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Paper Industry News – June 2021

6/1: International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Corrugated Packaging Business in Turkey
6/1: Port Hawkesbury Paper Certifies to New Forest Stewardship Council National Standard
6/1: Asaleo Care's Shareholders Accept Essity's Offer to Acquire Remaining Shares in the Company
6/1: Finnpulp Calls for Annulment of the Supreme Administrative Court's Decision
6/2: WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes
6/2: Clearwater Paper Announces Closure of Neenah, Wisconsin Tissue Mill
6/2: ABB Awarded Collaborative Manufacturing Execution System Agreement from Sappi
6/3: Metsä Board's Simulation and Testing Services Help Develop Secure Pharma Packaging
6/3: Thiele Kaolin Company Announces Global Price Increase for Kaolin Products
6/3: Red Leaf Pulp to Build $350 Million Wheat Straw Pulp Mill in Regina, Saskatchewan
6/4: Smurfit Kappa Acquires Corrugated Packaging Company Cartones del Pacifico in Peru
6/4: Buckman Announces Price Increases For All Product Offerings
6/7: Verso Corporation Names Brian D. Cullen Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
6/7: ND Paper Names Tom Pazdera as VP and GM of Rumford Division
6/9: Twin Rivers Paper's New York Mills Receive FSSC 22000 Certification for Food Packaging
6/10: Smurfit Kappa Completes EUR 12 Million Investment at Bag-in-Box Plant in Ibi, Spain
6/10: Mondi Announces Price Increases for Uncoated Fine Paper Grades
6/10: Valmet Strengthens Its Environmental Systems Business with Two Acquisitions
6/10: Stora Enso to Invest EUR 47 Million Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla Mills
6/11: Norske Skog to Close Tasman Newsprint Mill in New Zealand and Sell Mill Assets
6/11: Resolute Announces Capital Investments of $50 Million in Its Wood Products Operations
6/14: Paper Excellence Builds Prince Albert Team as Work Continues to Restart Pulp Mill
6/15: Lecta Increases Prices of Thermal and Carbonless Papers for New Orders
6/15: Reno De Medici Acquires Recycled Board Producer Eska Group
6/15: Valmet to Supply a Major Pulp and Board Technology Delivery to Klabin in Brazil
6/15: AF&PA Announces Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future
6/16: Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for All Sublimation and Inkjet Grades by 8-15%
6/16: New Study Says Folding Carton Packaging Market Set to Boom to $172 billion in 2026
6/16: Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments increased 11 Percent in May 2021
6/17: Sappi North America Agrees to Sell Its Hydroelectric Assets to Dichotomy Power
6/17: WestRock Introduces EverGrow Fiber-Based Produce Packaging Collection
6/17: ABB to Supply Arctic Paper's Grycksbo Mill in Sweden with New Drive and Automation System
6/17: Stora Enso Completes Co-Determination Negotiations at Veitsiluoto Site
6/18: Stora Enso Starts New Dispersion Barrier Line at Forshaga Site in Sweden
6/18: Total U.S. Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Shipments Increased Five Percent in May 2021
6/22: Peterson Real Assets Announces Equity Investment in Crossroads Paper
6/22: AF&PA Urges Governor Mills to Veto Maine’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging
6/22: Greif Announces CEO and Board of Director Transition Plan
6/22: MM Group to Sell Eerbeek and Baiersbronn Cartonboard Mills to Investment Firm for EUR 104.6 Million
6/23: Greif Announces $50 Per Ton Price Increase on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades
6/23: Valmet to Supply Two New Containerboard Machines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in China
6/23: Sonoco Announces Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores in the U.S. and Canada
6/23: SCA to Increase Prices on Its White and Brown Kraftliner in Europe
6/23: Mondi to Invest EUR 125 Million in Its Powerflute Mill in Kuopio, Finland
6/24: WestRock Commits to Emissions Reductions; Pledges to Set a Science-Based Target
6/25: Valmet and Red Leaf Pulp Sign Exclusive Teaming Agreement for New Pulp Technology
6/25: SWM International to Increase Prices for its Engineered Papers Portfolio
6/28: PSSMA Names Frederick Moeller, Bancroft Bag, as New Chairman
6/29: ANDRITZ to Rebuild Board Machine for MM Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria
6/29: PCMC Names Steven Charapata as Aftermarket Sales Executive
6/29: Greif Announces 6% Price Increase on all Paper Tubes, Cores, and Protective Packaging Products
6/30: Kadant to Acquire German Blade Manufacturer Joh. Clouth for EUR 78 Million
6/30: Smurfit Kappa Opens New Testing Laboratory for eCommerce Packaging in the UK

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