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Resolute Forest Products is more and more scaling back activities in the declining publication paper sector to focus more on the tissue segment. The company now announced the closure of two paper machines producing newsprint and uncoated mechanical papers. Canadian forestry group Resolute Forest Products is pursuing its transformation. The…

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In February 2017 Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world. Voith will supply the complete XcelLine process line from…

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Mark Munnelly, Site Director of Rigid Ireland, has confirmed the Limerick-based corrugated packaging manufacturer has been awarded the Certificate of Conformity for BRC Global Standard Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5 – the highest level that can be awarded within the packaging manufacturing industry. The certificate, which was awarded by…

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There was no indication of a summertime calm on the German recovered paper (RCP) market in July. The boom on the Far East export market continued unabated, resulting in strong pressure on the domestic market. In July, prices of supermarket paper and board in particular were driven higher owing to…

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Papierfabrik August Koehler SE will have invested approximately half a billion Euro in growth by 2020, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “We’re able to do this thanks to our position of strength and exceptional business developments in the past,” explains Kai Furler, CEO…

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Norpac has objected to what it claims are cheap offers of paper from Canada on the US market. The company demands that antidumping and countervailing duties be imposed on certain grades of uncoated groundwood paper. US manufacturer of printing and writing paper North Pacific Paper Company (Norpac) filed a petition…

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Buyers had hoped for a price reduction for sawmill residues in Germany in the third quarter. But demand is good and prices stayed the same as in the second quarter. Hardly any change occurred on the German sawmill residue markets in the transition from the second to third quarter of…

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Elliott Baxter to increase selling prices on all coated products, speciality products and some board products by 8% for deliveries from the 14th August, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Elliott Baxter is the leading family owned independent paper supplier in the UK.  …

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The trade balance for the Brazilian planted tree industry reached $2.9 billion from January to May of 2017, growth of 4.9% compared to the same period last year, as the the Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. During the year, the sector accumulated…

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Irving Consumer Products expands its tissue products business in the USA. By 2019, the company will build a new site in the US state of Georgia. Canadian manufacturer of tissue products Irving Consumer Products has announced it will build a new tissue plant in Macon in the US state of…

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