The former Nippon Paper Industries USA cogeneration plant has been shut down and eight of its workers laid off as the paper mill breathed its last breath -- in its present form -- for up to 18 months, McKinley Paper Co. spokeswoman Cathy Price said.
Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter, has registered for the first time at its State Natural Heritage Private Reserve (RPPN) called the Serra da Farofa Complex, the environmental conservation and preservation unit maintained by the company in the state of Santa Catarina, the beautiful and delicate glass frog, a rare and endangered amphibian.
Madison Paper Industries, a partnership of UPM and Northern SC Paper Corp., a subsidiary of The New York Times Company, has signed an agreement on the sale of its hydro power facilities to Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC, a hydroelectric power producer, based in Morristown, NJ, USA.
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation has received a Silver Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) award in the food category at the annual Shop! Association OMA Awards at GlobalShop 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pennsylvania-based PaperWorks Industries Inc. has invested $3.5 million in an effort to reduce energy consumption at its Wabash facility. The work was completed with the assistance of Duke Energy, which provided incentives to the company.
In 2016 Sappi and Valmet agreed on a joint development project to deliver a demonstration plant to Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa in order to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals. The demonstration plant was officially opened on April 5, 2017.
Mercer International Inc. announced that it has completed, through its wholly owned subsidiary Mercer Timber Products GmbH (MTP), its previously announced 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 $6.5 million.
Sonoco has announced a new product, PromoPeel™ Integrated Label Technology for flexible packaging, which allows brand owners to create an instant redeemable coupon or label as a part of the product packaging, guaranteeing a consistent label position while saving production time and costs.
Valmet will supply Valmet DNA automation systems and Valmet IQ quality control systems to Jiangxi Taison Paper's four new tissue machines, TM7, TM8, TM9 and TM10, at its greenfield mill in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China.
Cascades Inc. has announced that results from the Greenpac Mill LLC will now be included with the Company's consolidated financial statements and operational results following changes to mill's shareholder agreement.
Brazil's Fibria Celulose SA , the world's largest eucalyptus pulpmaker, brought forward the startup date for pulp production at its Horizonte 2 project to early September, according to a Monday securities filing.
Smurfit Kappa, Europe's largest cardboard box maker, has declined to comment on a move by Italian competition authorities to raid the local offices of the company as part of an investigation into alleged price-fixing.
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