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Week of 27 Feb 2017: Future jobs in transportation
Week of 27 Feb 2017: Future jobs in transportation

We have spent the entire month talking about driverless trucks, drones, robots and so forth. So what is in the future for humans in this scenario?

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Mill official: Nippon has pared down production
Mill official: Nippon has pared down production

Dow Chemical and DuPont are on track to win European Union approval for their merger as soon as next month - before an April 4 deadline - after tweaking concessions to allay antitrust concerns, it was reported this week.

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Kraftliner production at International Paper's Cantonment mill could be down for three months
Kraftliner production at International Paper's Cantonment mill could be down for three months

International Paper is reporting that it could take up to three months to repair the digester damaged by the 22 January explosion at its Cantonment, Florida mill.

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SCA invests to further strengthen tissue operations in Mexico and baby diaper operations in Europe
SCA invests to further strengthen tissue operations in Mexico and baby diaper operations in Europe

To further strengthen competitiveness and enable future growth in the tissue operations in Mexico, SCA has decided to invest about USD 105m (approx. SEK 950m) in one of the company's facilities in the country. To strengthen its baby diaper product offering in Europe, SCA has also decided to invest about EUR 40m (approx. SEK 380m) in facilities in Europe.

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Proposed distribution of SCA's hygiene business
Proposed distribution of SCA's hygiene business

In August 2016, SCA announced that the company would initiate work in order to be able to propose to the 2017 Annual General Meeting to decide on a split of the SCA Group into two listed companies; one to operate the hygiene business and one to operate the forest products business.

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Suzano announces investment projects
Suzano announces investment projects

Suzano Pulp and Paper announced that it will invest around R$720 million by year-end in a set of projects intended to diversify its operations in Brazil through higher-value products, boost structural competitiveness, cut costs and enhance environmental initiatives.

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International Paper announces senior leadership moves
International Paper announces senior leadership moves

International Paper announced the following senior leadership changes. Thomas J. Plath has been elected by the Board of Directors to become Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Global Citizenship, effective March 1, 2017.

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Södra's Head of Innovation and New Business leaving company
Södra's Head of Innovation and New Business leaving company

Laila Rogestedt, Head of Innovation and New Business, has decided to leave Södra.

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Report: Dow-DuPont deal close to winning EU approval
Report: Dow-DuPont deal close to winning EU approval

Dow Chemical and DuPont are on track to win European Union approval for their merger as soon as next month - before an April 4 deadline - after tweaking concessions to allay antitrust concerns, it was reported this week.

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Mercer International Inc. to acquire one of Germany's largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant
Mercer International Inc. to acquire one of Germany's largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant

Mercer International Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of one of Germany's largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant, near Friesau, Germany for approximately $55.1 million plus defined working capital of approximately $9 million.

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British Columbia to invest $150 million to plant trees
British Columbia to invest $150 million to plant trees

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced $150 million for the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia to plant tens of millions more trees, which will help fight climate change and create more than 3,000 jobs in rural British Columbia.

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British Columbia NDP MPs call on the government to protect forestry jobs
British Columbia NDP MPs call on the government to protect forestry jobs

British Columbia members of the federal New Democratic Party's caucus called on the Liberal government to ensure that BC's forest industry is protected after the expiry of the Softwood Lumber Agreement with the United States.

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Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract
Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract

Port Townsend Paper Corp. and United Steelworkers Local 175 have come to an agreement on a five-year contract after minor revisions to a deal that failed in January.

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Expera launches new product
Expera launches new product

Continuing to be at the forefront of next generation technology, Expera Specialty Solutions, a leading producer of food packaging solutions, announced today that it continues to expand its Grease-Gard® family of brands, including its Grease-Gard FluoroFree® papers.

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Cenveo to close Orchard Park, New York facility, cut 111 jobs
Cenveo to close Orchard Park, New York facility, cut 111 jobs

Orchard Park envelope manufacturer Quality Park Products plans to close its facility by mid-June, putting 111 employees out of work.

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International Paper once again selected to FORTUNE's list of America's Most Admired Companies
International Paper once again selected to FORTUNE's list of America's Most Admired Companies

International Paper announced that it has been named again by FORTUNE magazine as one of "America's Most Admired Companies."

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Revenge hacker gets 34 months in prison, must repay Georgia-Pacific more than $1 million
Revenge hacker gets 34 months in prison, must repay Georgia-Pacific more than $1 million

A forklift overheated and caught fire at the Georgia-Pacific paper mill early Friday morning.

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Greif Paper Packaging and Services Receives Award for Outstanding Customer Service
Greif Paper Packaging and Services Receives Award for Outstanding Customer Service

Greif, Inc. announced that its Paper Packaging and Services business unit received the company's inaugural Dempsey Award for Customer Service Excellence.

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Smurfit Kappa announces 90% chain of custody certification for packaging
Smurfit Kappa announces 90% chain of custody certification for packaging

Smurfit Kappa announced that it has achieved 90% chain of custody certification by FSC, PEFC or SFI for the packaging it sells to customers.

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Schweitzer-Mauduit announces rebranding of acquired companies
Schweitzer-Mauduit announces rebranding of acquired companies

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) announced today plans to rebrand all of its acquired company corporate brands in 2017, under the SWM umbrella to create a unified, global leader in the industries it serves.

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Week of 20 Feb 2017: Deadheading Drones
Week of 20 Feb 2017: Deadheading Drones

We have heard a lot about drones delivering packages, but not so much about the return flights--there will be a lot of deadheading going on. Can this wasted transportation resource be put to good use?

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Do you have any driverless vehicles on your site (inside or outside)?
Do you have any driverless vehicles on your site (inside or outside)?

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