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Ahlstrom-Munksjö to restart existing saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support demand for high performance filtration media globally

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will restart one of its saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support strong demand for high performance filtration media.

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Canfor to curtail production at Canadian sawmills due to extreme wildfire conditions

The Vancouver-based lumber producer says about 115 million board feet of capacity will be reduced during the third quarter due to significant supply chain challenges and a transportation backlog.

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Information picket sets out union issues at Paper Excellence Canada Catalyst Crofton mill

The Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 2 is bringing attention to issues at the Paper Excellence Canada Catalyst Crofton mill it says have plagued the membership for quite some time.

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Södra Cell invests in wireless vibration measurement over cellular network

Swedish forestry group Södra's three pulp mills in Värö, Mörrum, and Mönsterås, Sweden, are jointly making a major investment in one thousand wireless Airius vibration sensors with temperature measurement that transfer vibration data via the cellular network.

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Sonae Arauco opens distribution centre in Büren, Germany

Sonae Arauco inaugurated a distribution centre (DC) for the North East Europe (NEE) region. Shorter delivery times and greater flexibility offer improved planning reliability for customers. This has been made possible by restructuring the logistics processes and, last but not least, the new Sonae Arauco Distribution Centre.

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Stora Enso's pilot plant for producing lignin-based carbon materials for batteries is now operational

Stora Enso's pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials from lignin has started operations. This follows the company's EUR 10 million investment announced in 2019. Pilot production of Lignode® by Stora Enso, wood-based carbon for batteries, is currently being ramped up. Applications include electric vehicles and consumer electronics as well as large-scale energy storage systems.

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Update on impact of civil unrest in South Africa on Sappi's South African operations

The civil unrest referenced in our market update of 14th July appears to be under control. Intensive work by government agencies and business is focused on ensuring that supply chain disruptions are resolved, and people can move safely to and from work. Sappi's employees at the affected mills were able to return to work on Monday 19th July.

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Huhtamaki appoints Marco Hilty as President, Flexible Packaging

Marco Hilty, (49), Ph.D. in Business Administration from University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), has been appointed President, Flexible Packaging and a member of the Global Executive Team at Huhtamaki as of September 1, 2021. He will report to President and CEO Charles Héaulmé and will be based in Ronsberg, Germany.

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Impact of civil unrest in South Africa on Sappi's South African operations

The unfortunate incidents of civil unrest, violence and criminal activity which are being widely reported through news channels are also impacting Sappi's South African operations.

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Paperboard production at Metsä Board's Husum mill is back to a normal level

Paperboard production at the Metsä Board Husum mill has resumed to normal production levels following a fire at the pulp mill's wood chip conveyor on 18 June.

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PotlatchDeltic names Ashlee Cribb Vice President, Wood Products

PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced the appointment of Ashlee Cribb as Vice President, Wood Products effective July 28. Ashlee succeeds Tom Temple, who will be retiring later this year.

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Södra Building Systems is growing - number of employees in the segment to double

Over the next three years, the number of employees in the Södra Building Systems business segment will be doubled.

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Weekend fire at West Fraser facility

On Friday, July 2 at around 10:45 p.m., Friendly Fire Department was dispatched to the West Fraser lumber mill.

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Ahlstrom Munksjö Oyj advances with investment at Malmedy plant to expand production capacity

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is on track expanding production capacity at its Malmedy plant in Belgium, specialized in the production of nonwovens for wallcovering. The EUR 10 million investment, announced in January 2020, will double the capacity of the plant and diversify the production to also cover filtration materials. The investment will create some 40 new jobs locally.

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Canfor Pulp Products Inc. and Canfor Corporation Announces Appointment of Sandra Stuart to their Board of Directors

Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. are pleased to announce the appointment of the companies' newest board member, Sandra Stuart.

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Fire at Georgia-Pacific facility

The Georgia-Pacific Corporation plant caught fire Wednesday evening, June 16, at the site in Brookhaven.

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Fire at Georgia-Pacific facility in South Carolina

A spokesperson for Georgia-Pacific said damage from the fire was relatively minor and that internal systems helped suppress the flames before they spread. However, fire crews were still on the scene to check for pop-up fire or extension. Heavy smoke was also an obstacle for crews that night.

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Fire at Metsä Board's Husum pulp mill's chip conveyor

A conveyor feeding wood chips both to the hardwood and softwood digesters at Metsä Board's Husum pulp mill in Sweden caught fire on Friday, 18 June at about 12.30 CET. The city fire brigade managed to get the fire under control by about 14.30 CET and could hand over the responsibilities for surveillance to the Husum mill local fire brigade at 21.30 CET.

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Fire in machine causes $50,000 worth of damages at Georgia-Pacific facility

No one is injured after a fire in a machine at the Georgia Pacific mill in Green Bay on Saturday night, June 26.

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Firefighters respond to small fire at Dunn Paper

There were no injuries following a small fire at Dunn Paper on the morning of June 17.

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Gregory Morrison Named to Veritiv Board of Directors

Morrison spent 18 years at Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company, where he retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in January 2020.

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Job cuts: Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closing down the pulp and paper production at its Kvarnsveden site in Sweden. The closure will take place by the end of the third quarter of 2021.

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Maija Pohjakallio appointed Metsä Group's VP, Climate and Circular Economy

D.Sc. (Tech.), Maija Pohjakallio is appointed Metsä Group's VP, Climate and Circular Economy as of 1 August 2021. She reports to Jari Voutilainen, SVP Corporate Affairs.

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Metsä Spring names Mikko Himanen as Process Specialist

Metsä Spring has appointed Mikko Himanen as Process Specialist. In this new position he is working for the project focused on developing new 3D fibre products and production technology. Mr. Himanen reports to Metsä Spring's Technology Manager Veli-Matti Hulkko.

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Mill fire in Powell River Paper Excellence mill under control

A fire in a warehouse on June 25 on A dock at Powell River's Paper Excellence Catalyst paper mill is now under control.

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