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Paper Bottles

Paper Bottles

If you were not aware, BillerudKorsnäs, has a paper bottle innovation project wherein they are working on the development of the world's first 100 percent recyclable and biodegradable paper bottle for carbonated beverages.

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Project Quality Management

Horrible Bosses

Fraud Prevention

Technology

Increased Efficiency and Consistency with Moisture Control: Product Quality from Lab to Line

Increased Efficiency and Consistency with Moisture Control: Product Quality from Lab to Line

The MoistTech series of online moisture sensors for measurement and control are designed for full real time process control, developed for instant non-contact measurement for all types of moisture sensor applications.

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Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

SafeShield technology prevents the replication of DNA and new cell formation! Independent lab tests demonstrate up to 99.99% reduction in non-pathogenic bacteria on the paper's surface even after printing and post processing.

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Spotlight

Kimberly-Clark Continues Crucial Work Amidst Pandemic to Address the Global Sanitation Crisis

Kimberly-Clark Continues Crucial Work Amidst Pandemic to Address the Global Sanitation Crisis

As the pandemic has unfolded, many people focused on access to essential products such as toilet paper. Yet over 2 billion people - or 1 in 4 - around the world - continue to lack access to basic sanitation, including a toilet. Additionally, 785 million - or 1 in 10 - do not have clean water close to home.

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Pactiv Evergreen Commits to 100 Percent Recycled, Recyclable or Renewable Materials

Pactiv Evergreen Commits to 100 Percent Recycled, Recyclable or Renewable Materials

Evergreen Packaging was recently integrated into Pactiv after operating separately under the same holding company.

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Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Nearly a third of Indonesia forest fires are in pulp, palm areas: Greenpeace

Jim's 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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Pratt Industries and Talo Analytic International celebrate 25 year relationship

Pratt Industries and Talo Analytic International celebrate 25 year relationship

Gary Byrd of Pratt Industries and Jim Thompson of Talo Analytic International recently celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the two companies' relationship. The relationship started in November of 1993.

For the occasion, Talo Analytic International commissioned a "tombstone" reminiscent of those typically prepared to celebrate a deal closing and presented it to Mr. Byrd.

Talo Analytic International began working with Pratt Industries when Pratt's Conyers, Georgia Mill was first financed. Talo Analytic International has been the principal technical adviser on the financing of every Pratt mill in the United States. Talo Analytic International was also a key adviser on the Visy Tumut Mill in Australia in the late 1990's.

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A visit to Advanced Coil Technology

Successful Road Trip to Louisiana and Texas

Industree 4.0

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58 people headed back to work as Catalyst Crofton mill restarts paper machine

Paper Excellence Canada has announced it plans to restart the No. 3 paper machine at its Catalyst paper mill in Crofton, effective in early January 2021, which is good news for some 58 employees who will head back to work aft...

Cascades announces the closure of its Laval plant

Cascades Inc. announced that its Laval plant in Québec, specializing in the manufacture of napkins for the away-from-home market, will be closing on June 30, 2021.

Phoenix Investors Acquires Former LSC Communication Plant

An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced its acquisition from LSC Communications Printing Company, Inc. ("LSC") of its form...

SCA builds new grading mill in Sweden

The base of SCA's new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building.

APRIL Group reinforces commitments on sustainability

The sustainable fiber and bio-based products producer has released "APRIL2030", a transformative sustainable commitment that contains a series of tangible actions that are expected to make positive contributions to the climat...

Valmet to start co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause uncertainty in Valmet's operating environment. This has impacted especially the workload in the services business which is done close to customers.

DS Smith Survey: Manufacturers Need to Brace for Online Holiday Shopping Boom, Consumer Demand for Sustainable Packaging

New research shows most Americans plan to do at least half of their holiday shopping online.

Arjowiggins to restructure Scottish mill

Arjowiggins is to cut just over 70 jobs at its Stoneywood Mill in Scotland as the business, which was rescued from administration last year, battles the fallout from Covid-19.

Leading Stories

58 people headed back to work as Catalyst Crofton mill restarts paper machine

58 people headed back to work as Catalyst Crofton mill restarts paper machine

Paper Excellence Canada has announced it plans to restart the No. 3 paper machine at its Catalyst paper mill in Crofton, effective in early January 2021, which is good news for some 58 employees who will head back to work after a prolonged layoff.

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Cascades announces the closure of its Laval plant

Cascades announces the closure of its Laval plant

Cascades Inc. announced that its Laval plant in Québec, specializing in the manufacture of napkins for the away-from-home market, will be closing on June 30, 2021.

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Phoenix Investors Acquires Former LSC Communication Plant

Phoenix Investors Acquires Former LSC Communication Plant

An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced its acquisition from LSC Communications Printing Company, Inc. ("LSC") of its former plant in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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SCA builds new grading mill in Sweden

SCA builds new grading mill in Sweden

The base of SCA's new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building.

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APRIL Group reinforces commitments on sustainability

APRIL Group reinforces commitments on sustainability

The sustainable fiber and bio-based products producer has released "APRIL2030", a transformative sustainable commitment that contains a series of tangible actions that are expected to make positive contributions to the climate, nature and the development of people.

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Valmet to start co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland

Valmet to start co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause uncertainty in Valmet's operating environment. This has impacted especially the workload in the services business which is done close to customers.

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DS Smith Survey: Manufacturers Need to Brace for Online Holiday Shopping Boom, Consumer Demand for Sustainable Packaging

DS Smith Survey: Manufacturers Need to Brace for Online Holiday Shopping Boom, Consumer Demand for Sustainable Packaging

New research shows most Americans plan to do at least half of their holiday shopping online.

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Arjowiggins to restructure Scottish mill

Arjowiggins to restructure Scottish mill

Arjowiggins is to cut just over 70 jobs at its Stoneywood Mill in Scotland as the business, which was rescued from administration last year, battles the fallout from Covid-19.

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Overheated machinery likely cause of fire at Thunder Bay Resolute facility

Overheated machinery likely cause of fire at Thunder Bay Resolute facility

Overheating machinery is believed to be the cause of a Thursday evening fire at the Resolute Forest Products facility on Neebing Avenue, Thunder Bay firefighters said.

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Multiple crews respond to fire at Cascades facility

Multiple crews respond to fire at Cascades facility

A spokesperson for the City of Niagara Falls says the large industrial fire at Cascades Containerboard Packaging Company is now contained.

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Norbord to be acquired by West Fraser in a stock deal valued at more than $3 billion

Norbord to be acquired by West Fraser in a stock deal valued at more than $3 billion

Following closing, the combined company will operate as West Fraser.

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Canada's Forestry Sector Supports Federal Move Toward Net-Zero Emmissions by 2050

Canada's Forestry Sector Supports Federal Move Toward Net-Zero Emmissions by 2050

Canada's federal government tabled a bill that will put Canada on the path to meet net-zero emission targets by 2050. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) supports this move to chart a course for clean growth and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Highlights Long-Standing Commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance Initiatives with Release of 2019 Report

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Highlights Long-Standing Commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance Initiatives with Release of 2019 Report

With this report, the Company has provided additional disclosures using the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) reporting framework and has committed to a broader set of environmental, social and governance initiatives.

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Mondi delivers innovative logistics solution to reduce waste and provide more efficient customer service

Mondi delivers innovative logistics solution to reduce waste and provide more efficient customer service

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is the first global paper manufacturer to introduce an innovative logistics solution for its large reels, which provides benefits throughout the supply chain.

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GP Earns Annual Leadership Award from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) For Responsible Sourcing and Forest Management

GP Earns Annual Leadership Award from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) For Responsible Sourcing and Forest Management

From FSC certification of our Quilted Northern Ultra Soft and Strong bath tissue to the management of 75,000 acres of certified forestland and our cutting edge forest mapping, we are excited to be recognized by both SCS Global Services and FSC-US this year for our long-term efforts to manage natural resources.

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Pregis joined by NOVA Chemicals to support clean water initiative

Arjowiggins Answers Demand For Sustainable Packaging With Revolutionary New Translucent Barrier Paper

Schweitzer-Mauduit closing N.J. facility; 98 jobs will be lost

Canfor Signs Agreement with Peak Renewables to Sell Fort Nelson Tenure

Active negotiations lift hopes that idled Duluth, Minn. paper mill may be revived

Hamburger Containerboard's PM2 produces first tambour of brown testliner at Spremberg mill in Germany

Industry News

Resolute Forest Products Announces Newsprint Price Increase

Resolute Forest Products Announces Newsprint Price Increase

The price will increase US$20/metric tonne effective with shipments on or after January 1, 2021 and a second US$20/metric tonne increase will be implemented with shipments on or after February 1, 2021.

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BillerudKorsnäs solution for E-Commerce mailers - the conscientious alternative for consumers and online retailers

BillerudKorsnäs solution for E-Commerce mailers - the conscientious alternative for consumers and online retailers

E-Commerce mailer bags made from BillerudKorsnäs' Xpression E-com paper have 50 percent lower fossil emissions than virgin plastic mailer bags and using this leads to the removal of biogenic carbon from the atmosphere.

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DS Smith donates 1,500 boxes to help plant up to 10,000 trees in Romania

DS Smith donates 1,500 boxes to help plant up to 10,000 trees in Romania

DS Smith supports the first virtual tree-planting initiative in the country.

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Stora Enso with

Stora Enso with "license to operate" for CLT in the North American market

Wooden buildings are on the rise in the US and Stora Enso is entering the market with its cross laminated timber (CLT) product complying with the International Building Code® (IBS) that is necessary for the US American market as of 2021.

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Pixelle Introduces FlexArmor™, a Fluorocarbon Free Barrier Technology for Oil and Grease Resistant Food Papers

Pixelle Introduces FlexArmor™, a Fluorocarbon Free Barrier Technology for Oil and Grease Resistant Food Papers

Pixelle Specialty Solutions announced the introduction of FlexArmor ™, a new barrier technology engineered for oil and grease resistance in food service, quick service restaurant, fast food and casual dining papers, without the use of fluorocarbons.

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IT Tech Packaging, Inc. Provides Updates on Its Biomass Cogeneration Project

IT Tech Packaging, Inc. Provides Updates on Its Biomass Cogeneration Project

IT Tech Packaging, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, announced that it has completed invitation for the 75 t/h biomass boiler procurement bids for its biomass cogeneration project and multiple well-known enterprises in the industry have been invited and participated the open bidding.

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Sonoco Introduces Lightweight Recyclable Packaging for Heavyweight Products

Sonoco Introduces Lightweight Recyclable Packaging for Heavyweight Products

Sonoco Protective Solutions, a division of global packaging leader Sonoco, announced the addition of two new paper-based packaging options for heavy and high-value products to its EnviroSense® line of more sustainable packaging: the EnviroSense FiberMax™ Bulk Box and the EnviroSense FiberMax™ Master Roll package.

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Evergreen Packaging Wins AF&PA's 2020 Leadership In Sustainability Award

Evergreen Packaging Wins AF&PA's 2020 Leadership In Sustainability Award

Evergreen Packaging has announced that it is the recipient of the American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) 2020 Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for its submission, Family Forests - The Key to Certified Success. Awards were presented at the AF&PA's Presidents Forum online event.

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Weyerhaeuser Completes Oregon Timberland Transactions

Weyerhaeuser Completes Oregon Timberland Transactions

Weyerhaeuser Company announced the completion of two separate transactions in which it purchased timberlands from and sold timberlands to funds managed by Hancock Natural Resource Group, a Manulife Investment Management company.

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Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

The "Ansbach 2020" project, an investment worth €30 million, is in its final stages of completion and is meeting its customers' needs with innovative sustainable packaging solutions.

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Lecta Reduces Energy Consumption at its Mills By 60% With New Lighting

Smurfit Kappa and KHS join forces to roll out sustainable TopClip solution

Three years of Biofore Site™: UPM Raflatac aims higher in sustainable manufacturing

Amcor recognized as ESG industry leader by MSCI ESG

UPM joins the Renewable Carbon Initiative to change the foundation of chemical industry

The Cascades thermoformed cardboard tray wins two food innovation awards from the Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec

The Conservation Fund Purchases 72,440 Acres in Minnesota From PotlatchDeltic

Have you tried the Paperitalo Supplier Directory lately?

UPM Specialty Papers helps enhance circular economy in self-adhesive label industry

DS Smith's Belisce Paper Mill pushes carbon reduction goals using green electrical power in Croatia

Suzano Joins in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Academic Spotlight

SFI Conservation Grant to Help North Carolina State University Study Climate Change Mitigation and Preventing Biodiversity Loss in Forests

SFI Conservation Grant to Help North Carolina State University Study Climate Change Mitigation and Preventing Biodiversity Loss in Forests

North Carolina State University is investigating the crucial role that SFI-certified forests play in facilitating landscape connectivity in a changing climate.

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#MoveInMiami is Aug. 13

#MoveInMiami is Aug. 13

For the past seven years, the motto of #MoveInMiami has been, "They unpack. We give back." While the unpacking is different this year, Miamians can still support what matters to them most at Miami University on Aug. 13 through #MoveInMiami.

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Student Spotlight: Geordin Craun of Western Michigan

Student Spotlight: Geordin Craun of Western Michigan

Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Geordin Craun, a senior in the program. We asked her a few questions about her experiences at Western Michigan.

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NC State Names New Dean of College of Natural Resources

As Paper Days approaches, we catch up with University of Maine Senior Eliza Hosford

With N.C. State foundation's annual meeting and banquet nearing, we interview junior Claire Hammontree

Interview with UWSP Paper Science and Engineering Senior Austin Jackson

A random walk with Gene

Saving energy

Saving energy

Saving energy was a topic Jim Thompson discussed a few weeks back. With fuel prices at record lows, it seems a weird time to discuss saving energy. But back in the day, when Union Camp was an entity in the 70s and 80s, the company leadership were geniuses at forecasting the paper industry fortunes six months to a year in advance. It seemed when everyone else was doing one thing we were doing another. And some time later, our approach was usually proven the best.

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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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SAP Selects

About SAP Selects

This section contains a collection of Paperitalo articles highlighted by SAP for their relevance to how the paper and packaging industry is evolving and how technology can help support that progress.

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Just around the corner now

Just around the corner now

A bit of technology five years in the making. It is about time.

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Could Industry 4.0 provide transparency for the recycled fiber markets?

Directed Search

Directed Search

Frustrated when you search for "pulp" and come up with "John Travolta"? This should help:

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People in the News

Kotkamills appoints Matti Koski as Vice President, North America

His role is to establish North American businesses and increase board sales and help other businesses in North America.

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USDA announces appointments to the Softwood Lumber Board

Secretary of The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Sonny Perdue has reappointed Eric Cremers, Caroline Dauzat, and Hugues Simon to serve second terms on the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB). He has also appointed director Keith O'Rear to his first term.

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UPM appoints Aki Temmes as SVP, Business Control & Finance Operations

Aki Temmes has been appointed Senior Vice President, Business Control & Finance Operations at UPM as of January 1, 2021.

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Homann Holzwerkstoffe GmbH appoints Helmut Scheel as Managing Director and CFO

Homann Holzwerkstoffe GmbH has expanded its management team, which was previously composed of Fritz Homann and Ernst Keider.

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Weyerhaeuser Announces Appointment of Deidra Merriwether to Board of Directors

Weyerhaeuser Company announced the appointment of Deidra C. Merriwether, senior vice president of North American sales and services for W.W. Grainger, Inc., to the company's board of directors. Her appointment is effective immediately and will replace a retiring board member in 2021.

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Boise Cascade announces promotion of Jill Twedt to Senior Vice President

Twedt has been recognized by the Idaho Business Review as a Leader in Law and an Accomplished Under 40 award.

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Jim Porter to Retire from WestRock

WestRock Company announced that Jim Porter, president, Business Development & Latin America, has decided to retire, effective December 31, 2020.

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Lecta appoints Alain Gaudré as new CFO

WestRock Company announced that Jim Porter, president, Business Development & Latin America, has decided to retire, effective December 31, 2020.

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Hans Djurberg SCA's new Sustainability Director

He will be responsible for the corporate sustainability agenda in parallel to his assignment as Sustainability Manager in business area Forest.

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Monadnock Paper Announces Rajan Iyer as New Vice President of Research & Development and Technical Services

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rajan Iyer as its new Vice President of Research & Development and Technical Services.

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Changes in Ahlstrom-Munksjö's Executive Management Team

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens long-term strategy development and deepens its innovation and sustainability focus by extending the Group Executive Management Team.

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Stora Enso appoints two new members to its Group Leadership Team

Stora Enso has appointed Tobias Bäärnman, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, as a member of the Group Leadership Team.

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Pinnacle appoints Duncan Davies as new CEO

From 2000 to 2019, Davies served as the president and CEO of Interfor Corporation.

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Istavridis Joins Sonoco Board of Directors

In addition, the Company announced that Harry A. Cockrell has decided not to stand for reelection to the Board at the Company's Annual General Meeting in April 2021.

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LP Building Solutions Chairman and CEO W. Bradley Southern Named to the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors

Founded in 1895 and guided by its Board of Directors, NAM is the largest industrial trade association in the U.S. with more than 14,000 members and is the nation's most influential manufacturing advocate.

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Kimberly-Clark Names Sandi Karrmann as Chief Human Resources Officer

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that Sandi Karrmann will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective October 26, 2020.

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Lunawood names Julia Ahvenainen as International Marketing Manager

With strong background in wood industry and thermally modified wood, Julia Ahvenainen has been appointed International Marketing Manager of Lunawood as of 1st of November 2020.

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DS Smith appoints Darren Littleboy as Group HR Director

A commercially-focused, internationally experienced HR executive, Darren has a demonstrable record of building high performing HR teams and delivering business transformation within publicly listed businesses.

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Kimberly-Clark Names John W. Culver to Board of Directors

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that John W. Culver was elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. Culver will serve on the company's Audit Committee.

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Roseburg Forest Products appoints Kara Herron as strategic marketing manager

Kara will provide marketing leadership and help build the infrastructure needed to support Roseburg's strategic growth plan.

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Roseburg promotes Matthew Sally to eastern region Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

Roseburg Forest Products announces that Matthew Sally has been promoted to the role of Supply Chain & Logistics Manager for Roseburg's eastern region.

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Atlas Engineered Products announces executive change

Atlas Engineered Products ("AEP") announces the departure of Executive Vice President, Brittany Ray-Wilks, effective September 11, 2020. Mrs. Ray-Wilks has been with AEP just prior to it going public in November of 2017.

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Metsä Spring appoints Annariikka Roselli as Development Manager

She will be responsible for the area of wood-based textile fibres at Metsä Spring, focusing especially on R&D-related matters.

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Minerals Technologies Names Erin N. Cutler Vice President, Human Resources

Prior to joining MTI, Cutler was employed by Pratt Industries.

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The American Wood Council names Jackson Morrill as new president and CEO

The American Wood Council (AWC) will welcome Jackson Morrill, President of the Composite Panel Association (CPA), as AWC's new President & CEO on September 16.

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Huhtamaki appoints Ann O'Hara as President, North America business segment

Clay Dunn, President, North America business segment has decided to retire at the end of 2020 after successfully leading Huhtamaki's business in North America since 2005.

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WestRock Announces MPS Leadership Change

DS Smith, the FTSE100 sustainable packaging leader, has announced the appointment of Johan van Baarle as Sales Director of its Paper Division.

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DS Smith Appoints New Sales Director for Paper in Europe and North America

DS Smith, the FTSE100 sustainable packaging leader, has announced the appointment of Johan van Baarle as Sales Director of its Paper Division.

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Stora Enso appoints Annette Stube as Head of Sustainability

Stora Enso has appointed Annette Stube as EVP, Head of Sustainability and a member of the Group Leadership Team. She will start on 1 September 2020.

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Södra strengthens its work within public affairs

Marcus Svensson has been appointed Head of Public Affairs at Södra. He will organise, coordinate and manage Södra's work within public affairs going forward.

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Interfor appoints Rick Pozzebon as CFO

He has more than 18 years of experience working with one of the big four accounting firms in both the US and Canada and in various senior corporate finance roles.

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Supplier News

Clyde Industries to supply boiler cleaning equipment for Sun Paper's pulp mill in China

Clyde Industries received an order from Sun Paper to supply boiler cleaning equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China.

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Kadant Launches New Website Experience

The new portfolio of websites was designed with the user experience in mind to allow visitors to explore, learn, and find solutions to industrial processing challenges.

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Changes in Valmet's Executive Team

Mr. Jukka Tiitinen (M.Sc., Engineering) has been appointed Area President of Valmet's North America Area as of April 1, 2021.

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Kadant Successfully Starts Up Two Approach Flow Systems for Shanying International

Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., successfully started up two approach flow systems at Shanying International for its PM22 and PM23.

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Valmet included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index among the world's sustainability leaders

The presentation will cover how to troubleshoot thermocompressors used in Yankee dryer steam systems.

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Kadant Johnson to Present at Tissue World Digital Days

The presentation will cover how to troubleshoot thermocompressors used in Yankee dryer steam systems.

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Andritz to supply non-condensable gases incineration system for Bracell's pulp mill in Brazil

Andritz has received an order from Bracell to supply the non-condensable gases (NCG) incineration system on EPCC basis for Bracell's pulp mill Project "STAR" in Lençóis Paulista, Brazil.

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Valmet to invest in filter fabric manufacturing in Pune, India

The investment includes manufacturing equipment for filter fabric production.

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Valmet to supply paper making line to Asia Symbol XinHui in China

The start-up of PM 13 is scheduled for 2022.

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Kadant Fiberline starts up OCC System at ShanYing International's mill in China

The new line is equipped with a Kadant recycled fiber processing system and an approach flow system with a design capacity of 400,000 tons per year.

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Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet will supply a complete tissue line, including full automation package, to WEPA's mill in Bridgend, the United Kingdom.

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Metsä Fibre and Lujabetoni sign preliminary agreement on reinforced concrete pile delivery for Kemi mill in Finland

This would be the largest ever pile delivery in Finland.

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Valmet to supply an OptiConcept M containerboard line to Shanying Paper in China

The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper's business to Guangdong area.

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Valmet completes acquisition of PMP Group

PMP Group is a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey.

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Neles board backs Alfa offer over Valmet

The board of Finnish engineer Neles is sticking with its recommendation for shareholders to accept a takeover offer from Alfa Laval, saying it does not have enough details on a rival merger proposal from Valmet to make a comparison.

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ABB to supply new Quality Control System to Södra Cell's mill in Sweden

Delivery is planned for October 2020.

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AstenJohnson invests $2.5 million at dryer fabrics plant in Kanata, Canada

This investment will address the increased demand for locally supplied dryer fabrics in the US and Canadian markets.

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Voith presents new screen plate with significantly extended service life for recovered paper pulping

Voith introduces a new screen plate design for pulpers used in recovered paper pulping. The CurvedBar screen plate extends service life in Voith's IntensaPulper IP-R by more than 50% and improves the quality of fiber suspension.

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Voith successfully executes start-up of 5 BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines for Nine Dragons Paper in China

Metsä Fibre Oy and AFRY have entered into a preliminary agreement for the engineering, project management and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant at the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland.

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AFRY to design chlorine dioxide plant for Metsä Fibre's bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre Oy and AFRY have entered into a preliminary agreement for the engineering, project management and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant at the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland.

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UMV Coating Systems to supply coating section to Stora Enso Forshaga in Sweden

Stora Enso has selected UMV as the supplier of an offline coating section to be installed at their Forshaga site in Sweden.

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PureAir debuts antimicrobial line Microbe-sorb

While some companies and industries have been slowed by the pandemic, others have taken flight thanks to ingenuity, strategic pivots, and recognition of the demand for health and safety-oriented products.

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ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to Grupo Gondi's mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB to supply leading Mexico packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi with a robust and reliable automated paper testing solution for its greenfield site in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Valmet has proposed a statutory merger between Valmet and Neles to the Board of Directors of Neles

Valmet sees that a combination of the two companies in the long-term would create excellent value for Valmet's and Neles' shareholders.

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Valmet Total Solids Measurements selected for Klabin's Puma II project in Brazil

Six Valmet Total Solids Measurements (Valmet TS) will be supplied as part of the delivery by SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions of water and wastewater treatment plants for Klabin's Puma II project in Brazil

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ANDRITZ to complete and start up the folding boxboard production line at JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Dobrush, Belarus

The board machine is designed to produce 200,000 tons per year of folding boxboard, with basis weights ranging from 170 to 400 g/m2.

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Metsä Fibre and Andritz sign preliminary agreement

Metsä Fibre and Andritz signed a preliminary agreement on wood raw material reception and feed equipment for the Kemi bioproduct mill.

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Valmet takes its services to the next level for the best customer experience

The aim is to provide the best customer experience in all the touch points of the customer journey.

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Valmet to supply Metsä Board's Kemi mill with Industrial Internet solutions to enhance end-product quality and the mill's productivity

The machine produces premium quality white top kraftliner.

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Kadant Solutions Marks the Five-Year Anniversary of Ceramic Tip Creping Blades

Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., marks a successful five-year market presence of the CeraEdge™ creping blade line for use in tissue production.

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Valmet to acquire PMP Group in Poland

Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire PMP Group in Poland. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximately Euro 64 million, plus a conditional and capped earn-out component.

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Finland's Solidium backs Valmet against Alfa Laval's bid for Neles

The Finnish government's investment firm Solidium backs Valmet's decision to not sell its holding in newly-formed valves maker Neles to Swedish engineer Alfa Laval, Solidium's chief executive said.

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Valmet signs an automation service agreement with Viridor in UK

Valmet and Viridor have signed a three-year service agreement for six waste-to-energy plants in the United Kingdom.

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ABB Supplies Electrical Package and Drives Automation to New Grupo Gondi Mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB has supplied and commissioned a full electrical solution for major packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi at its greenfield site in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Dieffenbacher to supply the world's longest continuous press to Guangxi Lelin in China

The Bhadrachalam pulp mill has an increased demand of pulp due to continuous expansion in board production.

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Valmet to supply new bleach plant and upgrade of batch cooking and fiberline to ITC's Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India

The Bhadrachalam pulp mill has an increased demand of pulp due to continuous expansion in board production.

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Komatsu Forest to deliver nine new harvesters to Belarus

The Komatsu 911 harvester is an agile machine that can be used in different conditions.

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Valmet to supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Ukraine

The new system will be installed in the corrugated packaging plant of the mill which is undertaking modernization actions.

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Valmet to supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso's Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet will supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso's Oulu mill in Finland. The start-up clothing includes forming fabrics, press felts, shoe press belts and dryer fabrics. The clothing order is related to Stora Enso's paper machine (PM 7) grade conversion project delivered by Valmet..

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BASF to sell global pigments business to DIC

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF's global pigments business.

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Domtar Orders Voith BlueLine Recycled Stock Preparation System for Kingsport Tennessee Mill Conversion Project

The system includes Voith's BlueLine products including water, sludge and reject handling systems which will maximize both efficiency and quality.

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