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KapStone workers authorize strike at Longview, WA, mill; talks hung up on health care, overtime

By Wed, Dec 10, 2014

LONGVIEW, WA, Dec. 10, 2014 (Local News) -Union pulp mill workers have overwhelmingly authorized a strike against the KapStone Paper & Packaging plant in Longview.

The vote to authorize the strike was 99 percent in favor, Gregory Pallesen, vice president of the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers, said Wednesday morning.

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Veolia launches new technology to transform non-recyclable paper from household waste into pulp for insulation and construction materials

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014

LONDON, Dec. 9, 2014 (Press Release) -Today Veolia has launched a new technology to transform non-recyclable paper and cardboard from household waste into a pulp. This new pulp is suitable for a range of products such as insulation and construction materials, demonstrating its commitment to the circular economy.

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Valmet-supplied OptiConcept M containerboard PM 20 successfully starts up at Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing at Chongqing mill in China

By Thu, Dec 11, 2014

ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 12, 2014 (Press Release) -On June 18, 2014, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd. started up their new Valmet-supplied containerboard production line, paper machine 20 (PM 20), at their Chongqing site in Sichuan Province in China.

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Tetra Pak wins two awards for environmental innovation at World Beverage Innovation Awards in Nuremberg, Germany

By Thu, Dec 11, 2014

DENTON, TX, Dec. 11, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has won two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony in Nuremberg, Germany. Tetra Top® with Separable Top was awarded Best Carton and Tetra Pak's bio based caps won the Best Closure category.

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Valmet to supply new 400,000 tonne/yr FBB line to Metsä Board's Husum mill in Sweden

By Mon, Dec 15, 2014

ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Metsä Board Corporation has selected Valmet as the supplier for its new folding boxboard production line at Husum mill, Sweden. The new machine will produce high-quality folding boxboard with an annual capacity of 400,000 tons. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for the beginning of 2016.

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