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Appleton Coated files for receivership, seeks a buyer
Appleton Coated files for receivership, seeks a buyer

Appleton Coated, struggling under "burdensome debt," filed a state petition for receivership Thursday to continue operations while it seeks a buyer.

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LSC Communications Completes Acquisition of CREEL
LSC Communications Completes Acquisition of CREEL

LSC Communications, Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of CREEL Printing, a privately-owned offset and digital printing company based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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West Fraser gets U.S. antitrust approval for Gilman buy
West Fraser gets U.S. antitrust approval for Gilman buy

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. announced that, further to its news release of July 26, 2017, the United States Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart‑Scott‑Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to West Fraser's proposed acquisition of six sawmills and a finger‑joint mill from the Howard Gilman Foundation and other shareholders.

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Norpac to slash production; potential layoffs loom
Norpac to slash production; potential layoffs loom

Norpac will slash its production capacity by nearly a third in October, idling one of three paper machines at the Longview mill in effort to remain competitive, the papermaker announced Wednesday. The capacity cut could lead to an unknown number of layoffs at one of Longview's major employers.

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Suzano reportedly ready to discuss merger with Fibria
Suzano reportedly ready to discuss merger with Fibria

The Brazilian paper maker Suzano could study a possible merger with Fibria, the country's largest pulp producer, Suzano chief executive officer Walter Schalka said during a recent investors conference.

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Week of 21 August 2017: Corruption Month 2017, Third Week
Week of 21 August 2017: Corruption Month 2017, Third Week

Every August, we focus on corruption we have seen or heard about in the industry in the past year. As usual, these stories are told by Fos, a pulp rat. It is my privilege to put Fos's stories in print for you...

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How fast is the eclipse's shadow moving?


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[Adv.] Essco Incorporated - Doctor Blade Manufacturing & Expertise
[Adv.] Essco Incorporated - Doctor Blade Manufacturing & Expertise
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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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Central National Gottesman's (CNG) Spicers Paper Inc. Acquires Northern California's JC Paper
Central National Gottesman's (CNG) Spicers Paper Inc. Acquires Northern California's JC Paper

Central National Gottesman Inc. has signed a definitive Purchase Agreement to acquire the business of JC Paper, based in Fremont, CA, expanding its paper distribution presence in Northern California and Nevada.

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Appvion facility evacuated after chemical leak
Appvion facility evacuated after chemical leak

A chemical leak at Appvion in Appleton prompted an evacuation and shut down nearby Wisconsin Avenue for a few hours Tuesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Resolute Forest Products to lay off 31 percent of its workforce in Calhoun, Tennessee by cutting 222 jobs
UPDATE: Resolute Forest Products to lay off 31 percent of its workforce in Calhoun, Tennessee by cutting 222 jobs

Resolute Forest Products is cutting 222 jobs at its Calhoun, Tenn., mill as it shuts down newsprint production operations and puts more focus on making tissue.

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Lumber stocks fall as BMO doubts quick fix for softwood dispute
Lumber stocks fall as BMO doubts quick fix for softwood dispute

Shares of major Canadian lumber producers came under pressure Monday after an analyst doused cold water on hope for a solution to the cross-border softwood dispute any time soon.

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July 2017

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Packaging Corporation of America to bring 100 jobs to Marshfield, Wisconsin
Packaging Corporation of America to bring 100 jobs to Marshfield, Wisconsin

Packaging Corporation of America will move its Colby, Wisconsin facility to Marshfield, bringing with it 80 jobs and creating 20 more once the facility is up and running.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec Announce Antitrust Clearance from Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Connection with the Transaction
Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec Announce Antitrust Clearance from Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Connection with the Transaction

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced that they received notification from the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China...

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Harvesting for Metsä Group's bioproduct mill begins
Harvesting for Metsä Group's bioproduct mill begins

Harvesting wood for the needs of the bioproduct mill in Äänekoski started on 11 August 2017.

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Orora CEO says cheap energy means US trumps Australia
Orora CEO says cheap energy means US trumps Australia

The chief executive of $3.3 billion packaging giant Orora says the North American economy has better prospects over the next year than the Australia's, largely because of substantially cheaper energy prices and lower cost pressures on households.

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Professor: BC wildfires will have deep impacts on forest industry
Professor: BC wildfires will have deep impacts on forest industry

A UNBC Professor fears the wildfires raging across BC will have significant impacts on forestry operators, especially smaller ones focusing on localized areas.

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Verso Paper mill in Jay may get further investment
Verso Paper mill in Jay may get further investment

The Verso paper mill in Jay could be in line for additional investment as the company considers all options for increasing value.

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Week of 14 August 2017: Corruption Month 2017, Second Week
Week of 14 August 2017: Corruption Month 2017, Second Week

Every August, we focus on corruption we have seen or heard about in the industry in the past year. As usual, these stories are told by Fos, a pulp rat. It is my privilege to put Fos's stories in print for you...

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iTunes or MP3

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Irving plans tissue facility in Georgia, 200 jobs
Irving plans tissue facility in Georgia, 200 jobs

Construction is expected to start this summer, a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office said, with completion expected in 2019.

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Klabin paper mill annual shutdown completed
Klabin paper mill annual shutdown completed

Valmet announced it has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully.

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Judge breaks down containerboard antitrust action, says prices were raised, but no evidence of scheme
Judge breaks down containerboard antitrust action, says prices were raised, but no evidence of scheme

A Chicago federal judge has boxed up a class action antitrust suit against two containerboard companies, which alleged the companies conspired to fix prices, saying plaintiffs may have raised prices and cut production, but defendants failed to show the acts were part of a scheme and not simply reactions to the market.

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The United States gets an eclipse on Aug 21st!


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