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Rottneros' Vallvik mill has a negative impact on 2Q pulp production due to unscheduled shutdown

Production in Rottneros' Vallvik market pulp mill in Sweden has been affected by an unplanned shutdown due to leakage within the recovery boiler. The problem is now resolved and production is back to normal, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The shutdown represents...
April 20, 2017

Accrol Group Holdings opens a new manufacturing facility in Leyland, Lancashire

Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM listed leading independent tissue converter, announces the official opening of its new 168,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Leyland, Lancashire, England.This facility has had two tissue converting lines installed, which will increase Accrol's total converting ...
April 20, 2017

Japan’s production of composite flooring increased by 4.4% in 2016

Japan’s production of composite flooring in 2016 was 67.8 million square metres, 4.4% more than 2015. Active housing starts supported increased production. Market of composite flooring has changed largely in 2016, ITTO reported.Floor base is shifting from South Sea hardwood plywood to domestic cedar...
April 20, 2017

Luke: Finland's wood pellet production decreased by 10% in 2016

Finland's production, export and import of wood pellets decreased in 2016 compared to the previous year, while a new record was set for producers’ pellet deliveries to customers, as Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) reported.“A total of 271,000 tonnes of wood pellets were produced in Finlan...
April 19, 2017

U.S. boxboard production increased by 1% in March

U.S. total boxboard production in March 2017 increased 1% when compared to March 2016, and increased 10.2% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Unbleached kraft boxboard production decreased over the same month as last year, but increased compared to last month.To...
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