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JK Paper to Setup Valmet’s Board Machine at its Fort Songadh Mill

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The 4250-mm-wide (wire) board machine will produce folding boxboard, solid bleached board (SBS) as well as cup and barrier board grades. September 12, 2019 Valmet will supply a board machine with an extensive automation and Industrial Internet package for JK Paper Limited’s Fort Songadh Mill in India. By investing in...
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Valmet Introduces New Inline Optical Total Consistency and Ash Measurement

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Valmet OC2R offers the possibility to measure ash in recycled pulp manufacturing applications as well as general stock preparation applications in paper, tissue and board. September 5, 2019 Valmet has launched a new Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC2R), which has been developed for recycled pulp manufacturing applications, as well...
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Papcel Files for Insolvency Due to High Debts

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According to David Dostál, Papcel was practically paralyzed by shareholder disputes for a significant part of last year. September 10, 2019 Papcel, a Czech paper and papermaking machines manufacturer has filed an insolvency petition. As per the media reports, the Litovel-based company filed an insolvency petition due to high debts....
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Mitsubishi Launches Metallised Inkjet Paper for Extraordinary Labels

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It is suitable for water-based inkjet printing (dye and pigment inks), compatible with latex inks and gives ‘optimum performance’ in the self-adhesive production process including labeling. July 8, 2019 Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has launched a metallic-silver-gloss inkjet paper, developed for water-based inkjet printing, suitable for self-adhesive label applications including packaging....
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China-based Global Win Wickliffe to Invest USD 200 Million in US Paper Mill

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The mill has been officially renamed Phoenix Paper Wickliffe LLC. August 21, 2019 China’s Global Win Wickliffe has secured some USD 200 million from the Bank of China to invest in expanding its paper mill in Ballard County, in the US state of Kentucky, the Chinese investor acquired on behalf...
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Ministry of Finance Rejects Demand for Rollback of Customs Duty on Newsprint

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There was no import duty on newsprint so far. August 20, 2019 Rejecting demands for the rollback of import duty on the paper used for printing newspapers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that the 10% customs duty on imported newsprint was imposed to promote domestic manufacturers and the importers will...
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