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China's Nine Dragons Paper investing US 1.3 billion in Malaysia
China's Nine Dragons Paper investing US 1.3 billion in Malaysia

Hong Kong-headquartered Nine Dragons Paper announced it will invest US 1.3 billion to open two manufacturing facilities in Malaysia.

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Fort Dearborn Company Announces the Acquisition of Hammer Packaging Corporation
Fort Dearborn Company Announces the Acquisition of Hammer Packaging Corporation

Fort Dearborn Company announced that it has acquired Hammer Packaging Corporation. The combined organization takes advantage of Hammer's state-of-the-art technology to enhance Fort Dearborn's leadership position in the decorative label and packaging marketplace by further expanding the company's geographic footprint, capacity and capabilities.

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Amcor partners with McKinsey.org to build sustainable recycling systems in Latin America
Amcor partners with McKinsey.org to build sustainable recycling systems in Latin America

Amcor is supporting McKinsey.org's "Rethinking Recycling" initiative in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which has worked with 5,000 households, trained more than 120 workers and helped communities to recycle a third of their waste. Before the initiative, there was no formal recycling system and only a minority of the population regularly sorted their waste.

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SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper & Packaging is April 27-29
SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper & Packaging is April 27-29

We are delighted to be speaking at/sponsoring the 2021 virtual International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper and Packaging. During three days of dynamic content, you will have an opportunity to meet with the industry's largest players, get hands-on with the latest innovation from SAP and discuss how your organisation can look towards the future and drive digital evolution.

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UFP Industries subsidiary purchases J.C. Gilmore in Australia
UFP Industries subsidiary purchases J.C. Gilmore in Australia

UFP Industries, Inc. announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, The UBEECO Group, has acquired the assets of J.C. Gilmore Pty Ltd. This transaction adds a wide portfolio of protective packaging to the industrial packaging products offered by UBEECO and its sister company, Integra Packaging, and expands the companies' customer base throughout Australia.

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Neenah Grows in Technical Products and adds to its Specialty Coatings Platform with Agreement to Acquire ITASA
Neenah Grows in Technical Products and adds to its Specialty Coatings Platform with Agreement to Acquire ITASA

Neenah, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Global Release Liners, S.L., the parent company of Industrias de Transformacion de Andoain, S.A. ("ITASA"), from Magnum Capital and other minority shareholders for €205 million in cash. Closing is expected to occur in early April and is subject to customary conditions.

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WestRock CEO Steven C. Voorhees to step down; David B. Sewell to be successor
WestRock CEO Steven C. Voorhees to step down; David B. Sewell to be successor

WestRock Company announced that Steven C. Voorhees has decided to step down from his position as president and chief executive officer and a director of the Company for health reasons, effective March 15, 2021. In addition, the Company's Board of Directors announced that, following a comprehensive search as part of the Company's long-term succession processes, it has elected David B. Sewell to succeed Voorhees as WestRock's president and chief executive officer at that time.

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Kruger Announces Expansion Project, Financial Contributions and Successful Start-Up of TAD Tissue Plant in Sherbrooke Français
Kruger Announces Expansion Project, Financial Contributions and Successful Start-Up of TAD Tissue Plant in Sherbrooke Français

Total commitments of $961.1M; 643 jobs created and retained in Québec.

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Hot air fan catches fire at WestRock, Chattanooga, Tenn. department says; no injuries reported
Hot air fan catches fire at WestRock, Chattanooga, Tenn. department says; no injuries reported

Crews with the Chattanooga Fire Department were at the scene of a fire at a WestRock facility on Sunday, Feb. 28.

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Fire at Sonoco mill in Ontario
Fire at Sonoco mill in Ontario

Thirty firefighters responded to the mill as did crews from Hydro One.

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Arctic Paper invests $12 million in its hydropower plant at Munkedal mill in Sweden
Arctic Paper invests $12 million in its hydropower plant at Munkedal mill in Sweden

Arctic Paper put its expanded hydropower plant into operation at Munkedal mill in Sweden. The investment of just over SEK 100 million ($12 million) increases the power from 2 to 6 MW, which in combination with the planned solid fuel boiler is sufficient to meet up to 80% of Arctic Paper Munkedal's energy needs with its own sustainable energy.

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Domtar President and CEO, John D. Williams, to return from Medical Leave of Absence following COVID-19 bout
Domtar President and CEO, John D. Williams, to return from Medical Leave of Absence following COVID-19 bout

Domtar Corporation announced that John D. Williams will return from temporary medical leave following having contracted the Covid-19 and is resuming authority and responsibility as President and Chief Executive Officer on Monday, March 1st, 2021.

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Packaging Corporation Of America Announces Conversion Of Jackson, AL Mill Paper Machine To High-Performance Virgin Linerboard
Packaging Corporation Of America Announces Conversion Of Jackson, AL Mill Paper Machine To High-Performance Virgin Linerboard

Packaging Corporation of America announced that it has discontinued production of uncoated freesheet (UFS) grades on the No. 3 paper machine at its Jackson, AL mill and will begin preparing for the permanent conversion of the machine to linerboard.

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Mondi Weighs Deal for $7 Billion Packaging Rival DS Smith
Mondi Weighs Deal for $7 Billion Packaging Rival DS Smith

Mondi Plc, the packaging and paper group, is exploring a potential takeover of British rival DS Smith Plc, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Suzano and Spinnova to build sustainable textile fibre plant in Finland
Suzano and Spinnova to build sustainable textile fibre plant in Finland

Brazilian pulp group Suzano and Finnish cellulose fibre startup Spinnova will build a plant in Finland to make a sustainable textile fibre from wood and waste.

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SCA closes its last publication paper machine
SCA closes its last publication paper machine

Thursday February 25, at 7.07 am, SCA closed permanently paper machine LWC4 at Ortviken paper mill. With this, SCA's all production of publication paper has come to an end.

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More forest industry acquisitions expected in 2021
More forest industry acquisitions expected in 2021

RBC Capital Markets analyst Paul Quinn has suggested that B.C.'s Big 3 could become the Big 2, with Canfor buying Interfor.

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Ministry of Environment reviewing incident with Resolute Forest Products effluent in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Ministry of Environment reviewing incident with Resolute Forest Products effluent in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The Ministry of the Environment says it will continue to look into an incident where Resolute Forest Products was discharging "higher than normal contaminant levels" through its effluent into the Kaministiquia River.

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Crew  responds to 'fire on top of a tank' at International Paper facility
Crew responds to 'fire on top of a tank' at International Paper facility

Fire department officials described the fire as tough to put out because it was in a difficult spot to reach. Additionally, the burning material was likened to mulch, which is prone to deep-seated fire that can smolder for hours.

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International Paper acquires Berkley Molded Fiber division
International Paper acquires Berkley Molded Fiber division

International Paper has acquired Berkley International's Molded Fiber (pulp) manufacturing division, Berkley MF LLC, for an undisclosed purchase price.

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Weyerhaeuser to Acquire Timberlands in Southwest Alabama
Weyerhaeuser to Acquire Timberlands in Southwest Alabama

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to purchase 69,200 acres of high-quality Alabama timberlands from Soterra, a subsidiary of Greif, Inc., for approximately $149 million. The acquisition is comprised of highly productive timberlands situated in southwest Alabama, approximately 100 miles north of Mobile.

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Södra continues investments and moves industrial operations towards electrification
Södra continues investments and moves industrial operations towards electrification

Södra is a net electricity producer and will be completely fossil-free by 2030.

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BillerudKorsnäs and Tetra Pak together towards 100 % recyclable packaging
BillerudKorsnäs and Tetra Pak together towards 100 % recyclable packaging

Through close and enduring collaboration BillerudKorsnäs and Tetra Pak aim to push the figure of renewable material from wood fibre in carton packages towards 100%. Already today the figure is about 70%. New innovations to further increase the sustainability of packages are since long top of the agenda for both companies.

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Domtar Corporation Announces Management Committee Appointments
Domtar Corporation Announces Management Committee Appointments

Domtar Corporation announced appointments to the company's management committee. These appointments streamline and simplify the company's management structure and will help advance Domtar's strategic plan to lower costs and refocus the company's portfolio on paper, pulp and packaging.

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Truck driver dies after paper bale crushes him
Truck driver dies after paper bale crushes him

The state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating the death of a truck driver who was struck by a 1,500-pound cardboard bale at a McKinley Paper Company unloading area.

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