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  PAPER INDUSTRY NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

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PULP / PAPER PRODUCERS

KapStone Paper and Packaging to Invest $25 Million in Converting Assets
The investment is expected to increase KapStone's vertical integration by over 60,000 tons per year and will . . .
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Resolute's Calhoun Tissue Operation on Track for First-Quarter 2017 Start-Up
At full capacity, the new tissue machine and converting operations will produce . . .
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Port Townsend Paper Brings First Stage of Compressed Natural Gas Conversion Online
When all three stages of the conversion (oil to natural gas) are online in 2016, the conversion is expected to reduce . . .
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Weyerhaeuser Completes Sale of Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon Paper Industries
The liquid packaging board business consists of one mill located in Longview, Washington, with an annual capacity of . . .
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Stora Enso Completes Sale of Kabel Paper Mill to Investor Group
The transaction decreases Stora Enso's annual sales by approximately EUR 300 million and simultaneously decreases . . .
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Hengan Starts Up Valmet-supplied Tissue Line in Wuhu, China
The new tissue machine adds another 60,000 annual tons of tissue products to . . .
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PACKAGING

Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Prices for Tubes & Cores in Europe
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announced it will increase prices for paper-based tubes and cores by up to . . .
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DS Smith Completes Acquisition of Deku-Pack in Denmark
Deku-Pack is a specialist in Point of Sale and display products and services for . . .
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Caraustar Industries Acquires Los Angeles Paper Box
Los Angeles Paper Box is a folding carton and rigid box company specializing in supplying . . .
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FoldedColor Packaging Announces Site-Wide Price Reductions
"This pricing change has been in the making for several months following the installation of . . .
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NEW PAPER LINES

Verso Introduces CraftPoint Beverage Label Papers for Craft Beers, Spirits and Wines
Available in four finishes and multiple basis weights ranging from . . .
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Expera Offers Extensible Through Insu-Gard Product Line
Also referred to as XKL papers, Extensible Kraft Papers provide maximum strength and stretch properties for . . .
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PUBLIC POLICY

AF&PA CEO Says Paper Bags Should Be Excluded from Tax Measures
"Government imposed product taxes not only increase costs for consumers, but can substantially distort the free flow of recoverable materials . . .
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PEOPLE

WestRock Announces Consumer and Corrugated Leadership
WestRock announced that Bob Feeser has been named president of Consumer Packaging and . . .
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Fortress Paper Names Giovanni Iadeluca as President of Its Dissolving Pulp Segment
Iadeluca is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 20 years of senior management experience in the manufacturing . . .
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Orchids Paper Products Company Names Rodney Gloss as New Chief Financial Officer
Gloss has an extensive background in virtually all aspects of corporate finance, public reporting, accounting, and. . .
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Monadnock Paper Mills Names Will Fuller as Vice President Business Development
Fuller joins Monadnock from Transilwrap, where he managed . . .
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