7% at constant exchange rates). Unfavourable FX fluctuations over the 3Q – which mainly impacted Antalis' businesses – amounted to Euro 33 million. 3Q 2016 EBITDA declined by…

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Burrows Paper Corporation has agreed to sell its Packaging Division operations to Novolex™. The transactions are expected to close in the 4Q 2016, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network It will acquire the operations located in Franklin and Mt. Vernon, Ohio; Reno, Nevada; Ft.…

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Valmet has received a repeat order for a Valmet IQ Process and Quality Vision system (PQV) from Stora Enso Sunila Mill in Kotka, Finland. By monitoring dirt and shives on the mill's pulp drying line 6, the system optimizes both end product quality and line efficiency. The new system will…