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Global Win Wickliffe LLC, a Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, will reopen the former Verso Corp. mill in west Kentucky’s Ballard County with a $150 million investment expected to create 500 full-time jobs. Executives of Global Win Wickliffe signed a purchase agreement with representatives of Verso to buy the facility for…

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Norsk Gjenvinning (NG), Norways largest waste management company, has selected Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to supply NG’s new state of the art paper recycling system in Oslo. Operational in Q1 2019, the system will process 20 tonnes per hour (tph) and run three shifts to process approximately 120,000 tonnes…

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
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Neenah announces its recent investment to reinvigorate the cotton fiber paper category with its new NEENAH® Cotton Papers, a 100% cotton paper expertly manufactured by the mill that has been crafting the finest, pure cotton papers since the late 1870’s. Created especially for letterpress design, modern correspondence and events with…

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Columbia Pulp I, LLC, announced Wednesday that the company has completed construction on its 18,000-square-foot pilot plant in Pomeroy, Washington. While construction is still underway for North America’s first tree-free pulp mill outside of neighboring Starbuck, Washington, this pilot plant will replicate Columbia Pulp’s innovative pulp-making process on a smaller…

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Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), which owns a range of sales and distribution businesses in the global pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, plywood and metals industries, announced today that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has acquired the business of Texas-based Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company, expanding its reach into the Southwestern United States.  …

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Metsa Group’s next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, reached its nominal capacity in August 2018, according to plan. This makes Metsä Group the world’s largest producer of softwood market pulp. The bioproduct mill produced its millionth tonne of pulp on 8 August 2018, as the company said in the press…

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International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Taison Pulp (Group) Co., Ltd. to supply two PrimeLineST W8 tissue machines, including stock preparation and automation systems, for their mill in Suzhou, Anhui province, China. The machines will produce up to 120,000 tons of tissue per year and are designed…

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 The trade dispute between China and the USA continues to escalate. China has now announced a 25% tariff on scrap imports from the US, including recovered paper. China's Ministry of Commerce retaliates against US tariffs on Chinese imports. New Chinese tariffs are to apply to imports of all scrap commodities…

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Two of Toscotec’s AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines started up at Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) in Yangjiang, Guangdong, PRC. They will increase the group’s annual production by over 60,000 tons. With these start-ups, Vinda kicked off production at its new Yangjiang mill, strategically located by Yangjiang Port in south-west Guangdong. Toscotec’s AHEAD-2.0M…

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Another conversion project has been announced which will see graphic paper capacities being replaced by containerboard capacities - this time in Mexico. Mexican paper and packaging manufacturer Copamex, Monterrey, will switch production at the Anáhuac mill from graphic paper to recycled containerboard. To this end, the company has ordered a…

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