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Fila Acquires St. Cuthberts Paper Mill in U.K. (9/27/2016)

Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. (FILA), an Italian artistry tools company), has announced the full acquisition of St Cuthberts Holding Ltd. and its operating company (St Cuthberts). The economic value of the operation, in line with the price paid, was equal to GBP 5.4 million ($7.2 million).

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Coldwater Acquires EZ Eco Smart Cleaner Technology for Wires, Felts (9/20/2016)

David Withers, president, announced that Coldwater has acquired the EZ eco smart cleaner technology for wires and press felts. The EZ eco smart cleaner is a quantum improvement in wire and press felt cleaning compared with oscillating showers.

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Cropper Unveils Dolcelicious Food Contact Papers (9/02/2016)

British papermaker James Cropper is set to take a bite of the food packaging industry by unveiling its first ever food contact-approved range of papers at this year’s Luxe Pack exhibition in Monaco.

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Nippon Paper Industries Sells Port Angeles Mill to U.S. Subsidiary of Bio Pappel (3/06/2017)

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Tokyo, Japan, this week announced the sale of its Port Angeles, Wash., USA, paper mill and cogeneration assets, which are owned and operated by Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., to McKinley Paper Co. McKinley is the U.S. subsidiary of Bio-Pappel, a Mexico-based paper and paper products business.

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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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Asia Symbol (GD) Paper Starts up Valmet Fine Paper Line Ahead of Schedule (3/08/2017)

A Valmet-supplied fine paper production line for Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., China, has successfully started up one month ahead of schedule. The new production line PM 12 produces top quality fine papers and it increases the company's capability to produce value-added products. All of the produced paper has been saleable from the very start.

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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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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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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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Resolute Announces Indefinite Idling of Thorold Newsprint Mill (3/13/2017)

Resolute Forest Products Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, this week announced the indefinite idling of its paper mill in Thorold, Ont., Canada. The facility, which employed more than 100 workers, has an annual production capacity of approximately 197,000 metric tons of newsprint on one machine using 100% recycled furnish.

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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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Global Coated Paper Market to Grow at 3.2 to 3.4% CAGR 2016-2020 (3/16/2017)

Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has announced the addition of the Global Coated Paper Market: Trends Analysis and Forecasts up to 2022 report to its offering, The global coated paper market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% to 3.4% during the forecast period of 2016 to 2022.

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Voith Launches merQbiz Digital Trading Platform for Paper Industry (3/15/2017)

Voith, Germany, is accelerating its digital transformation, taking yet another step in its digital agenda. The technology group has joined forces with the Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures, Boston, Mass., USA, a subsidiary of the Boston Consulting Group, to establish a digital marketplace for the paper industry. The joint venture has been named merQbiz after Mercury, the Roman god of trade, and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA.

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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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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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Coldwater Starts up PCA Dryer Passivation System at U.S. Recycled Mill (9/27/2016)

David Withers, president, announced this week that Coldwater, Atlanta, Ga., USA, has sold and completed the startup of another PCA Dryer Passivation System at a recycled mill in the Southwest U.S. 


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Ahlstrom Completes Sale of Osnabrück Plant to Kämmerer (1/08/2017)

This week Ahlstrom, Finland, reported that it has completed the sale of its German subsidiary with operations in Osnabrück to Kämmerer Paper Holding GmbH, Germany. The transaction was announced on Nov. 7, 2016. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price of the transaction. 

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Sappi’s Wiersum Named RISI 2017 European CEO of the Year (1/05/2017)

RISI, Boston, Mass., USA, has announced that Berry Wiersum, CEO of Sappi Europe SA, Brussels, Belgium, has been named RISI's 2017 European CEO of the Year. RISI will present this award at the European Conference, which will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 6-8, 2017.

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Explosion Rocks IP’s Cantonment, Fla., Mill (1/23/2017)

This past Sunday (Jan. 22, 2017) the International Paper lightweight containerboard and specialty fluff pulp mill in Cantonment, Fla., USA, was rocked by a pulp mill explosion that sprayed chemical pulping contents across nearby roads and property areas. All employees were accounted for with no fatalities or injuries. However, the mill experienced significant structural damage to its largest pulp digester as well as the power house.

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