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After lengthy discussions, players in the German coldset newsprint market agreed to leave last year's prices unchanged in 2017. Paper mills and publishers have finally agreed on terms and conditions for deliveries of coldset newsprint in 2017. EUWID respondents unanimously report that agreement was not based on finer modalities but…

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Prowell, a company belonging to Progroup AG pursues its Two Twentyfive strategy with determination and continues expanding at a fast pace with two further corrugated sheet board plants. Europe’s fastest growing corrugated board manufacturer is thus expanding its production capacities by a further 250,000 tonnes in the medium term. As…

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Thanks to a good order situation, recycled containerboard pries in France have gone up again in April. This is the third price increase in three months. Brown recycled corrugated case material prices have continued on their upward path in France. Mark-ups in February and March were followed by another increase…

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Sateri signed an investment agreement with the municipal government of Jiujiang in Jiangxi province to expand its viscose staple fibre capacity in China by up to 1 million tons per year. Sateri is currently the largest producer of viscose in China, with annual capacity in excess of 550,000 tons from…

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New Procemex Web Inspection System was installed and commissioned at Barcelona Cartonboard mill in Spain, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The mill had previous Procemex Web Monitoring System that was now added and enhanced with a Web Inspection System. This new equipment strengthens…

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In order to increase production capacity in the dry-sorter and planer line for quality grading of boards at the mill in Curitibanos, Brazil, Berneck decided to invest in new software and machinery products engineered in cooperation with Springer and Microtec. While Microtec delivered all lumber quality scanning and optimization devices,…

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The Board of Directors of Sonoco declared a $.39 per share quarterly common stock dividend, a 5.4 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $.37 per share. The dividend will be paid on June 9, 2017, to shareholders of record as of May 12, 2017. According to Jack Sanders,…

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Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM listed leading independent tissue converter, announces the official opening of its new 168,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Leyland, Lancashire, England. This facility has had two tissue converting lines installed, which will increase Accrol's total converting capacity to 143,000 tonnes per annum. Manufacturing began…

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PaperWorks Industries has made a strategic investment of approximately $3.5 million to reduce its energy consumption at its Wabash, Indiana, operations, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The result earned the company a $1.13 million incentive payment from Duke Energy’s Smart$aver® Custom program, which…

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Corrugated board producer Prowell has announced a considerable expansion project. The company plans to increase corrugated sheet board capacities by 250,000 tpy in the medium term by building two new plants in Italy and the UK. Prowell, a subsidiary of German corrugated board producer Progroup, is planning to set up…

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