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Preparing a raw yankee surface

Newly ground yankees or newly "cast" yankees have surfaces that are microscopically sharp, porous and overly chemically excitable. There is a strong potential for corrosion.

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Deflection analysis for optimum creping performance

Deflection analysis for optimum creping performance

The limitations of tissue production at the doctor blade are determined by the weakest point of the sheet blade interface. This is the point where the sheet will break, corrugate, pick or tear causing the machine slow down to run. To optimize your tissue machine, periodic doctor blade alignment is usually made, however, very few machines have also performed a Deflection Analysis.

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Spotlight

IP reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent as part of 2020 goals

IP reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent as part of 2020 goals

With two years left to hit its 2020 sustainability goals, International Paper has already exceed half of its target numbers.

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Cause of Massive Fire at Iconic Paper Mill Remains a Mystery

Cause of Massive Fire at Iconic Paper Mill Remains a Mystery

The fire destroyed 30 of 36 buildings and Marcal's iconic red sign. Owner Soundview Paper Co. has said it's assessing restarting operations.

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Wooden beer bottles and paper straws -- Japan shifts from plastic

Port Townsend Paper Corporation Mill to recycle more, use less water

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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Devon Barnes (L) and Jim Thompson
Devon Barnes (L) and Jim Thompson

A visit to Advanced Coil Technology

I just love to visit our clients. Today (13 May 2019), I was visiting Devon Barnes, President of Advanced Coil Technology, LLC in Owatonna, Minnesota. Advanced Coil makes liquid-to-air coils for any application.

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Successful Road Trip to Louisiana and Texas

Jim Thompson asked to speak at Georgia Tech

Industree 4.0

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DS Smith Continues Expansion in North America

New headquarters in Atlanta will extend the company's global commitment to provide innovative sustainable packaging and solutions.

Verso Corporation Explores Strategic Alternatives And Approves Adoption Of Stockholder Rights Plan

Verso Corporation announced that its Board of Directors, had in late March of 2019, reengaged Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc. as the company's financial advisor to assist Verso in identifying and evaluating a range of potential ...

Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Taylor BCTMP Mill

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced it will be temporarily curtailing operations at its BCTMP mill in Taylor, British Columbia (BC) from June 29 through August 5, 2019, due to a combination of weaker market conditions and sho...

Louisiana Pacific to shut down Peace Valley OSB

Louisiana Pacific will indefinitely shut down operations at the Peace Valley OSB mill in Fort St. John.

APP announces three new partnerships across Mexico

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has announced three new expanded partnerships across Mexico and the launch of a new label paper.

Reports: Flambeau River Papers mill in Park Falls, Wisconsin abruptly stops production, tells employees to stay home

On the morning of June 11, a worker told WJFW-TV he got a call and that his employer, Flambeau River Papers, told him not to come in. The mill was shut down.

Norbord curtails production at its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, Canada

Norbord Inc. plans to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada, starting in August 2019. Approximately 160 employees will be impacted by this curtailm...

Norske Skog AS considers an IPO and listing on Oslo Børs

Norske Skog announces today that it has initiated a process to consider an initial public offering ("IPO") and listing of its shares on Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange).

Leading Stories

DS Smith Continues Expansion in North America

DS Smith Continues Expansion in North America

New headquarters in Atlanta will extend the company's global commitment to provide innovative sustainable packaging and solutions.

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Verso Corporation Explores Strategic Alternatives And Approves Adoption Of Stockholder Rights Plan

Verso Corporation Explores Strategic Alternatives And Approves Adoption Of Stockholder Rights Plan

Verso Corporation announced that its Board of Directors, had in late March of 2019, reengaged Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc. as the company's financial advisor to assist Verso in identifying and evaluating a range of potential strategic alternatives, including a possible merger, joint venture, partnership, business combination, stock repurchase, recapitalization, sale, distribution, transfer or other disposition or acquisition of assets or equity interests, while the Company conducts its search to identify and retain a permanent chief executive officer.

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Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Taylor BCTMP Mill

Canfor Pulp Temporarily Curtailing Taylor BCTMP Mill

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced it will be temporarily curtailing operations at its BCTMP mill in Taylor, British Columbia (BC) from June 29 through August 5, 2019, due to a combination of weaker market conditions and short-term fibre constraints resulting from industry-wide sawmill curtailments in the BC Interior.

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Louisiana Pacific to shut down Peace Valley OSB

Louisiana Pacific to shut down Peace Valley OSB

Louisiana Pacific will indefinitely shut down operations at the Peace Valley OSB mill in Fort St. John.

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APP announces three new partnerships across Mexico

APP announces three new partnerships across Mexico

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has announced three new expanded partnerships across Mexico and the launch of a new label paper.

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 Reports: Flambeau River Papers mill in Park Falls, Wisconsin abruptly stops production, tells employees to stay home

Reports: Flambeau River Papers mill in Park Falls, Wisconsin abruptly stops production, tells employees to stay home

On the morning of June 11, a worker told WJFW-TV he got a call and that his employer, Flambeau River Papers, told him not to come in. The mill was shut down.

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Norbord curtails production at its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, Canada

Norbord curtails production at its OSB mill in 100 Mile House, Canada

Norbord Inc. plans to indefinitely curtail production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada, starting in August 2019. Approximately 160 employees will be impacted by this curtailment.

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Norske Skog AS considers an IPO and listing on Oslo Børs

Norske Skog AS considers an IPO and listing on Oslo Børs

Norske Skog announces today that it has initiated a process to consider an initial public offering ("IPO") and listing of its shares on Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange).

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Smurfit Kappa ups Carton de Colombia stake to 97.7% after buying out minority holdings

Smurfit Kappa ups Carton de Colombia stake to 97.7% after buying out minority holdings

Smurfit Kappa Group said it had upped its interest in Carton de Colombia to 97.7% after making a tender offer for minority shares in the business.

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Amcor Completes Acquisition of Bemis

Amcor Completes Acquisition of Bemis

Amcor today announces the successful completion of its acquisition of Bemis Company Inc., effective 11 June 2019.

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Legionella victims to file a complaint against Stora Enso

Legionella victims to file a complaint against Stora Enso

Victims of a Legionella epidemic (Legionnaires' disease) that broke out near Ghent will jointly file a complaint against the company responsible, according to reports on Tuesday.

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Firefighters respond to Verso in Wisconsin Rapids

Firefighters respond to Verso in Wisconsin Rapids

A fire that started in the blower room at Verso Corp. on Monday didn't affect the company's operations, according to the fire chief.

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Canfor Significantly Curtailing Production Capacity in BC

Canfor Significantly Curtailing Production Capacity in BC

Canfor Corporation announced it will be curtailing operations at all British Columbia sawmills, except WynnWood.

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Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Donte Palmer, John Legend and Pampers join forces to drive changing table equality after survey reveals 90% of dads have gone into a men's public restroom that has not had a baby changing table.

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Fire at Monadnock Paper Mills

Fire at Monadnock Paper Mills

Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at Monadnock Paper Mills in Bennington Thursday morning around 9:45 a.m.

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Fire at Ahlstrom-Munksjo facility in Kentucky

Right to work laws violated, Burlington Packaging Corporation of America employee alleges in lawsuit

Court allows class action against International Paper Co. over alleged 'black liquor' injuries, versus individual claims

'Positive' talks on future of Arjowiggins mills

Waco, Texas firefighters respond to fire at Sonoco facility

New Twin Rivers Paper Company CEO abruptly leaves and former CEO steps back in as CEO

Industry News

DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit

DS Smith says stocking up on spare parts ahead of Brexit

Packaging products maker DS Smith Plc said on Thursday that it had made plans for contingency stocking of spare parts as it readies for Britain's planned exit from the European Union, but expected disruption to its operations to be "relatively contained".

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McKinley seeks permits for addition

McKinley seeks permits for addition

McKinley Paper Co. has received preliminary approval from two state air-quality agencies to install new equipment to manufacture heavyweight liner and bag-grade paper, increasing production and spiking air pollution -- but not exceeding regulatory emissions limits, state officials say.

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Mondi introduces the first all-in-one customer platform for paper sacks worldwide

Mondi introduces the first all-in-one customer platform for paper sacks worldwide

Customers of Mondi Industrial Bags, the world's leading industrial paper bags producer, can now enjoy the convenience of 24/7 customer service through the new myMondi web-based platform.

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Neenah Announces End of Alignment with Veritiv Corp.

Neenah Announces End of Alignment with Veritiv Corp.

This is to inform you that Neenah has decided to make changes to its merchant alignment for its Fine Paper and Packaging business.

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Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste

Canada to ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste

Less than 10 percent of plastic used in Canada gets recycled. Without a change in course, Canadians will throw away an estimated $11 billion worth of plastic materials each year by 2030.

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An accord is reached: McKinley Paper Co., local union agree to labor contract

An accord is reached: McKinley Paper Co., local union agree to labor contract

McKinley Paper Co. has reached agreement with the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Local 155 on a new labor deal that will be in effect once McKinley opens its Ediz Hook paper mill, company and union officials said Monday.

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Metsä Wood inaugurates new Kerto LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland

Metsä Wood inaugurates new Kerto LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland

The decision on the investment of 65,000 cubic metre Kerto LVL line was made in December 2017.

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Port Townsend Paper Corporation settles with EPA for violation of Clean Air Act

Port Townsend Paper Corporation settles with EPA for violation of Clean Air Act

The Port Townsend Paper Corporation has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will cost more than $300,000 for a violation of the Clean Air Act.

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Sun Chemical receives 'UK Excellence Award Jury Commendation' from the British Quality Foundation

Sun Chemical receives 'UK Excellence Award Jury Commendation' from the British Quality Foundation

Sun Chemical has received a Jury Commendation for the UK Excellence Award for "Managing with Agility" from the British Quality Foundation, after it received a five star EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) rating.

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 International Paper Ticonderoga facility gets $2.8 million to reduce carbon emissions

International Paper Ticonderoga facility gets $2.8 million to reduce carbon emissions

International Paper in Ticonderoga has received $2.8 million and recognition from the state for its work to reduce its carbon footprint.

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DuPont loses appeal bid to keep Chemours lawsuit secret

Ahlstrom-Munksjö's sustainability work awarded with third consecutive EcoVadis Gold rating

AF&PA Announces Heidi Brock as New President & CEO

Well-known industy leader Arthur "Art" David Rankin passes away

Have you tried the Paperitalo Supplier Directory lately?

Essity sets additional sustainability targets for packaging

Enviva Launches Enhanced and Expanded Global Sourcing Policy

Metsä Board to establish a new Paperboard and Packaging Excellence Centre

US log exports fall 50 percent in April

Mondi Awaits Regulatory Consents To Complete Corporate Simplification

Cascades joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network

Academic Spotlight

Paper Science Students Explore Personal Care Career Opportunities

Paper Science Students Explore Personal Care Career Opportunities

Paper science and engineering students from North Carolina State University saw more than just pulp and paper mills on this year's Paper International Experience (PIE) trip to Domtar's Personal Care operations in Toledo, Spain.

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Catching up with N.C. State Paper Science and Engineering Senior Brandon Long

Catching up with N.C. State Paper Science and Engineering Senior Brandon Long

Close to 200 students are enrolled in the N.C. State Paper Science and Engineering program, and Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Brandon Long, a senior in the program and we asked him a few questions about his experiences at N.C. State.

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UMaine, U.S. Department of Energy launch $20M wood-fiber research initiative

UMaine, U.S. Department of Energy launch $20M wood-fiber research initiative

The University of Maine and the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced a new research collaboration to advance efforts to use wood fiber in 3D printer manufacturing.

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Western Michigan University unveils paper manufacturing machine unique to North America

PCA CEO Kowlzan pledges $1 million, WestRock CEO Voorhees delivers keynote address at Miami University PS&E Foundation's 59th Annual Meeting

Thompson appointed Honorary Board Member, Miami University Paper Science & Engineering Foundation

Catching up with Miami University Senior Riley Docherty

Paper Science Engineers Are Always in Demand

Catching up with University of Maine Senior Elaina Gilman

A random walk with Gene

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

And how will all this affect the pulp, paper, and package industry?

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A passion for cars

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

The Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State:  Requiring More Good Than Harm

The Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State: Requiring More Good Than Harm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an historic step to advance the "cost-benefit state," the paradigm in which "government regulation is increasingly assessed by asking whether the benefits of regulation justify the costs of regulation."

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Sound Infrastructure, Efficient Transportation Essential to Forest Products Industry

Sound Infrastructure, Efficient Transportation Essential to Forest Products Industry

From the forestproducts industry perspective, sound infrastructure and efficient transportation are essential to our manufacturers.

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Paper Keeps Forests as Forests

Paper Keeps Forests as Forests

April 26 is Arbor Day, a holiday that celebrates trees and encourages people to plant them.

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Global Recycling Day 2019 - Let's Focus on the Youth

Global Recycling Day 2019 - Let's Focus on the Youth

Today marks Global Recycling Day, the second anniversary of the global effort headed up by the Global Recycling Foundation to promote the importance of recycling and underscore its benefits.

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March 2019

February 2019

Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment News

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People in the News

Domtar Corporation Names Marie Cyr New Dryden Mill Manager

Domtar Corporation has announced Marie Cyr as manager of the company's mill in Dryden, Ontario, effective August 1, 2019. Cyr succeeds Jim Blight, who will retire in August.

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Deufol Group appointed Jürgen Hillen as new CFO

Calle Loikkanen has been appointed Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communications at Huhtamaki as of August 26, 2019.

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Huhtamaki appoints Calle Loikkanen as Head of IR and Financial Communications

Calle Loikkanen has been appointed Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communications at Huhtamaki as of August 26, 2019.

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Metsä Group names Pekka Kittilä as Technical Director of Kemi bioproduct mill pre-engineering project

Pekka Kittilä has been appointed as Technical Director of Metsä Group's Kemi bioproduct mill pre-engineering project.

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Södra re-elected Lena Ek as Chairperson of the BoD

Södra's Annual General Meeting (AGM) adopted a dividend of SEK 1,795 million to members and Lena Ek was re-elected Chairperson of the Board.

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Category Veteran to Lead Menasha Packaging Company's Center of Retail Excellence at Walmart

Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced that Regina Bailey has joined as Senior Director Retail and Category Strategy for Walmart.

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Clearwater Paper Adds New Board Members

Clearwater Paper Corporation announced that John J. Corkrean and Joe W. Laymon have been elected to the company's board of directors, effective May 1, 2019.

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Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products Leader Kathy Walters To Retire

Georgia‐Pacific announced that Kathleen A. "Kathy" Walters will retire as executive vice president - consumer products group, effective June 1, 2019.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Appoints Stacey Panayiotou as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Graphic Packaging announced that Stacey Panayiotou will join the company as executive vice president, human resources.

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Metsä Tissue names Michael Barth Vice President Operations, Greaseproof Papers

Greaseproof Papers is managed as a separate business unit in Metsä Tissue.

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Metsä Wood names Matti Pajula as Managing Director, Metsä Wood UK

Matti Pajula has been appointed as Managing Director, Metsä Wood UK, as of 1 May 2019.

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Sonoco Announces New Chief Information Officer

Sonoco announced that Richard (Rick) Johnson has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer, reporting to President and CEO Rob Tiede.

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Clearwater Paper Appoints Robert Hrivnak as Chief Financial Officer

Clearwater Paper Corporation announced the appointment of Robert Hrivnak as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, effective April 8, 2019.

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PotlatchDeltic Names Anna Torma Vice President, Public Affairs

PotlatchDeltic announced the appointment of Anna Torma as Vice President, Public Affairs. Anna will succeed Mark Benson, who is retiring.

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Fred Phaswana, joint chair of boards of Mondi Ltd. and Mondi plc, to retire

Mondi Group announces that Fred Phaswana, Joint Chair of the boards of Mondi Limited and Mondi plc, will retire.

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Mohawk hires new CFO

Mohawk Industries has appointed a new chief financial officer and executive vice president.

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Gunilla Saltin leaving Södra

Gunilla Saltin, President of Södra Cell, is leaving Södra for a new role as Technical Director at the packaging and paper company Mondi, based in Vienna.

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WestRock Announces Jeff Chalovich as Chief Commercial Officer; Pete Durette to Lead Container Business in Corrugated Packaging

WestRock Company announced that Jeff Chalovich, president, Corrugated Packaging, has assumed the role of chief commercial officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company's Corrugated Packaging segment.

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Arctic Paper appoints Fabian Langenskiöld as new Executive Vice President Sales

Fabian Langenskiöld has been appointed as new Executive Vice President Sales at Arctic Paper S.A.

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Voith appoints Scott Knapp as Vice President of Operations for Voith Paper North America

Fabian Langenskiöld has been appointed as new Executive Vice President Sales at Arctic Paper S.A.

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Keweenaw Land Association, Limited appoints Claudio Nicoletta as CFO

Keweenaw Land Association, Limited appoints Claudio Nicoletta as CFO, effective February 11, 2019.

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Bernd Eikens appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Biorefining

Bernd Eikens has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Biorefining as of 1 March 2019.

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DeLoach to retire as executive chairman of Sonoco

Sonoco announced Wednesday that Harris E. DeLoach Jr. will retire as a director and as executive chairman of the company in April.

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Supplier News

Tieto and Valmet co-operate to support energy producers

Tieto and Valmet have begun a cooperation to support energy producers in utilizing new digitalisation technologies to enhance fuel supply chain management and transparency.

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ÅF Pöyry awarded pre-engineering assignments for the Metsä Fibre investments in Kemi and Rauma, Finland

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has awarded ÅF Pöyry with the pre-engineering assignment for new bioproduct mill, Kemi.

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Valmet to deliver green liquor clarifier to Stora Enso Skoghall mill in Sweden

The start-up of the clarifier is planned for the spring 2020.

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Valmet delivers a new recovery boiler to ITC in India

Valmet will deliver a new recovery boiler and ash leaching plant to ITC`s Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India.

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Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with Century Pulp & Paper to Install and Operate a 45,000 Metric Ton Per Year Satellite PCC Plant in India

The boiler will be part of a new biomass power plant to be built in Tokushima.

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Andritz to supply boiler for Tokushima Tsuda biomass power plant in Japan

The boiler will be part of a new biomass power plant to be built in Tokushima.

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Valmet to supply a quality management solution to Cartones Ponderosa in Mexico

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Quality Management Solution to Cartones Ponderosa's cartonboard machine BM1 in Mexico.

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Valmet to supply key board machine technologies to Kraft of Asia Paperboard & Packaging in Vietnam

Valmet will supply key board making technologies to Kraft of Asia Paperboard & Packaging for its new containerboard making line, which will be located in Phu My, Vietnam.

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Valmet to supply automation and quality management systems to Suzhou Taison Paper in China

The systems will be installed on two tissue machines, enabling the mill to increase production efficiency and improve product quality.

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Valmet to supply a containerboard making line with an extensive scope for Papierfabrik Palm in Germany

The start-up is scheduled for 2021.

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Andritz to supply biomass handling system to Eldorado Brazil

Andritz has received an order from Eldorado Brasil to supply a biomass handling system for their new Onça Pintada plant in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

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AkzoNobel invests in wood coatings facility in High Point, North Carolina

A milestone multi-million-dollar investment by AkzoNobel is set to transform its wood coatings facility in High Point, North Carolina, into a best-in-class manufacturing site - and further strengthen the company's market position in the US.

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Andritz to supply wood processing plant for Ilim Group's Koryazhma mill in Russia

Andritz has received an order from the Ilim Group to supply a wood processing plant with two debarking and chipping lines, chip and bark handling equipment, and a SmartWoodyard advanced control system to the Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia.

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Valmet to deliver fifth tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

Valmet will supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line with automation solutions and a winder for GS Paperboard & Packaging (GSPP) Sdn., Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Andritz presents a new pressure screen

Andritz launches the next generation of its highly successful ModuScreen family of pressure screens - the new PrimeScreen X.

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Voith Installs MasterJet Pro Headbox at Unionpel Mill in San Justo, Argentina

Unionpel, one of Argentina's leading packaging paper manufacturers, chose Voith to supply its new MasterJet Pro headbox fitted with EdgeMaster format limiters for its paper machine (PM1) that operates at its San Justo mill, located in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.

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Koehler receives largest Yankee cylinder for new paper machine at its Kehl site in Germany

Koehler receives Voith's Yankee cylinder in Kehl, Germany.

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Valmet to supply a containerboard line for GS Paperboard & Packaging in Malaysia

Valmet will supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line with automation solutions and a winder for GS Paperboard & Packaging (GSPP) Sdn., Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Klabin Becomes South America's First Papermaker to Place An Order via OCI At The Voith Paper Webshop

Following a worldwide trend, Klabin has become South America's first papermaker to integrate its ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system to the Voith Paper Webshop digital platform and place an order via OCI (Open Catalog Interface).

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Andritz to convert former groundwood reject system to TMP line at JSC Volga in Russia

Andritz has received an order from JSC Volga in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod region, Russia, to rebuild the existing groundwood reject line into a TMP (thermo-mechanical pulping) line.

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Cellwood to rebuild PM1 couch and press pulper at Arctic Paper's mill in Poland

Cellwood Machinery AB to supply rebuild of PM1 couch- and press pulper at Arctic Paper Kostrzyn mill in Poland. The delivery will take place in the summer of 2019.

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Valmet and Uni Viridas sign ten-year operation and maintenance agreement for the biomass power plant in Croatia

Valmet and Uni Viridas have signed a ten-year operation and maintenance agreement for the biomass power plant in Babina Greda, Croatia.

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Valmet to supply a new wood handling line to Metsä Group's Joutseno pulp mill in Finland

Valmet has received an order for a new wood handling line from Metsä Group's Joutseno pulp mill.

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Valmet to supply cooking, fiberline and recausticizing technology plant, and new lime kiln to Naini Papers in India

Valmet has been selected to deliver the key process technology for a new cooking, fiberline and recausticizing plant, as well as a new lime kiln, at Naini Papers' mill in India.

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Valmet strengthens its business in Asia Pacific by opening new offices in Vietnam, Malaysia and Japan

Valmet has recently opened new offices in Vietnam, Malaysia and Sapporo, Japan to further strengthen its operation and local presence in Asia Pacific.

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Voith Announces New Spreader Roll Capabilities in North America

Voith's West Monroe, Louisiana facility now offers rebuild and repair services.

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Andritz starts up modernized board machine successfully at R.D.M. Arnsberg

Andritz started up the modernized BM3 board machine successfully in Arnsberg, Germany, for R.D.M. Arnsberg GmbH at the beginning of January 2019 after a delivery time of just eight months.

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Toscotec's steel Yankee dryer starts up at CMPC in Argentina

Papelera del Plata, part of CMPC Tissue Latam group, fired up a TT SYD-12FT supplied by Toscotec.

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