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Segezha Group's Sokolsky PPM PJSC and Vologda Paper Mill LLC have signed the collective agreement, as Segezha Group said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The document, which entered into force and effect on January 1, 2018, retained all social guarantees and compensation of the previous collective agreement,…

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The plant, which is expected to process over 30,000 tonnes of recovered paper annually, is perfectly positioned to meet the city’s growing recycling needs. A fleet of eco-friendly hybrid vehicles collect paper and board from households and businesses. This is then sorted at the plant and sent to the Smurfit…

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The new Voith XcelLine tissue machine TM 12 was successfully started up at Guangdong Lee & Man, taking only 28 minutes from “stock on wire” to “paper on reel”, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. From the very first parent roll produced, the tissue…

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Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M board production line with automation for Pratt Paper (IN), LLC for Pratt's new greenfield paper mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance linerboard and corrugated medium. This will be the second OptiConcept M board…

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Cordier sees potential in specialty pulp and paper for industrial applications. Dutch industrial investment group Value Enhancement Partners BV (VEP) has acquired a majority stake in Cordier Papier Holding GmbH and Cordier Spezialpapier GmbH, based in in the southwest of Germany. The new owners of Cordier will be specTra Industriekapital…

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Nippon Paper Industries announces that its consolidated subsidiary, Kitakami Paper, has decided at the meeting of the Board of Directors held that it will withdraw from all of its businesses on July 31, 2018. Kitakami Paper, as a paper company of local production for local consumption, has been providing new…

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The Chilean folding boxboard maker Cartulinas CMPC S.A has bought two PulpEye online analyser systems to its mill in Maule. One system will be installed in the BTMP pulp mill and the other in the board mill’s stock preparation, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom…

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Crown Van Gelder proudly announces its latest investment is a Soft Calender for Paper Machine 1 which is part of an investment program totalling EUR 20m in the past 2 years. This Soft Calender is supplied by Andritz Küsters GmbH from Germany and is being installed during January. The new…

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The 2018 price hike announcement continues the last year's trend which has seen a substantial rise in costs of recycled containerboard and kraftliner. In a statement, Hamburger Containerboard said prices for brown containerboard, as well as coated and uncoated white-top testliner will be increased by €60/t for orders as of…

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As part of its strategy to expand into the tissue segment, Suzano Papel e Celulose, the world’s second-largest eucalyptus pulp producer, commissioned Voith Paper, a global technology leader in innovation for the paper industry, to supply complete production lines for the manufacture of sanitary (tissue) paper. The multinational German group…

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