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Klabin starts up first paper machine of Puma II Project in Brazil

Klabin started up of the first paper machine (MP27) of the Puma II Project located in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil , which is its largest investment to date. With production capacity of 450,000 tons, MP27 launches production of Eukaliner, the world's first kraftliner paper made 100% from eucalyptus fiber.

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Georgia-Pacific Announces Plans For Major Investment In Pineland, Texas Lumber Complex

Georgia-Pacific announced that it is modernizing one of its premier sawmills in Texas. Pineland Lumber Complex, located in Pineland, Texas, will undergo $120 million in additions and improvements in an overall modernization effort that will also increase the mills' overall production.

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New OSB mill proposed for Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

The $250 million One Sky mill plans to have to the ability to produce 600 million square feet (3/8-inch basis) of OSB annually.

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Södra expands CLT business in Denmark

Södra's sustainable timber construction business is expanding - all the way to Denmark. Södra already operates in Denmark but is now establishing a new position in CLT across the country and expanding the existing business.

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Metsä Group to invest Euro 200 million in new LVL mill in Äänekoski, Finland

Metsä Group is planning to construct a new Kerto LVL mill on its expanding mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. The final decision on the investment, the value of which is approximately Euro 200 million, is pending the completion of a local detailed plan for the area. The new Kerto LVL mill is expected to use around 375,000 m3 of log procured from Finland.

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Smurfit Kappa invests $22 million in Mexican operations

Smurfit Kappa announced it is investing $22 million to expand its corrugated plant in Culiacan, North-West Mexico. It demonstrates the company's continued commitment to the Mexican market with expanded capacity, capabilities and products offerings for local customers in the fresh produce segment.

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Resolute boosts investment in Thunder Bay facility

The company confirmed an upcoming $17 million investment in the sawmill, a significant increase from what it initially committed to the project.

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Pregis invests additional $32 million in blown film extrusion facility

The latest investment is being used to expand the current Grand Rapids facility by adding an additional 55,000 square feet for manufacturing, warehousing and office space.

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Pratt Industries announces $18 million expansion in Albany, Georgia

The Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission announced Tuesday the expansion of Pratt Industries, resulting in more than $18 million in capital investment and the creation of 30 new jobs.

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Atlantic Packaging planning new facility in Illinois

Charles Swanson, an architect for the project, said the facility would be one of the two largest facilities of its kind in North America. Atlantic Packaging is building a similar facility in Canada.

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Klabin invests $8 million in its Monte Alegre unit in Brazil

Klabin has announced investments of R$ 40 million ($8 million) in the technology employed to apply dispersible barrier in the paperboard used to produce diverse types of packaging present in everyday life.

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Klabin starts construction of new pulp terminal at the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil

Klabin started construction on its new terminal on the quay of the Port of Paranaguá in Brazil. In this phase, the project is expected to create 180 new jobs. Once the terminal starts commercial operations, it will require around 170 direct and indirect employees.

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Interfor announces $30 million expansion on heels of its Summerville, S.C. sawmill purchase

Interfor Corp. said Aug. 11 it will spend $30 million to expand its sawmill in Summerville, just months acquiring the facility from WestRock Co.

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Pregis invests $80 million in new film extrusion facility in South Carolina

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, is announcing a $80 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art blown film extrusion facility in Anderson, South Carolina.

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Metsä Board invests Euro 210 million in its Husum mill in Sweden

Metsä Board announced an investment of Euro 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials that support the circular economy.

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Hunt Forest Products and Tolko Industries Announce New Sawmill in Bienville Parish, Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Hunt Forest Products co-owner James D. Hunt and Tolko President and CEO Brad Thorlakson announced that the companies will develop a new $240 million sawmill in Bienville Parish. Resulting from the collaboration of these two companies, the joint venture company will create 130 direct new jobs, with an average salary of $57,400, plus benefits.

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Pratt to invest $400 million in new Henderson, Kentucky paper mill, create 320 jobs

Pratt Paper, a part of sustainable packaging company Pratt Industries, is planning to invest $400 million in a paper mill in Henderson, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday -- resulting in 320 high-paying full-time jobs.

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Mayr-Melnhof Packaging invests around Euro 35 million in Neupack Polska

Mayr-Melnhof Packaging is investing around Euro 35 million in Neupack Polska and expanding the site with a focus on e-commerce and high-quality fine corrugated cardboard (microflute).

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Sonoco Updates $115 Million Project Horizon Progress; Announces Pending Closure of Two URB Machines

Sonoco provided a progress report on Project Horizon, its $115 million investment to transform its corrugated medium machine in Hartsville, S.C. to a state-of-the-art uncoated recycled paperboard operation with annual production capacity of 180,000 tons.

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Södra contributes SEK 6.4 million to research projects

SEK 6.4 million. That is the additional amount that the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education is contributing to research projects in forest management and the forest industry. The largest initiatives focus on mixed coniferous stands in southern Sweden and renewable fuels.

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Tetra Pak to invest €100 million to expand European manufacturing for more sustainable solutions

Tetra Pak has announced an ambitious investment program dedicated to its factory in Châteaubriant, specialised in the production of caps. Spanning across a three-year period (late 2021-2023), this €100 million project will support the plant's transition to the production of tethered caps by 2024. Tethered caps help to minimise litter, as the cap will stay attached to the package.

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$440 million engineered-wood facility planned for Iron Range, Minnesota

Groundbreaking on the mill could come as soon as this fall but is mostly likely slated for the spring.

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Smurfit Kappa to invest Euro 24 million in corrugated plant in Rethel, France

Smurfit Kappa will invest Euro 24 million to expand its corrugated plant in Rethel, North-East France. The new investment will facilitate the consolidation of two existing facilities at that plant and the installation of a new state-of-the-art corrugator and conversion equipment.

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Mondi approves EUR125 million expansion of Finland facility

The project includes an upgrade of the wood yard, fiber line, evaporation plant and paper machine. Start-up is planned for the fourth quarter of 2023.

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Norske Skog announces containerboard project

Norske Skog will invest approximately EUR 250 million in the conversion of Golbey PM1, and a syndication of financing facilities of approximately EUR 175 million is being finalised, subject to final documentation and final approval from the relevant export credit agency.

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