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Körber Group acquires MTC S.R.L.

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of MTC S.R.L., based in Lucca, Italy. The objective of the acquisition is to further expand the Körber Group’s Business Area Tissue. This Business Area offers end-to-end solutions for processing a...
June 20, 2017

Kimberly-Clark names Jeffrey Melucci as senior vice president and general counsel

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that Jeffrey Melucci has been elected by the company's Board of Directors as senior vice president and general counsel, effective September 1, 2017. Reporting to Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Falk, Melucci will be responsible for all legal and governmental affairs f...
June 20, 2017

Valmet to supply an Advantage NTT Tissue production line to Sofidel S.p.A in Spain

Valmet will supply a complete Tissue production line to Sofidel's IberTissue mill in Buñuel, Navarra, in Spain. The delivery includes an Advantage NTT 200 Tissue production line, stock preparation equipment and automation system. Start-up of the new line is scheduled for 3Q 2018, as the company says...
June 19, 2017

Kruger Products provided an update on its PM8 project at its Crabtree plant in Canada

Kruger Products L.P. provided an update on the new paper machine No. 8 (PM8) project at its Crabtree plant in Canada. The Company also took the opportunity to reveal its recent acquisition of a new $12-million winder, which brings investment in new production equipment at the Crabtree plant to $67 m...
June 12, 2017

Orchids Paper starts up new paper machine in Barnwell, South Carolina

Orchids Paper Products announces the startup of its new State of the Art 100% QRT Paper Machine in Barnwell, South Carolina, with paper machine capacity of 35,000 tons per year. The QRT Paper Machine, developed by Valmet, is new technology capable of manufacturing both ultra-premium and premium tiss...
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