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Paper Industry News – April 2021

4/1: Motion Names Aurelio Banda as New Group Vice President - Automation
4/1: Marco Eikelenboom Begins Role as CEO of Sappi Europe
4/2: Stora Enso Exiting the Dissolving Pulp Business
4/5: Hood Container Acquires Sonoco's U.S. Display and Packaging Business for $80 Million
4/6: PPC Honors Former WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees with Robert T. Gair Award for Lifetime Achievement
4/5: Pixelle Acquires Two Specialty Papers Businesses
4/6: Paper Excellence Acquires Interest in Atli Chip Limited Partnership in BC
4/7: Essity Announces Price Increases for its Consumer Tissue
4/7: Heinzel Group Reports "Respectable" Result in Challenging Environment of 2020
4/7: Sappi Europe Increases Prices for all Graphical Paper Grades for Export Markets
4/8: Graphic Packaging International Supports Estrella Damm's Plastic Replacement Initiative
4/8: Neenah Completes Purchase of ITASA, a Coater and Converter of Release Liners
4/8: Valmet Supplies First AI Based Machine Vision System to Progroup's Containerboard Machine in Germany
4/12: Lecta Announces Second Price Increase on Its CWF and UWF Sheets and Reels
4/12: LEIPA Names Mike Petersen as Head of Sales Packaging Paper
4/12: Monadnock Paper Mills Now Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Patron
4/12: Rayonier Advanced Materials to Sell Its Lumber and Newsprint Businesses to GreenFirst Forest Products for $214 Million
4/13: Liberty Diversified International Acquires Houston-based Southern Container
4/13: The Navigator Company to Increase Prices in Europe for Its Range of Papers
4/14: Sappi Europe Announces Price Increase for All Coated and Uncoated Paper Grades
4/14: ND Paper Names Bruce Hogan as VP and GM of Old Town Division
4/14: Valmet to Deliver New Evaporation Plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås Pulp Mill in Sweden
4/15: FSC Launches Interactive Portal for Consumers to Shop FSC-Certified Products
4/15: Market Pulp Price Surge: What's Driving Prices Higher?
4/16: Sappi Europe Increases Price for All Mechanical Coated Paper Grades in Europe by 10-12%
4/16: Total U.S. Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Shipments Increased Three Percent in March 2021
4/16: Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 20 Percent in March 2021
4/16: U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Nine Percent in March 2021
4/19: Total U.S. Boxboard Monthly Production Essentially Flat in March 2021
4/19: Paper Excellence Permanently Closes Mackenzie Pulp Mill; to Restart One Paper Machine at Powell River Mill
4/20: SCA to Increase Prices on Its White and Brown Kraftliner in Europe
4/20: Graphic Packaging International Adds Paperboard Punnet to ProducePack Portfolio
4/20: Stora Enso to Permanently Close Kvarnsveden and Veitsiluoto Mills, Reducing Paper Capacity by over 1.3 Million Tonnes
4/21: Kemira Appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer
4/21: BillerudKorsnäs Launches New Generation of Coated Liner
4/21: Sappi's Ultracast Viva Wins Green Product Award 2021
4/21: Smurfit Kappa Investing EUR 35 Million to Boost Capacity of PM2 at Hoya Mill in Germany
4/23: Kimberly-Clark Announces First Quarter 2021 Results
4/23: Stora Enso Reports "Solid Results" for January-March 2021
4/23: Huhtamaki to Acquire Jiangsu Hihio-Art Packaging in China for EUR 27 Million
4/26: ANDRITZ to Supply New HERB Recovery Boiler for BillerudKorsnäs' Mill in Frövi, Sweden
4/26: Sonoco Announces Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores
4/26: ND Paper Starts-up New Recycled Pulping Operation in Old Town, Maine
4/26: Packaging Corporation of America Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
4/27: OASIS Alignment Services Announces Organizational Change for Midwest Service Center
4/27: Greif to Hike Price for Paper Tubes, Cores, and Protective Packaging Products in the U.S. and Canada
4/27: UPM CEO Says Market Turn and Efficiency Improvement Boosted Q1 2021 Earnings
4/28: MSC Introduces New Electronic Bill of Lading for Customers Worldwide Using Wave BL'S Platform
4/28: Graphic Packaging Reports First Quarter 2021 Results; Announces Intent to Acquire Americraft Carton
4/28: UK-based Portals to Acquire Fedrigoni's Security Business Based in Bollate, Italy
4/29: Norske Skog Moving Forward with Conversion of Newsprint Machine at Bruck Mill to Containerboard
4/29: International Paper Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
4/30: Resolute Forest Products Swings to First Quarter 2021 Profit
4/30: Zanders Paper Discontinues Business Operations; to Go Into Full Liquidation

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