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SAP Among Best Digital Innovation Units in Germany

For the third time, renowned German business outlet CAPITAL and management consulting firm Infront have scouted the best digital innovation units in Germany. Among 50 participating corporate innovation labs, SAP Innovation Center Network was elected winner in the category "Innovation Discovery."

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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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Spotlight

BillerudKorsnäs first to produce paper battery on a paper machine

BillerudKorsnäs first to produce paper battery on a paper machine

The project is thus a step closer to the commercialization of both small and large-scale energy storage in a paper battery.

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Monadnock Paper Mills Celebrates 200 Years Of Continuous Operation

Monadnock Paper Mills Celebrates 200 Years Of Continuous Operation

How does a company founded just a few years after the War of 1812 remain profitable and relevant in the twenty-first century? Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., of Bennington, New Hampshire, has had two centuries to figure that out.

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China's imports of US forest products fell by $430 million in January-April 2019

Paper mill workers concerned with long-term effects of Oregon cap and trade bill

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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ND Paper Old Town mill fire caused by boiler igniting 'smudge,' spokesperson says

Multiple crews responded Monday to a fire at the ND Paper mill in Old Town.

Midland, Michigan Quad/Graphics location to close by Sept. 10

In an unexpected meeting on Friday morning, employees of the Midland branch of the Quad/Graphics marketing agency were informed the facility will be closing by Sept. 10.

Paper Excellence announces it will curtail Powell River, BC, paper mill

In a bulletin to employees dated Tuesday, July 9, Krista Cuddy, the Paper Excellence mill's interim general manager, said she regrets to announce that paper machines 10 and 11 will be curtailed, beginning Saturday, July 20, t...

Orora announces Brian Lowe as CEO

Orora announced that after more than 10 years leading the Orora business Nigel Garrard has decided to retire from the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

No injuries after an explosion at the Roseburg Forest Products facility in Louisiana

Lincoln Parish Sheriff deputies and firefighters responded to an explosion call at the Roseburg Forest Products Plant in Simsboro Thursday night.

WestRock moves supply chain to Atlanta, cutting 16 positions at Longview, Wash. paper mill

Sixteen management positions were cut from the former KapStone pulp and paper mill this month as the local plant began its "integration" with its new owner.

The General Court of the European Union has dismissed Huhtamaki's appeal against the European Commission's 2015 decision on anticompetitive behavior

In June 2015 the European Commission announced the outcome of its investigations concerning alleged anticompetitive behavior in the markets of plastic trays used for retail packaging of fresh food during years 2000-2008 and f...

Verso working to replace sewer main at Escanaba, Mich. mill

The Verso Escanaba Mill is working quickly to replace a sanitary sewer force main that ruptured last week, spilling water containing fecal matter into the Escanaba River.

Leading Stories

ND Paper Old Town mill fire caused by boiler igniting 'smudge,' spokesperson says

ND Paper Old Town mill fire caused by boiler igniting 'smudge,' spokesperson says

Multiple crews responded Monday to a fire at the ND Paper mill in Old Town.

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 Midland, Michigan Quad/Graphics location to close by Sept. 10

Midland, Michigan Quad/Graphics location to close by Sept. 10

In an unexpected meeting on Friday morning, employees of the Midland branch of the Quad/Graphics marketing agency were informed the facility will be closing by Sept. 10.

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Paper Excellence announces it will curtail Powell River, BC, paper mill

Paper Excellence announces it will curtail Powell River, BC, paper mill

In a bulletin to employees dated Tuesday, July 9, Krista Cuddy, the Paper Excellence mill's interim general manager, said she regrets to announce that paper machines 10 and 11 will be curtailed, beginning Saturday, July 20, through to Tuesday, August 6.

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Orora announces Brian Lowe as CEO

Orora announces Brian Lowe as CEO

Orora announced that after more than 10 years leading the Orora business Nigel Garrard has decided to retire from the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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No injuries after an explosion at the Roseburg Forest Products facility in Louisiana

No injuries after an explosion at the Roseburg Forest Products facility in Louisiana

Lincoln Parish Sheriff deputies and firefighters responded to an explosion call at the Roseburg Forest Products Plant in Simsboro Thursday night.

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WestRock moves supply chain to Atlanta, cutting 16 positions at Longview, Wash. paper mill

WestRock moves supply chain to Atlanta, cutting 16 positions at Longview, Wash. paper mill

Sixteen management positions were cut from the former KapStone pulp and paper mill this month as the local plant began its "integration" with its new owner.

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The General Court of the European Union has dismissed Huhtamaki's appeal against the European Commission's 2015 decision on anticompetitive behavior

The General Court of the European Union has dismissed Huhtamaki's appeal against the European Commission's 2015 decision on anticompetitive behavior

In June 2015 the European Commission announced the outcome of its investigations concerning alleged anticompetitive behavior in the markets of plastic trays used for retail packaging of fresh food during years 2000-2008 and found certain of Huhtamaki's former operations to have been involved in anticompetitive practices.

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Verso working to replace sewer main at Escanaba, Mich. mill

Verso working to replace sewer main at Escanaba, Mich. mill

The Verso Escanaba Mill is working quickly to replace a sanitary sewer force main that ruptured last week, spilling water containing fecal matter into the Escanaba River.

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Report:  Crossroads Paper says it will build recycled containerboard mill near Salt Lake City, Utah

Report: Crossroads Paper says it will build recycled containerboard mill near Salt Lake City, Utah

Crossroads Paper has plans to construct a recycled-paper mill in Utah, expected to open in early 2022, the company announced Wednesday afternoon in Salt Lake City.

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 Man Airlifted After Suffering Burn Injuries At International Paper In Cantonment, Fla.

Man Airlifted After Suffering Burn Injuries At International Paper In Cantonment, Fla.

A man was airlifted to the hospital after being burned at International Paper in Cantonment Monday afternoon.

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No production time lost at Port Hawkesbury Paper despite fire

No production time lost at Port Hawkesbury Paper despite fire

Fire in pulp mill silo was caused by overheating wood pellets.

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 Fatality confirmed at Interfor facility in Oregon

Fatality confirmed at Interfor facility in Oregon

A worker at Interfor Corp.'s Gilchrist sawmill, in northern Klamath County, died following injuries sustained after a fall while he was on the job, according to Andrew Horahan, vice president of western operations at Interfor.

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Northern Pulp expects to have report ordered by province ready by September

Northern Pulp expects to have report ordered by province ready by September

Officials with the company that owns the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County have told their employees they expect to complete the requirements of a focus report ordered by the province by September.

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US decreases 34.8 percent of log exports in January-May 2019

US decreases 34.8 percent of log exports in January-May 2019

U.S. log exports fell 34.8% y-o-y to 3.4 million m3 in first five months of 2019 with export value declined 28.8% to $798.0 million, according to USDA data.

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Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal

Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal

Polymer maker Synthomer Plc said it has agreed to buy Omnova Solutions Inc for an enterprise value of $824 million in a bid to strengthen its global position.

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Pinnacle Renewable Energy and Tolko to build a new wood pellet production facility

Metsä Fibre starts preparatory work at the Kemi mill in Finland

Norske Skog to invest Euro 72 mill in energy boiler at mill in Austria

Japan Pulp & Paper acquires Premier Paper Group

Sonoco employee badly hurt on the job

Ilim Timber received FSC certification

Industry News

Smurfit Kappa expands global network of recycling plants

Smurfit Kappa expands global network of recycling plants

Smurfit Kappa has opened a new recycling plant in the Tuscan region of Italy, strengthening its recovered paper service in the region.

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Fortress Announces Release of $3.4 Million in Restricted Cash

Fortress Announces Release of $3.4 Million in Restricted Cash

These funds will be used to secure additional wood fibre inventory for the Fortress Specialty Cellulose mill (the "FSC Mill").

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Kimberly-Clark hires brand expert to drive growth, innovation

Kimberly-Clark hires brand expert to drive growth, innovation

Kimberly-Clark said this week that it's stepping up its efforts to "drive growth" by creating a new position of chief growth officer.

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WestRock Honored for Outstanding Merchandising Achievement at GlobalShop 2019

WestRock Honored for Outstanding Merchandising Achievement at GlobalShop 2019

Company receives 20 awards, including Distinguished Budget Award for maximizing resources.

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Kimberly-Clark Issues Annual Report on Sustainability

Kimberly-Clark Issues Annual Report on Sustainability

Company announces it will double its GHG reduction target after meeting existing goals four years ahead of schedule.

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Have you tried the Paperitalo Supplier Directory lately?

Have you tried the Paperitalo Supplier Directory lately?

If you are looking for goods and services in the pulp and paper industry, you need to check out the Paperitalo Directory!

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Quad Announces Strategic Partnership with the dtx company

Quad Announces Strategic Partnership with the dtx company

Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it has made a strategic investment and entered into a long-term partnership with the dtx company, a leader in the direct-to-consumer economy.

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 Smurfit Kappa unlikely to see fresh IP approach in near term, analysts say

Smurfit Kappa unlikely to see fresh IP approach in near term, analysts say

Smurfit Kappa, which saw off an unwanted takeover bid from International Paper (IP) last year, is unlikely to court renewed interest from its US rival in the near term, according to analysts at French brokerage Exane BNP Paribas.

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Huggies Brand Introduces Their 'Most Perfect Diaper Ever'

Huggies Brand Introduces Their 'Most Perfect Diaper Ever'

Inspired by parents, Huggies® has introduced Huggies® Special Delivery™ diapers, the softest diaper with plant-based* materials, designed specifically to provide the best for a baby's bottom, without compromise.

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AF&PA Commends Administration Efforts to Streamline Regulatory Processes, Ensure Regulations Do More Good than Harm

AF&PA Commends Administration Efforts to Streamline Regulatory Processes, Ensure Regulations Do More Good than Harm

Following President Donald Trump's remarks on America's environmental leadership, American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued a statement applauding the Administration's efforts to reform and improve various regulations that eliminate unnecessary red tape while still protecting the environment.

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US pellet exports jump 14.8% in first five months 2019

Smurfit Kappa's sustainable packaging innovation recognized with 11 Starpack awards

Revisitation of Expera decision finally scheduled

Menasha Packaging Takes Home Nine Awards for Excellence in Retail Display Competition

AF&PA Testifies in Opposition of California State Assembly Efforts to Prohibit Businesses from Providing Paper Receipts to Consumers

WestRock Recommends Stockholders Reject the Below-market Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital Corporation

Sappi becomes an International Stakeholder member of PEFC

Man convicted in Green Bay paper mill murder, released on parole

Southeast Asia starts to dump single-use plastics

Metsä Board to establish faster availability for white kraftliners

DS Smith completes sale of France, Portugal assets for €63m

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

Putting America's forests to work on climate change

Putting America's forests to work on climate change

America's nearly 1.3 million square miles of forests absorb about 15 percent of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions annually, storing carbon in growing trees, ecosystems and wood products.

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Paper Cups: A Responsible Consumer Choice

Paper Cups: A Responsible Consumer Choice

The first thing that sets paper cups apart from other cups: They are made from sustainably managed, renewable materials whose cultivation benefits the environment.

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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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May 2019

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March 2019

February 2019

Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment News

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People in the News

Ilim Timber Germany names Michael Liche as CEO

After 9 years as CEO of Ilim Timber Bavaria GmbH and Ilim Nordic Timber GmbH & Co. KG, Carsten Doehring hands over his functions to Michael Liche and leaves the group.

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Valmet appoints Pekka Rouhiainen as Director, Investor Relations

Pekka Rouhiainen has been appointed Director, Investor Relations, at Valmet as of 1 September 2019.

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Jaakko Nikkilä appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Specialty Papers

Jaakko Nikkilä has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Specialty Papers business area as of 1 July 2019.

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CSS Industries, Inc. Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

CSS Industries, Inc. announced the resignation of Keith W. Pfeil as the Company's Chief Financial Officer, effective August 2, 2019.

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Hanna Maula appointed Vice President, Communications and Brand for UPM-Kymmene Corporation

Hanna Maula, DSc (Econ), has been appointed Vice President, Communications and Brand for UPM-Kymmene Corporation as of 1 August 2019.

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Amcor plc announces resignation of non-executive director

Amcor has announced that Mr Paul Brasher will retire from the Board of Amcor Plc on 30th September 2019.

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Louisiana-Pacific elects F. Nicholas Grasberger III to its Board of Directors

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) appoints F. Nicholas Grasberger III to its Board of Directors effective immediately.

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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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Supplier News

Archroma to acquire stilbene-based OBA business

Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF's stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications.

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Andritz to rebuild OCC line in Italy

Andritz has received an order from the Italy-based paper company Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing old corrugated container (OCC) line, including reject treatment, at its mill in Adria, Italy.

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Valmet to deliver two Defibrator systems to Heze Baishida Wood and Jiangsu Ronghui Wood in China

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

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Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to ITC Limited in India

The rebuild of board machine PM 7, currently producing folding boxboard, is designed to increase production capacity substantially and offer new quality features.

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ANDRITZ receives a major order for an extensive rebuild from Stora Enso in Finland

Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.

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ANDRITZ receives long-term maintenance and service contract for Arauco's MAPA project in Chile

It is the largest maintenance and service contract ANDRITZ has ever been awarded.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso in Finland

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland.

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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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