Tranlin, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd. (a Chinese pulp and paper company), officially broke ground on October 22 for its first U.S. operation — a $2 billion manufacturing facility. Tranlin's investment is located in Chesterfield, Virginia and will generate more than 2,000 direct jobs in Virginia by 2020, the company said. Tranlin's Chesterfield County facility will use the company's innovative, proprietary technology to produce tree-free, natural color, straw fiber paper tissue products made exclusively from agricultural field waste such as wheat straw and corn stalks. In addition, Tranlin will produce humus-based organic fertilizer products using residues from the papermaking process.
Effective on or after October 1, 2018, will be implementing a 5% price increase on the following products: C2S Folio Text/Cover, Sheets/Rolls; C2S/C1S Knight Board Sheets/Rolls; Cast Coated Sheets/Rolls; Pro Digital Text/Cover, Sheets/Rolls; Neo Knight Digital Text/Cover, Sheets/Rolls.
This increase applies to all Basis Weights, Finishes, Mill Brand, and Private Brand products. Standard differentials and upcharges will continue to apply.