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Valmet to temporarily lay off 372 employees due to low workload
Valmet to temporarily lay off 372 employees due to low workload

The negotiations concerned in total about 940 employees out of 1,680 employed by the Services business line and EMEA area organization in Finland. Valmet estimated at the start of the negotiation process that the need for temporary lay-offs would be around 360 employees at this stage. The negotiations concerned all personnel groups.

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MM Karton is investing over EUR 100 million in the Frohnleiten cartonboard site
MM Karton is investing over EUR 100 million in the Frohnleiten cartonboard site

Innovative, fully digitized processes will significantly increase the efficiency of waste paper processing and at the same time reduce the specific consumption of energy and water.

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Stora Enso invests in production line for granulated lignin
Stora Enso invests in production line for granulated lignin

Stora Enso is investing EUR 14 million to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin, allowing easier packing and handling of lignin compared to powder and wet form.

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International Paper Company Announces Spin-off of Printing Papers
International Paper Company Announces Spin-off of Printing Papers

International Paper announced a plan to pursue a spin-off of the Company's Printing Papers segment into a standalone, publicly traded company ("SpinCo"). The transaction will result in two streamlined, leading companies well positioned for long-term success.

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SCA changes name from Paper to Containerboard
SCA changes name from Paper to Containerboard

SCA is changing the name of its business area Paper to business area Containerboard as of January 1, 2021.

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Kimberly-Clark investing $140M, hiring 33 workers in Corinth, Mississippi
Kimberly-Clark investing $140M, hiring 33 workers in Corinth, Mississippi

It's the second major investment in the non-woven facility in the past year; last November, the company invested $20 million to expand the capacity of the nonwovens line, and added 25 jobs. The multi-phase project added 45,000 square feet.

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UPM has completed employee consultation processes
UPM has completed employee consultation processes

UPM has completed the employee consultation process started in October on its plans to improve efficiency in global functions. UPM increases efficiency of its global functions by reorganising and streamlining the functions' operations in five countries. This will decrease the number of positions in the functions by 67, of which 46 in Finland.

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Metsä Board to release capital from its pulp business and to focus on growth in paperboard
Metsä Board to release capital from its pulp business and to focus on growth in paperboard

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has on 1 December 2020 signed an agreement to sell a 30 percent stake in its Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The buyer is the Swedish forest owners' cooperative (ekonomisk förening) Norra Skog, with whom Metsä Forest Sverige, responsible for Metsä Board's wood procurement in Sweden, has simultaneously entered into a long-term wood supply agreement.

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SCA divests SCA Wood Supply UK Ltd to BSW Timber Ltd
SCA divests SCA Wood Supply UK Ltd to BSW Timber Ltd

SCA Wood Supply UK Ltd, which is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of timber and associated products for the Home Improvement and Builders Merchant sector in the United Kingdom, has today been divested to BSW Timber Ltd. SCA will keep its organization for the sales of wood products to industrial customers in the UK.

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$70 million in revenue bonds issued for Pratt expansion in Conyers, Georgia
$70 million in revenue bonds issued for Pratt expansion in Conyers, Georgia

Of the total amount, $26.5 million will fund real property and $43.5 will go toward equipment for the 300,000-square-foot expansion.

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Sappi Southern Africa scores Platinum in EcoVadis Sustainability Rating
Sappi Southern Africa scores Platinum in EcoVadis Sustainability Rating

Globally accredited sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis has scored Sappi Southern Africa Platinum Medal status in its assessment of how well the company has integrated sustainability principles into its business and management system.

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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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Graphic Packaging issued violation from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy over unauthorized construction
Graphic Packaging issued violation from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy over unauthorized construction

EGLE is ordering the company to cease the use of one of its boilers for its recycled paperboard line.

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Firefighters battle structure fire at US Paper Mill in Menasha, Wisconsin
Firefighters battle structure fire at US Paper Mill in Menasha, Wisconsin

Fire crews battled a structure fire Wednesday morning, Nov. 25, at US Paper Mill.

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Stora Enso partially suspends production in Oulu, testing over 1,000 workers
Stora Enso partially suspends production in Oulu, testing over 1,000 workers

Production at Stora Enso's Oulu paperboard mill has been partially suspended due to numerous coronavirus infections confirmed among employees at the site.

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58 people headed back to work as Catalyst Crofton mill restarts paper machine
58 people headed back to work as Catalyst Crofton mill restarts paper machine

Paper Excellence Canada has announced it plans to restart the No. 3 paper machine at its Catalyst paper mill in Crofton, effective in early January 2021, which is good news for some 58 employees who will head back to work after a prolonged layoff.

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Cascades announces the closure of its Laval plant
Cascades announces the closure of its Laval plant

Cascades Inc. announced that its Laval plant in Québec, specializing in the manufacture of napkins for the away-from-home market, will be closing on June 30, 2021.

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Phoenix Investors Acquires Former LSC Communication Plant
Phoenix Investors Acquires Former LSC Communication Plant

An affiliate of Phoenix Investors ("Phoenix"), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced its acquisition from LSC Communications Printing Company, Inc. ("LSC") of its former plant in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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SCA builds new grading mill in Sweden
SCA builds new grading mill in Sweden

The base of SCA's new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building.

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APRIL Group reinforces commitments on sustainability
APRIL Group reinforces commitments on sustainability

The sustainable fiber and bio-based products producer has released "APRIL2030", a transformative sustainable commitment that contains a series of tangible actions that are expected to make positive contributions to the climate, nature and the development of people.

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Valmet to start co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland
Valmet to start co-determination negotiations for temporary lay-offs in Finland

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause uncertainty in Valmet's operating environment. This has impacted especially the workload in the services business which is done close to customers.

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DS Smith Survey: Manufacturers Need to Brace for Online Holiday Shopping Boom, Consumer Demand for Sustainable Packaging
DS Smith Survey: Manufacturers Need to Brace for Online Holiday Shopping Boom, Consumer Demand for Sustainable Packaging

New research shows most Americans plan to do at least half of their holiday shopping online.

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Arjowiggins to restructure Scottish mill
Arjowiggins to restructure Scottish mill

Arjowiggins is to cut just over 70 jobs at its Stoneywood Mill in Scotland as the business, which was rescued from administration last year, battles the fallout from Covid-19.

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Overheated machinery likely cause of fire at Thunder Bay Resolute facility
Overheated machinery likely cause of fire at Thunder Bay Resolute facility

Overheating machinery is believed to be the cause of a Thursday evening fire at the Resolute Forest Products facility on Neebing Avenue, Thunder Bay firefighters said.

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Multiple crews respond to fire at Cascades facility
Multiple crews respond to fire at Cascades facility

A spokesperson for the City of Niagara Falls says the large industrial fire at Cascades Containerboard Packaging Company is now contained.

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