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Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

The question of whether flushable wipes -- used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper -- are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District over a new city law regulating when such wipes can be labeled "flushable."

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Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals

Avery Dennison Gains Momentum in Progress Toward 2025 Sustainability Goals

Announces Industry-Leading Achievements In Paper Sourcing, Employee Safety

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Sofidel introduces bacteria-eating toilet paper

Sofidel introduces bacteria-eating toilet paper

When the toilet paper makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt. Once their work is complete, the enzymes bio-degrade, leaving no residue or negative environmental impact.

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Dying words: How the final words of billionaire Richard Pratt spurred son Anthony to make his own mark

Powered by Partnership: Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant

The Procter & Gamble Company and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, announced the completion of a 50-megawatt biomass-fueled combined heat and power plant located at one of P&G's largest U.S. facilitie...

Appleton Coated paper mill to stay open as potential buyer is sought

A judge ruled on Monday that Appleton Coated paper mill will stay open and operate for 45 days as a potential buyer is sought.

International Paper to Convert Riverdale Paper Machine

International Paper announced plans to invest approximately $300 million to convert its No. 15 paper machine at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, Ala. from uncoated freesheet to high quality whitetop linerboard and containerboard.

Ronald Van Den Heuvel indicted in $9 million green energy fraud

If convicted, Van Den Heuvel faces up 20 years in prison, though he would be likely to get far less time under federal sentencing guidelines.

Fortress Paper reports auxiliary system failure at its dissolving pulp mill

Fortress Paper Ltd. reports that it has experienced a burst in a pressurized auxiliary gas collection system relating to one of the recovery boilers at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill (the "FSC Mill") in Thurso, Québec...

Verso Corporation Board of Directors Forms Strategic Alternatives Committee

Verso Corporation announced that its board of directors, as part of its ongoing efforts to maximize stockholder value, has formed a Strategic Alternatives Committee comprised of independent directors Eugene I. Davis, Alan J. ...

600 jobs in balance as Appleton Coated sale goes to court

Appleton Coated is in the process of being sold to Industrial Assets, a used machinery dealer based in Los Angeles, and that pending sale raised objections from government officials alarmed at the potential loss of more than ...

Voith names new CEO

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the Management Board. Stephan Schaller, currently member of Voith Shareholders' ...

Leading Stories

Powered by Partnership: Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant

Powered by Partnership: Procter & Gamble and Constellation Complete 50-Megawatt Renewable Energy Plant

The Procter & Gamble Company and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, announced the completion of a 50-megawatt biomass-fueled combined heat and power plant located at one of P&G's largest U.S. facilities.

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Appleton Coated paper mill to stay open as potential buyer is sought

Appleton Coated paper mill to stay open as potential buyer is sought

A judge ruled on Monday that Appleton Coated paper mill will stay open and operate for 45 days as a potential buyer is sought.

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International Paper to Convert Riverdale Paper Machine

International Paper to Convert Riverdale Paper Machine

International Paper announced plans to invest approximately $300 million to convert its No. 15 paper machine at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, Ala. from uncoated freesheet to high quality whitetop linerboard and containerboard.

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Ronald Van Den Heuvel indicted in $9 million green energy fraud

Ronald Van Den Heuvel indicted in $9 million green energy fraud

If convicted, Van Den Heuvel faces up 20 years in prison, though he would be likely to get far less time under federal sentencing guidelines.

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Fortress Paper reports auxiliary system failure at its dissolving pulp mill

Fortress Paper reports auxiliary system failure at its dissolving pulp mill

Fortress Paper Ltd. reports that it has experienced a burst in a pressurized auxiliary gas collection system relating to one of the recovery boilers at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill (the "FSC Mill") in Thurso, Québec.

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Verso Corporation Board of Directors Forms Strategic Alternatives Committee

Verso Corporation Board of Directors Forms Strategic Alternatives Committee

Verso Corporation announced that its board of directors, as part of its ongoing efforts to maximize stockholder value, has formed a Strategic Alternatives Committee comprised of independent directors Eugene I. Davis, Alan J. Carr and Steven D. Scheiwe, with Mr. Davis serving as chairperson.

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600 jobs in balance as Appleton Coated sale goes to court

600 jobs in balance as Appleton Coated sale goes to court

Appleton Coated is in the process of being sold to Industrial Assets, a used machinery dealer based in Los Angeles, and that pending sale raised objections from government officials alarmed at the potential loss of more than 600 jobs.

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Voith names new CEO

Voith names new CEO

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the Management Board. Stephan Schaller, currently member of Voith Shareholders' Committee and head of the global motorcycle division of BMW Group, has been appointed as successor.

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SEC filing indicates Verso mill in Jay, Maine could be sold

	 SEC filing indicates Verso mill in Jay, Maine could be sold

The firm that owns 66 percent of the company's shares is disappointed with its return and says selling the Androscoggin Mill would be one way to give value to stockholders.

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Groundbreaking planned for $184 million Columbia Pulp mill that will turn straw-waste into pulp

Groundbreaking planned for $184 million Columbia Pulp mill that will turn straw-waste into pulp

Columbia Pulp will have a groundbreaking and community tour next week for its $184 million mill in southeast Washington, which will use straw to make pulp for paper production.

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Canada to host meeting of global forestry leaders to plan future of responsible forest development

Appvion to cut 62 jobs at distribution center, warehouse

BillerudKorsnäs facility in Karlsborg now back to full production

Pratt outlines San Francisco box plans

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

Large fire at Sonoco facility

Worker falls through Sappi Cloquet roof

International Paper expects hurricanes to have $35 million negative impact on earnings

Precautionary evacuation at Clearwater Paper facility

Georgia-Pacific boosts its Alabama investments with $100 million facility in Talladega

Industry News

Valmet launches new scanner

Valmet launches new scanner

Valmet launches a new scanner, Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, at Labelexpo Europe 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. I

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London architect fights climate change with timber high-rises

London architect fights climate change with timber high-rises

A London firm says sustainable timber could help the city address its housing shortage while reducing carbon emissions.

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OKI's Reforestation Effort Marks Tenth Consecutive Year of Environmental Contributions in Thailand

OKI's Reforestation Effort Marks Tenth Consecutive Year of Environmental Contributions in Thailand

OKI Data Corporation announced it participated in an effort to plant 6,000 saplings of nationally protected tree species on September 23 in clear-cut areas in Amphoe Muak Lek, Saraburi Province, in central Thailand, where OKI Data Corporation operates a manufacturing site.

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Workers at Kamloops' Domtar mill ratify new contract

Workers at Kamloops' Domtar mill ratify new contract

Unifor members at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops have ratified a new four-year contract.

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UPM Specialty Papers has strengthened its presence in digital media

UPM Specialty Papers has strengthened its presence in digital media

UPM Specialty Papers has strengthened its digital presence by launching www.upmspecialtypapers.com.

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Canadian Forest Industry Welcomes Start of Trade Deal With Europe

Canadian Forest Industry Welcomes Start of Trade Deal With Europe

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) expressed its support for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union for commencing its provisional application.

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Sappi snags state award for Cloquet, Minn. mill

Sappi snags state award for Cloquet, Minn. mill

The Sappi pulp and paper mill was recognized by the Minnesota Office of Foreign Direct Investment as the mill's South African owner has poured money into the plant to keep it viable and growing in recent years.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec Provide Update on Transaction

Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec Provide Update on Transaction

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced that, as a result of legislation that went into effect, approval of the acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials of all of the outstanding shares of Tembec (the "Transaction") under the Investment Canada Act (the "ICA") is no longer required as a closing condition of the Transaction.

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Northern Pulp flunks air emission tests again

Northern Pulp flunks air emission tests again

Mill watchdog group says Nova Scotia government is failing to enforce emissions standards

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Expera Specialty Solutions Launches Health-Gard Medical Papers Brand

Expera Specialty Solutions Launches Health-Gard Medical Papers Brand

Expera is launching its new brand of medical papers known as Health-Gard™.

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Trump's 'America First' Vow Turned Upside Down in Lumber Market

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of Bulleh Shah Packaging in Pakistan

Looming Chinese Import Ban Creates U.S. Recycling Bottleneck

Fire damages U.S. Paper Mills Corp. in Menasha

DowDuPont Adds a Hyphen Online After Watch Seller Claims Website

Kruger: No. 8 paper machine started up

Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy

Weyerhaeuser reopens lands in western Montana to public access; campfires still banned

Smurfit Kappa in top 1 percent of Ecovadis worldwide sustainability ratings

Domtar Releases Extended Wear Brief and Pad

A random walk with Gene

Tricks of the trade

Tricks of the trade

There are a lot of tricks in the auto trade, things dealers do to inexpensively improve the salability of a car. We can learn from these and apply them to our own vehicles either to improve longevity if you're keeping the vehicle or the attractiveness of the vehicle when you sell it. All it takes is a little effort.

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Random Thoughts About Teen Drivers

Irreconcilable?

Being a parent

TALOtech

Check out TALOtech groups on LinkedIn

Check out TALOtech groups on LinkedIn

The purpose of the TALOtech groups on LinkedIn is to provide a convenient forum for people working within the manufacturing part of this industry to share technical and operating related dialog to promote safe and competitive operations.

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Perspectives

An Overview of Waste Water Treatment Systems

An Overview of Waste Water Treatment Systems

In spite of being both capital and energy intensive, the use of advanced waste water treatment systems is projected to grow about 9% per year. This is related to the requirement to more fully protect water resources. Let's briefly review a few of the methods in use today.

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Preparing for Contract Negotiations

Preparing for Contract Negotiations

This article is intended primarily to focus company management on some of the essential considerations involved when entering into negotiations. Since the end result will not only involve an allocation of resources and have a significant effect on other areas of the company, the achievement of contract goals becomes of highest importance. Here are a few guidelines that may be helpful.

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Understanding Matrix Management

Understanding Matrix Management

Many older managers and some who are now in retirement operated within a traditional business management structure. This included organization charts, which outlined the company functions and lines of reporting...

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Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment News

Your contributions are welcome in this department, regardless of point of view. A few criteria--if you send us a copyrighted piece, also provide a permission to publish statement from the owner. We will not publish overtly political pieces or anonymous pieces.


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