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Mondi Group (‘Mondi’) is pleased to announce that it has completed the transactions to acquire a majority interest in Tire Kutsan, a Turkish corrugated packaging and containerboard business, and 100% of Unterland Flexible Packaging, a consumer flexibles business based in...
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(Brazil) Ahlstrom, a global leader in fiber-based materials, today announced the completion of the joint venture formed with Votorantim Celulose e Papel (VCP). The joint venture, originally announced in February 2007, is created for specialty papers production and will be located...
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(China) ALLIMAND, designer, manufacturer of paper machines and equipment for the paper making industry, consolidates her presence in China with the order of a paper machine for CHINA TOBACCO MAUDUIT (Jiangmen) Paper Industry Company Ltd (CTM). This paper machine will be built in a new industrial...
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(USA) International Paper (NYSE: IP) has completed the acquisition of Central Lewmar LLC, one of the largest privately held paper and packaging distributors in the United States, from Philadelphia-based private equity firm Chrysalis Capital Partners, Inc. On August 13, the company announced it had
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(USA) International Paper Co. will sell its tree nursery near Bluff City for $60 million to a South Carolina tree-biotechnology company it partly owns. ArborGen LLC of Summerville, S.C. will take over the 700-acre tree farm, company officials announced Thursday.
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(USA) Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) today announced that its Kadant Black Clawson Inc. subsidiary has received an order of approximately $8 million from a kraft bleached pulp mill in the United States to design, engineer, and procure materials for a six-effect falling film evaporation system.
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(USA, Russia) International Paper recycled bad news into good on Friday, announcing an investor-friendly $1.5 billion five-year investment in Russia after a week of mill closures and union agreements in the U.S.

The rising costs of energy, raw materials and labor have hurt the industry, with compa
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(USA) Vishay Intertechnology received an order from Bowater Incorporated to install a Reel Optimizing System in its Grenada, Mississippi paper mill. Bowater is a leading North American pulp and paper manufacturing company. The customized Reel Optimizing System, planned for delivery this fall to the
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(USA, Russia) U.S.-based International Paper Co. (IP.N: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Friday it had signed a definitive agreement to form a $1.6 billion joint venture with Russia's leading forestry firm, Ilim Holding.

International Paper, which signed a letter of intent with Ilim in October,
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(UK) One of the largest orders for a paper milling machine in Europe has been placed by German firm Palm Paper, cementing the company's plans for King's Lynn.

The move hots up competition in the race to build the first new papermill in the UK for about 10 years as another firm, London-based
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(China) Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it will supply its Experion Process, Machine and Drives (PMD), Da Vinci quality control system (QCS) and ProFlow and AquaTrol cross-direction control system to one of the world’s largest containerboard producers. China-based Nine Dragons Paper Ltd. is ex
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Specialist chemicals services group Omnia has acquired Zetachem, which supplies speciality chemicals and chemical management systems to the water treatment and pulp and paper industries, for R206-million in cash.
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(Finland) Powerflute Oyj has signed an agreement with Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery for a new headbox and modernisation of the short circulation of i
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(Poland) Stora Enso (NYSE: SEO) today announced that Stora Enso has today acquired 28% of the shares in Stora Enso Poland (formerly Intercell S.A.) f
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(USA) Xpedx, Memphis, Tenn.-based International Papers' (NYSE: IP) distribution business, will operate Central Lewmar as a business unit, according
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(USA) "The purchase of the Houlton facility will enable us to add to our chip mill capacity to meet the growing needs of the pulp mills throughout t
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(USA) International Paper's distribution business, xpedx, will operate Central Lewmar as a business unit within its multiple brand strategy. xpedx
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(India) With the above M&A activity taking place, the company is going to emerge as one of the leading players in the paper industry. The Speciality
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West Coast Paper Mills Ltd has announced that the Company has placed an order for 1,35,000 TPA capacity new Paper Machine to produce copier grades an
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