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PCMC Welcomes Spinelli to N.A.-Based Operations (9/30/2016)

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), Green Bay, Wis., USA, a supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing, and envelope manufacturing industries, this week announced that Stefano Spinelli has joined the company’s North American-based operations from PCMC Italia, its operations in Lucca, Italy.

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Ilim Group to Invest $2 billion-Plus in Russian P&P Mills (3/30/2016)

Ilim Group, St Petersburg, Russia, this week announced its new Business Plan to 2020, which includes investments of more than $2 billion into existing production facilities and other operations in Russia.

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Kemira Expands Sodium Chlorate Capacity at Joutseno Plant (3/28/2016)

Kemira, Finland, reports that it will invest EUR 50-60 million in its Joutseno site in Finland to implement the company’s growth strategy.

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CMPC Signs Contract with Voith to Supply New Tissue Machine in Peru (9/26/2016)

CMPC, São Paulo, Brazil, has signed a contract with Voith Paper, Germany, for the supply of a complete VTM 4 double-width tissue machine, which will be installed at CMPC’s new production facility of its subsidiary Protisa in Cañete, Peru.

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Grupo Gondi, WestRock to Combine Operations in Mexico (3/29/2016)

Grupo Gondi, Mexico City, Mexico, and WestRock, Norcross, Ga., USA, have been authorized by the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (COFECE) to implement the agreement that will allow them to combine their operations in Mexico to form a strategic alliance, creating the leading packaging company in the country.

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Agenda 2020 Charts Path to Increase Efficiency in Fresh Water Use (3/23/2016)

Achieving a 50% reduction in fresh water consumption per ton of finished product by 2030 is an ambitious goal of Agenda 2020, Washington, D.C., USA.

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Rottneros Appoints Eberleh President, CEO (3/25/20165)

The Board of Rottneros AB, Söderhamn, Sweden, has appointed Lennart Eberleh president and CEO.

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Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices across Europe (9/20/2016)

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. this week announced it will raise prices by EUR 40 per metric ton on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the company’s Nordic, Central European, and Greek regions. The price change is effective with shipments on or after Oct. 17, 2016.

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PT OKI Selects BTG Lignin Management, Inline Sensors for New Fiberline (9/19/2016)

PT OKI is installing BTG (U.K.) inline sensors and analyzers at its world-class new fiberline in Indonesia.

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Diamondpak Expanding Capacity in U.K. (3/18/2016)

According to a report this week by Packaging Europe (Norwich, U.K.), corrugated packaging specialist Diamondpak (U.K.) has announced plans to invest £300,000 in new machinery at its South Wales factory.

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UPM Creates Biomedical Innovation Unit for Cellulose Nanofibril Technology (3/25/20165)

UPM Biochemicals (Finland) announced yesterday (March 23) that it is establishing an innovation unit at the Biomedicum research and educational center in Meilahti, Helsinki.

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Restalk Converts Cannabis Waste into Paper (3/29/2016)

According to a recent report by the Sun Times, Chicago, Ill., USA, the cannabis industry is thriving in the U.S., meaning even more medical and recreational marijuana farming and more cannabis byproduct than has been legally allowed before is filling the post-consumer market, much of it directly becoming a form of bio-waste.

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College Receives $200K Grant to Create Program Combating Counterfeit Packaging (3/30/2016)

According to a report this week by Printing Impressions, Philadelphia, Penn., USA, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), Charlotte, N.C., has secured a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new certificate program focused on anti-counterfeit printing and paper packaging technology.

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Sixty Five N.A. Companies Remove Go Paperless–Go Green Claims (9/26/2016)

This past week, Two Sides North America Inc., Chicago, Ill., USA, confirmed that more than 65 leading North American companies have removed inaccurate anti-paper claims as a result of the group’s efforts. The list includes several Fortune 100 companies in the financial, telecom, and utilities sectors who have engaged in a dialogue with Two Sides and modified their marketing messages to consider the social and environmental benefits of print and paper, as well as the life cycle of sustainable forests and paper products.

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Stora Enso Names Bendz EVP Human Resources (9/27/2016)

Stora Enso, Finland, reports that its current EVP Human Resources Lars Häggström has decided to leave the company. After heading Stora Enso’s Human Resources for six years, he will take up the position of executive in residence at the Swiss-based business school IMD.

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SCA’s Expanded Pulp Mill Contracts ABB for Control System, Software (3/16/2016)

ABB (Switzerland) a global power and automation technology group, announced this week it will provide integrated solutions to one of the world's most ambitious and innovative pulp mill projects with a System 800xA and custom-engineered software for pulp processes.

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Resolute to Acquire Tembec Sawmill in Senneterre, Que. (9/28/2016)

Resolute Forest Products Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the assets of Tembec's sawmill located in Senneterre, Que.

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U.S. Containerboard Output Edges up in August (9/19/2016)

U.S. containerboard production was 0.2% higher in August 2016 compared with August 2015. The m/m average daily production was 2% higher compared with July 2016, according to the AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) August 2016 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report issued this past week.

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Canada Celebrates National Forest Week (9/19/2016)

This week September 18-24, 2016, Canada is celebrating National Forest Week. The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the industry will mark the occasion by celebrating the industry's huge impact on the economy and jobs, contributions to tackling climate change, and sustainable forest practices.

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Pregis Acquires U.K.-Based Easypack (9/19/2016

Pregis, Deerfield, Ill., USA, has acquired Easypack, Hertfordshire, U.K., a paper-based protective packaging company, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enable Pregis to expand its North American product portfolio to include a complete line of paper void fill, cushioning, and block/brace solutions.

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