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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…

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Fortress Paper Ltd. is pleased to announce a major investment to advance its strategic project of utilizing birch to manufacture dissolving pulp at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill located in Thurso, Québec (the "Project"). Birch trees grow abundantly across Canada and are considered an underutilized species of tree. The Project…

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Stora Enso has finalized the co-determination negotiations regarding the consolidation of manufacturing of corrugated packaging in Finland, which will result in the company's corrugated packaging plant in Heinola to be closed permanently and packaging manufacturing transferred to the Lahti plant. The closure will affect 47 employees, as the company says…

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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…