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In Defense of Flushable Wipes (4/19/2018)
In Defense of Flushable Wipes (4/19/2018) Study after study of what exactly is in the accumulations of material on screens in wastewater collection systems reveals a consistent result. Nearly half
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Swedish Research Breaks New Ground – Closer to a Commercial Paper Battery
Swedish Research Breaks New Ground – Closer to a Commercial Paper Battery Swedish Research Breaks New Ground – Closer to a Commercial Paper Battery   BillerudKorsnäs (Solna, Sweden) and researchers
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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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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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Papernet Freshen Tech Receives the 2019 PPI Award For Innovation
Freshen Tech, part of the Away from Home range, developed for bars, hotels, restaurants, public facilities, public transport, etc., is the new toilet paper that neutralizes bad odors thanks to an active ingredient capable of modifying their molecular structure. Freshen Tech is the latest addition to an innovation-focused product range which Sofidel, under its Papernet brand, has developed for the AfH sector.
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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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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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Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018)
Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018) Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018) Mike Farrell will have
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TricorBraun Team Member Earns IoPP Packaging Professional Status
Yang Li was awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Yang Li, global business coordinator at TricorBraun, St. Louis, Mo.,
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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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RISI and FOEX announce rebranding as Fastmarkets
"The change to Fastmarkets is not just a new name and look," said Dan Klein, CEO of Fastmarkets RISI and Fastmarkets FOEX. "It highlights our commitment to expanding and strengthening our presence in the global forest products market. This is reflected by our 2018 acquisition of Random Lengths, an important price reporting agency for the North American lumber industry, as well as our expanded investment in technology and process improvements worldwide," Klein said.
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The Future’s Bright for Print Books
Central to all stories is the book, which appears to be going through another transition. After years of having their sales steadily eroded by digital formats, the print book is back on the rise, with sales across a number of European and international markets increasing.
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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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