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KapStone’s Longview, WA, mill sets quarterly production record; a new lightweight linerboard expected to make it more competitive

By Mon, Oct 20, 2014

LONGVIEW, WA, Oct. 20, 2014 (Local News) -The Longview KapStone paper mill has just completed a record quarter for paper production. It's bringing online a new lightweight linerboard paper that the company expects to make it more competitive in the packaging market. It may get a shot at supplying paper to a major restaurant chain.

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Fire hits Swiss folding box manufacturer Karton + Papier AG, production unit unaffected

By Anne grimbert Tue, Oct 14, 2014

BRUSSELS, Oct. 14, 2014 (RISI) -Fire broke out in Karton + Papier AG (KAPAG)'s woodchip warehouse on the evening of October 8 in Muhen in Switzerland. No injuries were reported and the production unit was not affected, managing director Alexander Meyer toldRISI.

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Bekaert Solaronics installs GemDryer and Energy Recovery system at Metsä Board Tako in Finland

By Mon, Oct 13, 2014

ARMENTIÈRES, France, Oct. 1, 2014 (Press Release) -Bekaert Solaronics installed a GemDryer® system with Gem12E emitters at Metsä Board Tako in Finland. The delivery includes also an Energy Recovery System (ERS) to be linked to the air dryer.

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PPC presents "500,000 Hour" safety award to Winston Salem, NC-based Winston Packaging

By Sun, Oct 12, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Oct. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -Winston Packaging of Winston Salem, NC, recently earned PPC's revered "500,000 Hour" safety award for logging 500,000 hours without any OSHA recordable incidents. Winston Packaging recorded their last OSHA incident in December 2008 and averages approximately 6,000 work hours per month.

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Containerboard: IP reportedly planning PM upgrades, boiler conversion at Savannah linerboard mill

By Will Mies Fri, Oct 10, 2014

OAKLAND, Oct. 10, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -International Paper (IP) is reportedly making improvements to the three machines at its large 980,000 tons/yr Savannah, GA, complex as part of the company's ongoing mill optimization program.

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Boxboard: Fusion Paperboard cites recovered paper costs for shut as mill nears auction

By James McLaren Fri, Oct 10, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 10, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Fusion Paperboard is nearing auction at the end of the month while its 142 workers qualified for extended unemployment benefits in Connecticut following the permanent closure of its Sprague coated recycled board (CRB) mill last month.

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Ohio-based JBM Envelope diversifies into customized packaging, adds new Manroland press in $3.6 million investment

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014

LEBANON, OH , Oct. 10, 2014 (Local News) -Nearly three decades old, one local manufacturer of paper envelopes is in the midst of reinventing its business and has invested millions behind the move.

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