Sep. 14, 2017 - Mondi has decided to postpone its €135-million investment (roughly C$196 million) in a new machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine at its Steti mill in the Czech Republic after a “careful review of market conditions.”
Sep. 13, 2017 - During the night between September 5 and 6, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg, Sweden, and the production has been stopped since then.
Sep. 13, 2017 - Negotiations between central parties at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill have now concluded.
Sep. 12, 2017 - BASF says its new low-odour binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odour sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the Nordic region.
Published in Chemicals
Sep. 12, 2017 - Kruger has announced a $377.6-million transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills in Quebec into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing.
Sep. 5, 2017 - According to the July 2017 Printing-Writing Monthly report from the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5 per cent in July compared to July 2016. This is the 11th consecutive year-over-year decrease following a modest fractional increase in August 2016.
Published in Global Trends
Aug. 22, 2017 - After 36 years in the forestry industry, including nearly five years at Fortress Paper, Yvon Pelletier will be retiring from the company October 1, 2017.
Aug. 22, 2017 - Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) — a division of Barry-Wehmiller and supplier of converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens and package-printing industries — is welcoming Gino Santi to the company’s North American-based team from PCMC Italia.
Published in Supplier News
Aug. 22, 2017 - Fortress Paper reported 2017 second quarter operating EBITDA of $4.3 million, a decrease of $2.0 million relative to the comparative prior year period and a decrease of $3.2 million over the previous quarter.
Published in Financial Reports
Aug. 22, 2017 - Central National Gottesman (CNG), a sales and marketing organization in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries, has announced that its Spicers Paper entity is acquiring the business of JC Paper, expanding its paper distribution presence in northern California and Nevada.
Aug. 22, 2017 - Appleton Coated has filed a voluntary state Chapter 128 petition for receivership to allow its operations to continue under the supervision of a court-appointed receiver named by the Outagamie County Circuit Court.
Aug. 21, 2017 - In an effort to stay competitive in the face of Canadian government-subsidized competition, the North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) has announced it will reorganize its operations.
Aug. 20, 2017 - Boxes. Labels. Books. Your child’s first report card. A tissue for their first heartbreak. All made from paper — a renewable, recyclable material that is an inextricable, often invisible, part of our lives. Think about it, from the moment we wake up to when we nod off with a book in hand, paper is there.
Aug. 8, 2017 - According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, the coated paper market size is forecast to cross US$57 billion by 2024.
Published in Global Trends
Aug. 2, 2017 - VPK Packaging Group says its paper machine 6 in Oudegem, Belgium, has undergone an “extensive upgrade,” in which stock preparation, production speed and the winder have all been updated.
Aug. 2, 2017 - UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) says EU Ecolabel is available for all UPM graphic paper grades, reaching what it says is the next “significant milestone” in its sustainability journey.
Aug. 1, 2017 - KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. has released its fifth annual sustainability report which shows ongoing progress towards meeting its 2020 sustainability goals.
Aug. 1, 2017 - Verso Corp. is planning to permanently shut down the No. 3 paper machine and associated equipment at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, reducing annual coated paper production capacity at the mill by approximately 200,000 tons.
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