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May 2020

NOSTA and Felix Schoeller Group expand logistics cooperation

May 26, 2020 - 04:39
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The location meets with approx. 27,000 m² of warehouse and logistics space the desired requirements of the group of companies. The range of high-quality warehouse and logistics services can be meaningfully supplemented with this expansion of space. When deciding on this location, particular attention was also paid to the fact that the property has an active railway siding leading into the warehouse.

North American forest products rail freight drops 7.5%

May 26, 2020 - 04:37
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Volume in the week ending May 16 was down 13% to 15,113 carloads.

“None of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2019,” AAR commented.

US forest products freight year-to-date was 5.2% lower from a year ago to 189,425 carloads and in the latest week was down 10.8% to 8,908 carloads. Canadian freight declined 10.8% through 20 weeks to 126,501 carloads and in the week of May 16 was 16% lower to 6,175 carloads. Mexico’s relatively small volume was 22.2% higher year-to-date at 567 carloads and in the week was 14.3% lower to 30 units.

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Forest Products Logistics Newsletter

UPM Raflatac launches new Forest Film PE range of wood-based sustainable film labeling solutions

May 26, 2020 - 03:59
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HELSINKI, May 25, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac launches UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE to complement its range of sustainable film labeling solutions. The new PE film label takes UPM Raflatac forward in its quest for a smarter future beyond fossils, decreasing the use of fossil-based virgin raw materials in home and personal care labeling applications.

ANDRITZ uses remote support in successful start-up of TMP line at Volga pulp and paper mill in Balakhna, Russia

May 26, 2020 - 02:29
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GRAZ, Austria, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the PAC (Provisional Acceptance Certificate) from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, for rebuild of the existing groundwood reject line as a TMP (Thermo-Mechanical Pulping) line. Due to the corona crisis, the complete start-up work was handled remotely in order to avoid any health and safety risks.

ANDRITZ uses remote support in successful start-up of TMP line at Volga pulp and paper mill in Balakhna, Russia

May 26, 2020 - 02:29
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GRAZ, Austria, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the PAC (Provisional Acceptance Certificate) from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, for rebuild of the existing groundwood reject line as a TMP (Thermo-Mechanical Pulping) line. Due to the corona crisis, the complete start-up work was handled remotely in order to avoid any health and safety risks.

ANDRITZ uses remote support in successful start-up of TMP line at Volga pulp and paper mill in Balakhna, Russia

May 26, 2020 - 02:29
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GRAZ, Austria, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the PAC (Provisional Acceptance Certificate) from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, for rebuild of the existing groundwood reject line as a TMP (Thermo-Mechanical Pulping) line. Due to the corona crisis, the complete start-up work was handled remotely in order to avoid any health and safety risks.

North American forest products rail freight drops 7.5% through May 16 as rail industry sees biggest weekly decline since 1988 – AAR

May 25, 2020 - 13:58
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2020 (Fastmarkets RISI) -North American forest products rail freight was down 7.5% through 20 weeks of 2020 at 316,493 carloads, the Assn of American Railroads reported. Volume in the week ending May 16 was down 13% to 15,113 carloads.

“None of the 10 carload commodity groups posted an increase compared with the same week in 2019,” AAR commented.

American Trucking Associations’ truck tonnage index plunged 12.2% in April, largest in 26 years

May 25, 2020 - 13:57
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ARLINGTON, VA, May 19, 2020 (Press Release) -American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 12.2% in April after increasing 0.4% in March. In April, the index equaled 104.9 (2015=100) compared with 119.5 in March.

AMP Robotics announces new lease program to make AI and robotics even more accessible to recycling businesses recovering recyclables for U.S. supply chain

May 25, 2020 - 10:27
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DENVER, CO, May 22, 2020 (Business Wire) -AMP Robotics Corp. (“AMP”), a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics for the recycling industry, today announced a new lease program to make AI and robotics even more accessible to recycling businesses facing operational and economic challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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