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Mannington extends patent collaboration with Välinge

American floor producer Mannington Mills, Inc. has reached an agreement with Välinge related to LVT and WPC flooring with mechanical locking system, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Välinge’s patent portfolio for LVT and WPC products has been available to licensee...
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Catalyst Paper launches BISTRO family of food service papers

Catalyst Paper launches BISTROTM, a diverse line of uncoated food service papers. BISTRO is produced at its FDA-compliant Powell River mill, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Bistro Wax, Bistro Foil and Bistro Bag, the first entrants to its BISTRO line, are special...
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DS Smith Bulgaria SA awarded ISO 50001 certification

DS Smith's Bulgarian operations including Trakia Paper Mill & Pazardzhik Plant have been awarded the ISO 50001 certification.The purpose of the ISO 50001 International Standard is to enable organisations to establish the systems and processes necessary to improve energy performance, including en...
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Eco Building Products, Inc. subsidiary, Wood Protection Technologies, announces licensing and distribution agreement

Eco Building Products, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Wood Protection Technologies, Inc. (WPT) has entered into an exclusive licensing and distribution agreement with one of the Industry’s largest wood fencing manufacturers. WPT has granted the rights to its fencing formulation, D-Fence™ that p...
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Huntsman to close remaining operations at its titanium dioxide facility in Calais, France

Huntsman Corporation has announced a plan to close the white end finishing and packaging operation of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing facility based in Calais, France, during the 3Q 2017.The announced plan follows the 2015 closure of the black end manufacturing operations and would result ...
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Japan's production of softwood plywood up 1.4% in January

Japan's production of softwood plywood in January 2017 was 227,700 cubic metres, 1.4% more than January last year and 4.6% less than December, ITTO reported.Fewer working days in December by year-end holidays and lower efficiency of drying by cold weather in the North East and Japan Sea side plants ...
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Felix Schoeller Group and the Welbon Group enter into a joint venture

The Felix Schoeller Group and the Welbon Group signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement establishes a 50/50 joint venture: Winbon Schoeller New Materials Co. Ltd. The new company's headquarters are in Longyou in Zhejiang province, China."The joint venture is the result of two years of intensive...
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Tembec announces $136 million investment in Québec facilities

Tembec announced a four-year $136 million capital investment program in its Québec facilities to improve competitiveness, centered on its specialty cellulose pulp operation at the Temiscaming manufacturing site.This investment qualifies Tembec to benefit from power users under the Electricity Discou...
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