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TAPPI Honors Seven New Fellows for 2009

TAPPI will recognize seven outstanding professionals for their contributions to TAPPI, and to the pulp, paper, and packaging industries, by designating them as TAPPI Fellows. The title TAPPI Fellow is an honorary one bestowed on less than one percent of TAPPI's membership, and is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contributions to the industry and/or the...

SCA to Cut 2200 Jobs & Close Plants in Europe

SCA said that it has initiated an "efficiency improvement program" that is expected to reduce annual costs by SEK 1.07 billion. According to SCA, demand in Europe has fallen by 10% and the industry is struggling with high producer inventories and pressure on both liner and corrugated board prices....

Nippon Paper to shut 15 paper and paper board machines

Nippon Paper Group announced that it will shut 15 paper and paperboard machines in response to the recent sharp decline in demand. The Group has been compelled to operate below capacity to meet demand decreases, however, it has decided to consolidate its production at more efficient machines to raise the operating rates....

Minerals Tech to build a satellite PCC plant for BILT

Minerals Technologies Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Specialty Minerals Inc., has entered into an agreement with Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) to construct a satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) facility at BILT's BallarshahUnit in the state ofMaharashtra, India. The facility will produce approximately 65,000 metric tons of PCC per year and supply the paper-filling needs of the Ballarshah pulp...