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February 2020

Voith to supply complete recycled stock preparation system for Graphic Packaging's new CRB machine being built in Kalamazoo, MI

February 11, 2020 - 10:51
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  • APPLETON, WI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Voith to install a BlueLine stock preparation system at the Graphic Packaging International facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Order also includes system for water, sludge and reject handling

Graphic Packaging International has selected Voith to provide a complete recycled stock preparation system for its new Coated Recycled Board (CRB) machine being built in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The system will feature Voith’s BlueLine products and a water, sludge and reject handling system.

International Paper announces its vision 2030 goals focusing its commitment to build better future for people, planet and company

February 11, 2020 - 09:19
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MEMPHIS, TN, Feb. 11, 2020 (PRNewswire) -International Paper today announced its Vision 2030 goals, which demonstrate its commitment to building a better future for people, the planet and the company. Through the goals, one of the world's leading producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper will advance its contributions to the circular, low-carbon economy while building on its commitments to its people and communities.

UPM Biofuels announces long-term agreement with INEOS to supply renewable raw material for production of bio-attributed polymers in Köln, Germany

February 11, 2020 - 08:40
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HELSINKI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -INEOS and UPM Biofuels have today announced a long-term agreement to supply a renewable raw material for new and innovative bio-attributed polymers to be produced at INEOS Köln, Germany.

INEOS will use UPM BioVerno, a sustainable raw material from a renewable residue of wood pulp processing, to produce bio-attributed polyolefins.

UPM Biofuels announces long-term agreement with INEOS to supply renewable raw material for production of bio-attributed polymers in Köln, Germany

February 11, 2020 - 08:40
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HELSINKI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -INEOS and UPM Biofuels have today announced a long-term agreement to supply a renewable raw material for new and innovative bio-attributed polymers to be produced at INEOS Köln, Germany.

INEOS will use UPM BioVerno, a sustainable raw material from a renewable residue of wood pulp processing, to produce bio-attributed polyolefins.

UPM Biofuels announces long-term agreement with INEOS to supply renewable raw material for production of bio-attributed polymers in Köln, Germany

February 11, 2020 - 08:40
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HELSINKI, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -INEOS and UPM Biofuels have today announced a long-term agreement to supply a renewable raw material for new and innovative bio-attributed polymers to be produced at INEOS Köln, Germany.

INEOS will use UPM BioVerno, a sustainable raw material from a renewable residue of wood pulp processing, to produce bio-attributed polyolefins.

Slovenian paper maker Vipap Videm appoints Petr Domin as chairman of management board and CEO of Slovenian paper mill

February 11, 2020 - 05:36
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PRAGUE, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -The shareholders of an important European paper producer, Slovenian company Vipap Videm Krško, appointed Petr Domin the Chairman of the Management Board and CEO in November 2019. “My task is to ensure further development of the company, prepare a strategy leading to strengthening the market position in Central and Southeastern Europe and increase company´s profitability,“ stresses Petr Domin, new CEO of Vipap Videm Krško. “Vipap celebrated its 80th anniversary last year.

Valmet to supply Defibrator system and steam separator PV system to Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood in China

February 11, 2020 - 04:18
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a Defibrator system and a Steam Separator PV system to Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood Co., Ltd. in China. The start-up of the system is planned for spring 2020.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Arctic Paper introduces new Munken Kraft paper portfolio for various packaging applications

February 11, 2020 - 04:08

HAMBURG, Germany, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -Environmentally friendly and naturally tough, Munken Kraft is made from a unique blend of hardwood and softwood virgin fibres. It is machine-finished and fully bleached, delivering high strength and excellent runnability, alongside outstanding printability for a premium end-product finish.

ANDRITZ to supply PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler for Toyo Engineering Corporation's new biomass power plant in Gamagori, Japan

February 11, 2020 - 03:17
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GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Toyo Engineering Corporation, Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid circulating fluidized bed boiler with a flue gas cleaning system. The boiler will be part of a new biomass power plant to be built in Gamagori in Aichi Prefecture, Honshu Island, some 300 km southwest of Tokyo, Japan. Commercial operations are scheduled to begin in 2023.

ANDRITZ to supply equipment and processes for UPM's new pulp mill in Uruguay

February 11, 2020 - 03:03
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GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 11, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ was selected by UPM, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, to supply energy-efficient and environmentally leading equipment and processes for all main process islands in fiber production and chemical recovery for their new pulp mill to be built near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay. This world-class eucalyptus pulp mill will have an annual production capacity of 2.1 million tonnes and is scheduled for start-up in the second half of 2022.

Intertape Polymer announces agreement to acquire Nortech Packaging for $36.5 million

February 10, 2020 - 11:21

MONTREAL and SARASOTA, FL, Feb. 10, 2020 (Press Release) -Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (“IPG”orthe“Company”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Nortech Packaging ("Nortech") for cash consideration of approximately $36.5 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments and potential earn-out consideration. All amounts are in US dollars.

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