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[Adv.] Souhegan Wood Products

[Adv.] Souhegan Wood Products

SWP's high-density, molded wood core plugs help paper companies reduce loss claims for pennies per roll. Two designs are smooth, flake-free, and feature superior crush strength for all grades of paper.

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A look at how Koch does business

A look at how Koch does business

Charles and David Koch are best known for their controversial political empire, where they ply their combined personal fortunes of nearly $96 billion into conservative causes and candidates across the nation. They're less known for the business empire that's enabled that wealth: Koch Industries.

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Sappi, farmers work together to save money (and the world)

Sappi, farmers work together to save money (and the world)

Is the Cloquet Sappi mill the greenest in the world? While there hasn't been an official trophy awarded by pulp and paper mills worldwide, Cloquet Sappi manager Mike Schultz is quite certain we have a winner here.

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Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program

Kimberly-Clark Reports Year One Results of Sustainability 2022 Program

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has published its annual report on sustainability, providing the first update on the company's global progress toward its Sustainability 2022 goals.

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Environmental improvements in the North American pulp and paper industry

Tembec warns its stock price risks falling if Rayonier takeover offer is rejected

Tembec is warning that its shares risk falling if shareholders vote next week to reject a US$807-million friendly takeover offer from Rayonier Advanced Materials.

WestRock to lay off 152, close Wheatley Heights, N.Y. facility

WestRock Co. is closing its Wheatley Heights plant and laying off 152 employees, according to a WARN notice filed with the state.

Another fire at KapStone facility

KapStone was the site of another smoldering fire early Tuesday morning, but it was much smaller than last week's fire in Machine 10, according to Longview Fire.

Tembec takeover under threat after two largest shareholders oppose deal

Rayonier Advanced Materials says it is standing by its bid for Tembec.

Verso paper mill in Jay, Maine makes 120 layoffs permanent

Verso Corp. has decided not to bring back 120 employees laid off earlier this year after the company idled its No. 3 paper machine in Jay.

Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

Cascades Inc. has officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon.

Rayonier Advanced Materials Reiterates Commitment to Acquire Tembec on Agreed Terms

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has reaffirmed its commitment to acquire Tembec Inc. on the terms previously agreed with Tembec.

Weyerhaeuser to pay $375,000 to settle overharvesting claims

The Vermont attorney general's office says Weyerhaeuser will pay the state $375,000 to settle allegations that it overharvested trees from its property.

Leading Stories

Tembec warns its stock price risks falling if Rayonier takeover offer is rejected

Tembec warns its stock price risks falling if Rayonier takeover offer is rejected

Tembec is warning that its shares risk falling if shareholders vote next week to reject a US$807-million friendly takeover offer from Rayonier Advanced Materials.

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WestRock to lay off 152, close Wheatley Heights, N.Y. facility

WestRock to lay off 152, close Wheatley Heights, N.Y. facility

WestRock Co. is closing its Wheatley Heights plant and laying off 152 employees, according to a WARN notice filed with the state.

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Another fire at KapStone facility

Another fire at KapStone facility

KapStone was the site of another smoldering fire early Tuesday morning, but it was much smaller than last week's fire in Machine 10, according to Longview Fire.

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Tembec takeover under threat after two largest shareholders oppose deal

Tembec takeover under threat after two largest shareholders oppose deal

Rayonier Advanced Materials says it is standing by its bid for Tembec.

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Verso paper mill in Jay, Maine makes 120 layoffs permanent

Verso paper mill in Jay, Maine makes 120 layoffs permanent

Verso Corp. has decided not to bring back 120 employees laid off earlier this year after the company idled its No. 3 paper machine in Jay.

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Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

Cascades Inc. has officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Reiterates Commitment to Acquire Tembec on Agreed Terms

Rayonier Advanced Materials Reiterates Commitment to Acquire Tembec on Agreed Terms

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has reaffirmed its commitment to acquire Tembec Inc. on the terms previously agreed with Tembec.

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Weyerhaeuser to pay $375,000 to settle overharvesting claims

Weyerhaeuser to pay $375,000 to settle overharvesting claims

The Vermont attorney general's office says Weyerhaeuser will pay the state $375,000 to settle allegations that it overharvested trees from its property.

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Just in: WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries

Just in: WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries

WestRock Company announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.

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Kamloops Fire Rescue responds to fire at Domtar landfill

Kamloops Fire Rescue responds to fire at Domtar landfill

Kamloops Fire Rescue crews are taking a defensive stance on a fire burning in the Domtar landfill on Saturday, July 15.

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Lumber prices see 'big jump' after wildfires in British Columbia

New owner working to 'get it right' in reopening former Nippon site

Phoenix fire crews battle 2nd alarm fire at International Paper facility

Rayonier AM's deal to acquire Tembec opposed

Update: KapStone restarts paper machine after fire

Fire at KapStone Longview, Washington facility

New Brunswick premier off to Washington to discuss lumber and free trade

Probability of 2015 haze repeat much lower this year: Asia Pulp and Paper official

After 48 hours, fire finally out at IP facility in Iowa

APP hires former Singapore army general as sustainability chief

Industry News

BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Per Lindberg to leave company in early 2018

BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Per Lindberg to leave company in early 2018

BillerudKorsnäs President and CEO Per Lindberg has announced his decision to leave the company to become the President and CEO of Epiroc.

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Sonoco Names Philippe Guillemot to Board of Directors

Sonoco Names Philippe Guillemot to Board of Directors

Sonoco announced that Philippe Guillemot has been named to its Board of Directors.

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Suzano announces investments in tissue production

Suzano announces investments in tissue production

Suzano Papel e Celulose says it plans to acquire equipment for converting tissue paper, also known as sanitary paper, into finished products.

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Domtar's sustainability report highlights progress in long-term strategy

Domtar's sustainability report highlights progress in long-term strategy

Domtar has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, detailing the company's endeavors to take a longer term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities.

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Multi-Color Announces Agreement to Acquire Constantia Labels

Multi-Color Announces Agreement to Acquire Constantia Labels

Multi-Color Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Labels Division of Constantia Flexibles from Constantia Flexibles GmbH for approximately $1.3 billion (€1.15 billion), payable in cash and stock.

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2 new Vinda Paper tissue machines at its Longyou mill in China

2 new Vinda Paper tissue machines at its Longyou mill in China

Vinda Paper Zhejiang says it has fired up two Toscotec supplied tissue machines, TM 3 and 4, at its Longyou mill in Zhejiang province, China.

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2nd man sentenced to jail for diaper theft in Wisconsin

2nd man sentenced to jail for diaper theft in Wisconsin

A man has been sentenced to jail for his role in the theft of hundreds of cases of diapers intended for the needy.

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Fire at Weyerhaeuser Columbia Falls, Montana facility

Fire at Weyerhaeuser Columbia Falls, Montana facility

Weyerhaeuser Company announced effective immediately the ban of all campfires on its lands in Flathead, Lake, Lincoln, Missoula, Sanders and Ravalli counties in Western Montana due to high fire danger.

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International Paper's Directors Elect Christopher M. Connor to Board

International Paper's Directors Elect Christopher M. Connor to Board

International Paper Company announced the election of Christopher M. Connor to its board of directors effective October 1, 2017.

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KapStone Reaching Higher In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

KapStone Reaching Higher In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation announces the recent release of its fifth annual sustainability report which shows ongoing progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals.

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LSC Communications Acquires CREEL Printing

Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec Announce Clearance from Germany's Federal Cartel Office

Weyerhaeuser bans campfires on lands in Western Montana due to high forest fire danger

Port Hawkesbury Paper to curtail operations

Sonoco Releases Cost of Damage Calculator

ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

Kadant Solutions Introduces Ultimate Blade Line for High-Performance Doctoring

Nippon Paper Industries launches new product

Södra: Swedish wood increasingly global

Andritz Automation opens two new offices in Florida and Oregon

A random walk with Gene

Random Thoughts About Teen Drivers

Random Thoughts About Teen Drivers

Every year we talk to new teen drivers about safety behind the wheel. Every year it gets more and more difficult to impress upon the kids the importance of not driving distracted. But to beat a dead horse, here are some thoughts that may help you with your own teen drivers.

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Irreconcilable?

Being a parent

Football and Elections

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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Perspectives

An Overview of Waste Water Treatment Systems

An Overview of Waste Water Treatment Systems

In spite of being both capital and energy intensive, the use of advanced waste water treatment systems is projected to grow about 9% per year. This is related to the requirement to more fully protect water resources. Let's briefly review a few of the methods in use today.

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Preparing for Contract Negotiations

Preparing for Contract Negotiations

This article is intended primarily to focus company management on some of the essential considerations involved when entering into negotiations. Since the end result will not only involve an allocation of resources and have a significant effect on other areas of the company, the achievement of contract goals becomes of highest importance. Here are a few guidelines that may be helpful.

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Understanding Matrix Management

Understanding Matrix Management

Many older managers and some who are now in retirement operated within a traditional business management structure. This included organization charts, which outlined the company functions and lines of reporting...

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Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment News

Your contributions are welcome in this department, regardless of point of view. A few criteria--if you send us a copyrighted piece, also provide a permission to publish statement from the owner. We will not publish overtly political pieces or anonymous pieces.


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