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Metsä Group made the decision concerning the largest investment in the history of Finnish forest industry in April 2015, and the large-scale project at Äänekoski has progressed as planned – on schedule and according to the budget – towards the mill’s start-up. At the moment, the bioproduct mill project is…

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Georgia-Pacific today announced that its Palatka, Florida, mill has been selected as the location for the company’s previously announced investment of more than $400 million in its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business. The investment supports continued growth for key customers’ premium private label towel products. Investments to the…

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The company will increase prices on greaseproof papers by 5% on all despatches from 1st September 2017. Business Unit Sales and Marketing Director, Peter Warren says “Over the past two years our business has endeavoured to keep cost inflation to a minimum by driving internal efficiency and making targeted investments.…

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In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees at the mill are still ongoing, but PM8 was permanently shut down yesterday. The…

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SCA Containerboard announces a price increase for all Brown and White Kraftliner grades in Europe, effective from 1st of August. "The general market continues to show high-growth and the demand for Kraftliner remains to be strong", says Mikael Fro?lander, Vice President Sales and Marketing Containerboard.   Source: sca.com

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Metsä Group made the decision concerning the largest investment in the history of Finnish forest industry in April 2015, and the large-scale project at Äänekoski has progressed as planned – on schedule and according to the budget – towards the mill’s start-up. At the moment, the bioproduct mill project is…

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Most industry observers had recently anticipated unchanged prices for recycled containerboard over the summer months; so the latest coup by an integrated producer caught them by surprise. The manufacturer who announced the increase cited strong demand and consistently rising production costs as reasons for the new announcement. EUWID sources feel…

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UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill's production process with a EUR 30 million investment. The upgrade will be targeted in the mill's fibre lines, recovery boiler, evaporation, bailing and wood handling. Erection of the main equipment…

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Moelven is making changes at its mill in Valåsen outside Karlskoga, Sweden, which includes introducing new solutions from Renholmen, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. In summer, Moelven will be making a strategic change at its Valåsen mill in Sweden by abandoning timed flow,…

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Kruger Products L.P. provided an update on the new paper machine No. 8 (PM8) project at its Crabtree plant in Canada. The Company also took the opportunity to reveal its recent acquisition of a new $12-million winder, which brings investment in new production equipment at the Crabtree plant to $67…

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