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Paper Industry News – July 2021

7/1: Stora Enso Completes Employee Talks Related to Closure of Kvarnsveden Paper Mill in Sweden
7/1: Pregis to Invest $14 Million in New Production Facility for Recyclable All-Paper Cushioned Mailers
7/1: Voith to Supply Asia Symbol with One Million TPY Board Machine in China
7/2: DS Smith Recycling Appoints Andy Berrisford as Managing Director for UK
7/2: Valmet Completes Acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group
7/2: Neenah Announces Significant Operational Changes
7/5: Cascades to Sell Its Stake in RDM Group for EUR 315 Million
7/6: Platinum Equity to Acquire Water Treatment Company Solenis for $5.25 Billion
7/6: Essity to Invest EUR 11 Million to Increase Recycling Capacity of Food and Beverage Cartons in France
7/7: Smurfit Kappa Completes Acquisition of Folding Carton Producer Cartonbox in Mexico
7/7: Sappi Limited's Marjorie Boles Named CIO of the Year
7/8: BillerudKorsnäs Launches Two New Lightweight Cartonboard Grades
7/8: Mayr-Melnhof Packaging Investing EUR 35 Million in Neupack Polska
7/8: Sonoco Updates $115 Million Project to Convert Corrugated Medium Machine at Hartsville to URB
7/9: European Paper Industry Delivers on Emission Reduction and Recycling Commitments
7/9: Kipas Kagit Starts-up Voith-Supplied Board Machine PM 2 in Söke, Turkey
7/9: Papierfabrik Palm Successfully Commissions New Containerboard Machine, PM5, in Aalen, Germany
7/12: Valmet to Supply Hayat Kimya with New Tissue Machine in Russia
7/12: PulPac and HSMG Collaborate in Development of Dry Molded Fiber Barrier Technologies
7/13: New-Indy Continues Efforts to Resolve Odor in the Vicinity of Its Catawba Mill in South Carolina
7/13: Voith to Convert PM 1 at Norske Skog's Golbey Mill to Production of Containerboard
7/13: Paper Excellence Receives $1.95 Billion of Financing Commitments and Reaffirms Domtar Closing Date
7/14: Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for All Graphics Paper Grades
7/14: Kruger Products to Invest $25 Million in AI Project at Its Sherbrooke Tissue Mill
7/14: Verso Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal from Atlas Holdings
7/15: Understanding Forest Inventory & the Importance of Working Forests
7/15: Paper Excellence Proposes $350 Million Transformation of Nova Scotia Kraft Pulp Mill
7/15: Domtar to Restart UFS Paper Machine at Ashdown Mill to Meet Customer Demand
7/19: Forestry Workers Welcome Northern Pulp's $350 Million Proposed Transformation Plan
7/19: Total U.S. Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Shipments Increased Three Percent in June 2021
7/19: Total U.S. Boxboard Monthly Production Remained Essentially Flat in June 2021
7/19: U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Nine Percent in June 2021
7/19: Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Increased 10 Percent in June 2021
7/20: Sappi Europe Announces Further Price Increases for Speciality Paper Grades
7/20: Cepi Says New Forest Strategy Misses Opportunity to Maximise Climate Mitigation Effect of Forest-based Sector
7/20: Valmet to Supply Holmen with Hardwood Line Rebuild at Iggesund Mill in Sweden
7/20: DS Smith Announces Proposed Sale of De Hoop Paper Mill in the Netherlands
7/20: Rockwell Automation and Kezzler Partner to Offer End-to-End Cloud-Based Industrial Traceability Solutions
7/21: Beaver Paper Group Announces Price Increase
7/21: Canadian Government Program Awards Mercer Celgar $4.5 Million for Fiber Processing Project
7/21: Stora Enso and Tetra Pak to Invest EUR 29.1 Million in Recycling of Beverage Cartons in Poland
7/21: Indonesia to Firmly Establish 2% Materials Contamination Threshold for Recycled Paper
7/23: Graphic Packaging Launches OptiCycle Line of Non-PE Coated Foodservice Packaging
7/23: Roaring Spring Pulp and Paper Mill May Have New Life
7/26: SCA Reports Strong Second Quarter 2021 Earnings on Pricing, Low Costs
7/26: New Sustainability Initiative from the Paper and Packaging Board Emphasizes Recycling and Healthy Forests
7/27: Sappi Europe Announces Further Price Hikes for Containerboard, Paperboard, Sublimation and Inkjet Grades
7/27: Packaging Corporation of America Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results
7/27: Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results
7/27: Metsä Board Investing EUR 210 Million to Increase Folding Boxboard Capacity at Husum Mill by 200,000 TPY
7/28: CompanyBox Completes Major Expansion, Installs Second HP C500 Press
7/28: Huhtamaki Launches 'Push Tab' Paper, a Renewable Paper-Based Tablet Packaging
7/28: Thiele to Acquire Certain Kaolin Clay Assets from Imerys in North America
7/28: Smurfit Kappa to Acquire Recycled Containerboard Mill, Verzuolo, for EUR 360 Million
7/29: Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Via Separations Partner with U.S. Department of Energy to Enable Energy Efficiency
7/29: BillerudKorsnäs Begins Process to Divest Its Paper Mill in Beetham, UK
7/29: International Paper Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results
7/29: Pactiv Evergreen to Exit Coated Groundwood Paper Business Following Years of Market Decline
7/29: Domtar, Paper Excellence Merger Approved by Stockholders
7/29: Pratt to Build New $400 Million Recycled Containerboard Mill in Kentucky

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