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Indonesia to host 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

Indonesia to host 2018 Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit

Indonesia has announced that it will host the third Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit next year.

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China's scrap ban roils U.S. recycling markets, and that could be a good thing

China's scrap ban roils U.S. recycling markets, and that could be a good thing

By the start of next year, China is expected to ban imports of 24 types of recycled materials, including mixed paper and various plastics. Beijing notified the World Trade Organization about the ban in July, an announcement that has shaken up world recycling markets and triggered fears of leftover scrap being dumped in U.S. landfills.

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Smurfit Kappa Celebrates Half-Century Milestone at Dublin Plant

Smurfit Kappa Celebrates Half-Century Milestone at Dublin Plant

Smurfit Kappa's Dublin Plant is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of opening its doors. The site was the first purpose-built corrugated plant for Smurfit Kappa.

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Domtar Paper receives Governor's Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health

Buyer reportedly backs out of Wickliffe, Ky. Verso paper mill deal

The company would not say why the deal fell through, or how the company is planning to re-market it. A company spokesperson says that's all confidential information.

Fire reported at Quad Graphics in Burlington

A machine malfunction at Quad Graphics plant Burlington-area first responders busy late Tuesday night.

Södra invests in more forestry drones

Södra is now investing in more forestry drones. This digital technology speeds up the work of field staff at the same time as it makes it more comprehensive and safer.

Letters exchanged on Appleton Coated, economic issues

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson exchanged letters recently over the struggles of the paper industry in the Fox Valley, Nelson calling for more assistance for the region and Walker trumpet...

Stora Enso to divest Baienfurt sheeting centre

The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2018.

Sofidel tissue mill fire in Leicester was started accidentally

A fire at a tissue mill that raged over the weekend was started accidentally, the company has said.

Fire at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Madawaska, Maine mill

A fire at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Madawaska mill on Friday night kept firefighters from Madawaska and Edmundston busy for a couple of hours, but caused no significant damage.

Ninth Circuit rules against Kimberly-Clark in wipes suit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a district court's ruling on a lawsuit involving personal care giant Kimberly-Clark.

Leading Stories

Buyer reportedly backs out of Wickliffe, Ky. Verso paper mill deal

Buyer reportedly backs out of Wickliffe, Ky. Verso paper mill deal

The company would not say why the deal fell through, or how the company is planning to re-market it. A company spokesperson says that's all confidential information.

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Fire reported at Quad Graphics in Burlington

Fire reported at Quad Graphics in Burlington

A machine malfunction at Quad Graphics plant Burlington-area first responders busy late Tuesday night.

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Södra invests in more forestry drones

Södra invests in more forestry drones

Södra is now investing in more forestry drones. This digital technology speeds up the work of field staff at the same time as it makes it more comprehensive and safer.

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Letters exchanged on Appleton Coated, economic issues

Letters exchanged on Appleton Coated, economic issues

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson exchanged letters recently over the struggles of the paper industry in the Fox Valley, Nelson calling for more assistance for the region and Walker trumpeting efforts that are already taking place.

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Stora Enso to divest Baienfurt sheeting centre

Stora Enso to divest Baienfurt sheeting centre

The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2018.

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Sofidel tissue mill fire in Leicester was started accidentally

Sofidel tissue mill fire in Leicester was started accidentally

A fire at a tissue mill that raged over the weekend was started accidentally, the company has said.

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Fire at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Madawaska, Maine mill

Fire at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Madawaska, Maine mill

A fire at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Madawaska mill on Friday night kept firefighters from Madawaska and Edmundston busy for a couple of hours, but caused no significant damage.

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Ninth Circuit rules against Kimberly-Clark in wipes suit

Ninth Circuit rules against Kimberly-Clark in wipes suit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a district court's ruling on a lawsuit involving personal care giant Kimberly-Clark.

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Boiler system nearly catches fire at Resolute facility

Boiler system nearly catches fire at Resolute facility

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue crews remained on the scene at a Resolute Forest Products facility Monday after a fire near the boiler system that uses oil experienced a small explosion.

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Lawmaker seeks answers on Appleton Coated closure

Lawmaker seeks answers on Appleton Coated closure

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin sent a letter to William S. Demchak, PNC Bank chairman, president and CEO, asking about the bank's role in the demise of Appleton Coated in Combined Locks.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Completes Acquisition of Tembec

Fire crews to remain at scene of Sofidel tissue factory blaze in Leicester all weekend

Former employee charged with arson in connection with Lincoln paper mill fires

Tolko commits to rebuild fire-damaged facility in Williams Lake

Appvion sorts out job loss details in Appleton, Wisconsin

Columbus printing plant closing, impacting 120 jobs

WestRock to Upgrade Florence, S.C. Mill

Solaris Paper to open in former Clearwater facility in Oklahoma

Canada launches NAFTA challenge of lumber duties on eve of talks

Paradise Papers leaks take aim at Indonesian paper firm APRIL

Georgia-Pacific restructuring Camas, Washington mill, eliminating 280 to 300 jobs

Industry News

Norske Skog recap edges closer to solution as Aker intervenes

Norske Skog recap edges closer to solution as Aker intervenes

Norske Skog is hoping to launch a renewed exchange offer to its various creditors "as soon as possible" and said in the meantime, by skipping interest payments on its debt, it has sufficient cash "to support the operations until a recapitalization solution takes place".

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Andritz to supply circulating fluidized bed boiler to company in Japan

Andritz to supply circulating fluidized bed boiler to company in Japan

Andritz has received an order from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a new biomass power plant to be built on the premises of the MES shipyard in Ichihara, Japan.

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Sustainable Forestry Initiative elects Michael Doss to its board

Sustainable Forestry Initiative elects Michael Doss to its board

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) has elected Michael P. Doss to the SFI Board of Directors. Doss is President and CEO of Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

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FPInnovations appoints Stephane Renou as new President and CEO

FPInnovations appoints Stephane Renou as new President and CEO

FPInnovations has appointed Stéphane Renou as President and CEO. Mr. Renou will officially assume his new role on December 14 as successor to Pierre Lapointe, who has held this position since December 2008.

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AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed a $10 million investment at its LeMoyne sulfur derivatives plant in the US, which supplies essential ingredients used in several major industries.

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Södra selects Ledinek's equipment for CLT facility

Södra selects Ledinek's equipment for CLT facility

Södra has selected Ledinek as supplier of the equipment for the cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility that Södra has decided to build at Värö.

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Smurfit Kappa packaging named as Best of the Best in Obal Roku Awards

Smurfit Kappa packaging named as Best of the Best in Obal Roku Awards

Smurfit Kappa has won two Obal Roku awards in the 'Automotive & Transport' category for its customer-focused and innovative design solutions.

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New Product Category Rules Issued for Paper Products

New Product Category Rules Issued for Paper Products

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), in collaboration with the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and FPInnovations issued Product Category Rules (PCR) for Market Pulp, Paper and Paperboard, Containerboard and Tissue products manufactured in North America.

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Legal dispute snags revitalization of Old Town mill

Legal dispute snags revitalization of Old Town mill

A prospective buyer, who hoped to sell wood-based energy to UMaine, sues over breach of contract and wants the sale to a third party blocked.

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Massive fire burns former Lincoln paper mill

Massive fire burns former Lincoln paper mill

Flames several stories high destroyed one large building and heavily damaged at least one more at the former Lincoln paper mill on Wednesday.

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Rayonier Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening of New Global Headquarters

Rayonier Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening of New Global Headquarters

Rayonier Inc. officially opened its new headquarters during a special Nassau County Economic Development Board meeting.

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Michelman Awarded Corporate Heroes Award by United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Investment in Långasjö sawmill completed

AF&PA Thanks Senate Finance Committee for Passing Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

CR Meyer Earns Top Safety Honor

WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees Appointed to SunTrust Board of Directors

Antitrust agency seeks details about Ingevity's buyout plan

Clearwater unveils new digester in Lewiston, Idaho

Domtar: Report no secret

Rottneros invests $14 million in CTMP line at its Rottneros Mill in Sweden

Smurfit Kappa opens new Experience Centre in Épernay, France

Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Weyerhaeuser announces management change

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

Two Sides, Paperitalo Publications assisting AF&PA in raising awareness about misleading claims by Green America

Two Sides, Paperitalo Publications assisting AF&PA in raising awareness about misleading claims by Green America

We in the pulp and paper industry needs to have our voices heard, too.

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We Are American Manufacturing Jobs: My Story

We Are American Manufacturing Jobs: My Story

Every day, people around the U.S. and the world depend on our industry's products to help them communicate and inform; provide shelter and hygiene; package and deliver necessities; and capture life's memorable moments.

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Sustainable Manufacturing Produces Products People Depend On

Sustainable Manufacturing Produces Products People Depend On

Every day, people around the U.S. and the world depend on our industry's products to help them communicate and inform; provide shelter and hygiene; package and deliver necessities; and capture life's memorable moments.

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August 2017

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Energy & the Environment

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