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Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading packaging companies, has once again demonstrated how its extensive expertise and knowledge can span beyond the realm of packaging – this time by sending a corrugated aeroplane in to the sky. The company is proud to employ the best minds with unique backgrounds,…

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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro, hereinafter referred to as “Nippon Paper Industries”) and Mitsubishi Corporation (President: Ken Kobayashi) are pleased to announce that they have completed, on schedule, the construction of the solar power generation facilities (capacity of approximately 21 megawatts: see Note) on part of the…

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Catalyst Paper Corporation announced that Brian Baarda , Vice President, Finance  and Chief Financial Officer, has decided to leave the company to advance his career in a more senior leadership role with another organization. "Brian has made a tremendous contribution to Catalyst since joining the company 25 years ago, says…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a letter of intent with Metsä Fibre to deliver key production technologies for a new bio-product pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. The order value for ANDRITZ is over 100 million euros. Start-up of the…

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Fortress Paper Ltd. reports that the Government of Canada today announced that it is requesting the establishment of a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel on China's imposition of discriminatory and unfounded anti-dumping measures on Canada's dissolving pulp industry. Today's announcement escalates Canada's initial request in October 2014 for consultations with…

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The global pulp and paper chemicals market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.8% over 2014-2019. The major driver for the global pulp and paper chemicals market is the rising demand for specialty papers in packaging as well as printing applications. Favorable industrial production activities in developing countries…

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International Paper Company announced the election of Ambassador William J. Burns to its Board of Directors effective February 11, 2015. Ambassador Burns, age 58, is President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States.  Ambassador Burns served in the U.S. Department…

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UPM has significantly reduced work-related accidents with a three year program called “Step Change in Safety 2012–2014”. UPM’s lost time accident frequency* (LTAF) has decreased by 70% from 15.2 in 2012 to 4.4 in 2014. The Step Change in Safety 2012–2014 initiative engaged all UPM employees in a joint mission…

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Central National-Gottesman Inc. (CNG), a leading global distributor of pulp, paper and forestry products, announced today the expansion of its North American distribution business, adding Spicers Canada to its growing portfolio of regional paper merchants. Headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, Spicers Canada is one of the country's primary distributors of fine…

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Resolute Forest Products Inc., and six First Nations Chiefs today held an official signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that sets out a framework for negotiating business agreements related to the company's sawmill investments in Northwestern Ontario. In attendance at the signing, hosted by Resolute, were Chief Mainville of…