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May 17, 2017

U.S. boxboard production increased by 3.2% in April

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U.S. total boxboard production in April 2017 increased 3.2% when compared to April 2016, but decreased 3.5% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Unbleached kraft boxboard production increased over the same month as last year and increased compared to last month.To...
May 16, 2017

U.S. containerboard production increased by 4.8% in April

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U.S. containerboard production in April 2017 was 4.8% higher compared to April 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to March 2017 was 2.7% higher, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for April increased from 96.7% to 97.1%...
May 15, 2017

Andritz to supply tissue machine with steel Yankee and shoe press to Paper Mill Investment in Algeria

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International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Paper Mill Investment (PMI) to supply a tissue machine with steel Yankee and shoe press to Algeria. The new plant will produce high-quality facial wipes as well as toilet and towel papers. Start-up is scheduled for the 1Q 2018, as the...
May 15, 2017

Canadian lumber production decreased by 3.5% in February

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Lumber production in Canada fell 6.6% in February from January, with sawmills producing 5,429.2 thousand cubic metres of lumber. Production was 3.5% lower than in February 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In February 2017, sawmills shipped 5,119.2 thou...
May 12, 2017

AF&PA: U.S. paper and paperboard capacity fell 1.3% in 2016

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U.S. paper and paperboard capacity declined 1.3% in 2016, in line with the long-term decline rate of 1.3% per year since 2001, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Containerboard capacity continued to expand during recent years, increasing 1.4% in 2016 to a record 38.2 million ton...
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