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Coated paper is a plain paper coated with a thin layer of functional materials such as kaolin clay, SB latex, titanium dioxide, wax or polythene. Coating provides a characteristic property of resistance to dirt, wear and tear to a paper substrate. Coated paper usually has a gloss or matte finish,…

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Skanska has signed an agreement with SCA to undertake a comprehensive refurbishment and extension of the pulp mill Östrand in Timrå, Sweden. The contract value is SEK 360 million, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter of 2015. The expansion includes new…

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Kotkamills Oy is pleased to announce that with immediate effect Alphab Paper & Board AB will represent our Consumer Board Product Range in the Scandinavian and selected Baltic markets.  Alphab Paper & Board and Kotkamills have joined forces in the graphic business earlier with great success. Christian Höglund, Sales Director,…

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Pratt Industries' Valmet-supplied containerboard production line, PM 16, successfully came on stream on October 04, 2015 at their greenfield paper mill in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA. This is Valmet's first OptiConcept M installation in North America. "PM 16 is one of the industry's most efficient paper mill, employing 120 people to…

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Georgia-Pacific LLC announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its engineered lumber business to Boise Cascade for $215 million, including working capital. The transaction is subject to standard regulatory review and other customary closing conditions. "Georgia-Pacific is firmly committed to the building products industry. Although the engineered…

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Double A welcomes the change made at the COP21 in Paris, during which the place given to the private sector at the negotiation table has increased. The 21st Conference of the Parties, that took place in Paris from the 30th of November to the 11th of December, has made a…

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. responds to the proposal put forth by FSC International on December 17, 2015, to launch a mediation process between interested parties with the goal of identifying solutions to forest management issues in the Canadian boreal forest. The proposal follows Resolute's expression of concern regarding the viability…

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Liberty Diversified International (LDI) has named Mark S. Schumacher President and COO. Schumacher has served as a member of LDI’s Advisory Board for five years as an external advisor while he was President of the Pressure/Temperature Business of manufacturing technology leader Emerson Process Management. As a result, he comes to…

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Mr. Juha Lappalainen (MSc. Eng., born 1962) has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Operational Development at Valmet as of January 4, 2016. Juha Lappalainen will succeed Kari Saarinen, who was appointed Valmet's CFO in November. In his new position as SVP, Strategy and Operational Development, Juha Lappalainen will…

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Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, joins Stora Enso CEO, Karl-Henrik Sundström, at today’s official Innovation Centre inauguration. The Innovation Centre for biomaterials will host research, application, business development and strategic marketing under one roof. By creating renewable solutions and products from second-generation biomass, such as wood, in…