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Link: Stora Enso not concerned by slowing Chinese growth; Beihai packaging mill set to reach full production of 450,000 tonnes 18-24 months; 220,000 tonnes BCTMP line up & running

(Stockholm, Sweden, Nov 17, 2016) Finnish pulp, paper and board maker Stora Enso expects to sign its first orders for food packaging boards from a new mill in China shortly and is not concerned by slowing Chinese growth, its chief executive told Reuters.
Chief Executive Karl-Henrik Sundstrom said he was confident the new 800-million euro ($855 million) consumer board factory in Beihai, China would reach full production of 450,000 tonnes in 18-24 months from its start-up in May as planned.

Beihai pulp mill, China
And the slowing Chinese economy has not changed his positive outlook for food packaging.
Additionally, Stora Enso has started up its new 220,000 tonne/yr BCTMP line at Beihai mill in China.
To read complete article Go To: Stora Enso nearing orders from new China food packaging mill (Source: Reuters)
Cover Image: Stora Enso’s consumer board and pulp mill in Beihai, China (courtesy Stora Enso)

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DS Smith Completes Acquisition of Deku-Pack in Denmark; obtains €3.2M financing to develop Hungarian operations

(London, Sept. 5, 2016) DS Smith said that it has completed the acquisition of

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Multimedia: Learn why corrugated looks better and is safer

(USA, Sept. 2016) The benefits of corrugated packaging. Go To: http://bit.ly/27sFc79 And know why corrugated

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NIB and Finnvera to finance Fibria’s eucalyptus pulp mill

(Sao Paulo, August 29, 2016) Loan agreement on a $225 million (Euro 199 million)

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Andritz to deliver recycled paper plant and PM approach to Pro-Gest

(Graz, Austria, August 30, 2016) The paper machine is targeted to produce 550,000 tons

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Hungary’s UgrinPack to expand, modernize plant

(Budapest, August 29, 2016) Hungary-based cardboard packaging maker Dunapack Kft has secured an investment

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Rottneros leads European project for bio-based packaging

(Sweden, Sept. 01, 2016) Rottneros Packaging AB and Rottneros Bruk AB are participating in

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Weyerhaeuser completes sale of liquid packaging board business

(USA, Sept. 01, 2016) Weyerhaeuser has 280,000 tons of liquid packaging board capacity at

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New Capacities: Fibria’s BEK capacity set to rise from 1.95M tonnes/yr to 3.25M

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 29, 2016) Brazilian pulp major recently announced that work on

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Greycon (UK) revolutionises cartonboard production

(London, UK, August 30, 2016) In January 2016, Greycon implemented their world renowned system

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VPK Paper starts up PM6 in Belgium after rebuild

(Helsinki, August 30, 2016) Valmet announced that it successfully completed a comprehensive rebuild of

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Total U.S. Boxboard Production Down 2.5% in July

(Washington DC, August 18, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released its

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Valmet to supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper; will enable improved board quality

(Helsinki, Finland, August 11, 2016) Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda

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2Q/16 Global HW Pulp Market Review: improved market; widening HW – SW gap supported hardwood price hikes

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 25, 2016) Following a challenging beginning of year, demand for

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Voith breakthrough with startup of Sun Paper’s new testliner project

(Heidenheim, Germany, July 28, 2016) Sun Paper, one of the leading paper makers in

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Brazil’s pulp exports increased by 16.1 per cent in 1H 2016

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 01, 2016) The balance of trade for the Brazilian planted

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Report: Retail Ready Packaging Offers Advantages over Traditional Packaging

(Cleveland, USA, July 20, 2016) Demand for retail ready packaging is forecast to increase

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Kotkamills starts up new consumer board machine, BM2, in Finland; capacity 400,000 t/yr of Nordic folding boxboard and recyclable barrier board

(Helsinki, July 22, 2016) Kotkamills’ new consumer board machine, BM2, has started production in

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Graphic Packaging Second Quarter 2016 Net Sales Up on Acquisitions

(USA, July 26, 2016) Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), a leading provider of packaging

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UK-based packaging major DS Smith acquires Creo Retail Marketing

(London, June 23, 2016) DS Smith on June 23 acquired Creo Retail Marketing Ltd

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M&As: Weyerhaeuser to Sell Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon Paper Industries for $285 Million

(USA, June 16, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company [June 16] announced an agreement to sell its

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Capacities: Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in China

(Helsinki / Shanghai, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill

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10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

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10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

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Pulp Review: strong US$ resulting in significant pressure on pulp & paper pricing, says BMO report; pulp prices forecast to be stable in 2016

(Montreal, Canada, December 23) The December 2015 issue of BMO Capital Markets’ monthly commodity

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