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Project Quality Management

Project Quality Management

Project managers should a construction quality specialist during capital projects in an effort to avoid mishaps and keep the project on schedule and budget. As everyone knows, capital projects cost millions of dollars and can take well over a year, sometimes two years to complete. Regarding construction projects, there are at least two facets of quality that should be considered.

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Horrible Bosses

Fraud Prevention

Recent Environmental Pushes

Technology

Increased Efficiency and Consistency with Moisture Control: Product Quality from Lab to Line

Increased Efficiency and Consistency with Moisture Control: Product Quality from Lab to Line

The MoistTech series of online moisture sensors for measurement and control are designed for full real time process control, developed for instant non-contact measurement for all types of moisture sensor applications.

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Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

SafeShield technology prevents the replication of DNA and new cell formation! Independent lab tests demonstrate up to 99.99% reduction in non-pathogenic bacteria on the paper's surface even after printing and post processing.

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Spotlight

Replacing fossil-based plastics with renewables - introducing Mysoda's new sparkling water makers made of innovative UPM Formi EcoAce

Replacing fossil-based plastics with renewables - introducing Mysoda's new sparkling water makers made of innovative UPM Formi EcoAce

UPM Biocomposites and Finnish Mysoda have collaborated to create a range of sparkling water makers made almost entirely out of renewable materials.

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Heroic Driver Comes To The Rescue, Fights Fire

Heroic Driver Comes To The Rescue, Fights Fire

For Sunbury Company Driver, Jarrod Brennan, it was all about being the right person, in the right place, at the right time. Around 1:30 AM on Sunday, September 27, the young professional driver was delivering freight to Irving Tissue, based in Dieppe NB. After exiting the truck, he noticed a strange glow behind the customer's neighbouring plant, Master Packaging.

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New Nonwoven Development Center at Hof University goes on line in cooperation with Lenzing

Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?

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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Pratt Industries and Talo Analytic International celebrate 25 year relationship

Pratt Industries and Talo Analytic International celebrate 25 year relationship

Gary Byrd of Pratt Industries and Jim Thompson of Talo Analytic International recently celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the two companies' relationship. The relationship started in November of 1993.

For the occasion, Talo Analytic International commissioned a "tombstone" reminiscent of those typically prepared to celebrate a deal closing and presented it to Mr. Byrd.

Talo Analytic International began working with Pratt Industries when Pratt's Conyers, Georgia Mill was first financed. Talo Analytic International has been the principal technical adviser on the financing of every Pratt mill in the United States. Talo Analytic International was also a key adviser on the Visy Tumut Mill in Australia in the late 1990's.

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A visit to Advanced Coil Technology

Successful Road Trip to Louisiana and Texas

Industree 4.0

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Kotkamills aims for the huge U.S. fast food market with its fully recyclable products

Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable food service board, is currently exploring the possibility of establishing its own sales office in the North America. The launch of production in the still growing North American...

Borregaard ASA: Permanent closure of lignin production in South Africa

The owners of LignoTech South Africa, Borregaard and the Sappi Group, have decided to permanently close the lignin production facility and to terminate the cooperation agreement.

Old Town, Maine ND Paper mill spills 30,000 gallons of pulping chemicals into Penobscot River

More than 30,000 gallons of pulping chemicals from the ND Paper mill in Old Town leaked into the Penobscot River earlier this month, violating state and federal laws, according to the Maine Department of Environmental Protect...

Klabin assumes operation of units acquired from International Paper in Brazil

Klabin acquired the units producing corrugated board and paper for packaging from International Paper in Brazil in March. The transaction was consummated after receiving approval from Brazil's antitrust agency CADE (Conselho ...

VPK Group to buy Encase Ltd

VPK Group came to an agreement with COPI Holding to buy Encase Ltd, manufacturer and designer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase Ltd operates two integrated corrugated packaging plants in England and one sheet plant in...

Have you tried the Paperitalo Supplier Directory lately?

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Verso has halted its effort to sell Wisconsin Rapids mill, a decision one task force member called 'playing games'

After months of exploring possibilities, Verso Corp. announced Wednesday it would slow down its effort to find a buyer for the Wisconsin Rapids mill.

DS Smith's Innovative Box Design Process Eliminates Over 2 Million Deliveries

Through improved design, the sustainable packaging leader is supporting its customers to reduce emissions in their supply chains.

Leading Stories

Kotkamills aims for the huge U.S. fast food market with its fully recyclable products

Kotkamills aims for the huge U.S. fast food market with its fully recyclable products

Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable food service board, is currently exploring the possibility of establishing its own sales office in the North America. The launch of production in the still growing North American food packaging market is also being explored.

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Borregaard ASA: Permanent closure of lignin production in South Africa

Borregaard ASA: Permanent closure of lignin production in South Africa

The owners of LignoTech South Africa, Borregaard and the Sappi Group, have decided to permanently close the lignin production facility and to terminate the cooperation agreement.

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Old Town, Maine ND Paper mill spills 30,000 gallons of pulping chemicals into Penobscot River

Old Town, Maine ND Paper mill spills 30,000 gallons of pulping chemicals into Penobscot River

More than 30,000 gallons of pulping chemicals from the ND Paper mill in Old Town leaked into the Penobscot River earlier this month, violating state and federal laws, according to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

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Klabin assumes operation of units acquired from International Paper in Brazil

Klabin assumes operation of units acquired from International Paper in Brazil

Klabin acquired the units producing corrugated board and paper for packaging from International Paper in Brazil in March. The transaction was consummated after receiving approval from Brazil's antitrust agency CADE (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica).

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VPK Group to buy Encase Ltd

VPK Group to buy Encase Ltd

VPK Group came to an agreement with COPI Holding to buy Encase Ltd, manufacturer and designer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase Ltd operates two integrated corrugated packaging plants in England and one sheet plant in Scotland. It is VPK's intention to merge Encase with its UK corrugated operations, formerly known as Rigid.

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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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Verso has halted its effort to sell Wisconsin Rapids mill, a decision one task force member called 'playing games'

Verso has halted its effort to sell Wisconsin Rapids mill, a decision one task force member called 'playing games'

After months of exploring possibilities, Verso Corp. announced Wednesday it would slow down its effort to find a buyer for the Wisconsin Rapids mill.

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DS Smith's Innovative Box Design Process Eliminates Over 2 Million Deliveries

DS Smith's Innovative Box Design Process Eliminates Over 2 Million Deliveries

Through improved design, the sustainable packaging leader is supporting its customers to reduce emissions in their supply chains.

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Paper Excellence Canada signs LOI with Pelican Lake and Witchekan First Nations

Paper Excellence Canada signs LOI with Pelican Lake and Witchekan First Nations

Pelican Lake First Nation and Witchekan Lake First Nation and Paper Excellence Canada announced today the signing of a Letter of Intent that sets out the intentions of all parties to build a collaborative relationship with each other in Saskatchewan.

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CREEL acquires Las Vegas operations from LSC

CREEL acquires Las Vegas operations from LSC

CREEL has completed the acquisition of the offset printing operations in Las Vegas known as Creel Printing from LSC Communications. The acquisition returns control of the offset business to the Creel family who founded it in the 1950s.

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Essity divests partly owned company in Tunisia

Essity divests partly owned company in Tunisia

Sancella Tunisia offers a range of Essity's products and brands in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Libya.

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Boise Cascade Company Announces WARN Act Notice at Elgin Plywood Facility

Boise Cascade Company Announces WARN Act Notice at Elgin Plywood Facility

Boise Cascade Company has issued a WARN Act notice to its Elgin, Oregon employees. The Company issued the notice in order to ensure that all employees are aware it is possible the mill will have to reduce production levels beginning on or about January 1, 2021.

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Stora Enso is changing its forest assets valuation method

Stora Enso is changing its forest assets valuation method

Stora Enso has decided to start using a valuation method for its forest assets in the Nordics based on market transaction data and change the accounting policy from the fourth quarter of 2020 onwards.

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Fire at Pixelle mill in Ohio

Fire at Pixelle mill in Ohio

The Pixelle paper mill in Chillicothe, Ohio was briefly on fire Monday evening.

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Smurfit: Consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wine surges during COVID-19 pandemic

Smurfit: Consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wine surges during COVID-19 pandemic

There has been a surge in consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wines in the current year according to new data, partially caused by changing behaviours due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Hamburger Containerboard to close KM1 board machine at Trostberg mill in Bavaria, Germany

Atlantic Packaging Products Ltd. Announces Addition of New Recycled Paper Machine in Whitby, Ontario

Ground broken for new Saica facility coming to Hamilton, Ohio

Amcor joins new call for a UN treaty on plastic waste

Metsä Pavilion opens in Tokyo

UPM Kaipola paper mill to be permanently closed during the last quarter of 2020, operations continue at Jämsänkoski paper mill

Industry News

Verso Announces Pulp Price Hike

Verso Announces Pulp Price Hike

Effective with all orders shipping on or after November 1, 2020, Verso Corporation is increasing the transaction price of all pulp products by $30.00 per metric tonne.

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Holmen invests in a new drying plant at Iggesund Sawmill

Holmen invests in a new drying plant at Iggesund Sawmill

Iggesund Sawmill is being modernised to allow for an increase in production. Holmen is currently investing SEK 70 million in a new drying plant which will increase its drying capacity from 400 000 to 500 000 m3.

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Former Universal Forest Products CEO Peter Secchia dies at 83

Former Universal Forest Products CEO Peter Secchia dies at 83

He served as the company's former chairman, chief executive and president, helping to push the company from about $1 million in sales in 1962 to nearly $386 million in 1989, when he left to serve as an ambassador to Italy, according Universal Forest Products.

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Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco announced that it is implementing a price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores by 8 percent, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada on or after November 23, 2020.

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UPM strengthens its labor market resourcing

UPM strengthens its labor market resourcing

UPM will establish a new labor markets team which will start its activities in the beginning of December.

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Greif, Inc. Announces a $50 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades

Greif, Inc. Announces a $50 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard (URB) Grades

Greif, Inc. announced that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) effective with shipments on or after Monday, November 9th, 2020.

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Essity launches new digital incontinence care solution

Essity launches new digital incontinence care solution

Hygiene and health company Essity is launching TENA SmartCare, a new and reusable digital sensor for improved incontinence care. TENA SmartCare is available for both professional and family caregivers.

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WestRock Honored for Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Honored for Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Company was recognized for packaging design excellence at the 77th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. The company won 18 awards, including two major awards: Rigid Box of the Year and Digital Application of the Year.

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Graphic Packaging Wins Top Awards at the Paperboard Packaging Council's Carton Competition; Leading with Sustainable, Plastic Substitution Solutions

Graphic Packaging Wins Top Awards at the Paperboard Packaging Council's Carton Competition; Leading with Sustainable, Plastic Substitution Solutions

Graphic Packaging International (GPI), a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products, earned a noteworthy number of awards at the 2020 Paperboard Packaging Council's carton competition, including the top honor, Paperboard Package of the Year, in addition to the Innovation, Sustainability and Folding Carton of the Year awards.

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Food System 6 and Huhtamaki announce circular economy start-up program participants

Food System 6 and Huhtamaki announce circular economy start-up program participants

Eight start-ups have been selected to receive mentorship and up to $300,000 in grants to develop innovative circular economy solutions.

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Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard

Essity launches face masks for consumers and professional users

Clover Sonoma selects PlantCarton package with RenewablePlus paperboard by Evergreen Packaging for its Organic Milk Products

Molpus Woodlands Group Becomes UN PRI Signatory

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

ND Paper Announces New Kraft Bag Offering

Wisconsin board votes against proposed Georgia-Pacific warehouse

Rayonier Donates $80,000 for Disaster Relief

FPInnovations close to receiving accreditation as ELD Certification Body

Tetra Pak receives EHEDG Food Safety Certification in Food Processing with Tubular Heat Exchangers​

Huhtamaki donation helps clean plastics from the Mithi River in Mumbai, India

Academic Spotlight

SFI Conservation Grant to Help North Carolina State University Study Climate Change Mitigation and Preventing Biodiversity Loss in Forests

SFI Conservation Grant to Help North Carolina State University Study Climate Change Mitigation and Preventing Biodiversity Loss in Forests

North Carolina State University is investigating the crucial role that SFI-certified forests play in facilitating landscape connectivity in a changing climate.

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#MoveInMiami is Aug. 13

#MoveInMiami is Aug. 13

For the past seven years, the motto of #MoveInMiami has been, "They unpack. We give back." While the unpacking is different this year, Miamians can still support what matters to them most at Miami University on Aug. 13 through #MoveInMiami.

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Student Spotlight: Geordin Craun of Western Michigan

Student Spotlight: Geordin Craun of Western Michigan

Paperitalo Publications was able to catch up with Geordin Craun, a senior in the program. We asked her a few questions about her experiences at Western Michigan.

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NC State Names New Dean of College of Natural Resources

As Paper Days approaches, we catch up with University of Maine Senior Eliza Hosford

With N.C. State foundation's annual meeting and banquet nearing, we interview junior Claire Hammontree

Interview with UWSP Paper Science and Engineering Senior Austin Jackson

A random walk with Gene

Saving energy

Saving energy

Saving energy was a topic Jim Thompson discussed a few weeks back. With fuel prices at record lows, it seems a weird time to discuss saving energy. But back in the day, when Union Camp was an entity in the 70s and 80s, the company leadership were geniuses at forecasting the paper industry fortunes six months to a year in advance. It seemed when everyone else was doing one thing we were doing another. And some time later, our approach was usually proven the best.

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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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SAP Selects

About SAP Selects

This section contains a collection of Paperitalo articles highlighted by SAP for their relevance to how the paper and packaging industry is evolving and how technology can help support that progress.

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Just around the corner now

Just around the corner now

A bit of technology five years in the making. It is about time.

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Could Industry 4.0 provide transparency for the recycled fiber markets?

Directed Search

Directed Search

Frustrated when you search for "pulp" and come up with "John Travolta"? This should help:

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People in the News

Pinnacle appoints Duncan Davies as new CEO

From 2000 to 2019, Davies served as the president and CEO of Interfor Corporation.

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Istavridis Joins Sonoco Board of Directors

In addition, the Company announced that Harry A. Cockrell has decided not to stand for reelection to the Board at the Company's Annual General Meeting in April 2021.

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LP Building Solutions Chairman and CEO W. Bradley Southern Named to the National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors

Founded in 1895 and guided by its Board of Directors, NAM is the largest industrial trade association in the U.S. with more than 14,000 members and is the nation's most influential manufacturing advocate.

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Kimberly-Clark Names Sandi Karrmann as Chief Human Resources Officer

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that Sandi Karrmann will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective October 26, 2020.

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Lunawood names Julia Ahvenainen as International Marketing Manager

With strong background in wood industry and thermally modified wood, Julia Ahvenainen has been appointed International Marketing Manager of Lunawood as of 1st of November 2020.

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DS Smith appoints Darren Littleboy as Group HR Director

A commercially-focused, internationally experienced HR executive, Darren has a demonstrable record of building high performing HR teams and delivering business transformation within publicly listed businesses.

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Kimberly-Clark Names John W. Culver to Board of Directors

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that John W. Culver was elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. Culver will serve on the company's Audit Committee.

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Roseburg Forest Products appoints Kara Herron as strategic marketing manager

Kara will provide marketing leadership and help build the infrastructure needed to support Roseburg's strategic growth plan.

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Roseburg promotes Matthew Sally to eastern region Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

Roseburg Forest Products announces that Matthew Sally has been promoted to the role of Supply Chain & Logistics Manager for Roseburg's eastern region.

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Atlas Engineered Products announces executive change

Atlas Engineered Products ("AEP") announces the departure of Executive Vice President, Brittany Ray-Wilks, effective September 11, 2020. Mrs. Ray-Wilks has been with AEP just prior to it going public in November of 2017.

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Metsä Spring appoints Annariikka Roselli as Development Manager

She will be responsible for the area of wood-based textile fibres at Metsä Spring, focusing especially on R&D-related matters.

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Minerals Technologies Names Erin N. Cutler Vice President, Human Resources

Prior to joining MTI, Cutler was employed by Pratt Industries.

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The American Wood Council names Jackson Morrill as new president and CEO

The American Wood Council (AWC) will welcome Jackson Morrill, President of the Composite Panel Association (CPA), as AWC's new President & CEO on September 16.

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Huhtamaki appoints Ann O'Hara as President, North America business segment

Clay Dunn, President, North America business segment has decided to retire at the end of 2020 after successfully leading Huhtamaki's business in North America since 2005.

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WestRock Announces MPS Leadership Change

DS Smith, the FTSE100 sustainable packaging leader, has announced the appointment of Johan van Baarle as Sales Director of its Paper Division.

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DS Smith Appoints New Sales Director for Paper in Europe and North America

DS Smith, the FTSE100 sustainable packaging leader, has announced the appointment of Johan van Baarle as Sales Director of its Paper Division.

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Stora Enso appoints Annette Stube as Head of Sustainability

Stora Enso has appointed Annette Stube as EVP, Head of Sustainability and a member of the Group Leadership Team. She will start on 1 September 2020.

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Södra strengthens its work within public affairs

Marcus Svensson has been appointed Head of Public Affairs at Södra. He will organise, coordinate and manage Södra's work within public affairs going forward.

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Interfor appoints Rick Pozzebon as CFO

He has more than 18 years of experience working with one of the big four accounting firms in both the US and Canada and in various senior corporate finance roles.

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Supplier News

Valmet to supply paper making line to Asia Symbol XinHui in China

The start-up of PM 13 is scheduled for 2022.

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Kadant Fiberline starts up OCC System at ShanYing International's mill in China

The new line is equipped with a Kadant recycled fiber processing system and an approach flow system with a design capacity of 400,000 tons per year.

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Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet will supply a complete tissue line, including full automation package, to WEPA's mill in Bridgend, the United Kingdom.

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Metsä Fibre and Lujabetoni sign preliminary agreement on reinforced concrete pile delivery for Kemi mill in Finland

This would be the largest ever pile delivery in Finland.

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Valmet to supply an OptiConcept M containerboard line to Shanying Paper in China

The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper's business to Guangdong area.

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Valmet completes acquisition of PMP Group

PMP Group is a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey.

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Neles board backs Alfa offer over Valmet

The board of Finnish engineer Neles is sticking with its recommendation for shareholders to accept a takeover offer from Alfa Laval, saying it does not have enough details on a rival merger proposal from Valmet to make a comparison.

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ABB to supply new Quality Control System to Södra Cell's mill in Sweden

Delivery is planned for October 2020.

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AstenJohnson invests $2.5 million at dryer fabrics plant in Kanata, Canada

This investment will address the increased demand for locally supplied dryer fabrics in the US and Canadian markets.

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Voith presents new screen plate with significantly extended service life for recovered paper pulping

Voith introduces a new screen plate design for pulpers used in recovered paper pulping. The CurvedBar screen plate extends service life in Voith's IntensaPulper IP-R by more than 50% and improves the quality of fiber suspension.

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Voith successfully executes start-up of 5 BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines for Nine Dragons Paper in China

Metsä Fibre Oy and AFRY have entered into a preliminary agreement for the engineering, project management and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant at the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland.

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AFRY to design chlorine dioxide plant for Metsä Fibre's bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre Oy and AFRY have entered into a preliminary agreement for the engineering, project management and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant at the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland.

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UMV Coating Systems to supply coating section to Stora Enso Forshaga in Sweden

Stora Enso has selected UMV as the supplier of an offline coating section to be installed at their Forshaga site in Sweden.

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PureAir debuts antimicrobial line Microbe-sorb

While some companies and industries have been slowed by the pandemic, others have taken flight thanks to ingenuity, strategic pivots, and recognition of the demand for health and safety-oriented products.

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ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to Grupo Gondi's mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB to supply leading Mexico packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi with a robust and reliable automated paper testing solution for its greenfield site in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Valmet has proposed a statutory merger between Valmet and Neles to the Board of Directors of Neles

Valmet sees that a combination of the two companies in the long-term would create excellent value for Valmet's and Neles' shareholders.

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Valmet Total Solids Measurements selected for Klabin's Puma II project in Brazil

Six Valmet Total Solids Measurements (Valmet TS) will be supplied as part of the delivery by SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions of water and wastewater treatment plants for Klabin's Puma II project in Brazil

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ANDRITZ to complete and start up the folding boxboard production line at JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Dobrush, Belarus

The board machine is designed to produce 200,000 tons per year of folding boxboard, with basis weights ranging from 170 to 400 g/m2.

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Metsä Fibre and Andritz sign preliminary agreement

Metsä Fibre and Andritz signed a preliminary agreement on wood raw material reception and feed equipment for the Kemi bioproduct mill.

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Valmet takes its services to the next level for the best customer experience

The aim is to provide the best customer experience in all the touch points of the customer journey.

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Valmet to supply Metsä Board's Kemi mill with Industrial Internet solutions to enhance end-product quality and the mill's productivity

The machine produces premium quality white top kraftliner.

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Kadant Solutions Marks the Five-Year Anniversary of Ceramic Tip Creping Blades

Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., marks a successful five-year market presence of the CeraEdge™ creping blade line for use in tissue production.

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Valmet to acquire PMP Group in Poland

Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire PMP Group in Poland. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximately Euro 64 million, plus a conditional and capped earn-out component.

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Finland's Solidium backs Valmet against Alfa Laval's bid for Neles

The Finnish government's investment firm Solidium backs Valmet's decision to not sell its holding in newly-formed valves maker Neles to Swedish engineer Alfa Laval, Solidium's chief executive said.

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Valmet signs an automation service agreement with Viridor in UK

Valmet and Viridor have signed a three-year service agreement for six waste-to-energy plants in the United Kingdom.

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ABB Supplies Electrical Package and Drives Automation to New Grupo Gondi Mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB has supplied and commissioned a full electrical solution for major packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi at its greenfield site in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Dieffenbacher to supply the world's longest continuous press to Guangxi Lelin in China

The Bhadrachalam pulp mill has an increased demand of pulp due to continuous expansion in board production.

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Valmet to supply new bleach plant and upgrade of batch cooking and fiberline to ITC's Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India

The Bhadrachalam pulp mill has an increased demand of pulp due to continuous expansion in board production.

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Komatsu Forest to deliver nine new harvesters to Belarus

The Komatsu 911 harvester is an agile machine that can be used in different conditions.

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Valmet to supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Ukraine

The new system will be installed in the corrugated packaging plant of the mill which is undertaking modernization actions.

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Valmet to supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso's Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet will supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso's Oulu mill in Finland. The start-up clothing includes forming fabrics, press felts, shoe press belts and dryer fabrics. The clothing order is related to Stora Enso's paper machine (PM 7) grade conversion project delivered by Valmet..

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BASF to sell global pigments business to DIC

BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF's global pigments business.

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Domtar Orders Voith BlueLine Recycled Stock Preparation System for Kingsport Tennessee Mill Conversion Project

The system includes Voith's BlueLine products including water, sludge and reject handling systems which will maximize both efficiency and quality.

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