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Suzano Papel e Celulose Starts up Two New Voith Tissue Machines (1/16/2018)
Complete double-width XcelLine VTM 4 machines were installed in the Brazilian paper manufacturer's plants in Imperatriz (state of Maranhão) and Mucuri (state of Bahia).
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Encore Tissue Starts up New TT SYD at Australian Tissue Mill (1/15/2018)
New Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer has come on line at Encore’s Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. Toscotec now has steel yankee dryer installations across five continents.
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Crown Van Gelder Invests in New Soft Calender for PM 1 (1/17/2018)
Investment program for inkjet, label, and packaging papers mill in the Netherlands totals EUR 20 million.
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Foodservice Cup Sales to Reach $5.4 Billion in 2021 (1/16/2018)
Beverage cups hold the largest share of this demand by far.
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December U.S. Packaging Paper Shipments Increase (1/18/2018)
Shipments in December 2017 were 240,000 tons, 2.5% higher than in December 2016.
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U.S. Containerboard Output Rises in December (1/15/2018)
Containerboard production in December 2017 was up 3.6% compared with December 2016 and up 3.1% year-to-date.
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Alternatives to Toxic Phenol Compounds in Glues Developed from Softwood Tannins (1/17/2018)
Finnish softwood bark contains large amounts of water-soluble tannin-polyphenols, which can be used as renewable alternatives to the fossil and toxic phenol compounds widely used in glues. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the Natural Resources Institute of Finland (Luke) and the Southeastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) are developing an industrial production method for a polyphenol extraction process as part of the SusBinders project.
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Nippon Paper Subsidiary Kitakami Paper to Cease Operations (1/18/2018)
Nippon’s Consolidated Subsidiary will withdraw from all of its businesses on July 31, 2018.
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Verso Expands Strategic Alternatives to Include Sale or Merger of Entire Company (1/17/2018)
Company has expanded its evaluation of potential transaction alternatives to include other alternatives, including but not limited to, a potential sale or merger of the entire company.
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Mercer International Appoints New Chief Operating Officer (1/09/2018)
Adolf Koppensteiner has been named COO of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
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Valmet Introduces Recovery Boiler Leak Detector with Advanced Analytics (1/11/2018)
Tool enables boiler owners to detect even the smallest tube leaks in an unprecedented way, resulting in significantly improved boiler safety and reduced damage risks.
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Sonoco Introduces SoftPeel Membrane for Enhanced Cut-Finger Protection (1/08/2018)
New paper-based closure option for cans delivers improved cut-finger protection, printable billboarding space, and a more natural look and feel than all-foil options.
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Kraton Launches New Website (1/11/2018)
New site delivers improved user experience through a simple, clean design with enhanced features, functionality, and navigation, enabling visitors to experience Kraton's comprehensive product portfolio and innovative solutions.
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Barrier Coating Transforms Paper/Board into Recyclable Wax, Polyethlene Paper Alternatives (1/10/2018)
By applying EcoShield® Barrier Coating onto their kraft paper, recycled paper, and linerboard, manufacturers can produce fully recyclable and repulpable paper and boxes that resist moisture, oil, and grease.
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SCA to Raise Brown and White Kraftliner Prices in Europe (1/10/2018)
Increase will be EUR 60 per metric ton, effective Feb. 1, 2018.
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Norpac Increases Price of Orca Offset (1/09/2018)
Company will raise price by $2.00/cwt, effective with all shipments beginning Feb. 1, 2018.
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TricorBraun Acquires Healthcare Packaging Company (1/08/2018)
Package All will strengthen TricorBraun's growth and expansion.
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Temkin Installs PCMC Meridian Laser Anilox Cleaner (1/10/2018)
Meridian deep-cleans anilox cells without damaging them.
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United Recycling Founded from JV between Pro-Gest and Lamacart (1/09/2018)
Joint venture will give to both companies an important advantage in the plan of an ever greater vertical integration in the business of recycling.
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ProAmpac Acquires Bonita Pioneer Packaging Products (1/12/2018)
ProAmpac, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing flexible packaging manufacturers, this week announced the acquisition of Oregon-based Bonita Pioneer Packaging Products. Specializing in paper packaging products including custom and stock shopping bags, merchandise bags, foodservice packaging, and folding cartons, Bonita products complement ProAmpac's existing flexible packaging offerings.