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Conversion will Support Customer Growth and Enhance System Flexibility International Paper has just announced plans to invest approximately $300 million to convert its No. 15 paper machine at the Riverdale Mill in Selma, Ala. from uncoated freesheet to high quality…
Verso Corporation has just announced that its board of directors, as part of its ongoing efforts to maximize stockholder value, has formed a Strategic Alternatives Committee comprised of independent directors Eugene I. Davis, Alan J. Carr and Steven D. Scheiwe,…
The versatile Fusion C now will be available in 42- and 52-inch web widths Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller and a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of inline and CI presses, has announced that it…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has completed start-up of key production technologies and equipment for Fibria’s new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. All ANDRITZ processes were started up successfully on schedule. ANDRITZ successfully started up a…
BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper industry, has acquired North American Cerutti Corp.’s Zerand division, from Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti S.p.A. The transaction closed on September 15, 2017, and is Barry-Wehmiller’s 94th acquisition. Fredericks…
Seeq highlights expanded support for Ignition SCADA System, and introduces partner program for system integrators to provide services and support for Seeq for Ignition customers. Seeq Corporation (www.seeq.com) will be a sponsor of the annual Ignition Community Conference (ICC) to…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to meet growing demand from WestRock’s regional customers in South America. “WestRock’s corrugated packaging business in Brazil continues to…
Endress+Hauser and its partner for Sales and Service, Vector Controls, are helping Texas plants assess damage, troubleshoot problems, replace damaged instrumentation, and get chemical plants and refineries back up and running – safely and quickly. Endress+Hauser and its partner for…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) has pledged $1 million to support disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Tropical Storm Harvey. The International Paper Foundation will contribute $750,000 to the American Red Cross chapters in Texas and…
Domtar is proud to inaugurate its second generating unit with a power output of 18 MW at its Windsor (Quebec) Mill. The start-up of its second generating unit, built for $36 million, will improve the energy efficiency of the mill…
Wisconsin has long been known as America’s Dairyland. However, for decades we have also been the epicenter of America’s papermaking industry. For over 50 years, the state has been the nation’s leading producer of paper products. According to the Wisconsin…
Valmet has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully. The agreement covered the entire shutdown project from planning and execution to a safe start-up. The shutdown took place between April 24 - May…
The worldwide tissue market continues to undergo changes. Consumer preferences, economic uncertainty and improved technology offer more questions than answers. Tissue manufacturers have an increasing amount of data available to make decisions. “The challenge is collecting and measuring that data…
GPA is proud to announce the successful completion of a legacy DCS migration to Rockwell’s PlantPAX control system platform at the International Paper facility located in Riegelwood, North Carolina. The control system migration of the mill’s Flakt Dryer machine from…
FITNIR Analyzers Inc. is excited to announce that a noteworthy pulp mill in the southern United States has selected FITNIR’s state-of-the-art online FT-NIR analyzer to replace its Modo-Chemetics auto-titrator for digester control. With its current technology nearing the end of…
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