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Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, will partner with Bedford Paper in 2017 to provide a full tissue converting and packaging line for its facility in De Pere, Wisconsin, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This project will give Bedford Paper a…

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SC paper might become a little more expensive in France if producers get their way. Good demand and capacity closures in Europe could support their plans. Paper manufacturers supplying the French market have price hikes for magazine paper on their wish lists. Specifically, though, this is only being discussed for…

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With sales prices going down and recovered paper price remaining high in November, paper mills are becoming more and more worried about their profitability. Even though paper demand and deliveries have been good so far this year, recycled corrugated case material manufacturers are facing their second round of price cuts…

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Hood Container of Louisiana will make a capital investment in two phases and install new equipment at its St. Francisville-based paper manufacturing facility in Louisiana, as Louisiana Economic Development reports. As part of the upgrades, Hood Container will retain 237 jobs held by Louisiana residents at the St. Francisville facility…

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Fortress Paper Ltd. is pleased to announce a strategic supplement to the already announced birch usage project at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill aimed at extracting hemicellulose from underutilized species such as birch (the " Hemicellulose Project"). The Hemicellulose Project will allow the Company to advance its research and development…

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Caverion and Oy Lunawood Ltd enter into an agreement concerning Technical Maintenance and Managed Services of Lunawood’s production plant located in Iisalmi, Finland. The five-year contract takes effect at the beginning of January 2017. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. In connection with the transfer of the…

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Ukraine's Kyiv CPM has obtained a corresponding certificate of conformity FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) standard - STD-40-004 Chain of Custody certification, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The presence of the FSC certificate improves the image and prestige of the company and demonstrates that…

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Supremex Inc., a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of stock and custom envelopes and growing provider of packaging and specialty products, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Quebec-based Durabox Paper Inc., a manufacturer of specialty corrugated paper boxes. “Through this…

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About 200 km northwest of Kiev the biggest Ukrainian sawmill starts putting its equipment into operation. The company will operate under the brand “Rezult” at the market. The sawmill capacity is designed for 1.2 million solid cubic metres. Up to 400 jobs shall be created with the new mill, as…

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The chief executive of a Taiwan-invested paper project in Tien Giang has directly addressed allegations that his facility may pollute one of the most important waterways in the southern province and Mekong Delta. Chiang Ming Jui, CEO of the Dai Duong Vietnam Co. Ltd., the developer of the namesake paper…