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China Triples Softwood Log Exports from Australia in Past Four Years (11/07/2017)

Lucrative log markets in China have resulted in a tripling of softwood log export volumes from Australia the past four years, reports the "Wood Resource Quarterly," (WRQ), Seattle, Wash., USA.

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AkzoNobel Receives Environment Responsibility Award from Cefic (11/02/2017)

Company was recognized for its partnership approach to developing new value chains that enable substantial carbon footprint reductions in energy use.

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Tetra Pak Conducts “30 Years in India” Exclusive Leadership Seminar (9/04/2017)

More than 100 top food and beverage leaders attend special event conducted this summer in India.

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Weyerhaeuser Appoints Stockfish SVP, Timberlands (11/17/2018)

Devin Stockfish, who will replace retiring Rhonda Hunter, is VP of the company’s Western Timberlands business. Prior to that role, he was SVP, general counsel for the company.

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More Details on PM 3 Conversion from Fine Paper to Krafliner at Wallula Mill (9/01/2017)

As earlier announced, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), Lakeforest, Ill., USA, will convert PM 3 fine paper machine at its Wallula, Wash., paper mill to kraftliner production. 

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Brazil Trade Balance for Forest Sector Has 4.9% Surplus (8/10/2017)

During January to May 2017, sector accumulated total exports of $3.3 billion, 3 pulping, bleaching and recovery.  2% higher than the same period in 2016.

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Mac Papers Introduces HighlanderT Coated Cover (8/01/2017)

Highlander High Yield C1S and Highlander C2S serve printed packaging and folding carton markets. 

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Estonia Investor Group Plans to Build EUR 1 Billion Pulp Mill (3/28/2017)

A group of Estonian investors have unveiled plans to build a new pulp mill under an investment worth some EUR 1 billion, according to a report this week by Pulpapernews.com. The investors reportedly have applied for permission to launch the investment to the Estonian Ministry of Finance.

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N.A. Pellet Plant Fiber Costs Fall to Lowest Levels in Four-plus Years (8/03/2017)

With the feed stock shifting towards lower cost fiber, including industry and forest residues, total wood costs for pellet manufacturers fell during 2016 and early 2017, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The PFPI price indices for the U.S. and Canada have fallen 16% and 26%, respectively, since 2013. 

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Voith Rebuild of Jianhui/Jinzhou PM’s to Increase Production Capacity 15% (8/16/2017)

Rebuilds of headboxes and shoe presses on two medium-sized paper machines at China mills will increase production capacity by up to 15%. 

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AGF Manufacturing Launches PURGENVENT Air Venting Valves (8/18/2017)

New valves are designed to remove excess air from sprinkler pipes to meet and/or exceed the new venting requirements established in NFPA 13 (2016). 

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Resolute Starts up New Tissue Machine at Calhoun (3/30/2017)

Resolute Forest Products Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, yesterday (March 29, 2017) announced the successful startup of its new tissue machine in Calhoun, Tenn., USA. The first tissue parent roll was produced on Feb. 28, 2017.

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Allnorth, FPInnovations Partner to Bring Innovation, Value to P&P Industry (11/09/2017)

New partnership, will allow a larger number of pulp and paper organizations to benefit from an integrated solution toward energy management.

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Mondi Begins Rebuild of PM 1 at Swiecie, with Restart Set for End of March (3/03/2017)

Mondi, South Africa, is beginning the rebuild of PM 1 at its packaging paper mill in Swiecie, Poland, according to a report by Pulpandpaper-Technology.com. The rebuild, expected to be completed and the machine restarted by the end of this month (March 2017), will increase Mondi’s kraftliner capacity by 80,000 metric tpy.

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Lawson Products Appoints King to Board of Directors (3/23/2017)

Lawson Products Inc., Chicago, Ill., USA, this week announced that J. Bryan King, CFA, 46, has been appointed to fill a vacant seat on the company’s board of directors. King has also been nominated by the board for election at the company’s annual shareholders meeting on May 16, 2017, to serve an additional three-year term.

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Einarsson Appointed New CEO of BillerudKorsnäs (11/02/2017)

Petra Einarsson succeeds Per Lindberg who is, after 12 successful years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment.

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James Cropper Names Bracewell New Marketing Director (11/16/2017)

Richard Bracewell brings a wealth of senior experience to the speciality paper manufacturer, having held a variety of marketing leadership positions at Shell International during a 20-year career.

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CEL to Close Three Tissue Plants in Spain (8/08/2017)

Company has been in financial difficulties for quite some time, and recently two major shareholders, which held a stake of 40% and 45%, respectively, reportedly withdrew their capital.

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Archroma Opens Global Competence Center for Surface & Coating Technology (3/24/2017)

Archroma, Reinach, Switzerland, a global manufacturer of color and specialty chemicals, has officially inaugurated its new Global Center of Excellence for Surface & Coating Technology. The Center, which opened this week, underlines Archroma’s ambition to bring new, innovative solutions to the packaging and specialty paper markets.

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Papelera Starts up New GapCon Tissue Machine in Argentina (3/08/2017)

At the end of February 2017, the Italian company GapCon tissue S.r.l. (since 2017 a member of the PAPCEL Group of companies) commissioned a new paper machine EconSOFT™ ERS (Energy and Resource Savings) for production of tissue paper in the paper mill Papelera Samseng S.A. in Argentina. The paper machine is operated at the company’s pilar plant in Buenos Aires. The paper machine is equipped with the unique and innovative concept of shoe press EconPRESS™ NexT (New Extended nip concept for Tissue).

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