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Britain’s DS Smith Plc said on Wednesday it would acquire a Romania-based paper and packaging business for an enterprise value of about 208 million euros ($244.6 million) to expand its Eastern European presence. DS Smith, a maker of corrugated cardboard, recycled paper and plastic packaging, said family-owned EcoPack and EcoPaper’s…

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Metsä Group celebrated the inauguration of its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, on 18 October 2017. The mill was inaugurated by the President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö. With a cost of EUR 1.2 billion, the mill is the largest investment in the history of the Finnish forest industry. It…

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Construction work for the new 140,000 tpy pulp mill in the USA has started. Columbia Pulp wants to produce pulp based on straw. US company Columbia Pulp has started construction of its straw pulp mill in the north-western states of the USA. The ceremony for the official start of construction…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the TM6 tissue machine delivered to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry Co., Ltd. (Taison Group), Guizhou Province, China. The new PrimeLineST tissue machine, with a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a paper width of 5.6 meters, will produce high-quality facial wipes and…

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Greenpeace activists are protesting against the alleged destruction of "the last critical forest landscapes in northern Sweden." Today, the activists of Greenpeace Nordic have blocked the entrances to the SCA Östrand pulp mill in Timrå, Sweden, in order to protest against what they call destruction of the "last critical forest…

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Paperboard packaging specialist Boutwell Owens & Co. Inc. has completed the installation of the USA’s first Highcon Beam digital cutting and creasing machine at their site in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The top-of-the-line Highcon machine has taken its place in…

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Industrial Assets Corp. completed the purchase of Appleton Coated LLC, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Industrial Assets Corp. is a California-based corporation specializing in capital financing acquisition and sale of distressed manufacturing companies. Going forward, Appleton Coated will continue limited operations while working…

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Smurfit Kappa Mexico has invested US $62 million in a new machine which began operating recently in the Los Reyes Paper Mill, north of Mexico City.   The PM6 machine, which has a production capacity of 100,000 tons of recycled containerboard per year, will facilitate greater integration within the Group’s…

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Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell 100,000 acres of Southern Timberlands to Twin Creeks for $202.5 million. The sale includes 80,000 acres of timberlands in Mississippi and 20,000 acres in Georgia and is expected to close by year end. Effective December 31, 2017, the Company will also terminate the…

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A.Celli Paper to supply a latest-generation rewinder model E-WIND® T200 for The Navigator Company's facilities in Cacia, the district of Aveiro, Portugal, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The tissue rewinder model E-WIND® T200, highly evolved from the point of view of design, has…

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