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Smurfit Kappa to convert virgin fiber linerboard machine PM to unbleached MG PM at its Sangüesa mill in Spain

By Anne grimbert Thu, May 22, 2014

BRUSSELS, May 22, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Smurfit Kappa is set to invest Euro 27 million ($37 million) in order to convert its 65,000 tonne/year virgin fiber linerboard machine PM 1 into a 30,000 tonne/yr unbleached machine-glazed (MG) PM at its Sangüesa mill in Spain.

The conversion plan will result in the mill's PM 1 being renamed PM 4.

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Voith-supplied BM 3 produces 750,000 tonnes/yr of coated ivory board at Bohui Paper in China

By Thu, May 22, 2014

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, May 22, 2014 (Press Release) -Bohui Paper is enthusiastic: Since 2013 the Voith supplied BM 3 runs to the complete satisfaction of the Chinese board and paper manufacturer. "After a very fast start-up, we have soon been producing paper of perfect quality.

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GAW technologies to supply working station for containerboard PM 3 at MEPCO's Jeddah paper mill in Saudi Arabia

By Thu, May 22, 2014

GRAZ, Austria, May 22, 2014 (Press Release) -GAW technologies GmbH has received an order from Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a Working Station (Modernization of filtration to the SpeedSizer and for the Warmwater Supply for filter flushing) at the PM3 of the paper mill in Jeddah.

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Nine Dragons, other Chinese and Taiwanese-owned mills and box plants resume operations after riots in Vietnam

By Nick Chang Wed, May 21, 2014

SINGAPORE, May 21, 2014 (RISI) -Cheng Yang Paper, the subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) operating in Vietnam, has resumed operations at its sole recycled containerboard mill in Binh Duong province after it was forced to shut down for a few days when anti-China protests broke out on May 13.

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Michelman adds lab and manufacturing capabilities for its ColorCoat product line used in corrugated packaging at Cincinnati, OH, facility

By Wed, May 21, 2014

CINCINNATI, OH, May 21, 2014 (Press Release) -Michelman continues to invest resources and capital to strengthen its ColorCoat line of water based color coatings. The company has dedicated specific lab and manufacturing capacity at its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA to color matching capabilities, development and manufacturing of ColorCoat.

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Iggesund Paperboard wraps up personnel reduction in the UK, takes downtime in Sweden

By Eva Nyman Wed, May 21, 2014

BRUSSELS, May 21, 2014 (RISI) -Holmen's packaging arm Iggesund Paperboard has finalized a program to cut back on personnel at its Workington mill in the UK, lowering the site's salary costs by around 10%, Holmen president and CEO Henrik Sjölund said in a presentation of the firm's results in early May.

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Hamburger Hungária starts construction of Euro 150 million new power plant at Dunaújváros containerboard mill in Hungary

By Wed, May 21, 2014

DUNAÚJVÁROS, Hungary, May 21, 2014 (Press Release) -Prinzhorn Group today held a foundation stone laying ceremony to mark the start of construction works for a new power plant at its paper production site in Dunaújváros.

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