1. Articles in category: Paper Manufacturing

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    1. Super Bowl LI, Patriots vs. Falcons: Hazen Paper of Holyoke again makes gameday program shine

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      Super Bowl LI, Patriots vs. Falcons: Hazen Paper of Holyoke again makes gameday program shine

      Family-owned Hazen once again created the 3-D holographic image of the Vince Lombardi Trophy that graces the cover of the official in-stadium gameday program. In this year's image, the familiar Lombardi Trophy emerges in three dimensions from the roman numerals LI, representing the 51st Super Bowl game. The background is a starry night sky with a blue-green background that only comes out as the program is tilted into the light.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Holyoke Gas & Electric   Hazen Paper

    2. To bodly go: Hazen Paper Co. wins award for Star Trek packaging

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      To bodly go: Hazen Paper Co. wins award for Star Trek packaging

      Not quite a commendation from Starfleet command, but Hazen Paper Co. has earned praise from the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators for its work on the packaging for for "Star Trek: The Original Series, The Complete Series Remastered." The display case for for the DVD release of the classic sci-fi TV series won the association's marketing award in the nonfood packaging category. Hazen, founded in 1925 and still family owned, is famous for its holographic papers, which display 3-D images when held up to the light. The company also makes covers for each year's Super Bowl ...

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    3. Hazen Paper of Holyoke continues Super Bowl tradition; once again has made holographic program cover | masslive.com

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      Hazen Paper of Holyoke continues Super Bowl tradition; once again has made holographic program cover | masslive.com

      Hazen Paper has had a hand in Super Bowl programs for the last 15 years and since 2006 has done the three-dimensional holographic work within the company and in Holyoke, said company president John H. Hazen.  Keeping the work within Hazen Paper is crucial to turning projects like the Super Bowl programs around on tight deadlines, Hazen explained. Other customers, from poster printers to packaging companies, require similarly tight turnarounds.  'I think that is the only way to survive as a manufacturer in North America,' John Hazen said. 'So much has left for overseas. But the logistics are so difficult.'

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    4. Mohawk paper company announces grand opening of South Hadley envelope manufacturing center | masslive.com

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      Mohawk paper company announces grand opening of South Hadley envelope manufacturing center | masslive.com

      Mohawk Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas D. O'Connor will attend and lead a tour of the facility.  Town officials worked diligently with the company to locate the envelope center here.  'Here is a case where South Hadley, out of pure will, competed and was successful in drawing a company which was much sought after. Congratulations South Hadley,' town administrator Michael Sullivan said.  'The presence of Mohawk Fine Paper has created, and will continue to grow jobs which will benefit South Hadley, and beyond,' he said. 'Mohawk has already established themselves as a good community partner - helping with the ...

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    5. Grateful Dead 3-D poster made by WMass companies | masslive.com

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      Grateful Dead 3-D poster made by WMass companies | masslive.com

      For local companies Hazen Paper in Holyoke a friend of the Grateful Dead is a customer of theirs.  Hazen and AM Lithography teamed up to create a 3-D poster commemorating the band's 50th anniversary and a series of 'Fare Thee Well' concerts in California and Chicago.  Founded in 1925, Hazen Paper is a paper converter, manufacturing a number of products for the printing and packaging industries. It is most famous for Holo-Lens technology which allows them to produce three-dimensional and truly holographic shapes and complex artistic designs on two-dimensional pieces of paper. Besides the Dead, it has made covers ...

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    6. Mohawk Fine Papers up and running making envelopes in South Hadley | masslive.com

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      Mohawk Fine Papers up and running making envelopes in South Hadley | masslive.com

      New York -based Mohawk Fine Papers already has 20 employees working at its new envelope factory on Gaylord Street in South Hadley with plans to add two more shifts, and another 40 employees by the end of summer, said company CEO Thomas D. O'Connor Jr..  His company got into the envelope business because it was already delivering other types of fine printing and office papers to companies that bought envelopes from competitors.

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    7. Mohawk CEO Joins Neal to Discuss Future of Fine-paper Industry | BusinessWest

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      Mohawk CEO Joins Neal to Discuss Future of Fine-paper Industry | BusinessWest

      Thomas O’Connor Jr., chairman and CEO of Mohawk, will join U.S. Rep. Richard Neal to discuss the future of the fine-paper industry during the New England Paper Cluster’s annual conference today in Springfield.  The New England Paper Cluster, a regional, nonprofit trade association founded by the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, is comprised of New England-based businesses — including paper mills, packaging companies, and printing companies — that work to promote the regional paper industry.

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    8. 'Paper Cluster' meeting hopes to invigorate old industry with new moves | masslive.com

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      'Paper Cluster' meeting hopes to invigorate old industry with new moves | masslive.com

      The region's paper industry, once so prominent it gave Holyoke its Paper City nickname, is looking to cooperation and innovation as keys to its future growth here.  Industry trade group the New England Paper Cluster plans its first meeting June 22 at The Student Prince Cafe and The Fort Dining Room. Attendees will hear from U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal and from Thomas O'Connor, CEO of Mohawk Fine Papers, a New York company developing a new $2 million-envelope factory on Gaylord Street in South Hadley.  'Papermaking has a long and storied history in the valley,' said Ben ...

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Congressman Richard E. Neal   Student Prince

    9. Southworth Co.'s Paperlogic hopes innovative nanocellulose papers keep Turners Falls mill busy | masslive.com

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      Southworth Co.'s Paperlogic hopes innovative nanocellulose papers keep Turners Falls mill busy | masslive.com

      Tiny fibers might turn into big business for Paperlogic, a unit of Southworth Co., as it searches for new products to keep its 120-year-old paper mill in Turners Falls busy and its workers employed as it exits the office paper business.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    10. Holyoke beginning $250,000 assessment of old Parsons Paper mill with aim of marketing the site

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      Holyoke beginning $250,000 assessment of old Parsons Paper mill with aim of marketing the site

      Established in 1853, Parsons Paper Co. was the first paper company in a city that came to be called the Paper City, for the mills devoted to that endeavor, and now a $250,000 review is underway to make the ravaged site marketable again. "Essentially, it's looking at soil conditions where one would suspect contaminants could have accumulated due to prior operations of the paper mill site. It really depends on what is found," Marcos A. Marrero, director of the city Department of Planning and Economic Development, said in an email Friday (Oct. 17).

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      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    11. Wisconsin-based developer buys vacant mills in Lee and Lenox Dale

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      Wisconsin-based developer buys vacant mills in Lee and Lenox Dale

      A Wisconsin-based development company has bought three vacant paper mills in western Massachusetts and is talking with local officials and others about how to use the properties. Niagara Worldwide of Niagara, Wisconsin, bought the Columbia and Greylock mills in Lee and the Niagara Mill in Lenox Dale. The sale prices weren't disclosed.

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    12. Hazen Paper plans to sell Great Barrington facility, then lease it back without interrupting production | masslive

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      Hazen Paper plans to sell Great Barrington facility, then lease it back without interrupting production | masslive

      Hazen Paper Co. is looking for an investor/buyer to purchase its Great Barrington production facility then lease it back to them without interrupting production or warehousing operations there.  The leaseback sale will enable Hazen to divest from ownership of the real estate and re-invest the proceeds into the company’s various paper divisions which include laminating, coating and metallizing operations and its large format holographic design and manufacturing facility in Holyoke, Hazen Paper Co. said in a news release.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    13. New England makes Super Bowl XLVIII: Program cover created at Holyoke's Hazen Paper Co.

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      New England makes Super Bowl XLVIII: Program cover created at Holyoke's Hazen Paper Co.

      Throughout the company headquarters here, evidence of Hazen’s reach into the marketplace can be seen hanging on the walls or in display cases. There are examples of flashy lottery tickets from around the world, packaging for Titleist golf balls, Crown Royal, Giorgio Armani’s fragrance, Gio.  “The mall is a great place to walk around,” said Charles J. Sheehan, director of workforce development. 'We did this, and we did that and we did it in Holyoke.’  Hollywood is well-represented as well. Hazen’s first major successes in its new holographic venture came in 2007 when it was selected to ...

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    14. Hazen Paper Company in Holyoke produces dazzling products

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      Hazen Paper Company in Holyoke produces dazzling products

      Hazen Paper Company President John H. Hazen talks about the company's premiere products and the outlook for 2014 at the Holyoke Massachusetts plant.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    15. Southworth's Paperlogic unit in Turners Falls looks for new paper markets

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      Southworth's Paperlogic unit in Turners Falls looks for new paper markets

      Mike Bilodeau, director of the process development center at the University of Maine at Orono. Southworth and Paperlogic are working with Bilodeau's team and with researchers at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst . For most of its life, the Southworth Co. mill on the power canal here was Esleeck Paper Co. and famous for its onionskin typing paper. Onionskin was tough, translucent and lightweight, perfect for the emerging technologies: the typewriter, carbon paper and airmail. Try finding it on an office-supply shelf today. "Nobody uses carbon paper anymore," said Ken Schelling, mill manger for the Southworth Co. "So they ...

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Northampton

    16. Paper or plastic? West Springfield's FiberMark develops new paper products to replace plastic | masslive

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      Paper or plastic? West Springfield's FiberMark develops new paper products to replace plastic | masslive

      FiberMark chief executive officer Anthony P.D. MacLaurin can strip down his company’s corporate strategy to one simple statement. “Replace plastic,” he says.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    17. TigerPress cuts ribbon for new East Longmeadow plant

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      TigerPress cuts ribbon for new East Longmeadow plant

      He gave a tour of TigerPress' new 100,000 square-foot, $8 million plant at 50 Industrial Drive in East Longmeadow. Shafii said he didn’t get tax inducements to locate in East Longmeadow. The building was already there.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Westfield State University

    18. Westfield welcomes Appalachian Press; printing company to bring jobs, tax revenue to 'Whip City'

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      Westfield welcomes Appalachian Press; printing company to bring jobs, tax revenue to 'Whip City'

      An empty manufacturing plant has found new life as a printing facility here with the arrival of Appalachian Press, which relocated from Lee and will contribute jobs and property taxes to the city.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican   Daniel M. Knapik

    19. Holyoke based Hazen Paper remains a major player when it comes to Super Bowl 46

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      Holyoke based Hazen Paper remains a major player when it comes to Super Bowl 46

      Holyoke is called the Paper City because for over a century the paper industry was the back-bone of the cities economy. While most of the paper industry has gone by the waist-side, Hazen Paper continues to flourish.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican   Hazen Paper

    20. InteliCoat Technologies in South Hadley awarded NETAAC grant to remain competitive in global economy

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      InteliCoat Technologies in South Hadley awarded NETAAC grant to remain competitive in global economy InteliCoat Technologies, the South Hadley-based coated paper manufacturer, is among them. But that adversity is what helped the company receive a recent $150,000 grant from the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, which will be used to stay competitive in an ever-complex global economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Congressman Richard E. Neal   IntelliCoat

    21. Voices of the Valley: John Hazen, Hazen Paper Co.

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      Voices of the Valley: John Hazen, Hazen Paper Co. The business was founded by my grandfather John N. Hazen in 1925. The company is a paper converter and a paper decorator, and has been since the beginning. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican   Hazen Paper

    22. InteliCoat taps $150K NETAAC grant to go lean, go cloud - Mass High Tech Business News

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      InteliCoat Technologies Inc. has won a $150,000 grant from the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (NETAAC), which the company says it will use to streamline its operations and manufacturing processes and implement a cloud CRM strategy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IntelliCoat

    23. Paper mill bounces back - Berkshire Eagle Online

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      Paper mill bounces back - Berkshire Eagle Online Last month, the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development honored Onyx as its top performer for job retention and expansion this year in Western Massachusetts, an award well deserved according to state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli. "I call Onyx a rags-to-riches story," said Pignatelli. Onyx Specialty Papers has bucked a trend in Lee that began three years ago, when MeadWestvaco began the exodus of paper mill jobs from the once mostly blue-collar town. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development

    24. MCRC announces investment in Hazen Paper Company

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      MCRC is pleased to announce a new investment in Hazen Paper Company. Founded in 1925, Hazen is a world-class paper converter specializing in film and foil laminations, gravure printing, specialty coating, and embossing. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Hazen Paper

    25. Economic Development Council promotes WMass businesses | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

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      Economic Development Council promotes WMass businesses | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com In 2010, the Economic Development Council will focus on initiatives that merge our “Homefield Advantage” goals with our (international and domestic) corporate attraction goals. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael Graney   The Republican   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

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