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Neenah Releases Refreshed, Expanded Digital Papers Product Line (3/06/2017)

Neenah Paper, Neenah, Wis., USA, this past week announced the largest refresh to date of its comprehensive line of Neenah Digital Papers. The expansion includes the addition of 70 new items including new colors, new textures, added sheet sizes, and basis weights. The Neenah Digital Papers portfolio now includes 22 brands, 19 unique textures, 60-plus colors, as well as multiple packaging and label options.  

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U.S. P&W Paper Shipments Fall 7% in October (11/27/2017)

U.S. purchases of P&W papers also decreased, down 9% in October 2017. Total P&W paper inventory levels decreased 9% from September 2017. 

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Voith OceanCoat Roll Cover Provides Cost Savings, Improved Efficiency (11/2 7/2017)

With OceanCoat, Voith (Germany) is adding a highly durable option to its portfolio of coater roll covers that needs less regrinding and therefor reduces shutdown and maintenance costs.

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Verso Expands Ideal TrueJet Uncoated Inkjet Roll Papers (3/10/2017)

Expanded offering now includes 18/45 lb and 28/70 lb in company’s current 20/50 lb. and 24/60 lb. offering.

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Papierfabrik August Koehler Orders New Specialty Papers Line from Voith (11/14/2017)

New Line 8 will provide efficient, large-scale production of thermal papers and flexible packaging papers.

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Maxcess Acquires Menges Roller Company (11/01/2017)

Maxcess expands its roller business to now include Menges Roller Co.

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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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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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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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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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Catalyst Paper USA Price Announcement – Coated Groundwood & SC (8/18/2017)

Dependoweb®; Capri®; and Consoweb®. Catalyst Paper will also be implementing a price increase of $2.00/cwt for the following paper products: SC Grades: Electracal®; Electraprime®. Price changes will be effective October 1.

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Global Zipper Pouch Market to Reach $3.9 Billion by 2027 (9/11/2017)

Paper segment is estimated to be valued at $334.7 million in the year 2017 and is expected to reach a value of $608.4 million in the year 2027, with a CAGR of 6.2% during the assessment period.

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U.S. P&W Paper Shipments Decline 8% in February (3/27/2017)

Total U.S. printing and writing (P&W) paper shipments decreased 8% in February compared with February 2016, according to the AF&PA (Washington, D.C., USA) February 2017 Printing-Writing Paper Report released this week.

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Rayonier Receives Final Court Approval for Acquisition of Tembec (8/08/2017)

Company this week announced approval from the Superior Court of Québec in Connection with the transaction. 

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Nippon Paper to Shut Down Two Coated Paper Machines in Japan (8/11/2017)

Domestic demand for printing paper is in structural decline, with the decrease in the number of children and the increasing availability of electronic media. In particular, coated paper has been recording negative 4% annual growth.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö to Add New Filtration Production Capacity in Turin (8/03/2017)

Release of new capacity will support the growing demand for filtration media. 

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Ohlander Joins JP Gould Sweden Operation (8/18/2017)

Jörgen Ohlander has joined the New York-based distributor of printing and writing/business papers, packaging grades, and pulp products as SVP of packaging for its Sweden operations.

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West Linn Introduces Capistrano C1S Gloss Heavyweight Grade (3/22/2017)

West Linn Paper Co., West Linn. Ore., USA, this week formally launched Capistrano® coated one-side (C1S), a heavyweight grade designed for specialty packaging, converting, and litho lamination. The 90 bright, gloss grade is designed to print beautifully and hold up to the rigors of folding, die-cutting, lamination, or any strenuous printing and converting processes typically required for a C1S paper.

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A.Celli Open House Showcases New Generation of Rewinders (3/23/2017)

A.Celli Paper Italy, this week announced that from April 10 until April 14, 2017, it will host an event dedicated to the presentation of the company’s  new E-WIND® technology at its facilities.

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