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Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Limited, a company affiliated with American Industrial Acquisition Corporation, has purchased Tolko Industries' Manitoba kraft paper mill and sawmill in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. As part of the agreement, all current Manitoba employees will…

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SPM has received an order for online system Intellinova Compact to monitor five wash presses at forestry group Södra's biggest pulp mill Södra Cell Mönsterås. Södra Cell Mönsterås now follows up the previous investments in condition monitoring equipment with an additional order, where a total of five wash presses of…

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The product subject to investigation by Turkish competition authorities is unbleached kraftliner weighing 175 g/m² or less. Turkey is considering to impose antidumping (AD) duties on imports of certain kraftliner papers from several European countries and Brazil. According to document no.2016/46, published in the country's Official Journal on 30 October,…

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Voith has won a new contract to supply a new decor paper machine in India – the Chandrahati PM 4 – for ITC Limited - Paperboards & Specialty Papers Division, which is India’s largest producer of graphic paper, specialty paper and cartonboard. ITC PSPD can look back on more than…

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Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately Euro19 million from Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Business Area of Metsä Group. The orders consist of machine lines to be delivered for a plywood mill to be set up by Metsä Wood in Estonia and services related to the installation and commissioning…

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Twinsaver Group is set to become the largest tissue manufacturer in Sub-Saharan Africa through the installation of a new Toscotec AHEAD-2.0S tissue production line, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Twinsaver Group, the major manufacturer of tissue products in South Africa, will proceed with…

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Ahlstrom has signed an agreement to sell its German subsidiary with operations in Osnabrück to Kämmerer Paper Holding GmbH. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price of the transaction. Ahlstrom produces base papers for wallcovers, poster papers as well as release liners for self-adhesive labels at the…

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere has developed the new greaseproof paper, Probarrier Nature for food packaging, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Completely free of fluoropolymers the product provides excellent environmental characteristics and is fully biodegradable. The oil and fat barrier is achieved exclusively with the use…

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Stocks have been falling, but new capacities are said to be coming into play Suppliers of brown recycled corrugated case material say they are increasingly being confronted with calls for price reductions in Germany. For November, buyers are aiming to realise price cuts of €5-10/t. They say they have already…

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This spring Ukraine's Kyiv CPM launched a large-scale project for modernization of machine coater. The first stage is modernization of unwinder at the Coater together with Bellmer, Germany, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Delivery of equipment is scheduled for December 2016 under the…