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Recard to Rebuild Drenik Tissue Machine in Serbia (5/31/2016)

Recard, Italy, reports that it is returning to Serbia, thanks to the renewed trust by Drenik ND d.o.o., which placed an order for the rebuild of PM 1 supplied in 2004.

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Voith Generating Added Value from Big Data (4/12/2018)

Voith later this month presents digital solutions for industrial companies at the Hannover Messe, Germany, for the first time.

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Valmet to Supply Sappi Demo Plant for Next-Generation Dissolving Pulp (6/20/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will supply a dissolving pulp cooking demonstration plant to Sappi in South Africa to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals.

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Model Installs Voith Smart Seal Wear Monitoring System at Mill in Switzerland (6/24/2016)

Voith, Heidenheim, Gemany, has developed a ‘Seal Wear Monitoring’ system that will make sealing strip replacement easier to plan in the future.

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FPA Canada Welcomes Forest Ministers’ Carbon Action Plan (6/16/2016)

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) this past week welcomed the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers’ (CCFM) new Innovation Action Plan, calling it an "important step" towards a low-carbon economy.

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K-C Pro Expands Landfill Diversion for Industrial Glove Waste (6/15/2016)

Kimberly-Clark Professional (K-C Pro), a division of Kimberly-Clark (K-C), Irving, Tex., USA, announced this past week it has expanded its innovative recycling program to manufacturing and other industrial environments, enabling these customers to divert non-hazardous waste, such as nitrile gloves and apparel, from landfills.

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Sosnina Named CEO of ILIM Group (6/08/2016)

Ksenia Sosnina will take up the position of CEO of ILIM Group, St. Petersburg, Russia, effective  June 16, 2016.

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Thimm Group Starts up E-Commerce Business for Corrugated Boxes (4/09/2018)

New online shop sells standardized packaging made of corrugated board and value-added accessories for the optimum distribution of goods.  

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Cascades Completes Transaction with U.S.-Based Rand-Whitney (6/02/2016)

Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, yesterday (June 1) announced that Norampac, its containerboard packaging division, has successfully completed a transaction with U.S.-based company Rand-Whitney Container LLC for the acquisition of its plant in Newtown, Conn., USA, in exchange for certain assets of its Norampac New England plant, located in Thompson, Conn.

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APC Group Expands Bamboo Operations into Africa (5/23/2016)

Global plantation giant, the APC Group—a Geneva, Switzerland-based group of associated companies that includes Asia Plantation Capital—has now widened its global corporate presence to include Africa Plantation Capital in Kenya, with a major acquisition of land for the creation of high value bamboo plantations.

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Eastern Canadian Pulp Mills Become More Competitive with Declining Wood Costs (5/23/2016)

Softwood fiber prices in Eastern Canada have been in steady decline for more than four years, and in the 1Q/16 were at their lowest levels in almost 15 years.

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Cascades to Build Major Tissue Converting Plant on U.S. West Coast (6/16/2016)

Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, today (June 16, 2016) announced that it will build a new tissue converting plant in Scappoose, Ore., USA.

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Corrugated Box Market to Grow at 3.94% CAGR, Reaching $76.76 Billion by 2021 (5/31/2016)

MarketsandMarkets, Pune, India, has published a new report titled Corrugated Boxes Market by Material (Linerboard, Medium), Printing Ink (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, UV-Curable, Hot Melt-Based), Printing Technology (Digital, Flexography, Lithography), Type (Slotted, Telescope) - Global Forecast to 2021.

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Twin Rivers Paper Names Reichert COO (6/01/2016)

Lightweight specialty paper and dimensional lumber manufacturer, Twin Rivers Paper Co., Madawaska, Maine, USA, this week announced the appointment of John Reichert to the position of COO.

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Sun Chemical to Increase N.A. Prices for Silicone-Based Products (4/05/2018)

Company will increase prices by 30% on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective May 1, 2018.

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Amazon, International Paper, Starbucks Join The Recycling Partnership (4/03/2018)

Leading companies are coming together to transform the recycling industry across the country. 


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Iggeson Containerboard Scores Gold in Australia (6/21/2016)

According to a release this past week by Iggeson Paperboard (a Holmen Group), Iggeson, Sweden, when the Australian Media Super National Print Awards were held earlier this month, the gold award in the packaging category was won by Rooster IMC for its Herbanica Hand & Body Cream packaging made on the company's Incada Silk 260 gsm.

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ACCD Announces Complementary Board Director Search and Placement Service (4/11/2018)

American College of Corporate Directors (ACCD) has announced a director placement service for their Certified Professional Director members and qualified public companies. 

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Smurfit Kappa Continues to Invest in Facture Paper Mill (4/19/2018)

Company is investing in French mill to meet the growing demand for kraftliner grades in Europe.

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Cascades to Close Recycled Pulp Mill in Maine (6/23/2016)

According to a report yesterday (June 22) by The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Me., USA) Cascades (Kingsley Falls, Que., Canada) plans to close its deinked pulp mill in Auburn on July 15, laying off 45 employees at the facility that uses recycled paper to make packaging and tissue products.

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