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Kemira Successfully Starts up Strength Resin Plant at Estella Site (6/27/2017)

High-efficiency and premium quality strength resins produced at the plant are used in tissue, laminate, and specialty and packaging as well as food and liquid packaging boards.

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Körber Group Acquires MTC (6/22/2017)

MTC develops, manufactures, and sells interfolder/multifolder lines (tissue converting machines) for tissue paper products (facials, folded towels).

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Fibria Raises Asia, Europe, N. A. Pulp Prices by $30/Metric Ton (1/18/2017)

Brazilian pulp producer Fibria Celulose SA, Sao Paulo, Brazil, will raise pulp prices for European, North American, and Asian customers by $30 per metric ton, starting Feb. 1, 2017.

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Lucart Laval sur Vologne Mill in France Starts up Rebuilt Tissue Machine (1/17/2017)

Following a comprehensive rebuild supplied by Toscotec, Italy, the rebuilt PM 10 at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France has been successfully started up. The rebuild will boost the machine speed from the current 1,300 m/min. to 1,600 m/min. for the production of high-quality tissue from virgin or recycled fibers.

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Corrugated Industry Extends Record of Environmental Progress (6/26/2017)

“The LCA results demonstrate the efforts our mills and converting facilities are making to reduce the industry’s supply chain impact on the environment,” said CPA Executive Director Dennis Colley.

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AkzoNobel Starts up Packaging Inks Facility in China (12/21/2015)

AkzoNobel has started operations at a new facility for packaging inks at its site in Songjiang, China.

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U.S. Containerboard Output Inches Down (12/04/2015)

U.S. containerboard production was 1% lower this October compared with October of last year, as reported by AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) in its October 2015 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report issued this past week.

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Valmet to Supply Automation for Porvoon Energia's Biomass-Fired Boiler (12/11/2015)

Valmet, Finland, will supply automation for Porvoon Energia Oy's biomass-fired boiler plant currently under construction in Loviisa, Finland.

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SCA Makes Changes to Forest Products Company Executive Management (6/21/2017)

As a final step in the split of the SCA Group into two listed companies, this week the board—in connection with Magnus Groth being relieved of his duties as president and CEO—appointed Ulf Larsson president and CEO of SCA. Groth has been appointed president and CEO of Essity Aktiebolag, which this week was admitted for trading on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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Futura Announces New BOD and CEO (6/22/2017)

Piero  Ceccon, who joined the company three years ago to oversee its international operations, has been promoted to CEO. 

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Nekoosa Acquires Graphic Media Producer ClingZ (1/17/2017)

Nekoosa, Nekoosa, Wis., USA, has acquired the business and assets of ClingZ Inc., a Rio Rancho, New Mexico, USA-based manufacturer of premium graphic media for temporary marketing and signage application. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Klabin Earns Leadership Status from Carbon Disclosure Project (1/02/2017)

Company participated in three of the platform's programs—Climate Change, Water, and Forests.

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Graphic Packaging Announces New Share Repurchase Plan Authorization (1/13/2017)

Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (Atlanta, Ga., USA), a U.S. provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies, yesterday (January 11) announced a new $250 million share repurchase authorization. The new $250 million authorization allows for the repurchase of shares from time to time through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions and Rule 10b5-1 plans in accordance with applicable securities laws. The timing of purchases will depend on market conditions.

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AF&PA, AWC Support House Passage of Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (1/16/2017)

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., USA, President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC), Leesburg, Va., President and CEO Robert Glowinski this past week issued the following statement in support of House passage of the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017. They also welcomed House action last week to pass the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act and Midnight Rules Relief Act.

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Appleton Coated Expands Ethos Enhanced Inkjet Options for High-Speed Inkjet Presses (1/09/2017)

Appleton Coated (Combined Locks, Wis., USA) announced Tuesday (January 10) the company has expanded its Ethos® Enhanced Inkjet, adding 45, 50, 60, 70, and 80 lb. text to the existing 7-pt. and 9-pt covers. This unique product offers a smooth, silk, coated-like feel for high-speed inkjet presses. Ethos Enhanced Inkjet has high-bright, blue-white shade and is designed to provide enhanced image quality and improved color vibrancy in comparison with standard uncoated inkjet papers.

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World Food Container Market to Reach $346.99 Billion by 2025 (1/02/2017)

The global food container market size is expected to reach $346.99 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, San Francisco, Calif., USA. Technological advancement in terms of new packaging materials capable of ensuring cold storage and enhancing shelf life to the finished food products is expected to have a positive impact.

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Walki Announces Changes in Group Executive Team (12/21/2015)

Tommi Björnman, EVP, Industrial Packaging, has decided to leave the Walki Group, Finland, to continue his career outside of the company.

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U.S. Containerboard Output Rises (6/19/2017)

Production was 3.4% higher this May than in May 2016, and the May 2017 operating rate rose 2.2%. 

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Could Amazon's Move On Whole Foods Add to U.S. Containerboard Demand? (6/22/2017)

Amazon makes bold expansion into U.S. grocery sector. 

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Graphic Packaging International Appoints Yost SVP/President, Americas (1/09/2017)

Graphic Packaging International (GPI), Atlanta, Ga., USA, has announced the appointment of Joseph P. Yost as SVP and president, Americas. Yost will have responsibility for the food and beverage commercial and converting organization within the Americas. His career with Graphic Packaging spans more than 27 years and includes roles such as: SVP, global beverage and Europe; chief integration officer and European CFO; and SVP, global supply chain. 

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