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Belgian label converter Reynders_Label Printing signs up for new paper liner recycling program by Avery Dennison and Smurfit Kappa

By Wed, May 21, 2014

LEIDEN, The Netherlands, May 20, 2014 (Press Release) -The potential of Avery Dennison liner recycling initiatives has been confirmed as Belgian label converter Reynders_Label Printing recently signed up for the new paper liner recycling program, initiated by Avery Dennison and operated by Smurfit Kappa.

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IP workers displaced by the closure of Courtland, AL, mill to receive $1.8 million in assistance from the US Labor Dept

By Tue, May 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, May 20, 2014 (Press Release) -The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1,816,666 National Emergency Grant to assist approximately 450 workers affected by the closure of International Paper Co.'s facility located in Courtland, Ala.

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Valmet to supply complete boiler plant to Hamburger Hungaria Power in Dunaujvaros, Hungary, valued at Euro 50 million

By Mon, May 19, 2014

ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a complete boiler plant to Hamburger Hungaria Power in Dunaujvaros, Hungary. The new plant will provide more sustainable energy production by enabling the use of renewable resources. The value of the order is about EUR 50 million. The order was included in Valmet's first quarter 2014 orders received.

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Michelman introduces new DigiPrime 4453 digital press primer at Xeikon Café event in Antwerp, Belgium, May 20-22

By Mon, May 19, 2014

CINCINNATI, OH, May 19, 2014 (Press Release) -Michelman will be featuring its new DigiPrime® 4453 digital press primer formulated for use on Xeikon digital presses at the Xeikon Café event taking place May 20-22, 2014 in Antwerp, Belgium, Europe. The company will be part of the In-Mold Label Track at the Café.

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Smurfit Kappa to invest Euro 27 million to transform virgin fibre linerboard machine PM 1 into unbleached MG paper machine PM 4 in Sangüesa, in Spain

By Mon, May 19, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 19, 2014 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa will invest EUR 27 million on its Sangüesa site (Northern Spain) to transform its PM1 machine producing today 65 kT of virgin fibre based containerboard (Karpan liner), into PM4, a 30 kT virgin brown machine glazed paper.

Local News

Folding carton firm Boutwell, Owens & Co. staying put in Fitchburg, MA, following Texas acquisition

By Tue, May 13, 2014

FITCHBURG, MA, May 13, 2014 (Local News) -When Boutwell, Owens & Co., Inc. announced last month that it had acquired a new plant in Texas, some wondered whether the purchase meant one of the area's oldest and largest manufacturers would be moving on to greener pastures.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Linerboard: US export prices still under pressure from increased supply offers

By Will Mies Fri, May 16, 2014

OAKLAND, May 16, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US linerboard export prices remained stable in most global markets, but there was plenty of supply as producers from North America, Europe, Brazil, Russia, and other countries attempt to push more tonnage into export markets, according to contacts.


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