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Sulzer launches the new AGISTA SSA side-mounted agitator

With the new AGISTAR™ SSA side-mounted agitator, Sulzer has taken a significant step to further decrease power consumption and reduce the environmental impact of its product portfolio.AGISTAR™ SSA is designed for demanding applications in various industries, such as pulp and paper, biofuels, food, s...
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Rengo acquired 20% shares of Tarutani Packaging in Japan

Rengo has acquired 20% of shares issued by Tarutani Packaging Co., Ltd in Japan, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Tarutani Packaging is a corrugated packaging manufacturer that operates primarily in Hyogo Prefecture, and has a production base in Kakogawa-shi.Going...
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Tilhill Forestry announced two new senior appointments

Leading UK forestry and timber harvesting company Tilhill Forestry has announced two new senior appointments both of which will be based at its head office in Scotland. Kirsty Adams will join as the new Head of Safety & Assurance and Iggy Dunn has been promoted to Financial Director.Kirsty, from...
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Fortress Paper's 2Q operating EBITDA decreased to $4.3 million

Fortress Paper Ltd. reported 2Q 2017 operating EBITDA of $4.3 million, a decrease of $2 million relative to the comparative prior year period and a decrease of $3.2 million over the previous quarter.The Dissolving Pulp Segment generated operating EBITDA of $3.5 million and the Security Paper Product...
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Ingevity to acquire Georgia-Pacific’s pine chemicals business

Ingevity Corporation has reached an agreement with Georgia-Pacific to acquire Georgia-Pacific’s pine chemicals business for a cash purchase price of $315 million, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The acquisition is subject to certain regulatory approvals and other...
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Pohlig Packaging announces merger with Oliver Printing & Packaging

Pohlig Packaging has merged with Oliver Printing & Packaging Co. The company will keep its facilities and retain all employees as part of the transaction.“The merger will strengthen both companies with new markets, customers, capabilities and capacity. We are pleased to welcome the Pohlig team t...
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U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased by 5% in July

U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5% in July 2017, compared to July 2016. This is the 11th consecutive year-over-year decrease following a modest fractional increase in August 2016. All four printing-writing grade categories posted year-over-year shipment declines in July. Total printi...
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Valutec to supply six continuous kilns to Keitele Timber's sawmill in Finland

Valutec has secured one of its largest deals of all time in the Finnish sawmill market. The Keitele Group chose to invest in six continuous kilns for its sawmill in Alajärvi. The higher drying capacity is a part of a major investment program comprising a total of Euro 32 million, as the company says...
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