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Industry watch offers a look into the latest trends, newest innovations and new product development taking in the pulp and paper industry around the globe.

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Helping to Save the Planet – PIECE BY PIECE

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Sun Paper’s Honghe mill, based in Shandong Province, China, needed a tailor-made handling system to process rejects from two OCC production lines feeding its PM 31 and PM 32 papermachines. ANDRITZ successfully delivered one system in 2016 which has been quickly followed by a second. When the Chinese central government...
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China’s Containerboard Modernization

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By Neo Wu, Senior Consultant, Fisher International Over the past two to three years, China has announced tens of million tons of new containerboard capacity which makes people wonder: as a regional containerboard producer, can China really consume all this new capacity? Is this a signal of overcapacity? How will...
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GST and Paper Industry, an Optimistic Stance

Manik Seth
The Indian paper makers feel that GST, through its sincere implementation, would surely have an overall positive impact along with noticeable outcomes such as improving the cost competitiveness, competitiveness against imports, higher tax compliance, undercutting of unorganized sector, greater cash flow, etc. Some however also feel that rate on the...
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JK Paper to Continue Exploring Inorganic Growth Possibilities

Manik Seth
Four-Five mills in India at present may offer attractive propositions in the line of JK’s inorganic growth strategy. Companies other than JK, venture capital firms, and private equity firms are also willing to invest in such acquisitions. As the non-binding buyout offer by JK Paper Ltd to buy two units...
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European Paper Industry Unveils Major Investment Agenda to Drive Towards Its 2050 Vision

Manik Seth
CEPI foresees 40 percent more investment to transform industry and lead the low-carbon bioeconomy in Europe. At the 18th edition of annual event European Paper Week, CEPI’s new Director General Slyvain Lhôte and its Chairman, Peter Oswald (CEO Mondi Group, Europe & International Division) outlined industry’s ambitious investment agenda towards...
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