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LeMoyen Mill & Timber LLC will acquire and invest an additional $2 million to develop a wood products manufacturing facility in LeMoyen, Louisiana, as Louisiana Economic Development reports. LeMoyen Mill & Timber, a wholly owned subsidiary of Adobe Machinery Group, will repurpose a lumber mill previously operated by Bayou State…

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Caverion has concluded a partnership agreement with Metsä Fibre concerning sawmills in Vilppula, Finland. Caverion will be responsible for maintenance and related managed services on the site until further notice from December 2016. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed, as the company says in the press release…

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Kaicell Fibers, a joint venture company created by the regional council of Kainuu and NC Capital Partners, is pushing forward with its plans to construct a pulp and bioproducts production plant in the Kainuu region. The company announced that it has decided to develope the facility with a Paltamo municipality…

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Rengo Co., Ltd. announces the successful start of the second paper production line at Vina Kraft Paper Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Binh Duong Province, Vietnam; General Director Sangchai Wiriyaumpaiwong), its joint venture containerboard mill in Vietnam. Vietnam is a growing country in the ASEAN region, with 2016 GDP growth estimated…

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The family-owned company Gomà-Camps has commissioned Voith with the delivery of the new production line for its Ejea de los Caballeros location in Spain. The production line is designed to sustainably produce high-quality tissue paper, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Chairman of…

Thursday, Nov 24, 2016
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Kabel Premium in Germany has acquired Savcor Zenith CE to optimize their roundwood purchasing software and to ensure the raw material supply of the factory. Zenith CE can serve timber purchasing solution, timber trading solution as well as a solution of forestry production. Kabel Premium Pulp and Paper is a…

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The thermal paper market in Western Europe was shaping up to be good in the fourth quarter, even though no new shipment records would be set. Order intake and capacity utilisation in the paper mills in spring and early summer 2016 were exceptional, but this resulted in part from one-off…

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Kotkamills Oy has signed and completed a share purchase agreement concerning the sale and purchase of all issued and outstanding shares in L.P. Pacific Films Sdn. Bhd. (LPPF) to Surfactor Germany GmbH. The ownership to LPPF's shares has been transferred to Surfactor Germany GmbH with immediate effect, as the company…

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First Quality Tissue announced a series of expansion initiatives for its manufacturing and distribution capabilities, as part of its long-term growth plan. The expansion includes the construction of two new state-of-the-art machines. One will be located in the company’s Anderson, South Carolina facility and is expected to be completed and…

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Capitalising on the success from its new line of lightweight packaging papers, FajarPaper announced a 25% increase in net sales to Rp 4,549 billion ($339 million) and net income of Rp 687 billion ($51 million) for the first nine months of 2016. Achieving an EBITDA of Rp 950 billion ($70.7…