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Dec 14, 2017---Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of dissolving wood pulp, speciality and packaging papers, graphic (printing and writing) paper and biomaterials, today announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for CHF146.5 million (approximately $149 million)...
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC , Dec. 14, 2017 --- Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) announces the acquisition of four plants in Ontario to strengthen its position in the containerboard packaging sector, and the purchase of an ownership position in Tencorr Holdings Corporation ("Tencorr"). The company also announces an increase in its equity holding of the Greenpac Mill LLC ("Greenpac")...
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SPOKANE, Wash.--Dec 14,2017---- Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) today announced that Beth Ford has been appointed as chair to the company's board of directors effective January 1, 2018...
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Dec 14,2017---International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the rebuilt PM10 at Laakirchen paper mill for the Heinzel Group, Austria. The machine that originally produced SC paper was converted to a fluting and testliner machine producing basis weights ranging from 70 to 140 g/m² based on recycled fibers...
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Dec 14, 2017 ---Valmet will deliver a new high capacity chipping line and chip handling system to Sappi Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, Saiccor mill. The upgrade targets to increase the chipping capacity, to improve chip quality and minimize wood losses. The chipper will be delivered and installed at the end of 2018 and the start-up is planned for January 2019...
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Dec 14,2017---Lucart has recently started up a new tissue rewinder TT WIND-P supplied by the Italian machinery producer Toscotec at their facility in Laval sur Vologne – France.The tissue rewinder model TT WIND-P features 2 unwind stands and handles parent rolls of 2900 mm width and 2600 mm diameter at the maximum speed of 1400 mpm. Toscotec’s machinery is equipped with a slitting unit of 150 mm min width, automatic control of all unwinding and rewinding operations and sectional drive system...
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VANCOUVER, Dec 14, 2017 --- Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) announced today that it has taken a temporary and unscheduled outage on one production line at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft ("NBSK") Pulp mill located in Prince George, British Columbia ("BC"), as a result of a tube leak in the number five recovery boiler...
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Dec 14,2017---Heidenheim/Kehl. When upgrading its PM 2, Koehler Kehl opted for products from Voith's AdvancedPRODUCTS range that enable the company to reduce the machine's water consumption, achieve a faster starting curve and at the same time improve paper quality...
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DELAWARE, Ohio-Dec 14,2017-- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced fiscal 2017 and fourth quarter results...
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Nov 28,2017---Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces the completion of conversion of its containerboard machine at Kanazu Mill (Awara-shi, Fukui Prefecture) from one dedicated to producing corrugating medium into one also capable of producing linerboard...
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Nov 27,2017---Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium paperboards is pleased to announce that its Simpele mill has recently integrated the FSSC 22000 food safety system into its management systems and received third party certificate to verify this...
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St. Petersburg — Nov 27,2017 — Ilim Group, Russia’s leading pulp and paper company, a major exporter and one of the biggest companies in the industry globally, announces today that it has signed a four-year unsecured syndicated loan agreement for USD 500 million. The agreement is the largest corporate debt transaction in the industry across Eastern Europe and Russia/CIS, according to Dealogic data...
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WESTFORD, Mass., Nov. 24, 2017 -- Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders of $0.21 per share to be paid on February 8, 2018 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 11, 2018. Future declarations of dividends are subject to Board approval and may be adjusted as business needs or market conditions change...
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Nov 22, 2017---Lecta Distribution Group, made up of Torraspapel Distribution in France, Spain and Portugal and Polyedra in Italy announces a price increase for deliveries of all its qualities effective January 8th 2018....
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Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts. EcoVadis provides the leading system for assessing and marking the suppliers of global companies and has evaluated more than 25,000 suppliers. Companies using EcoVadis include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken.
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Nov 21,2017---Xinjiang Hengan Paper’s tissue machine (PM25) was successfully started up at the company's Changji mill.The new line is part of Hengan’s expansion plan, according to which Toscotec supplied two new MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines to the leading Chinese producer. This start-up marks a success based on the great cooperation between the two technical teams...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & MONTREAL--Nov 21,2017----Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses...
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Nov 20,2017---Sulzer is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Lee as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, effective April 5, 2018.Jill has been a board member of Sulzer since 2011 and the Chair of the Audit Committee since 2016. She will replace Thomas Dittrich, who has decided to leave Sulzer for a professional opportunity which will be announced later today...
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CHARLOTTE, NC--Nov 20, 2017 - Since 1997, Converters Expo has brought professionals from across the converting industry to Wisconsin to share the latest technology, products, and ideas. Thanks to the overwhelming success of the event and industry demand, Converters Expo is adding a new show, Converters Expo South, which will debut on February 6, 2018 in Charlotte, NC at the Charlotte Convention Center...
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Nov 17, 2017---Due to continuing input cost increases and unsustainable profit levels, Sappi is forced to continue passing on this cost inflation by increasing its Woodfree grades prices by 6-8% effective on deliveries from January 1st 2018 for all European markets. This follows previous announcements made for its LWC and MWC grades...
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