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Over the Wire

…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter   MANUFACTURERS Burrows Paper Corp. has agreed to sell its Packaging Division operations to Novolex and to sell its Paper Division operations to Twin Rivers Paper Co. Elopak has launched a new package for aseptic products, the Pure-Pak® Sense Aseptic carton, with an asymmetric top allowing different sizes of closures. ...

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…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter MANUFACTURERS American Paper Bag LLC will establish corporate headquarters and a manufacturing plant in Sugar Notch Borough, PA. Catalyst Paper Corp. reports that recapitalization and privatization of the company have been implemented and are now effective. The successful completion of the recapitalization improves the company’s financial strength and reduces its ...

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…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter MANUFACTURERS DS Smith Plc has acquired DPF Groupe, which specializes in multi-material packaging. Georgia-Pacific’s Brewton, AL, mill has completed a $388 million energy improvement project after two years of construction.  Grupo Gondi plans to build a recycled lightweight containerboard mill in Mexico with capacity to produce more than 350,000 metric ...

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…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter MANUFACTURERS Domtar Corp. plans to optimize fluff pulp manufacturing at its Plymouth, NC, mill. The restructuring includes the permanent closure of the small pulp dryer and a workforce reduction of about 100 positions. Huhtamaki North America will open a new manufacturing and distribution center in Goodyear, AZ. The 750,000-sq.-ft. facility ...

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Cascades Opens Oregon Tissue Converting Plant

…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter Cascades Inc. has inaugurated its US$64 million tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon. The state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot plant will produce towel and tissue products under the Cascades PRO AFH brand. Cascades hosted partners, customers, media, community members, and state and local officials for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in July. Oregon Governor Kate ...

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…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter MANUFACTURERS Cascades Inc. celebrated the official inauguration of its expanded corrugated packaging plant in Drummondville, PQ— a US$26.4 million investment. International Paper will invest about US$300 million to convert PM 15 at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, AL, from uncoated freesheet to high-quality whitetop linerboard and containerboard. The investment will ...

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 …in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter Over the Wire  Local Sections Offer Engagement The Lake States TAPPI Executive Committee chose a special location for its March meeting: beside the University of Wis-consin-Stevens Point Pilot Paper Machine. Shown conducting Lake States TAPPI business in preparation for April’s PaperCon are, left to right: Martti Tuomisto, Bill Frawley, Jerry ...

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