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Orient Paper Suspends Production Due to Natural Gas Restriction (1/31/2018)
Restriction for all natural gas consumption industries, including the paper manufacturing industry, is to secure adequate natural gas to household uses in urban and rural areas in Hebei Province of China.
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Fortress Changes Company Name to Fortress Global Enterprises (1/31/2018)
With the recent sale of our Swiss security paper products business, we will now adopt a name that better reflects our company's global perspective while we continue to seek new opportunities to create shareholder value," explained Chadwick Wasilenkoff, CEO of the company.
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WestRock Names Armstrong VP, Investor Relations (1/22/2018)
James Armstrong brings more than 12 years of experience in investment analysis on both the sell and buy sides, specializing in the paper and packaging industry.
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Sipilä Appointed Metso's Interim President (1/24/2018)
Eeva Sipilä has been named Metso's interim president and CEO, effective Feb. 3, 2018.
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Institute of Packaging Professionals Elects Fenton to Board of Directors (1/23/2018)
TricorBraun’s VP of Brand Marketing Suzanne Fenton elected for second two-year term.
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Voith Launches FlexPad Intelligent Wear Protection for Joint Shaft Couplings (1/26/2018)
FlexPad helps to increase operational life of hubs through intelligent wear protection. In this case the system uses four FlexPads to decrease wear.
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Selas Introduces Red-Ray High Intensity Infrared Emitter (1/23/2018)
High Intensity Gas-fired Infrared Emitter, designed exclusively for paper drying.
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Hawk Measurement Introduces OptioLaser S300 Liquid Laser (1/22/2018)
New unit has infrared 905 nanometer technology, allowing accurate measurement of highly-reflective, clear liquids.
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Kemira Increases Polymer Prices in Americas Region (1/24/2018)
Increases will affect anionic and cationic polyacrylamides (dry and emulsion), low molecular weight polymers, epichlorohydrin polyamines, and dispersants.
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Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Announces Price Increase for Thermal Papers (1/26/2018)
Company reports that it is forced to raise prices for the entire THERMOSCRIPT thermal paper product range by up to 15%.
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Caraustar Announces $50/ton Increase on All URB Grades (1/25/2018)
Increase on the uncoated recycle board grades will be effective starting with shipments on Feb. 26, 2018.
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Stora Enso First Forest Products Group to Set Ambitious GHG Targets (1/26/2018)
“For more than a decade, we have been actively reducing the energy-intensity of our operations and our dependence on fossil fuels,” said Stora Enso CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström.
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FPInnovations, Resolute Invest in Ontario Pilot Project to Produce Bio-Chemicals (1/24/2018)
The $21 million project is part of an initiative to renew and transform the forest products industry, building on investments made in 2012 by Resolute, the Ontario Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE), and Natural Resources Canada.
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WS Packaging Conserves Landfill Space with Recyclable Clean-Release Card (1/22/2018)
REI Co-Op partners with Quad/Graphics and WS Packaging Group to create innovative solution for direct mail catalogs.
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Valmet to Supply OptiConcept M Board Production Line for Pratt Industries N.A. (1/23/2018)Valmet to Supply OptiConcept M Board Production Line for Pratt Industries N.A. (1/23/2018)
Board production line with automation will be installed at Pratt Paper, for its new greenfield mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance linerboard and corrugated medium.
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Pregis Invests $1 Million in Blown Film Testing Lab (1/26/2018)
New 1,000 sq. ft. testing lab at its Grand Rapids, Mich., blown film manufacturing facility will assist converters in delivering performance-oriented materials.
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Atlantic Packaging Rewards Employees with $1,000 Bonus (1/25/2018)
One of North Carolina's largest privately held companies. Atlantic is awarding $1,000 bonuses to nearly 1,000 full-time employees.
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Voith, C. H. Robinson Close Partnership for Digital Commerce (1/22/2018)
Voith expands merQbiz trading platform with integrated logistics solutions. Customers now have direct access to integrated logistics services.
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Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier Places PM Rebuild Order with Voith (1/24/2018)
Mill in the Netherlands orders a new forming section and headbox installation for its PM 1.
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Hengan International Celebrates Startup of MODULO-PLUS TM 26 at Changji Mill (1/24/2018)
Hengan and Toscotec sealed their partnership at the end of a project that started one year ago with the order of two tissue machines, TM 25 (started up in November 2017) and TM 26, producing a total increase of 50,000 metric tpy to Hengan’s production.