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Smurfit Kappa Group has been facing some problems with its recovery boiler at the Cellulose du Pin mill. This resulted in some downtime in August and September. Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has resumed production at its Cellulose du Pin containerboard mill in France on 19 September. The company explained it…

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SWISS KRONO commissions new particleboard plant with CPS+ in Menznau, Switzerland. Dieffenbacher supplied all the essential machines, from gluing through raw board handling, for the replacement project, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. A highlight of the new plant is the EVOjet P gluing…

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Voith supplied two complete production lines to Mysore – Bank Note Paper Mill India (Pvt.) Ltd., in Southern India, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The scope of supply included the water mark wire workshop, cotton, stock and broke preparation and two paper machines…

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
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BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper industry, has acquired North American Cerutti Corp.’s Zerand division, from Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti S.p.A. The transaction closed on September 15, 2017, and is Barry-Wehmiller’s 94th acquisition. Fredericks Michael & Co. acted as exclusive financial advisor to Cerutti.…

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A good orders situations and high containerboard prices are leading corrugated board manufacturers in Germany to continue their efforts to implement price hikes. Demand for corrugated board in Germany is booming. Industry insiders report that companies saw a renewed increase in deliveries in August of over 5%. If the trend…

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
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Klingele invests in the Cuban corrugated cardboard industry through a shareholding in Spanish company Trade Packaging S.A. In a press release published today,Klingele Group informed that it was investing in the market in Cuba through its Spanish subsidiary Klingele Embalajes. Klingele has a shareholding in the Spanish holding company Trade…

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The alternative to the company's proposal will likely lead to bankruptcy at the parent company Norske Skogindustier ASA but Norske Skog AS and the mills will continue operations as normal under new ownership. Norske Skog group has launched a new recapitalisiation proposal. According to the parent company Norske Skogindustrier ASA,…

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During the night between September 5th and 6th, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg. The production was stopped as a consequence of the fire but is now back to full speed after a successful work to make the unit ready for…

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In 2016, the European Union recycled 47% of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430,000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment. The combined weight of beverage cartons recycled or recovered rose to roughly 700,000 tonnes,…

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Thimm Verpackung opens its new Holledau plant in Bavaria, Germany. State-of-the-art production technologies, efficient and highly-automated processes coupled with a flexible, customer-oriented organisation with a comprehensive service element are just some of the highlights of one of the most advanced plants in Europe. Testament to this at the new Wolnzach…

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