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April 21, 2017

Brazil’s wood panel exports increased in the first two months of 2017

Brazil’s wood-based panel exports increased in the first two months of 2017. In the first two months of the year 174,000 cubic metres of wood-based panels were exported, a 40% increase compared to the same period in 2016.Between January to February 2017 export revenue from the entire forestry sector...
April 21, 2017

Biesse Group acquires Avant

Biesse Group, has acquired control of Avant, a company specialized in the development of software for the integration and supervision of machining lines and working cells.Avant’s applications are able to automatically manage all the information of the manufacturing process, from cutting to edgebandi...
April 21, 2017

Arctic Paper appoints Per Skoglund as president of its Management Board and CEO

The Supervisory Board of Arctic Paper S.A. has appointed Per Skoglund as President of the Management Board and CEO, and Małgorzata Majewska-Śliwa as Management Board Member.The Supervisory Board has also decided to create an Executive Team made up – aside from the CEO and CFO – of people currently s...
April 21, 2017

Sonoco increases common stock dividend by 5.4%

The Board of Directors of Sonoco declared a $.39 per share quarterly common stock dividend, a 5.4% increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $.37 per share.According to Jack Sanders, president and CEO, this is the 35th consecutive year that Sonoco has grown common stock dividends and the 368t...
April 21, 2017

Clearwater Paper reports 1Q net sales of $437.5 million

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Clearwater Paper Corporation reported financial results for the 1Q 2017.The company reported net sales of $437.5 million for the 1Q 2017, essentially flat with net sales of $437.2 million for the 1Q 2016.Net earnings determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, fo...
April 21, 2017

Peru's particleboard imports fall 4.6%

During the first two months of this year the value of Peru's particleboard imports fell 4.6% compared to the same period last year. In the period January - February 2017 Chile was the main supplier of particleboard to Peru, as ITTO reported.While Chile maintained its rank as the top supplier, in the...
April 21, 2017

Swedish Forest Agency: Sawlog prices fell by 2% in 1Q

Average delivery prices of sawlog in Sweden fell by 2% in the 1Q 2017 compared with previous quarter. The sawlog prices fell by 3% in region South, 2% in region North and was unchanged in region Middle, as the Swedish Forest Agency said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In total price...
April 21, 2017

Heinola to supply a new chamber kilns to AS Toftan in Vorumaa, Estonia

AS Toftan from Vorumaa, Estonia, invests again in Heinola's high-class chamber kilns. This kiln order is already second from AS Toftan to Heinola within one year, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.These six new chamber kilns type HCHD from Heinola Sawmill Machinery...
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