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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 09:30

Verso Introduces Ideal® TrueJet®

A Specialized Line of Uncoated Inkjet Roll Papers for High-Speed Inkjet Printers Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of digital printing papers, has just introduced Ideal® TrueJet®, a specialized line of uncoated inkjet roll papers for commercial printers and…
Valmet will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America. The customers remain confidential. The goals of the rebuilds are e.g. to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers. The start-ups of the rebuilt board machines are…
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 06:19

Pensacola Mill Incident

On the evening of Jan. 22, International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) experienced significant structural damage to the largest pulp digester as well as the power house at its Pensacola pulp and paper mill in Cantonment, Fla. No one at the…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just unveiled a connected packaging solution for smart products that combines Digimarc’s enabled barcode technology, with EVRYTHNG’s IoT Smart Products Platform to bring embedded, real time, connected digital intelligence to billons of WestRock packages, in-store signs…
Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced that B. Christopher DiSantis will become the chief executive officer and a director of Verso effective as of February 1, 2017. An entrepreneurial leader with extensive manufacturing experience, DiSantis brings to Verso a…
The Coriolis and electromagnetic flow instruments have been optimized for maximum safety, enhanced measurement quality and device accessibility. Endress+Hauser releases Proline 300/500, a family of industry optimized “smart” Coriolis mass and electromagnetic flow instruments that simplify installation, speed commissioning, and…
Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) has just announced the promotion of David Dickerhoof to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Specialty Papers, effective immediately. Mr. Dickerhoof fills the position previously held by Mr. Timothy Hess who was promoted to Senior Vice…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing a $60 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada. Sonoco previously announced a URB price increase of $40 to $60 per…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is committed to improving food safety throughout the supply chain. The Company announced their Kenton, Ohio and Visalia, California facilities achieved food safety certification by exceeding the standards of the benchmarking procedures as dictated by the…
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) have just announced it has acquired Manchester Industries of Richmond, Virginia, a leading, independently-owned paperboard sales, sheeting and distribution supplier to the packaging and commercial print industries. Clearwater Paper has acquired Manchester Industries in a cash…
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) (the "Company" or "KapStone") is pleased to announce that, yesterday, union members at its Longview, Washington paper mill and box plant, AWPPW Local 153 ("the Union"), voted to ratify and approved a new contract…
The Lenzing Group aims to increase the share of specialty fibers as a percentage of revenue to 50 percent by 2020. Following the previously announced expansion plans for Lenzing, Heiligenkreuz (Austria) and Grimsby (Great Britain), the Supervisory Board of Lenzing…
Researchers have developed a low-cost skin patch that changes color to indicate different levels of hydration, representing a potential new medical technology. Such an innovation might be used by marathon runners, military personnel and others to help prevent dehydration. “Hydration…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, today announced it will invest $20 million in the development of a new packaging center to support Duracell’s new North America battery packaging operation. Sonoco’s Display and Packaging unit will…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) has just announced that it has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's pulp business for approximately $2.2 billion in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Because the transaction is a purchase of assets, International Paper expects to realize…
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