BASF is reorganizing its paper, water, oilfield and mining businesses within the Performance Chemicals division to foster customer and industry focus and increase competitiveness.
Nov. 3, 2015 -- GL&V Pulp & Paper Group has signed an agreement with MAN Diesel & Turbo North America to establish the company’s Baton Rouge shop to be GL&V’s authorized repair and rebuild center for the southern U.S.
Kadant Inc. has received an order totaling approximately US$7 million from a paper producer in Southern Europe for recycled fiber processing equipment to be used in conjunction with a paper machine conversion.
This year is a special one for Buckman, as it marks the company's 70th anniversary. Buckman is a global specialty chemical company serving the pulp and paper, water treatment and leather-making industries.
Sonoco and Caraustar Industries have both announced price increases for their paperboard tubes and cores, citing higher costs for raw materials. Sonoco’s vice president, global tubes and cores, Adam Wood, said: “The price increase is necessary due to the recent increase in the price of our primary raw material, uncoated recycled paperboard (URB). This URB price increase, combined with continued rising operating and other raw material costs, has put pressures on Sonoco which we cannot absorb.”
Maxcess has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Valley Roller Company of Appleton, Wisc. The company has a second state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. Valley Roller joins Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Maxcess International umbrella.
Kim Poulsen is joining chemicals supplier Kemira as president of the company’s paper segment and APAC region. Poulsen will also be a member of the management board. He will start in the position on November 1, 2015. He joins Kemira from UPM, one of the world's leading fibre-based businesses.
Kemira has completed the acquisition of AkzoNobel paper chemicals business that was announced last July. The value of the transaction is EUR 153 million.
GE and Kemira have announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.
MAJIQ Inc., a developer of software solution for the pulp and paper industry, has announced the promotion of James (Jim) Rauch to vice-president, software development. Rauch will focus on software delivery for MAJIQ.
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