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Valutec to supply six continuous kilns to Keitele Timber's sawmill in Finland

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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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Metsä Wood's new Kerto® LVL line starts up

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Production at Metsä Wood's new Kerto® LVL line in Lohja has started. The construction project has progressed according to plan and in schedule. The investment is part of Metsä Wood's Euro 100 million investment program for Kerto® LVL and plywood, as the company said in the press release received by ...
August 17, 2017

U.S. containerboard production increased by 5.2% in July

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U.S. containerboard production in July 2017 was 5.2% higher compared to July 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to June 2017 was 1.7% higher, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for July increased from 96.3% to 97.9%, wh...
August 17, 2017

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group in China

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Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Voith will supply t...
August 17, 2017

U.S. boxboard production increased by 2.9% in July

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U.S. total boxboard production in July 2017 increased 2.9%, when compared to July 2016, and increased 6.5% 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. T...
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