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According to a recently published TechSci Research report “Indonesia Pulp and Paper Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, the pulp and paper chemicals market in Indonesia is forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 12% during 2014-20. These specialty chemicals are used for the treatment of pulp and fiber…

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, International Trade Minister Ed Fast, and Minister of Natural Resources as well as Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario Greg Rickford announced today that wood exports are expected to increase after Mexico agreed to recognize Canada's heat treated…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the tissue machine with an 18-foot steel Yankee supplied to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in Pinghu city, Zhejiang province, China. The PrimeLineST C8 machine, which is producing high quality facial wipes and toilet paper grades, has a design speed of 1,900 m/min…

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Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) today announced fourth quarter earnings of $68 million, or $0.39 per share, on revenues of $428 million. Fourth quarter earnings include $2 million after-tax, or $0.01 per diluted share of insurance recoveries related to the fire at the medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant…

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U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 4% in December 2014 compared to December 2013, with total paper inventories flat compared to November, as the American Forest & Paper Association said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Uncoated free sheet (UFS) paper shipments in December decreased 8% compared to…

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Valmet will supply Zhejiang Long Chen Paper with a new headbox, press section and sizer for its new PM7 containerboard machine to be located in the company's Dushan mill in Jiaxing City in China. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2015. The order is included in Valmet's fourth…

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The United Steelworkers (USW) and four U.S. paper manufacturers announced that they have filed antidumping petitions against unfairly priced imports of certain types of uncoated paper in sheets from China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia, and countervailing duty petitions against subsidized imports from China and Indonesia with the U.S. Department…

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RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, has engaged AS Hekotek (“Hekotek”), a mechanical engineering company, to build a wood pellet production facility at the Company’s Magistralny sawmill in Eastern Siberia. RusForest has signed a contract with Hekotek for delivery of equipment to construct a wood pellet…

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Wood-Mizer LLC, the world’s leading sawmill manufacturer, announces plans to build a new production facility in Batesville, Indiana. The new facility will replace Wood-Mizer’s current sawmill manufacturing plant operating in New Point, Indiana. Wood-Mizer reached an agreement with Southeast Indiana area leaders to establish an 85,000 square-foot manufacturing facility on…

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries closed on the purchase of a majority interest in Integra Packaging Proprietary, Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of integrated packaging products based in Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 1995, Integra has two locations in Eastern Australia, where it manufactures wood specialty…