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Mac Papers announces executive promotions

Mac Papers announced two executive promotions, naming Rick Mitchell as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Kathy Wentworth as Vice President of Human Resources.Mitchell is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the administrative and operations functions of the company, which...

Koehler Paper to increase thermal paper prices by 10 - 12%

Koehler Paper Group is increasing prices for its thermal paper product range by 10 - 12% for new orders, effective immediately.This increase is driven by the global shortage of Leuco dye (ODB-2 color former), resulting in an unprecedented cost increase for this essential chemical used in thermal pap...
March 15, 2018

Orient Paper resumes production in China

Orient Paper, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, resumed production at its manufacturing facilities on March 14, 2018. Production had been suspended since late January due to a government-mandated restriction on the supply of natural gas.Using ...
March 14, 2018

J. Vilaseca to increase prices for all of its paper grades

J. Vilaseca has announced an increase of 50 Euro per tonne on all of its paper grades. The price hike is the result of the high price of pulp, which currently remains over $1,000 per tonne. The price increase will take effect for all orders received after 1 April 2018.“Price pressure in the market f...
March 14, 2018

U.S. issues affirmative preliminary antidumping duty determination on uncoated groundwood paper from Canada

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. “President Trump made it clear from the beginning that we will vigorously administer our trade laws to provide U....
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