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IP Names Barr New Orange, Texas, Containerboard Mill Manager (5/23/2016)

International Paper (IP), Memphis, Tenn., USA, announced this past Tuesday (May 17) that Edward "Ed" Barr has been named mill manager of the company's Orange, Tex., containerboard mill.

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Stora Enso, Rennovia Agree to Jointly Develop Bio-Based Chemicals (5/12/2016)

Stora Enso, Finland, and specialty chemicals company Rennovia Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., USA, this week announced a joint development and license agreement to cooperate on bio-based chemicals development.

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Cascades, Reno de Medici, Caro Now Operating as Single Company (1/09/2017)

Reno de Medici, Milan, Italy, and Cascades, Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, have combined their European businesses as previously announced. The two companies, together with their joint sales company Careo, now form one company that will trade under the name RDM.

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Valmet to Employ 400+ Summer Trainees in Finland (5/11/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will hire more than 300 students as summer trainees and additionally 100-plus young people through a Finnish summer job introduction program.

The company will employ summer trainees in 11 different cities in Finland this summer, with the largest number of trainees in Tampere and Jyväskylä. The majority of the summer trainees will work in different production tasks. There are also positions in sales, marketing, product development, and financial administration. Valmet primarily offers the summer trainee positions to students in their own fields of studies to give them valuable work experience. 

"Our summer jobs offer hundreds of young people the opportunity to gain valuable insights from a global company that needs versatile know-how. Our goal is that the trainees learn new skills and gain experiences, which will benefit them after they graduate. Learning is not only one-way, but also we gain new ideas and a true energy boost from the innovative summer trainees," says Julia Macharey, SVP, Human Resources, Valmet.
 
For elementary and high school students, Valmet offers summer job possibilities through the Finnish "Tutustu työelämään ja tienaa" summer job program. The program, targeted for 14- to 17-year-old students, aims to promote possibilities to learn about work life and to help adolescents gain their first practical work experience. 

Valmet participates in the "Responsible Summer Job" campaign for the second time. The campaign is coordinated by T-Media and the Finnish Economic Information Office (Taloudellinen tiedotustoimisto, TAT) together with corporate partners. The target of the campaign is to challenge companies to increase the amount and quality of summer jobs offered. Valmet wants to promote responsible practices to ensure the traineeships are safe and fair, and to provide meaningful opportunities and experiences for the trainees.

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Södra Cell Mönsterås Mill Contracts Valmet for Recovery Boiler Upgrade (5/25/2016)

Södra Cell’s Mönsterås pulp and paper mill in Sweden has ordered a Valmet (Finland) recovery boiler upgrade and an evaporation line upgrade. The delivery is scheduled for the fall of 2016.

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Cascades Recognized for Leadership in Energy Efficiency (5/26/2016)

Cascades' (Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada) leadership in energy efficiency was recognized repeatedly in the past few days.

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IP Demonstrates Ongoing Commitment to Food Safety (5/25/2016)

International Paper, Memphis, Tenn., USA, this week further solidified its ongoing commitment to improving food safety throughout the supply chain.

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FDA Hears Ortho-Phthalates Concern in Food Contact Paper Products (5/27/2016)

This past Thursday (May 19) the Enviornmental Defense Fund (EDF), Washington. D.C., USA, noted on the group's website that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it was accepting public comment on a food additive petition asking the agency to reconsider the safety of 30 possibly toxic chemicals known as ortho-phthalates, which are used as additives in food packaging and handling materials.

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U.S. Containerboard Output a Mixed Bag in April (5/24/2016)

Containerboard production in the U.S. was 2.6% lower in April 2016 compared with April 2015, according to the recently released AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) April 2016 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report.

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CMPC President Matte to Step Down (3/23/2016)

Eliodoro Matte, president of Chilean pulp company Empresas CMPC, will leave the company next month.

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Fibria Begins Recovery Boiler Structure Assembly at Três Lagoas (3/15/2016)

Fibria, Brazil, a producer of eucalyptus pulp, has taken an important step in the Horizonte 2 Project by beginning assembly of the metal structure of a new recovery boiler that will burn biomass and generate clean energy to power its new pulp production line in Três Lagoas.

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WEPA Chooses Toscotec to Upgrade PM 13 at Cassino Tissue Mill (3/02/2016)

Toscotec, Lucca, Italy, has been awarded a major rebuild to the WEPA PM 13 machine located in Cassino, Italy.

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Springfield's $100 Million Upgrade Project Now Underway (3/01/2016)

According to a report this past week by the Register Guard, Eugene, Ore., USA, International Paper is moving ahead with an upgrade to its linerboard mill valued at more than $100 million in Springfield, Ore.

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IP Forst Accepts Excellence in Leadership Award at ASPI Spring Meeting (3/18/2016)

Don Forst, director-Global Sourcing, International Paper, Memphis, Tenn., USA, accepted the ASPI 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award at the association’s Spring meeting held February 24-26 in Miami, Fla., USA.

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Global Forest Products Industry Outlook Stable (3/15/2016)

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry is stable, says Moody's Investors Service (New York, N.Y., USA).

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Sofidel Acquires Tissue Brands, Converting Capacity in Hungary (3/01/2016)

Sofidel Group, Porcari, Italy, a producer of hygienic papers, especially known in Italy for its Regina brand, this past week announced it has acquired new customers and the Forest brand of tissue products from Forest Papir Kft in Hungary, including 30,000 metric tpy of converting capacity and a converting plant in Piszke, Hungary.

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Huhtamaki Enters Folding Carton Market with Delta Acquisition (5/24/2016)

Huhtamaki, Finland, has acquired Delta Print and Packaging Ltd., a privately held folding carton packaging manufacturer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and its affiliated Polish unit European Packaging Solutions Poland Sp. Z o.o. with a new manufacturing unit in Gliwice, Poland.

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AkzoNobel Cuts CO2 by 100,000 Tons with New Steam-from-Biomass Plant (2/13/2017)

Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp, Eneco, and Groningen Seaports this week opened a facility that will supply steam from biomass to the chemical park at Delfzijl in the Netherlands, primarily for AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals site.

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AF&PA Responds to Media Reports on Fluorinated Chemistry (2/06/2017)

AF&PA President and CEO Donna Harman this past week responded to recent media reports on fluorinated chemistry with the following statement:

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WestRock to Relocate Headquarters in Greater Atlanta, Ga. (2/14/2017)

WestRock, Norcross, Ga., USA, announced this week that it will move its headquarters from Norcross (Gwinnett County) in the northeast section of the greater Atlanta area to Sandy Springs (Fulton County) in the North Central metro area. The company will relocate some 800 employees to a 180,000-sq.-ft. facility (seven floors) in Northpark Town Center (photo), a tower complex near Ga. 400 and Abernathy Road close to the Sandy Springs MARTA station (a key factor behind the decision to relocate there).

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