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June 08,2017 --To further improve efficiency and strengthen the competitiveness for the Professional Hygiene business in North America, SCA has decided to close the tissue production plant in Flagstaff, Arizona, in the US...
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Combined Locks, Wis. June 7, 2017 – Doug Osterberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Appleton Coated LLC, and Guy Spinelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectra Jet Inc., announce that they have entered into an agreement for Appleton Coated to acquire the principal business of Spectra Jet Inc., a developer and distributor of sublimation transfer papers headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois...
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NORCROSS, Ga., June 7, 2017 -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (NYSE:MPSX) (MPS)....
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DELAWARE, Ohio--June 7,2017 -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.42 per share on its Class A Common Stock, and $0.63 per share on its Class B Common Stock....
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June 7, 2017---M.Sc. (Tech.) Harri Pihlajaniemi has been appointed Metsä Board Corporation’s, a part of Metsä Group, SVP, Production, and a member of the Corporate Management Team latest as of 6 September 2017. He moves to Metsä Board from Stora Enso, where he has held several production related managerial positions since 2004...
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June 6,2017 --Bekaert Solaronics supplied Ahlstrom-Munksjö Arches with two 2-rows UniDryer® V3 hoods for drying of abrasive paper base after size press on its PM4. Ahlstrom-Munksjö Arches (formerly known as Arjowiggings Arches) is the oldest customer of Bekaert Solaronics. The first IR drying system was installed in 1966 on the PM5...
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WILMINGTON, Del. (USA) – June 6,2017 --With declining fiber quality, higher strength requirements at lower packaging weights and reductions in fresh water usage, traditional single-component strength additives become limited in packaging paper and board manufacturing...
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June 05, 2017 --Heidenheim. In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH has appointed Andreas Endters as Chairman of the Board of the Group Division Voith Paper as of 2017-10-01. He thus succeeds Bertram Staudenmaier who will be leaving the company at the end of this year upon his own request....
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PURCHASE, N.Y., June 2, 2017 -- Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), a leading sales and marketing organization in the global pulp, paper and forest products industry, announced today that its Lindenmeyr Munroe paper distribution division will acquire the business of St. Paul-based Independent Paper Group, LLC (IPG), further strengthening its sales and distribution presence in Minnesota....
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PRINCE GEORGE, BC, June 2, 2017 --- Pattern bargaining for Western Canada's pulp and paper sector has concluded with a four-year tentative agreement signed by Unifor, the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), and Canfor Pulp....
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June 2, 2017---Lecta Merchanting Division, made up of Torraspapel Distribution in France, Spain and Portugal and Polyedra in Italy announces a price increase for deliveries of coated and uncoated woodfree papers, carbonless and other grades effective 1 July 2017...
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June 2, 2017---Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest into new production capacity at its Saint Severin plant in France to meet the growing demand for Genuine Vegetable Parchment (GVP) products used mainly in baking and cooking papers as well as in other food packaging solutions. The total investment is approximately EUR 6.7 million...
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June 1,2017 --International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for acquisition of Paperchine, Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Charleston, SC. Paperchine and its subsidiaries have approximately 180 employees in total and manufacturing facilities in the USA (Rockton, IL, Springfield, MA, and Tucker, GA), Canada (Vancouver), Thailand (Bangkok), and Germany (Maintal)...
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TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, June 1, 2017 - Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up phase of No. 10 Linerboard Machine and begun production of XTR, a next-generation product offering the highest strength-to-basis-weight ratio in North America. XTR is 100%-recycled and backed by Kruger's 50+ years of experience in the production of eco-friendly containerboard products....
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June 1, 2017 ---Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage. This will be achieved by installation of an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with an Advantage ReDry web heater. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for end of the year 2017...
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May 31, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Schumacher Poledno's corrugated line in Bukowiec, Poland. The Valmet IQ Moisturizer with two beams will enable the mill to improve corrugated board quality and reduce production losses caused by warped board. The system will be started up in July 2017...
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May 31,2017 --Group revenue of R9.3 billion, down 1% with foreign operations results impacted by a 10% stronger average ZAR/USD exchange rate .Group trading profit of R1.1 billion, up 12%.Trading profit from Rest of Africa - R610 million - 32% higher; now 55% of group trading profit...
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May 31,2017 --Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it will revise the prices of its boxboard products.In recent years, as prices of raw materials and chemicals and distribution costs rise, the environment pertaining to boxboard production has grown increasingly severe...
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May 30,2017 --Visy Board New Zealand announces construction of a second corrugated packaging plant, to be established in the Waipa District, south of Hamilton in the Waikato Province...
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May 29,2017 --Motor oil has traditionally been stored in plastic bottles which typically use around 85% more material than the new Bag-in-Box® solution.The clever new design also facilitates easier, more precise pouring and reduces the likelihood of spillage...
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