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Resolute's Calhoun upgrade will handle hardwood and softwood pulp

Resolute Forest Products broke ground on a US$105-million upgrade project at its Calhoun, TN, pulp and paper mill on Aug. 19. The project includes a continuous cooking system and additional fibreline equipment from Andritz.
Aug 27, 2014 6:44AM


Fortress Paper to sell optical features business

Fortress Paper Ltd. has entered into a share and loan purchase agreement with Nanotech Security Corp., as purchaser, for the sale of all of the shares of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Optical Features Ltd.
Aug 27, 2014 6:38AM


Sonoco acquires European packaging company

Sonoco, a large diversified global packaging company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, a leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for €286...
Aug 26, 2014 3:30PM


Kimberly-Clark offers tube-free bathroom tissue

After a test period in some U.S. markets, Kimberly-Clark has made bath tissue rolls without the inner cardboard tube available across the U.S.
Aug 25, 2014 3:52PM


Compliance order issued to Northern Pulp

Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister Randy Delorey has issued a Ministerial Order to ensure that Northern Pulp takes measures to reduce air quality emissions that exceed approved limits under the Environment Act. The mill, however, has had...
Aug 25, 2014 3:39PM


SFI to bring together global forestry and brand leaders in Montreal

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) will bring together stakeholders across a broad spectrum – from landowners to brand owners – to discuss and determine actions related to forests at the SFI Annual Conference....
Aug 20, 2014 7:46AM


Michigan paper mill establishes on-site PCC plant

Omya and NewPage kicked off operations at the precipitated calcium carbonate plant located at the NewPage Escanaba, Mich., paper mill site with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 14.
Aug 20, 2014 7:33AM


U.S. greenfield linerboard mill chooses Valmet OptiConcept M

Valmet will supply the first OptiConcept M board production line in North America to Pratt Industries for its new greenfield paper mill in the Valparaiso area of Indiana. The mill will use recovered paper in the production of recycled...
Aug 20, 2014 7:20AM


Iggesund works to boost image of paper cups

How elegant can a beverage cup made of a paper material be? Iggesund Paperboard wanted to test the limits of what is possible and decided to create a large, decorative cup with a double-walled construction. The double-walled construction means...
Aug 20, 2014 7:15AM


Cascades opens the doors to its Kingsey Falls units

On the occasion of Cascades' 50th anniversary, all of the company’s Kingsey Falls units will open their doors to the general public for a special open house event on August 23 and 24. The public is invited to come and discover what goes...
Aug 20, 2014 6:59AM


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