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Greenpac Mill in the United States to install containerboard line from Metso

Manik Seth
Metso will supply a containerboard production line to Greenpac Mill LLC to their new mill site in Niagara Falls, NY, in the United States. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. The value of the order is approximately EUR 65 million. Metso's delivery will include a complete linerboard machine from headbox to roll
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Bilt to pursue USD 330-mn LSE listing next financial year

Manik Seth
BILT will pursue its USD 330-million IPO plans at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the next financial year, after completing its ongoing expansion projects. The company had put on hold IPO plans of its UK subsidiary in April when International Paper announced acquisition of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills at USD 423 million. “The current market condition is not conducive
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ITC, Harita JV to develop biopolymer paper products

Manik Seth
The Northern Technologies International Corporation and Harita NTI (HNTI), a TVS group company, have signed an MoU with ITC Limited to jointly develop and commercialise biopolymer-paper products targeted at the burgeoning consumer goods packaging market in India. Northern Technologies and Harita are manufacturers of sustainable biobased and certified compostable bioplastic materials.
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Trident Ltd: “Nai Udaan Nai Pehchaan”

Manik Seth
Trident recently organized its three day Business Associates Summit themed “Hum Kadum”. During the three day event they recapped last year's performance and planned for the next year. We spoke to Mr. Rajinder Gupta, Chairman, Trident Group & Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Business Head - Trident Paper on various subjects including theme of event, plans ahead, challenges, measuring business performance and
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ITC: Script Changed

Manik Seth
ITC is betting big on the paper industry with major expansions lined up for next five years to double its existing production base supported by extensive farm forestry and waste paper collection initiatives to ensure consistent raw material supply. Recently there were movement at ITC - PSPD wherein Mr. Pradeep Dhobale, CEO of ITC - PSPD was promoted as the
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New sensor measures formation in multi-layer machines

Manik Seth
Voith Paper Automation developed a new sensor called OnV FlocSpotter that is able to mwasure formation directly in a wire section. formation is crucial to quality in the paper manufacturing process. It is decisive for the uniformity of the paper structure. If it fluctuates, it will leave an impact on other quality parameters. Accordingly, sufficient stiffness and good printability are
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New technology for reliable web break detection

Manik Seth
It's no secret that the web break detectors available in the market today do not function 100% reliably in single-tier dryer sections. They cause problems, e.g., if there is too little color contrast between the paper web and the dryer fabric. In addition, false detections occur with transparent paper webs, for example with low basis weight or with high moisture
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