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Mercer International Inc. to acquire one of Germany's largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant

Mercer International Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of one of Germany’s largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant, near Friesau, Germany for approximately $55.1 million plus defined working capital of approximately $9 million. The transactio...
Februar 17, 2017

West Fraser reports 4Q earnings of $79 million

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West Fraser reported earnings of $79 million, or $1.01 basic earnings per share, on sales of $1,107 million in the 4Q 2016 and earnings of $326 million, or $4.06 basic earnings per share, on sales of $4,450 million for 2016. In the 4Q 2016 lumber operations generated operating earning...
Februar 15, 2017

Conifex Timber appoints Janine North Director to its BoD

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that Janine North has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. North has extensive background and experience in the resource sector, particularly in the northern interior region of British Columbia, Canada. Ms. North is the recently retired CEO of the Northern Deve...

Etiketten

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Spain's J. Vilaseca to increase prices for all paper grades

Spanish specialty papermaker J.Vilaseca will increase the price on all its paper grades by Euro 50 per metric ton. The price increase becomes effective March 1, 2017, as PaperAge reports. Carles Torredemer, Sales Manager, said: "The continuous increase in the price of cellulose, energy an...
Februar 20, 2017

UPM Raflatac appoints Massimo Reynaudo as SVP of EMEIA and Sean Heng as VP of APAC

UPM Raflatac has made two key additions to its global management team, with Massimo Reynaudo becoming Senior Vice President of EMEIA and Sean Heng taking the post of Vice President, APAC. Both appointments are effective as of April 3, 2017.Massimo Reynaudo joins UPM from Kimberly Clark where he has ...
Februar 20, 2017

UPM Raflatac launches RafShrink PETG TDO 45 HS shrink sleeve labeling film

UPM Raflatac is expanding its range of high-performance shrink sleeve labeling filmson the European marketwith the introduction of RafShrink PETG TDO 45 HS. RafShrink films can wrap any shape of container, increasing the design possibilities for labeling without compromising productivity, as...

Fußbodenbeläge

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Lumber Liquidators 4Q net sales up 4.3% from year ago to $244.9 million

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Lumber Liquidators' net sales in the 4Q 2016 were $244.9 million, an increase of 4.3% from the 4Q 2015. The Company opened three new stores during the 4Q 2016. Gross margin was 32.9% in the 4Q 2016, compared with 23% in the prior year period, as the company said in the press release received...
Februar 20, 2017

Setra buys industrial property from IKEA Industry in Malå, Sweden

Setra is acquiring the property Rubanken 2 from IKEA Industry Malå AB. The facility is suitable for wood processing and is adjacent to Setra’s sawmill in Malå, Sweden, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“The acquisition enables Setra to expand and develop our proces...
Februar 7, 2017

Kährs Group to supply wood flooring to NCC’s Nordic operations

Kährs Group, a world-leading Swedish manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has signed an agreement to supply wood flooring to NCC’s Nordic operations. Under the agreement, Kährs Group will deliver wood flooring to NCC’s new construction projects and renovation projects in th...

hochkalandriertes Papier

Februar 16, 2017

Stora Enso plans to shut down one SC paper machine at Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden

Stora Enso will start co-determination negotiations with employees at its Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including a permanent closure of paper machine (PM) 8. The planned actions would affect a maximum of 140 employees, as the company says in the press ...
November 17, 2016

Catalyst Paper's 3Q sales down 7.4% year-over-year to C$502.7 million ($374.8 million)

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Catalyst Paper Corporation reported significantly improved operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016 despite a non-cash impairment write-down of $186.4 million ($139 million) on fixed assets at its Powell River, Port Alberni and Crofton paper mills resulting in a $185 million ($138 ...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

Februar 10, 2017

Cedar Creek names Robin Brockner as General Manager of its Madison Distribution Center

Cedar Creek names Robin Brockner as General Manager of Madison Distribution Center in Wisconsin, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Robin joined Cedar Creek in 2013 as a Territory Sales Manager. Previous to starting with Cedar Creek, Robin received his BS in Sociolo...
Februar 7, 2017

Sonoco announces price increase for molded wooden plugs in North America

The Reels Division of Sonoco announced it is implementing a general price increase for both new and recycled molded wooden plugs in the United States and Canada. Sonoco has not increased prices for its plug products since 2011. The price increase is expected to be in the range of 6-8%. “...
Januar 11, 2017

Stora Enso invests Euro 12 million in biocomposite granules in Hylte, Sweden

Stora Enso is investing Euro 12 million to build a new production line that will manufacture biocomposite granules at Hylte Mill in Sweden, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Biocomposite granules enable the use of renewable wood to substitute a large portion of the...

Holzchemie

Januar 31, 2017

Kraton announces global SIS price increase

Kraton Corporation announces a general price increase of $330 USD/MT on all Kraton SIS polymers. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will begin to take effect February 1, 2017. Kraton Corporation is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, ...
Januar 25, 2017

Kemira increases prices of pulp & paper FennoSize AKD chemicals in EMEA

Kemira announces a price increase for its Pulp & Paper FennoSize AKD product line in EMEA.The price increase of the AKD sizing chemicals will be approximately 5-10%, depending on the specific formulations and can differ in selected geographies. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as ...
Januar 24, 2017

Buckman appoints Junai Maharaj as new CEO

Buckman announced that Steven B. Buckman, President/CEO, will retire effective April 28, 2017. Steve has led the company’s nine global operating companies for more than 16 years. Junai Maharaj, currently Managing Director of Buckman Europe, Middle East and Africa, will become the CEO of Buckm...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

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Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions.Luke has been promoted from his position as Ilkeston Beams General Manager, and his new role will be aimed primarily at expanding its existing engineered joist offering, and developing ...
Februar 6, 2017

Moelven increased operating profit to NOK 335 million ($40.6 million) in 2016

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Moelven posted a NOK 335 million ($40.6 million) profit on the company's operations in 2016. This is an improvement of the operating profit of NOK 120 million ($14.5 million) compared to the previous year. In 2016 operating revenues increased by 6.8% to NOK 10,350 million ($1.2 billion), compared to...
Januar 11, 2017

Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry sells its wood element business to Lapwall Oy

Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry Metsä Wood sells its wood element business located in Pälkäne, Finland, to Lapwall Oy. The transaction is expected to be finalized by the end of January. Personnel of the wood element business will in its entirety transfer to the new owner’s payroll, as the compa...

Holzplatten

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Cedar Creek expanded into the Grand Rapids, Michigan market

Roseburg Forest Products informed that its partner Cedar Creek recently expanded into the Grand Rapids, Michigan market and will stock Roseburg engineered wood products (EWP).The companieshave successfully partnered in the stocking of the Roseburg Framing System® at other locations. John Wa...
Februar 17, 2017

Segezha Group appoints Kamil Zakirov as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board

Segezha Group appoints Kamil Zakirov as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Former CEO, Sergey Pomelov, will assume the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors, Segezha Group. Kamil Zakirov served as the Head of oilfield service holding Targin, incorporated in Sistema JFSC. ...
Februar 13, 2017

Resolute Forest Products FY 2016 sales drop 3% year-over-year to $3.5 billion

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a net loss for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, of $45 million, compared to a GAAP net loss of $214 million in the same period in 2015. Sales were $889 million in the 4Q 2016, essentially unchanged from the 4Q 2015, as the company said in the press release ...

Holzverarbeitung

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Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions.Luke has been promoted from his position as Ilkeston Beams General Manager, and his new role will be aimed primarily at expanding its existing engineered joist offering, and developing ...
Februar 10, 2017

WoodEye appointed Stefan K.A. Nilsson as new Chief Sales Officer

Stefan K.A. Nilsson took up his new role as Chief Sales Officer of WoodEye AB in Linköping, Sweden, as the company said n the press release received by Lesprom Network.Stefan K.A. Nilsson was acting CSO of WoodEye AB from 1990 to 2009. Following the 19 years at WoodEye Mr. Nilsson has continued his ...
Februar 8, 2017

HOMAG Group increased its stake in BENZ GmbH Werkzeugsysteme to 75%

HOMAG Group AG has increased its stake in BENZ GmbH Werkzeugsysteme, Haslach i.K. and Rheinau, from 51% to 75%. The HOMAG Group plans to take over the remaining 25% stake by the end of 2018, thus becoming sole shareholder. The seller of the shares is the Zimmer Group, Rheinau, which prev...

Hygienisches Papier

Februar 20, 2017

Papyrus completes acquisition of Procurator AB

Papyrus AB has completed its previously announced acquisition of 100% of the shares in Procurator AB. The transaction was completed after approval of the Swedish Competition Authority. At the same time, RoosGruppen AB has become a shareholder in Papyrus together with private equity groups Altor Fund...
Februar 15, 2017

Orchids Paper Products Company's 4Q net sales decreased by 10% to $4.2 million

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Orchids Paper Products Company reported results for the 4Q and year ended December 31, 2016. 4Q 2016 net sales decreased $4.2 million, or 10%, primarily due to heavy promotional activity by brand-competitors and other competitive pressures. FY 2016 net sales decreased $4 million, or 2%. ...
Februar 14, 2017

Domtar reports 4Q sales of $1.3 billion

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Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $47million for the 4Q 2016 compared to net earnings of $59million for the 3Q 2016 and net earnings of $57million for the 4Q 2015. Sales for the 4Q 2016 were $1.3billion, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Oper...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Tieto to deliver a wood and fibre procurement system for Swedish wood processing group Martinsons

Tieto has been entrusted to deliver a comprehensive wood and fibre procurement system for Martinsons, one of Sweden’s largest family owned wood-processing companies. The solution is based on Tieto Integrated Fibre Flow (TIFF), a cloud service providing industry-specific modules for management...
Februar 20, 2017

Catalyst Paper launches new lightweight flexible packaging product line

Catalyst Paper has launched a complete line of new lightweight flexible food packaging papers, branded LEAP, from their FDA-compliant Biron mill in Wisconsin, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The LEAP family brands are uncoated and coated one side fle...
Februar 20, 2017

Valmet increases service capacity of roll service center in Karlstad, Sweden

Valmet has expanded its roll maintenance operations with the latest technology equipment for rubber and composite roll covers in Karlstad, Sweden, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. This investment particularly strengthens Valmet's service capabilities close to its...

Möbel

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Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions.Luke has been promoted from his position as Ilkeston Beams General Manager, and his new role will be aimed primarily at expanding its existing engineered joist offering, and developing ...
Februar 16, 2017

Japan’s 4Q imports of wooden doors down 18%

Japan’s 4Q 2016 imports of wooden doors were down 18% compared to the same period in 2105 extending the decline in the first three quarters of 2016 when wooden door imports were around 2% down year-on-year, ITTO reported. For 2016 the top four suppliers in order of rank were China, th...
Februar 9, 2017

Japan’s bedroom furniture imports rose around 1% in October

In October 2016, for the first time since February of the same year, Japan’s bedroom furniture imports reversed the 8 month downward spiral. October 2016 bedroom furniture imports rose around 1% from September levels but were still some 34% down from the peak in February, ITTO reported.Suppliers in ...

Papier und Zellulose

Februar 8, 2017

Tembec appoints Pierre Gignac to its Board of Directors

Tembec appoints Pierre Gignac to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr.Gignac joins Tembec's Board with broad international experience and expertise in Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Finance. Mr. Gignac served as the Senior Vic...
Februar 6, 2017

Wärtsilä to supply equipment for power plant at Solikamskbumprom mill in Russia

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. The modernized power plant is located on the premises of Solikamskbumprom in Solikamsk, Perm region of Russia. Wärtsilä’s ...
Januar 26, 2017

Tembec increased 1Q sales to $370 million

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Tembec's consolidated sales for the three-month period ended December 24, 2016, were $370 million, as compared to $354 million in the same quarter a year ago, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network .The Company generated a net loss of $9 million or $0.09 per share in th...

Rundholz

Februar 17, 2017

The International Forest Products Transport Association appoints Alan Bog as President

The International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA) announced Mr. Alan Bog has been appointed President of the Association. The appointment is the result of a unanimous vote by the IFPTA Board of Directors at the IFPTA Board of Directors Meeting in November 2016. At the close of ...
Februar 17, 2017

Segezha Group appoints Kamil Zakirov as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board

Segezha Group appoints Kamil Zakirov as new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Former CEO, Sergey Pomelov, will assume the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors, Segezha Group. Kamil Zakirov served as the Head of oilfield service holding Targin, incorporated in Sistema JFSC. ...
Februar 10, 2017

Rougier 4Q revenues down 11% to Euro 37.6 million

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Rougier is reporting Euro 149.4 million in consolidated revenues for 2016, down 9.3% from 2015. Following on from the trend seen since the start of the year, revenues for the 4Q 2016 contracted 11% compared with the 4Q 2015 to Euro 37.6 million, as the company said in the press release received by L...

Schnittholz

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Cedar Creek expanded into the Grand Rapids, Michigan market

Roseburg Forest Products informed that its partner Cedar Creek recently expanded into the Grand Rapids, Michigan market and will stock Roseburg engineered wood products (EWP).The companieshave successfully partnered in the stocking of the Roseburg Framing System® at other locations. John Wa...
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Tieto to deliver a wood and fibre procurement system for Swedish wood processing group Martinsons

Tieto has been entrusted to deliver a comprehensive wood and fibre procurement system for Martinsons, one of Sweden’s largest family owned wood-processing companies. The solution is based on Tieto Integrated Fibre Flow (TIFF), a cloud service providing industry-specific modules for management...
9 Stunden zurück

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Luke Roberts as Business Development Director for Engineered Joist Solutions.Luke has been promoted from his position as Ilkeston Beams General Manager, and his new role will be aimed primarily at expanding its existing engineered joist offering, and developing ...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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International Paper announces senior leadership moves

International Paper announced the following senior leadership changes. Thomas J. Plath has been elected by the Board of Directors to become Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Global Citizenship, effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Plath joined International Paper in 1991, serving most r...
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Spain's J. Vilaseca to increase prices for all paper grades

Spanish specialty papermaker J.Vilaseca will increase the price on all its paper grades by Euro 50 per metric ton. The price increase becomes effective March 1, 2017, as PaperAge reports. Carles Torredemer, Sales Manager, said: "The continuous increase in the price of cellulose, energy an...
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Neenah Paper's 4Q net sales decreased by 4% to $220.5 million

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Neenah Paper's consolidated net sales of $220.5 million in the 4Q 2016 declined 4% compared with $230.4 million in the prior year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Operating income of $21.9 million in 2016 increased 5% compared with $20.9 million i...

Sperrholz

Februar 17, 2017

West Fraser reports 4Q earnings of $79 million

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West Fraser reported earnings of $79 million, or $1.01 basic earnings per share, on sales of $1,107 million in the 4Q 2016 and earnings of $326 million, or $4.06 basic earnings per share, on sales of $4,450 million for 2016. In the 4Q 2016 lumber operations generated operating earning...
Februar 13, 2017

Metsä Wood signed a letter of intent for maintenance partnership with Quant

Metsä Wood has signed a letter of intent for maintenance partnership with Quant. The agreement covers Punkaharju plywood and Kerto mills, Suolahti plywood mills and the planned veneer mill in Äänekoski, Finland, and plywood mill in Estonia. The agreement is expected to come into force in March. The ...
Februar 7, 2017

NPI develops new functional materials, composites of minerals and cellulose fibers

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (NPI) has developed functional materials that have the features and characteristics of minerals through its unique technologies of fixing and compounding particulate minerals and pulp (cellulose fibers), a raw material in paper, with each other. Through this ...

stehendes Holz

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Pope Resources reports 4Q income of $4.6 million

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Pope Resources reported net income attributable to unitholders of $4.6 million, or $1.05 per ownership unit, on revenue of $43.5 million for the quarter ended December31, 2016. This compares to net income attributable to unitholders of $2.2 million, or $0.51 per ownership unit, on rev...
Februar 21, 2017

British Columbia to invest $150 million to plant tens millions trees

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced $150 million for the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia to plant tens of millions more trees, which will help fight climate change and create over 3,000 jobs in rural British Columbia.“This is an investment in our forests, in B.C.’s rural communities ...
Februar 17, 2017

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. reports 4Q revenue of $20.4 million

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CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. reported 18% in revenue growth, a 32% increase in GAAP net loss, and a 13% increase in Adjusted EBITDA for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2016 compared to full-year 2015. For the quarter ended December 31, 2016, revenues increased to $20.4 million ...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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International Paper announces senior leadership moves

International Paper announced the following senior leadership changes. Thomas J. Plath has been elected by the Board of Directors to become Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Global Citizenship, effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Plath joined International Paper in 1991, serving most r...
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U.S. containerboard production increased by 1.5% in January 2017

U.S. containerboard production in January 2017 was 1.5% higher compared to January 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to December 2016 was 0.2% lower, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for January decreased from 97% to...
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Neenah Paper's 4Q net sales decreased by 4% to $220.5 million

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Neenah Paper's consolidated net sales of $220.5 million in the 4Q 2016 declined 4% compared with $230.4 million in the prior year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Operating income of $21.9 million in 2016 increased 5% compared with $20.9 million i...

Zeitungspapier

Februar 17, 2017

West Fraser reports 4Q earnings of $79 million

Finance94  
West Fraser reported earnings of $79 million, or $1.01 basic earnings per share, on sales of $1,107 million in the 4Q 2016 and earnings of $326 million, or $4.06 basic earnings per share, on sales of $4,450 million for 2016. In the 4Q 2016 lumber operations generated operating earning...
Februar 13, 2017

Resolute Forest Products FY 2016 sales drop 3% year-over-year to $3.5 billion

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a net loss for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, of $45 million, compared to a GAAP net loss of $214 million in the same period in 2015. Sales were $889 million in the 4Q 2016, essentially unchanged from the 4Q 2015, as the company said in the press release ...
Februar 8, 2017

Norske Skog reports 4Q net loss of NOK 124 million ($14.9 million)

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Norske Skog's gross operating earnings (GOE) was NOK 1 049 million ($126 million) in 2016. A high capacity utilisation and good operating performance throughout 2016 resulted in the best annual gross operating earnings since 2012. Net profit in 2016 was NOK 306 million ($36.8 million), despi...

Zellulose

Februar 17, 2017

West Fraser reports 4Q earnings of $79 million

Finance94  
West Fraser reported earnings of $79 million, or $1.01 basic earnings per share, on sales of $1,107 million in the 4Q 2016 and earnings of $326 million, or $4.06 basic earnings per share, on sales of $4,450 million for 2016. In the 4Q 2016 lumber operations generated operating earning...
Februar 14, 2017

Domtar reports 4Q sales of $1.3 billion

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Domtar Corporation reported net earnings of $47million for the 4Q 2016 compared to net earnings of $59million for the 3Q 2016 and net earnings of $57million for the 4Q 2015. Sales for the 4Q 2016 were $1.3billion, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Oper...
Februar 13, 2017

Resolute Forest Products FY 2016 sales drop 3% year-over-year to $3.5 billion

Finance241  
Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a net loss for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, of $45 million, compared to a GAAP net loss of $214 million in the same period in 2015. Sales were $889 million in the 4Q 2016, essentially unchanged from the 4Q 2015, as the company said in the press release ...
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