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Week of 27 May 2019: Coming changes in Energy Consumption

Week of 27 May 2019: Coming changes in Energy Consumption

Land-grant colleges and universities were funded by the Morrill Acts (1862 and 1890). The beginning of the agricultural revolution in the United States approximates these acts. When I say “the agricultural revolution” I am referring to the phenomenal improvement in the productivity of agriculture that has occurred from the mid-19th century until today. We need go no further than note that at the beginning of this period, over 98% of the population was engaged in agriculture, today less than 2% is, despite massive growth in the number of mouths to feed. Agriculture has always been ahead of industry in efficiency improvements.

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Week of 20 May 2019: Energy Trends outside the Fence

Week of 13 May 2019: Historical Energy Trends

Week of 6 May 2019: Energy Trends 2019

Week of 29 April 2019: Office Safety

Week of 22 April 2019: The 360 look

Week of 15 April 2019: Know your coworkers--a key to safety

Week of 8 April 2019: Who should do safety inspections?

Week of 1 April 2019: Safety Record in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Week of 25 March 2019: How to tell if a Maintenance Department is Effective

Week of 18 March 2019: Prejudice in Maintenance equals Ineffective Maintenance

Week of 11 March 2019: Maintenance is not popular

Technology

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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Deflection analysis for optimum creping performance

Deflection analysis for optimum creping performance

The limitations of tissue production at the doctor blade are determined by the weakest point of the sheet blade interface. This is the point where the sheet will break, corrugate, pick or tear causing the machine slow down to run. To optimize your tissue machine, periodic doctor blade alignment is usually made, however, very few machines have also performed a Deflection Analysis.

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Spotlight

100 jobs at Huhtamaki facility making McDonalds' straws

100 jobs at Huhtamaki facility making McDonalds' straws

A packaging company is creating 100 jobs in Antrim, Ireland with a new facility which will make paper straws for McDonalds.

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Sappi North America Releases 2018 Sustainability Report, Celebrates Transformational Year with New Team

Sappi North America Releases 2018 Sustainability Report, Celebrates Transformational Year with New Team

The report highlights the yearly progress toward its long-term sustainability goals through ongoing investments in employees and mills, safety standards, environmental commitments and continued innovation.

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Paper mill already making impact on Wickliffe, Ky.

U.S. Paper Recovery for Recycling Rate Reaches Record 68.1 Percent in 2018

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

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Feds invest $13.8M in Kruger biomass and paper projects

Kruger Inc. is receiving a $13.8 million investment from the federal government for biomass and recycled paper projects in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Brompton, Quebec, respectively.

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs

A Delaware judge has ordered the unsealing of a complaint filed by chemical manufacturer Chemours against the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015, and chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding the dispute.

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

A Delaware judge has ordered the unsealing of a complaint filed by chemical manufacturer Chemours against the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015, and chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding the dispute.

Georgia-Pacific to Invest $100 Million in Bowling Green Dixie Facility

Construction has commenced and the project is slated for completion in the first half of 2020.

Reports: CorrVentures to build containerboard mill in New York

CorrVentures LLC, a private development firm specializing in strategic project development in the pulp and paper and corrugated packaging markets, announced its intention to build and operate a 300,000 ton-per-year 100 percen...

Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper mill's closure

Federal lawmakers from Maryland and West Virginia have demanded a meeting with the owner of the Luke Mill, a Western Maryland paper mill shutting down this month.

Sealed Air makes another acquisition

Terms for the business sale, which involves a unit of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., were not disclosed.

Leading Stories

Feds invest $13.8M in Kruger biomass and paper projects

Feds invest $13.8M in Kruger biomass and paper projects

Kruger Inc. is receiving a $13.8 million investment from the federal government for biomass and recycled paper projects in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Brompton, Quebec, respectively.

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Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs

A Delaware judge has ordered the unsealing of a complaint filed by chemical manufacturer Chemours against the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015, and chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding the dispute.

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Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

A Delaware judge has ordered the unsealing of a complaint filed by chemical manufacturer Chemours against the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015, and chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding the dispute.

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 Georgia-Pacific to Invest $100 Million in Bowling Green Dixie Facility

Georgia-Pacific to Invest $100 Million in Bowling Green Dixie Facility

Construction has commenced and the project is slated for completion in the first half of 2020.

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Reports: CorrVentures to build containerboard mill in New York

Reports: CorrVentures to build containerboard mill in New York

CorrVentures LLC, a private development firm specializing in strategic project development in the pulp and paper and corrugated packaging markets, announced its intention to build and operate a 300,000 ton-per-year 100 percent recycled lightweight containerboard mill located on a 102 acre site about 9 miles south of Albany, New York.

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Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper mill's closure

Congress members, Luke Mill owner scheduling meeting to discuss Western Maryland paper mill's closure

Federal lawmakers from Maryland and West Virginia have demanded a meeting with the owner of the Luke Mill, a Western Maryland paper mill shutting down this month.

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 Sealed Air makes another acquisition

Sealed Air makes another acquisition

Terms for the business sale, which involves a unit of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., were not disclosed.

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Metsä Tissue to book an impairment and restructuring provision of approximately EUR 107 million in total

Metsä Tissue to book an impairment and restructuring provision of approximately EUR 107 million in total

Impact to the whole Metsä Group's equity ratio is minor.

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Firefighters battle blaze at Orora packaging facility in Australia

Firefighters battle blaze at Orora packaging facility in Australia

Crews have swiftly brought a Orora facility fire under control in Melbourne's east on May 17.

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	 New fiber-based ready meal trays from Huhtamaki to replace black plastic

New fiber-based ready meal trays from Huhtamaki to replace black plastic

The trays can be recycled, and they are also certified for home composting.

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Sonoco to Acquire Corenso Holdings America

Sonoco to Acquire Corenso Holdings America

Sonoco announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Corenso Holdings America, Inc. from a company owned by investment funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and management for approximately $110 million in cash.

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All Muskogee Georgia-Pacific Workers Can Return To Work After Fire

All Muskogee Georgia-Pacific Workers Can Return To Work After Fire

A sigh of relief from hundreds of Georgia Pacific workers tonight after learning they will be back to their normal shifts Monday. This, as we are getting a closer look at the damage from Monday night's explosion.

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West Fraser Announces Temporary Production Curtailments in British Columbia

West Fraser Announces Temporary Production Curtailments in British Columbia

West Fraser has announced temporary production curtailments for a duration of approximately two weeks at two British Columbia sawmills: Chasm and 100 Mile House.

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PaperWorks Opens New Packaging Development Design + Innovation Centre

PaperWorks Opens New Packaging Development Design + Innovation Centre

PaperWorks announces the opening of the new Packaging Development (PacDev) Design + Innovation Centre.

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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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Paper maker Sequana, owner of Arjowiggins, put into liquidation

Cenveo Announces Creative Digital Production Division in Joint Venture with Katana Studio LTD.

Muskogee, Okla. firefighters battle blaze at Georgia-Pacific facility, one injury reported

CNG's Spicers Paper Expands Packaging Business, Acquires Southern California's Premiere Packaging Industries, Inc.

Kruger Products begins construction of its tissue plant in Sherbrooke

Tolko closing 1 B.C. sawmill, cutting shifts at another

Industry News

SAP selects Paperitalo Publications, LLC

SAP selects Paperitalo Publications, LLC

Paperitalo Publications announced today that SAP of Walldorf, Germany has selected Paperitalo to be their media partner in the pulp and paper industry.

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Paperitalo Publications to be partner in Charles R Meyer Leadership Center

Paperitalo Publications to be partner in Charles R Meyer Leadership Center

The intent of the Charles R Meyer Leadership Center is to develop key personnel into future leaders by integrating hands-on training with classroom learning in the areas of safety, administration, professional development, and technical development.

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Smurfit Kappa announces winners of its Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge

Smurfit Kappa announces winners of its Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge

Smurfit Kappa has announced the winners of its first ever Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge.

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Arauco selects Abengoa to develop new transmission project in Chile

Arauco selects Abengoa to develop new transmission project in Chile

Abengoa has been selected by Arauco, one of the main producers of cellulose and wood derivatives in Chile, for the development of a new transmission project in the Andean country.

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Hawesville Mill's Continuous Improvement Projects Deliver Results

Hawesville Mill's Continuous Improvement Projects Deliver Results

Five years after the introduction of a transformative barge unloading system, Domtar's Hawesville Mill continues to embark on projects that help increase reliability and performance in producing pulp and paper.

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Kimberly-Clark Awards Bright Futures Scholarships to 46 College-Bound Students

Kimberly-Clark Awards Bright Futures Scholarships to 46 College-Bound Students

Kimberly-Clark announced it has awarded $920,000 in Bright Futures College Scholarships to 46 children of Kimberly-Clark employees across North America.

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Cascades northbox(R) Wins a Ruby Award for Innovation of the Year in the Confectionery Industry

Cascades northbox(R) Wins a Ruby Award for Innovation of the Year in the Confectionery Industry

Cascades Inc. (CAS.TO), a leader in ecological recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, is proud to have won the Ruby Award for innovation of the year in the confectionery industry thanks to its recyclable and insulating container northbox®.

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ND Paper Wisconsin paper mill project to receive $1.7 million in tax credits, create 27 new jobs

ND Paper Wisconsin paper mill project to receive $1.7 million in tax credits, create 27 new jobs

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced $1.7 million in tax credits Wednesday for ND Paper in Biron, which is just north of Wisconsin Rapids.

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	 Norbord, Tolko suspend production as wildfire nears High Level, Alberta

Norbord, Tolko suspend production as wildfire nears High Level, Alberta

Norbord and Tolko have both suspended production at their operations in High Level due to a wildfire burning out of control nearby.

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PotlatchDeltic Announces Changes to Idaho Recreation Permits

PotlatchDeltic Announces Changes to Idaho Recreation Permits

PotlatchDeltic announced changes to requirements for recreational permits in Idaho.

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Domtar Personal Care Launches Attends® Premier

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches a new generation of release materials to optimize RFID inlay lamination

Smurfit Kappa Takes Another Step Forward in Becoming a Fully Circular Business

Verla Mill Museum to host UPM Biofore exhibition through summer

Judge gives OK for hundreds of West Point, Virginia residents to sue WestRock mill over 'fugitive dust'

Imperial Dade Announces the Acquisition of Mid Continent Paper & Distributing Co., Inc.

Stora Enso introduces an innovation for paper cups: a renewable paperboard designed for effective recycling

Kimberly-Clark Named to CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019

Sappi North America Announces New Release Paper Textures Ahead of interzum 2019

Stora Enso signs global commitment to combat plastic pollution

Resolute Completes Five-Year Extension of ABL Credit Facility

Academic Spotlight

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

Western Michigan University unveils paper manufacturing machine unique to North America

Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery and representatives from 28 paper industry partners met with faculty and students Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the facility on the Parkview Campus for the unveiling of a pilot-scale multi-ply paper manufacturing machine.

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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

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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Paper Keeps Forests as Forests

Paper Keeps Forests as Forests

April 26 is Arbor Day, a holiday that celebrates trees and encourages people to plant them.

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Global Recycling Day 2019 - Let's Focus on the Youth

Global Recycling Day 2019 - Let's Focus on the Youth

Today marks Global Recycling Day, the second anniversary of the global effort headed up by the Global Recycling Foundation to promote the importance of recycling and underscore its benefits.

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April 2019

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February 2019

January 2019

Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment News

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People in the News

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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Clearwater Paper Adds New Board Members

Clearwater Paper Corporation announced that John J. Corkrean and Joe W. Laymon have been elected to the company's board of directors, effective May 1, 2019.

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Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products Leader Kathy Walters To Retire

Georgia‐Pacific announced that Kathleen A. "Kathy" Walters will retire as executive vice president - consumer products group, effective June 1, 2019.

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Appoints Stacey Panayiotou as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Graphic Packaging announced that Stacey Panayiotou will join the company as executive vice president, human resources.

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Metsä Tissue names Michael Barth Vice President Operations, Greaseproof Papers

Greaseproof Papers is managed as a separate business unit in Metsä Tissue.

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Metsä Wood names Matti Pajula as Managing Director, Metsä Wood UK

Matti Pajula has been appointed as Managing Director, Metsä Wood UK, as of 1 May 2019.

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Sonoco Announces New Chief Information Officer

Sonoco announced that Richard (Rick) Johnson has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer, reporting to President and CEO Rob Tiede.

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Clearwater Paper Appoints Robert Hrivnak as Chief Financial Officer

Clearwater Paper Corporation announced the appointment of Robert Hrivnak as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, effective April 8, 2019.

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PotlatchDeltic Names Anna Torma Vice President, Public Affairs

PotlatchDeltic announced the appointment of Anna Torma as Vice President, Public Affairs. Anna will succeed Mark Benson, who is retiring.

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Fred Phaswana, joint chair of boards of Mondi Ltd. and Mondi plc, to retire

Mondi Group announces that Fred Phaswana, Joint Chair of the boards of Mondi Limited and Mondi plc, will retire.

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Mohawk hires new CFO

Mohawk Industries has appointed a new chief financial officer and executive vice president.

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Gunilla Saltin leaving Södra

Gunilla Saltin, President of Södra Cell, is leaving Södra for a new role as Technical Director at the packaging and paper company Mondi, based in Vienna.

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WestRock Announces Jeff Chalovich as Chief Commercial Officer; Pete Durette to Lead Container Business in Corrugated Packaging

WestRock Company announced that Jeff Chalovich, president, Corrugated Packaging, has assumed the role of chief commercial officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company's Corrugated Packaging segment.

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Arctic Paper appoints Fabian Langenskiöld as new Executive Vice President Sales

Fabian Langenskiöld has been appointed as new Executive Vice President Sales at Arctic Paper S.A.

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Voith appoints Scott Knapp as Vice President of Operations for Voith Paper North America

Fabian Langenskiöld has been appointed as new Executive Vice President Sales at Arctic Paper S.A.

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Keweenaw Land Association, Limited appoints Claudio Nicoletta as CFO

Keweenaw Land Association, Limited appoints Claudio Nicoletta as CFO, effective February 11, 2019.

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Bernd Eikens appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Biorefining

Bernd Eikens has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Biorefining as of 1 March 2019.

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DeLoach to retire as executive chairman of Sonoco

Sonoco announced Wednesday that Harris E. DeLoach Jr. will retire as a director and as executive chairman of the company in April.

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Supplier News

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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