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...in case you missed it in TAPPI's weekly electronic newsletter MANUFACTURERS Atlantic Packaging will purchase Dalton, Ga.-based CIMS, a packaging equipment manufacturer. Canfor will purchase Anthony Forest Products Co., El Dorado, Ark. Cascades officially inaugurated its Greenpac lightweight containerboard mill in Niagara Falls, NY. Catalyst closed the No. 12 paper machine in Rumford, Maine, due to market conditions. Clearwater Paper will invest $160 million to upgrade its Lewiston, Idaho, mill, including construction of a new continuous pulp digester. Crocker Technical Papers, part of Neenah Paper, will close before the end of the year. Expera will shut down assets related to the Old Town pulp mill in Maine. Finnpulp will invest in the world's largest softwood pulp mill at a new complex in Kuopio, Finland. Irving Pulp & Paper's Saint John, N.B. mill is in the midst of a $59-million upgrade. Kimberly-Clark will invest more than £5 million to upgrade its mill in Barrow, U.K. Kruger Packaging will invest C$250 million in its Trois-Rivières, Quebec, mill. Lincoln Paper and Tissue, Lincoln, Maine, has filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. Mondi will acquire the outstanding share capital of Ascania Nonwoven Germany GmbH. The Kajo Neukirchen Group, Germany, will acquire Neenah Paper's Neenah Lahnstein specialty paper and nowovens mill in Germany. Pratt Industries opened its newest recycling material recovery facility in Conyers, Ga. Södra inaugurated its upgraded biological treatment facility for process water at its Mörrum mill. SCA, Europe's largest private forest owner, will create two divisions, one for forest products and another for consumer products, and will invest in increased pulp capacity. Verso will shut down the No. 1 pulp dryer and the No. 2 paper machine at its Androscoggin mill in Jay, Maine, and indefinitely idle its mill in Wickliffe, KY. SUPPLIERS ABB has acquired the remaining shares of CGM AB. A.Celli Paper will supply a new tissue machine to Metalicplas (Pehart Tec Group) in Romania. AkzoNobel will invest more than EUR 1.3 million to build a pilot plant for coating resins at its Performance Coatings site in Felling, U.K. Buckman is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Kemira has acquired Soto Industries, providers of scale control products, defoamers and settling agents. Its Marietta, Georgia, site also celebrated 25 years without a lost time accident. 8 Paper360º NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 Pöyry will provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Fibria's Horizonte 2 project in Brazil. Toscotec: * will provide Paper Prime S.A. with a tissue line in Vila Velha de Rodão, Portugal. * has started up the first of two MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines for Liuzhou Liangmianzhen Paper Product Co., Ltd. in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China. Valmet: * will deliver key technology to Clearwater Paper's Lewiston, Idaho, mill upgrade project. * launched renewed Valmet IQ product family. * will supply two Advantage DCT tissue production lines and automation systems to Lee & Man Manufacturing Ltd., China. * introduced its new FormMaster 120 breast roll shaker for board and paper machine forming. * will supply an Advantage NTT tissue production line and automation system to Renova. * has signed a five-year roll service agreement with Stora Enso Kvarnsveden. * will supply an Advantage NTT tissue machine to Resolute Forest Products Inc., Calhoun, Tenn. * has launched BLAST HP chemical cleaner for all paper machine clothing. * will supply an Advantage DCT concept machine for the upgrade of TM 1 at Metsä Tissue's mill in Raubach, Germany. * will supply pulp mill and board machine quality management solutions for Stora Enso's Varkaus Mill in Finland. Voith: * has launched TissueForm ITY forming fabric for tissue production. * has introduced its InForce Polyurethane Roll Covers to North America. Xerium celebrated its 1,000th Formsoft Tissue Forming Fabric. PEOPLE Christoph Michalski, president SCA Global Hygiene Category, has been appointed CEO of Vinda International Holdings Limited. David S. Taylor will succeed A.G. Lafley as Procter & Gamble's president and CEO. Walter Tarnowsky has been named VP and GM of Catalyst's Port Alberni mill. Antti Vasara has been named the new president and CEO of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. OPPORTUNITIES North Carolina State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head of Forest Biomaterials in the College of Natural Resources. www.tappi.org http://www.tappi.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - November/December 2015

Setpoint
Over the Wire
Proud to be a Papermaker
Solenis’ Total Mill Perspective Helps Mills Stay Competitive
Maintaining Knife Gate Valves
An Automated Solution to the Kappa Number Test by Titration
Higher Alloyed Composite Tubes Make Recovery Boilers Safer and More Efficient
TAPPI Journal Summaries
New Leadership Model Focuses on Caring, Compassion
Consolidation Watch
Association News
ASPI News
Online Exclusives
Index of Advertisers

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