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Constantia Flexibles starts up new laminating machine at its manufacturing site in Krasnodar region, Russia

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Constantia Flexibles Group has started up a new laminating machine at its manufacturing site in Krasnodar region of Russia, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.With an annual capacity of 60 million meters, the machine can simultaneously glue three rolls of different ...
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U.S. containerboard production up 3.4% in May

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U.S. containerboard production in May 2017 3.4% higher compared to May 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to April 2017 was 0.7% higher, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for May increased from 97.1% to 99.3%, which wa...
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U.S. boxboard production decreased by 2.9% in May

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U.S. total boxboard production in May 2017 decreased 2.9% when compared to May 2016, and decreased 0.3% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Unbleached kraft boxboard production in May increased over the same month as last year and increased compared to last month...
June 20, 2017

UPM invests Euro 30 million into Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland

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UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill's production process with a Euro 30 million investment. The upgrade will be targeted in the mill's fibre lines, recovery boiler, evaporation, bailing and wood handling....
June 20, 2017

Canadian lumber production increased by 4.4% in March

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Lumber production in Canada was up 14.5% from February to 6 218.2 thousand cubic metres in March 2017. Production was 4.4% higher than March 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In March 2017, sawmills shipped 5 838.7 thousand cubic metres of lumber, up 14...
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