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U.S. containerboard production up 3.5% in March

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U.S. containerboard production in March 2018 was up 3.5% compared to March 2017 and up 0.5% year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compared to February 2018 was 3.5 percent higher, as the American Forest& Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate was 97.4%...
April 18, 2018

Smurfit Kappa to invest in its Facture Paper Mill in France

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An upgrade of the mill, which is in South West France, was successfully completed in March following a three-week shutdown and included the implementation of a new pulp washing line, and a complete overhaul of the black liquor recovery boiler.SKG next plans a series of improvements to the paper mach...
April 17, 2018

Ilim plans to increase its market presence and share of products supplied to Henan, China

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Ilim Group held a business conference in Zhengzhou, Henan, China, to discuss an increase in supply to this region. Ilim plans to increase its market presence and the share of products supplied to Henan, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.There is growth in fiber dem...
April 16, 2018

Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. opens its new particleboard plant in Suwałki, Poland

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The Polish furniture producer Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. is currently opening its latest wooden composite board production plant in Suwałki, Poland, as Siempelkamp said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Since mid-March, the manufacturer has been producing particleboard here in three-s...
April 13, 2018

Recard-supplied M.C. Tissue’s PM 5 attains speed record of 2150 m/min

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Recard-supplied M.C. Tissue’s PM 5 attains speed record of 2150 m/min at Cartiere Carrara's Tassignano plant in Lucca, Italy. A figure is very close to the world record, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Already just 3 months after start-up, M.C. Tissue’s PM5 – the...
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