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Mohawk Fine Papers Announces ‘Make With Mohawk’ Campaign
The Make with Mohawk campaign is a multi-faceted on + offline activation made up of three parts: Make with Mohawk Print Sets, Make with Mohawk Printshop, and The Mohawk Show. This is an opportunity for designers to be recognized for their best work on Mohawk and be rewarded with Mohawk Maker Grants.
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Oregon Forest Sector Day Highlights Value of Forest Sector to State Economy
AF&PA President & CEO Donna Harman said, "Oregon’s forest products sector has long applied sustainable manufacturing practices to preserve and protect the environment as it produces products that make everyday life easier. That commitment has earned the state a slot as one of the top ten forest industry employers. We hope state legislators recognize the value of that compelling story – one that in 2017 provided jobs to over 61,000 workers with an average wage of $54,200 per year and a total payroll of $3.3 billion...."
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SIG to Produce First Market-Ready Paper Straw Solution
SIG worked closely with a manufacturing partner to develop an innovative and exclusive solution that makes the paper straw robust enough to pierce the closed straw hole of SIG’s aseptic cartons. Straw wrapper has also been redesigned to help prevent litter by remaining attached to the pack to be recycled along with the rest of the carton.
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Andritz to Supply Custom Refurbished ATMP Line to Kabel Premium P&P in Germany
Andritz Advanced Thermo Mechanical Pulp technology is a highly optimized process design with modular process steps that ensure enhanced fiber properties at reduced energy consumption. Andritz will refurbish second-hand machines that Kabel Premium bought from a former magazine paper production line.
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Researchers Discover World of Mathematics in Crumpled Paper
Using an algorithm, measures into the sum total of all crumple creases. If crumpled, two sheets, as expected, accumulate unique damage. But crease lengths of the two sheets stayed remarkably similar. Length was a deterministic variable, a "state variable", predicting crease network evolution. Detailed history of crumpling dynamics is thus written into intricate crease patterns. Possibly helps advance physical understanding for paper-based designs of increasingly complex products.
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ND Paper Announces Capital Upgrades at Wisconsin and Maine P&P Mills
Company will invest $300 million at Rumford, Maine, and Biron, Wis., mills. Combined, the projects will create 77 additional jobs in both states
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Steady Growth Estimated for Global Specialty Paper Market, 2017 - 2027 (6/12/2017)
Western Europe to remain largest market for specialty papers.
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Andritz Presents “Metris – Industrial IoT Solutions” (6/09/2017)
Metris technologies are the very latest state-of-the-art in the IoT/Industry 4.0 sector and can be fully tailored to individual customer requirements.
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West Linn, Port Hawkesbury Paper Hike Prices (6/05/2017)
Increase applies to all coated and SC grade basis weights and finishes, plus all related private label grades and associated band extensions.
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Verso Raising Price of Coated Paper Grades (6/06/2017)
Effective July 1, company s increasing prices for all coated freesheet and web coated groundwood, and SC grades.
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Sappi N.A. Announces Price Increases (6/08/2017)
Company is hiking prices on its publication papers.
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Ahlstrom-Munksjö Announces 6% Price Increase (6/07/2017)
Increase, effective July 1, 2017, applies to all Genuine Vegetable Parchment products.
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U.S. Daily Newspaper Circulation down 8% in 2016 (6/06/2017)
Pew Research Center study shows the decline tool weekday circulation down to 35 million and Sunday circulation to 38 million.
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Global Paper Machine Systems Market: Drivers and Restraints (6/08/2017)
Report divides global paper machine systems market into seven regions: North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan, and the Middle East and Africa.
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U.K. Papermaking Sector Beats Climate Change Agreements Target (6/06/2017)
Sector’s target was 7.05% improvement over 2008 performance (in terms of a specific set of energy efficiency measurements mostly related to use of electricity). Actual improvement was 9.74%, about 38% ahead of target.
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Neenah Renews Annual $25 Million Stock Repurchase Program (6/01/2017)
BOD renews annual share repurchase program for up to $25 million during next 12 months.
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Madison Paper Mill Parts up for Auction this Month (6/01/2017)
Online auction begins June 13, which includes thousands of mill parts, but not the fine paper machine, which is being handled separately.