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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…
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) has just announced the permanent closure of its Oklahoma City converting facility and permanent shutdown of two tissue machines at the company's Neenah, Wisconsin, tissue facility. "As an integral step in our overall strategy to optimize…
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Containerboard Market in North America 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts the containerboard market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 2.42% during the period 2016-2020. The…
Procemex Inc., a leader in paper and pulp web monitoring and web inspection system solutions, announced today that the company is investing strongly in North American operations and growth with the establishment of new company in the United States. Further,…
Robust all round solution offers reliable measurement under demanding conditions KROHNE, Inc. now offers the OPTIFLUX 4000 electromagnetic flowmeter, which is ideal for pulp and paper industry applications, including chemical dosing, bleaching, coloring, and black liquor processing. The OPTIFLUX 4000…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has awarded a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Alpha facility in Beavercreek, Ohio, for driving landfill reduction through improved waste stream management. The Alpha plant implemented a plan to divert from…
Burrows Paper Corporation has just announced that it has agreed to sell its Packaging Division operations to Novolex™ and sell its Paper Division operations to Twin Rivers Paper Company. Burrows is a privately owned, worldwide supplier of paper and packaging…
Robert Williams of Freedom Corrugated surpasses 8,300+ consecutive successful splices An impressive new world record of 8,386 consecutive, successful splices has been set by Robert Williams of Freedom Corrugated, a BW Papersystems’ customer, in Hazleton, PA. Williams has successfully made…
Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced plans to temporarily idle the No. 3 paper machine at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, reducing annual coated paper production capacity by approximately 200,000 tons. Verso intends to implement this capacity reduction…
Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, has just introduced GlazeArmor™ Micro, a bleached, uncoated machine-glazed paper with oil and grease resistance (OGR) that is specifically designed for microwave popcorn bag…
Ideal for folding carton plants, small printers, paper merchants and converters BW Papersystems and its brand MarquipWardUnited recently launched the newest addition to the broad range of sheeters available from BW Papersystems: the Hawk sheeter. The Hawk, the bigger brother…
New platform allows users to easily monitor asset health from inside or outside the plant Emerson introduces the AMS ARES™ Platform, designed to prioritise and deliver asset and device health data, enabling maintenance decisions that increase operational and asset availability.…
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