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Verso to pay $10,000 fine for chemical spills

Verso to pay $10,000 fine for chemical spills

The spills at Verso's paper mill in the western Maryland town of Luke included 9,500 gallons of synthetic latex on Sept. 23 and some concentrated red dye on Oct. 2.

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Stora Enso inaugurates containerboard machine and a wooden building element production line at its Varkaus mill

Stora Enso inaugurates containerboard machine and a wooden building element production line at its Varkaus mill

Stora Enso says it has successfully converted a fine paper machine at Varkaus Mill to produce virgin-fibre-based containerboard.

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Little Rapids Corp. spending $40 million at Shawano, Wisconsin paper mill

Little Rapids Corp. spending $40 million at Shawano, Wisconsin paper mill

Little Rapids Corp., of Green Bay, says it's spending $40 million on tissue-making technology at its Shawano Paper Mill in Shawano.

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Chinese paper manufacturer to build $1 billion mill in Arkadelphia, Arkansas and hire 250

Chinese paper manufacturer to build $1 billion mill in Arkadelphia, Arkansas and hire 250

Chinese pulp and paper manufacturer Sun Paper will spend more than $1 billion to build a mill in Arkadelphia that will employ about 250 people, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the company's chairman and founder, Li Hongxin, announced this week.

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Nippon Paper eyes 'roasted' wood pellets as earnings source

Clearwater facility cited in worker's death

RR Donnelley to shutter NE Portland plant; 113 to lose jobs

UPM sells its Schwedt newsprint mill to LEIPA for Euro 70 million

A random walk with Gene

Energy costs

Energy costs

This week, Jim Thompson wrote on a subject that consumed my working life for many years - energy costs. Our mill had tried many "way out" ideas in an effort to reduce the cost of energy. These included burning petroleum coke, reclaimed oil, railroad ties, and of course coal, bark, sawdust, and even farm wastes...

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CO2 containers

Communication

Random is as Random Does

TALOtech

Check out TALOtech groups on LinkedIn

Check out TALOtech groups on LinkedIn

The purpose of the TALOtech groups on LinkedIn is to provide a convenient forum for people working within the manufacturing part of this industry to share technical and operating related dialog to promote safe and competitive operations.

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Industry News

Graphic Packaging International Australia completes acquisition of Colorpak

Graphic Packaging International Australia completes acquisition of Colorpak

Graphic Packaging International Australia Pty Limited has completed acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Colorpak, a leading folding carton supplier in Australia and New Zealand.

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Sappi North America Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Sappi North America Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the release of its 2015 Sustainability Report.

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AF&PA Releases March Paper Production Statistics

AF&PA Releases March Paper Production Statistics

The American Forest & Paper Association has released US paper production statistics for March 2016.

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Changes in the Management Board of Arctic Paper

Changes in the Management Board of Arctic Paper

The Management Board of Arctic Paper S.A. herewith informs that on 27th April 2016 The Supervisory Board has relieved Mr. Wolfgang Lübbert, the President of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer from his duties and appointed him as Member of the Management Board.

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McGraw Hill Financial changes name to S&P Global Inc.

Interfor to demolish Simpson Lumber mill, build warehouses

Potlatch sells timberlands near McCall, Idaho

Mondi completes the acquisition of SIMET corrugated plant in Poland

Spotlight

Miami University Paper Science and Engineering Foundation holds annual banquet

Miami University Paper Science and Engineering Foundation holds annual banquet

John Panichella, President and CEO of Solenis, gave the keynote address at the annual Miami Paper Science and Engineering Foundation Student Recognition Banquet held this month on the Miami University campus in Oxford, Ohio.

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Behind the scenes lies the reality...

Behind the scenes lies the reality...

Ever wonder what is going on when you are not looking? Ever try to find out? Pulp and paper mills, no surprise to anyone reading this article, can be extremely hazardous places. I write this not to make you even more concerned than you probably already are, but to suggest an approach that is more effective, is supported by evidence and is much more personally rewarding.

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Global Trade in Lumber Amounts to Big Bucks

Global Trade in Lumber Amounts to Big Bucks

A look at export and imports of wood around the globe by regions.

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"The future is bright"

Perspectives

Some good news in Canadian mills

Some good news in Canadian mills

This month, we detail two projects that highlight some signs of renaissance in the Canadian pulp industry.

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Encouraging Innovation in the Workplace

Encouraging Innovation in the Workplace

Every type of organization should encourage employees to be innovative. To accomplish this, the business must be willing to take risks. Innovation is an on-going process; thus the risks associated with it are also continuous in nature.

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TPP: Partnership or Protectionism

TPP: Partnership or Protectionism

For the forest, pulp and paper industry, net benefits from the TPP are difficult to identify.

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Jim's and Steve's Book & Film Club

Let us review your new text!

Steve Roush and Jim Thompson share their literary and arts experiences...

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Jim's upcoming travels

Where is Jim this week?

As I travel, I am always looking for someone to go to dinner with, share a barbeque sandwich lunch and so forth.

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Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Directory

Amateur Radio Directory

If you are an amateur radio operator (ham radio), please let us know your name, call sign and license class.  We will publish them here.

Send your call sign to KK4WET@qsl.net to be included.

 

 

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Nip Impressions to Go

March 2016

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February 2016

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January 2016

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The fine print...

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Be safe, and we will talk next week,


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