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2014-04-15 12:31:40

Winner to Accept Award June 10 at RISI's Asian Pulp and Paper Conference SHANGHAI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry today announced that Ms. Cheung Yan, Chairlady of Nine Dragons Paper (ND Paper), has been named Asian CEO of the Year for 2014. The award will be presented to Ms. Cheung at RISI's 15(th) annual Asian Pulp and Paper Conference at the Swissotel Grand Hotel in Shanghai, June 9-11, 2014....

2014-03-27 08:37:22

US $ MONTREAL, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced a $105 million upgrade to its Calhoun, Tennessee, pulp and paper mill, including the installation of a modern continuous pulp digester and other wood chip processing equipment. When completed by mid-2016, the project will contribute to significantly lower the mill's costs, increase its pulp capacity and improve the mill's versatility. "This investment will make a...

2014-03-24 23:23:48

Cellulose ether market report classifies the global market on the basis of the applications of different cellulose ethers and derivatives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cellulose-ethers-market-782.html) (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The report “Cellulose Ethers Market By Derivative & Application – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2017” analyzes cellulose ether market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographical regions such as...

2014-03-24 23:23:34

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Lignin Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/lignin-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Lignin is a complex polymer abundantly found in plant tissues. In other words, lignin is the fibrous part of the plant. It stores large quantities of solar energy and is responsible for water...

2014-03-24 08:31:57

Grades use up to 50% less fiber as well as less energy and fewer chemicals MONTREAL, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) continues to expand its Align(TM) brand of environmentally responsible and budget-friendly papers by adding two more superbrite grades, Hybrid and Alternative, to the company's existing offerings of Ecopaque, Equal Offset and Resolute Max. "We now offer five different eco-friendly grades in multiple...

2014-03-11 23:24:03

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The Global Market for Nanocellulose to 2020" report to its research store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The commercial development of nanocellulose over the last few years has mainly been driven by the ever-increasing prices of petroleum and the high-energy intensity in production of chemicals and synthetic polymers. Today there is a substantial amount of research on nanostructured cellulose, and commercial development is now underway with some...

2014-02-26 08:27:55

DUBLIN, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg4bsm/china_cellulose ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Cellulose Ether Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the Chinese Cellulose Ether Industry' is a professional and in-depth research report on the cellulose ether industry in China. The report first provides basic...

2014-02-20 08:33:55

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) announces the completion of a $29 million investment at the company's North Charleston, SC, paper mill. The primary project in this investment was the replacement of the press section on No. 3 Paper Machine which improves the capability and efficiency of producing Ultra High Performance (UPL) lightweight linerboard grades. The new press section was supplied by PMT Italia. The...

Duckweed Has Potential As Biofuel Source
2014-02-19 15:07:45

DOE/Joint Genome Institute Duckweed is a tiny floating plant that's been known to drive people daffy. It's one of the smallest and fastest-growing flowering plants that often becomes a hard-to-control weed in ponds and small lakes. But it's also been exploited to clean contaminated water and as a source to produce pharmaceuticals. Now, the genome of Greater Duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza) has given this miniscule plant's potential as a biofuel source a big boost. In a paper published...

2014-02-17 16:21:41

MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) announced a five-year renewal of the master collective agreement covering four unionized U.S. pulp and paper mills. Unionized employees voted overwhelmingly to ratify the agreement at mills in Augusta, Georgia; Calhoun, Tennessee; Catawba, South Carolina; and Coosa Pines, Alabama, effective as of February 14, 2014. "At Resolute, we believe in succeeding together, where every member's...