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April 19, 2017

Maintenance shutdown at Klabin's Monte Alegre unit starts next week

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The maintenance shutdown at Klabin's Monte Alegre unit in TelêmacoBorba, Paraná, Brazil, will officially begin next Monday, April 24, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Scheduled to last ten days, the shutdown involves the suspension of plant operations for inspecti...
April 19, 2017

Vinh Long to invest $15 million in a new furniture plant in Arkansas

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The Vietnamese furniture producer Vinh Long has announced a $15 million investment in a new furniture plant in Arkansas, the USA. It will be the first Vietnamese-owned manufacturing plant in the US. Vinh Long plans to produce particleboard furniture for Ikea and other retail customers in North Ameri...
April 19, 2017

Metro-Ply Group produces first board at particleboard plant in Prachinburi, Thailand

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In April 2015, before the official presentation at Ligna, the Metro-Ply Group became the first company to order the newly developed CPS+ continuous press from Dieffenbacher. Less than two years later, on March 20, 2017, the new "PB Line 3" particleboard plant featuring the CPS+ went into operation.I...
April 18, 2017

Appleton Coated executes agreements with Customized Energy Solutions

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Appleton Coated LLC has entered agreements with Customized Energy Solutions (“CES”) to provide operations and dispatch support, as well as market scheduling and settlement services, for a natural gas fired co-generation facility in Wisconsin. The facility, which was purchased in Dece...
April 18, 2017

Norske Skog Saugbrugs develops new technology to produce biocarbon for the alloy industry

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Norske Skog has been granted NOK 15.7 million over four years from the Research Council of Norway to further develop the production of biogas fuel at the Norske Skog Saugbrugs in Halden. The project, called "Pyro Gas", has a total budget of NOK 31.5 million. The project fits well into Saugbru...
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