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Verso Paper Corp has announced that Mike Jackson, President and Chief Executive Officer, was named the 2011 Executive of the Year by TAPPI and PIMA. This award is PIMA's highest honor and is bestowed on senior-level executives in the pulp,…
Metso will supply a 900 TPD (tons per day) lime calcining system to Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties in Ohio, the USA. The delivery will be completed before the end of 2011. The value of the order is approximately EUR 11…
FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, announced today that it ended 2010 with a very strong underwriting and investment performance, which resulted in the company’s largest surplus ever. The mutual insurance company reported that, in 2010…
NewPage Corporation announced today the upload of a new "On Paper" sustainability series podcast featuring Lisa Quezada, Sustainable Development Policy Manager for MillerCoors. The focus of the podcast is on the company's water stewardship efforts and its achievements around reducing…
Tuesday, 01 March 2011 08:41

Domtar distribution group is now Ariva™

The leading provider of high-quality paper, packaging and graphic arts supplies today announced the launch of its new identity: Ariva. Formerly Domtar Distribution Group, the rebranding under the name Ariva marks the beginning of a new era in the company's…
Wood costs for the global pulp industry have increased 17 percent the past two years; only the US South has bucked the trend, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly  Global market pulp production increased by seven percent in 2010, which increased demand…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced officer appointments in its Consumer Packaging segment, according to Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer. Rodger D. Fuller, 49, has been named vice president, Global Rigid…
Each day throughout the month of April, Memphis Botanic Garden in partnership with International Paper will host a month-long celebration of Earth Day. Children and adults will enjoy a variety of special events designed to improve familiarity with ecology and…
NewPage Wisconsin System Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NewPage Corporation, and Niagara Development LLC jointly announced today Niagara Development LLC's acquisition of the NewPage Niagara, Wisconsin mill property and assets. The NewPage Niagara facility permanently closed in July, 2008 due…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Graphic Packaging International to supply a 350,000 lb/h (160 t/h) steam boiler using woody biomass and primary clarifier sludge as fuels for the company’s mill in Macon, Georgia, USA. Start-up…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has reached an agreement with the Composite Can and Tube Institute (CCTI) to make the Company's patented Radial Crush Tester for spiral-wound paperboard tubes and cores available to the industry. According…
Thursday, 03 February 2011 15:51

Verso Paper Corp. Achieves Safety Milestone

Verso Paper Corp. has announced that it exceeded the company's safety goals for 2010 with a lost workday incidence rate (LWIR) of 0.07, which is world class performance, and a total incidence rate (TIR) of 1.36. These outstanding results place…
Sappi Fine Paper North America announces the launch of the Flo Channel: Off RegisterTM-- its online comedy video series developed with VSA Partners, aimed at the influential print community. The new video series features stories told by Second City Improv…
Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of industrial textiles and rolls used primarily in the paper production process, today announced full global availability of EnerStar, an exclusive energy-saving paper machine clothing (PMC) technology designed to both reduce energy consumption…
Finch Paper announces the appointment of Dr. Peter J. Veverka to its product development division as Senior Product Development Engineer. A published scholar and author of several patent applications, Dr. Veverka comes to Finch after a 15-year tenure with International…