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Resolute to Shut Down PM 2 at Catawba, S.C., Eliminating 180 jobs (6/05/2017)

Mill will permanently idle PM 2 this summer. The machine produces lightweight, coated paper products, including magazine, catalog, and flyer insert grades.

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Mohawk Continues to Expand Wide Format Inkjet Portfolio (9/14/2016)

Mohawk (Cohoes, N.Y., USA), a manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes, and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, continues to expand its wide format inkjet portfolio to meet the needs of the growing display graphics market. Mohawk introduced the new wide format inkjet products on Today (Sept. 14, 2016) in Las Vegas.

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Expera Launches New Natural Paper Product (9/15/2016

Expera Specialty Solutions, Kaukauna, Wis., USA, is launching a new product brand around its natural paper products known as Expera trulyNatural™. Natural papers offer a higher log-to-paper yield than bleached papers, and require much less energy and fewer chemicals to process while still maintaining a high level of performance integrity.

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Sappi N.A. Announces Neoterix ST Paper with Bacteria-Inhibition Technology (9/15/2016)

Sappi North America, Boston, Mass., USA, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has entered into an exclusive, worldwide license agreement with Sharklet Technologies Inc., Aurora, Colo., to manufacture and distribute casting and release paper featuring the ground-breaking Sharklet™ microtexture.

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Port Townsend Paper First Industry in Washington State Running CNG (9/14/2016)

According to a report today (Sept. 14, 2016) by the Port Townsend Leader (Port Townsend, Wash., USA), Port Townsend Paper, owned by Crown Group (Atlanta, Ga.) has become the first large manufacturer in the state to switch from oil to compressed natural gas (CNG). Mill officials say this conversion should reduce its current greenhouse gas emission levels by 25%.

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Valmet Receives Nine New Orders for Automated Paper Testing Labs (9/22/2016)

Valmet, Finland, reports that it has recently received, all together, nine orders for its automated paper testing laboratory from various paper mills around the world. Three of the Valmet Paper Lab units will be delivered to North America, four to Europe, and two to Asia. The deliveries will take place later this year.

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PAPCEL to Supply New Rewinder, Refurbish Existing Unit for Partner in India (9/26/2016)

PAPCEL, Czechoslovakia, will supply a rewinder to a strategic partner in the Indian market. PAPCEL signed a contract for delivery of the new rewinder and refurbishment of the existing rewinder, according to a report by Lesprom Network. Delivery of the rewinders follows an existing project for the partner, where PAPCEL is carrying out a complete refurbishment of two paper machines.

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Generational Equity Sells Economy Paper Co. to Wescott Group (10/11/2016)

Generational Equity, Dallas, Texas, USA, mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held, middle-market businesses, this week announced the sale of its client, Economy Paper Co. of Rochester, N.Y., to the Wescott Group of Henrietta, N.Y. Economy Paper Co. has been serving customers since 1936 and offers fine paper, industrial packaging, and sanitary maintenance products. The company was sold by the founders' sons.

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Catalyst Permanently Shuts Down PM 9 at Powell River Mill (8/01/2016)

Catalyst Paper has permanently shut down Paper Machine No. 9 at the Powell River mill. Paper Machine No. 9 has been indefinitely curtailed since December. 2014. Catalyst said that it continues to focus on revitalizing the Powell River mill for the future.

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U.S. P&W Paper Shipments Decline in September (10/25/2016)

Total U.S. printing and writing (P&W) paper shipments decreased 8% in September 2016 compared with September 2015, according to the AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) September 2016 Printing-Writing Paper Report released this past week.


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Zhejiang Dongda Paper Has Valmet Supply Moisturizer System to Mill in China (8/11/2016)

Valmet (Espoo, Finland) announced yesterday (August 10) the company will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper Co. in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The new solution, Valmet IQ Moisturizer, will enable the mill to improve board quality on its paper machine PM2.

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Domtar Introduces New Cougar® Smooth 130 lb. Single-Ply Cover (8/26/2016)

Domtar (Montreal, Que., Canada) this past week introduced an additional offering to the company's single-ply cover line. Seeking to perfect a balance of bulk and strength, the company is producing the new single-ply, 130 lb. Cougar Smooth cover.

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UPM Raflatac Keeps Label Waste from Being Landfilled (10/19/2016)

UPM Raflatac, Finland, has partnered with Labelexpo Americas at this year's event in Chicago, Ill., USA, to provide a solution for exhibiting label converters to responsibly dispose of their label, matrix, and liner waste and give it a new life in the form of energy. UPM Raflatac collected the label waste generated by exhibitors and showcased it in their waste collection feature area. After the conclusion of the expo, the label waste was sent for energy recovery.

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European Paper Recycling Rate Reaches 71.5% (10/24/2016)

2010, collection and recycling has increased by almost one million metric tons of paper. This is due in part to the work of the ERPC.


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Mac Papers Acquires Higdon Paper & Packaging (8/09/2016)

Mac Papers (Jacksonville, Fla., USA) one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced on Monday (August 8) that on August 5 it completed the acquisition of Higdon Paper & Packaging, a Birmingham, Ala., based paper and print, packaging, facilities supplies, and office products distribution business.

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Webex Announces On-Time Shipment Guarantee for Standard Idler Rolls 10/17/2016)

Webex, Neenah, Wis., USA, a Maxcess global manufacturer of precision rolls for web handling applications, has announced an on-time-shipment guarantee for Standard Idler Rolls.

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Accraply Introduces Compact, Affordable Stanford 438 Slitter Rewinder (10/20/2016)

Accraply, Minneapolis, Minn., USA, a manufacturer of automated labeling and converting systems, recently introduced the versatile and efficient Stanford 438 slitter rewinder. With ultrasonic unwind measurement, adaptive tension control, single or dual shaft winding, an onboard drive processor, and an intuitive 12-in. touchscreen, the 438 is the most technologically advanced slitter in its class.

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A.Celli Opens News Branch Office in Turkey (10/06/2016)

A.Celli Group, Italy, this week announced the opening of a new branch facility in Istanbul, Turkey. The company noted that the new offices, which have been operational since the beginning of September, are a further confirmation of its strong desire to broaden sales and customer service in the world.

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Metsä Board to Close PM 3 in Hämeenkyrö, Finland (8/11/2016)

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group (Helsinki, Finland), is planning to close down its wallpaper base machine PM 3 and discontinue its loss-making wallpaper base manufacturing at the Kyro mill in Hämeenkyrö, Finland.

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