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Bekaert Solaronics installs two Edge Dryers on PM4 at NorPaper's Avot Vallée mill in Blendecques, France

By Thu, Jan 02, 2014

ARMENTIERES, France, Jan. 3, 2014 (Press Release) -Bekaert Solaronics has recently installed two Edge Dryers on PM4 at NorPaperAvotVallée to improve the moisture profile on the paper edges. The Bekaert Edge Dryer is a compact, easy-to install and efficient solution for edge drying.

PPI Asia

Nine Dragons, Fuyang board mills planning shutdowns for Lunar New Year holiday

By Rita Yao Thu, Jan 02, 2014

SHANGHAI, Jan. 3, 2014 (PPI Asia) -China's Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) is planning downtime at its mill in Dongguan city, Guangdong province for the coming Lunar New Year holiday.

It will curtail production by around 200,000 tonnes.

The festival will fall on January 31, and the whole country will be on a week-long holiday to celebrate with family.

Local News

International Paper investing $12 million in Missouri box plant to increase efficiency and capacity

By Thu, Jan 02, 2014

ST. JOSEPH, MO, Jan. 2, 2014 (Local News) -A St. Joseph facility survives a company downsizing and now looks forward to an expansion instead.

International Paper, located at 4725 Easton Road, is investing $12 million in equipment to increase efficiency and capacity.

Press Release

Economic activity in US manufacturing sector expands in December for seventh consecutive month - ISM

By Thu, Jan 02, 2014

TEMPE, AZ, Jan. 2, 2014 (Press Release) -

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®.

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Suominen Flexibles intensifies business recovery program and invests in automatization at Tampere plant in Finland

By Wed, Dec 25, 2013

HELSINKI, Dec. 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Suominen Flexibles intensifies the ongoing business recovery program. The codetermination negotiations initiated in October 2013 due to the planned streamlining measures are now completed. The measures aim to ensure the long term competitiveness and profitability of Suominen Flexibles.

PPI Europe

German printing press giant KBA presents realignment concept, up to 1,500 jobs to go

By Daniela wortmann Thu, Dec 19, 2013

BRUSSELS, Dec. 19, 2013 (PPI Europe) -The board of management of Germany's Koenig & Bauer (KBA), one of the largest printing press manufacturers in the world, has presented a concept for the strategic realignment of the group and a package of measures aimed at strengthening KBA's long-term profitability and future development potential.

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