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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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ANDRITZ Biax, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, presents its wide range of solutions for the production of biaxially oriented films at NPE Orlando this year’s largest plastics trade show and conference worldwide (March 23 to 27, South Hall, Level 1, booth S 24138). MESIM technology: the key solution…

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Western Forest Products Inc. announces that it has completed the sale of its former pulp mill site to Woodfibre LNG Limited at a purchase price of $21.8 million. The sale, which was previously announced on January 28, 2013, includes 212 acres of industrial waterfront land located at the head of…

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Pia Aaltonen-Forsell has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of Munksjö’s Management Team. Aaltonen-Forsell (M.Soc.Sc.) will be joining Munksjö from Vacon Plc., where she currently is the CFO. Aaltonen-Forsell’s previous positions include Senior Vice President (SVP) Finance, IT and M&A, Building and Living Business Area at Stora Enso…

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KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation reported preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. As compared to 2013's fourth quarter, results for 2014's fourth quarter are below: • Net sales of $563 million flat to the prior year • Net income of $34 million down $9 million, or…

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Uniboard is proud to announce an investment of over $53 million at its Val-d'Or particleboard and thermally fused laminate facility. The investment will increase the productivity of the plant in addition to modernizing key production areas of the Val-d'Or facility allowing Uniboard to better service our customer base in Canada…

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Minerals Technologies Inc., announced today that it has signed a commercial agreement to provide Fulfill®  E-325, a new, high-filler technology, at a paper mill in Europe. Minerals Technologies now has 19 agreements with paper mills that have adopted the Fulfill® E-325 technology that the company introduced in late 2010. The…

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On 14 January 2015, Metsäliitto Cooperative, the parent company of Metsä Group, announced the divestment of the entire share capital of Metsä Wood’s UK-based pole business subsidiary Burt Boulton & Haywood Ltd (BBH) to ScanPole Ltd. The divestment was finalised on 2 February 2015. The transaction does not have a…

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The significantly reduced market volume for new machines and major rebuilds has resulted in a difficult situation at Voith Paper, especially in the projects business. With this in mind, the Management Board of Voith Paper today presented a plan for a package of measures, which is intended to adapt the…

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Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has today welcomed the Rainforest Alliance independent evaluation of its Forest Conservation Policy (FCP). The evaluation concludes that the company has made moderate progress towards meeting its commitments. The FCP was announced on February 5th 2013, marking an immediate end to natural forest clearance by…