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Boise Paper Launches New Digital Papers Program (2/28/2018)

Boise Paper creates new program to deliver rolls and sheets, tested and guaranteed to run on digital equipment.

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China Papermaking Industry Maintains Rapid Growth (10/19/2016)

Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has added the Research Report on China Papermaking Industry, 2017-2021 report to its offering.

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Wingate Partners Sells Dunn Paper (8/29/2016)

Wingate Partners, Dallas, Texas, USA, a private equity firm, has completed the sale of its portfolio company, Dunn Paper Inc. to Arbor Investments, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Dunn is a producer of made-to-order specialty papers and tissues for food packaging and consumer product markets.

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Carthage Specialty Paperboard Investing $2 Million in Renovations (8/29/2016)

According to a report this past week by WYNC (Watertown, N.Y., USA) there's good news to report from local Carthage Specialty Paperboard. The company plans to invest more than $2 million in renovations to upgrade its manufacturing facility and increase product quality and gain production efficiencies.

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Recovering and Recycling Paper has Saved Energy (10/20/2016)

The recovery, or recycling, of paper and paperboard in the U.S. has increased from 34% of supply in 1990 to 67% of supply in 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administation (EIA), Washington, D.C., USA. Most of this recovered paper is consumed in the U.S., but some is exported. Based on data from the American Forest and Paper AssociationAmerican Forest and Paper Association, domestic consumption of recovered paper at U.S. mills increased to 31 million tons in 2015, while net recovered paper exports increased to 21 million tons.

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Catalyst Commissions Valmet Advanced Boiler Control Application at Rumford (10/14/2016)

Valmet's advanced boiler control application for optimized combustion has been successfully commissioned at Catalyst Paper's Rumford Mill in Maine, USA. The new combustion management application optimizes the performance of the paper mill's fluidized bed boiler units 6 and 7.

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Global Pulpwood Prices Rise (10/11/2016)

Wood fiber costs currently account for almost 60% of the cash costs when manufacturing wood pulp. Prices for both wood chips and pulp logs have trended downward for a long time, but this came to an abrupt halt in the 2Q/16 when the softwood price index rose 2.3% and the hardwood price index increased 3.7% from the 1Q/16, according to the latest Wood Resource Quarterly, Seattle, Wash., USA.

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MPS Appoints Fox New President, North America (2/21/2018)

Tim Fox brings a lot of experience in general management, sales, and service, and will be responsible to further grow MPS' North American organization.

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Toscotec Opens New Facility for Large-Diameter Steel Yankee Dryers (10/06/2016)

Toscotec , Lucca, Italy, has opened a new facility in  Massa, Italy (50 km from Lucca) dedicated to the complete production cycle of TT SYD steel yankee dryers. The Massa location was chosen because of its easy seaport access for quick overseas shipments.

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Ampac Improves Anti-Fog Technology for Fresh Produce Packaging (10/18/2016)

Ampac, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, a division of ProAmpac, has engineered an improved anti-fog technology for film used in fresh produce packaging.

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Hågfeldt to Leave BillerudKorsnäs as SVP, Corporate Human Resources (8/30/2016)

BillerudKorsnäs, Solna, Sweden, reports that Karin Hågfeldt, at her own request, is leaving the company after five years as SVP, corporate human resources, and a member of the BillerudKorsnäs Senior Management Team.

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Nano-Kebab Fabric Breaks Down Chemical Warfare Agents (10/10/2015)

Researchers have created a fabric material containing nanoscale fibers that are capable of degrading chemical warfare agents (CWAs). Uniform coatings of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) were synthesized on top of the nanofibers, forming unique kebab-like structures. These MOFs are what break down the CWAs, rendering them harmless.

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Fatal Accident at Valmet U.S. Project Site (10/10/2016)

On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, a serious workplace accident occurred at Valmet's customer site in Virginia, USA. Valmet is currently completing a rebuild project at WestRock's Covington mill. An employee of Valmet's subcontractor was severely injured and died.

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Metsä Board to Close Wallpaper Base Machine in Kyro (10/05/2016)

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, Finland, initially announced this past August 4 that it was planning to close down the wallpaper base machine (PM 3) at its Kyro mill in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, and to discontinue its loss-making wallpaper base production. In 2015, sales from Kyro’s paper business totaled EUR 50 million, and the operating result was EUR -5 million.

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Smurfit Kappa Sets Guinness World Record for Paperboard Box (10/04/2016)

Smurfit Kappa, Ireland, has entered the record books by making the world's largest paperboard box. Measuring 40 meters by 20 meters, it was designed and manufactured by a team of creative thinkers in the Smurfit Kappa van Dam plant in the Netherlands.

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Kotkamills Starts up Valmet-Rebuilt Board Machine in Finland (8/23/2016)

The startup of Kotkamills' rebuilt board machine (BM 2) in Finland took place on July 22, 2016. Valmet, Finland, supplied key technology and the automation package for the extensive paper machine grade conversion project. The printing paper (MFC) production line was converted to produce a range of folding boxboards and food service boards.

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Sonoco Invests in High Performance Film Core Production at Hartsville (10/12/2016)

Sonoco Products Co., Hartsville, S.C., USA, reports that it has made a significant investment in the high performance film core production equipment in its Hartsville facility. This investment will enable the company to provide better quality cores for film markets.

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Voith Offers Perspective to Refugees: Four Young Men Start Initial Qualification Program (10/12/2016)

This week four young refugee men start a one-year initial qualification program for industrial mechanics at tissue equipment and system manufacturer Voith, Heidenheim, Germany, with the aim of taking up an official apprenticeship in 2017.

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Laakirchen Papier Orders Valmet PM Modifications, New Winder (10/03/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will supply paper machine modifications and a new winder to Laakirchen Papier AG in Austria. Laakirchen Papier will convert its paper machine No. 10 (PM 10) to produce lightweight containerboard. Currently PM 10 is producing publication paper. Start up of the paper machine and the winder is scheduled for autumn of 2017.

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ST Tissue to Install World’s Widest Steel Yankee in Rebuild Project (10/04/2016)

Toscotec, Italy, has been chosen to supply ST Tissue in Franklin, Va., USA, with the widest steel yankee ever to be manufactured. ST Tissue F-5 machine will be converted to produce bathroom tissue and kitchen towel.

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