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Altpapier

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
Mai 29, 2017

Europac acquires waste management company Transcon Valladolid

Europac Group (Papeles y Cartones de Europa S.A.) has acquired, from Valladolid, the waste management company Transcon Valladolid, S.A. With this acquisition, which amounts to Euro 3.7 million and represents multiple post synergistic gains of 5.3 times EBITDA, the company strengthens its position as...
Mai 9, 2017

The European Recovered Paper Council is renamed as the European Paper Recycling Council

The European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) has been renamed the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC). The name change also takes into consideration the use of the term of paper for recycling rather than recovered paper in the updated European Standard List of Grades of Paper and Board for Recycl...

Biofuel

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 15, 2017

Conifex Timber's 2Q revenues up 12% to $116.4 million

Finance118  
Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the 2Q ended June 30, 2017. Adjusted EBITDA in the 2Q 2017, which excludes countervailing duty ("CVD") deposits of $4.6 million, was a record $14.8 million, compared to $6.1 million in the 1Q 2017 and $9 million in the 2Q 2016. Revenues totaled $116.4 million...
August 14, 2017

Rentech revenues down to $24.7 million in 2Q 2017

Finance165  
Rentech, Inc. announces results for the 2Q ended June 30, 2017. Consolidated revenues from continuing operations for the 2Q 2017 were $24.7 million, as compared to $31.8 million in the prior year period.Gross loss from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2017 was $(0.7) million, as compa...

Etiketten

August 17, 2017

UPM Raflatac joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition

UPM Raflatac has reinforced its commitment to building a more sustainable world by joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The SPC is a membership-based collaborative led by an independent non-profit that believes in th...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 7, 2017

UPM Raflatac acquires the assets of Southwest Label Stock

UPM Raflatac has completed its acquisition of the assets of Irving, Texas-based Southwest Label Stock. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price or other transaction details. This acquisition will allow UPM Raflatac to expand its reach in the Texas and the Southwestern U.S. label m...

Fußbodenbeläge

August 18, 2017

Armstrong Flooring to close two wood flooring manufacturing facilities

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. announced the planned closing of two manufacturing facilities in its Wood Flooring segment, including a solid wood plant in Jackson, Tennessee and an engineered wood plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi.This decision was made primarily to rationalize the plant network in response...
August 18, 2017

Armstrong Flooring decreased 2Q net sales to $297.3 million

Finance79  
In the 2Q 2017, Armstrong Flooring's net sales were $297.3 million as compared to $323.7 million in the 2Q 2016, a result of a decline in net sales in both the Wood Flooring and Resilient Flooring segments, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.2Q 2017 net income was $...
August 14, 2017

Kährs Group's 2Q net sales increased by 5% to SEK 792 million ($98 million)

Finance137  
Kährs Group's 2Q 2017 net sales amounted to SEK 792 million ($98 million), an increase of SEK 37 million ($4.6 million), or 5% compared with the 2Q 2016. The improvement can be attributed to a stable and favourable trend for hardwood flooring, while sales of resilient flooring are more volatile over...

hochkalandriertes Papier

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
Juni 22, 2017

Stora Enso shuts down PM8 at Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden

In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees at the mill are still ongoing, but PM8 was permanently shut...
Juni 9, 2017

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales. In his new role, he will be responsible for direct global sales of Kruger's lines of coated and construction papers, as PaperAge reports.DeRose has more than 35 years of experience in the industry, including 15 years at Kruge...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

April 28, 2017

Universal Forest Products 1Q net sales up 24% to $846.1 million

Finance468  
Universal Forest Products, Inc. reported financial results for the 1Q ended April 1, 2017. 1Q 2017 net sales of $846.1 million represent a 24% increase over net sales of $682.2 million in 1Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Company’s retail and construct...

Holzchemie

August 9, 2017

The CPH Group's net sales increased by 5.5% in 1H 2017

Finance183  
The CPH Group generated total net sales of CHF 231.7 million ($240.3 million) in the first six months of 2017, a 5.5% improvement on the same period last year, and achieved a slightly positive first-half operating result. Earnings for its Chemistry and Packaging divisions showed encouraging trends, ...
August 2, 2017

Louisiana-Pacific to acquire International Barrier Technology for $22 million

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) has entered into an arrangement agreement to acquire Watkins, Minnesota-based International Barrier Technology Inc. (Barrier) for $22 million. Barrier will operate as part of LP’s OSB business.The transaction is subject to the approval of the Barrier shareholders a...
Juli 24, 2017

Solenis completed the acquisition of Nopco Colombiana S.A.

Solenis LLC closed on its previously announced acquisition of the business and assets of Nopco Colombiana S.A.Headquartered in Medellin, Colombia, Nopco Colombiana is a leading producer and supplier of specialized chemical solutions for water intensive industries, including pulp and paper, oil and g...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
Mai 4, 2017

Cedar Creek names Steve Lindauer as North Central Region Vice President

After over 40 years in the industry, Keith Laugen, Vice President of Cedar Creek’s North Central Region, has announced his retirement.Keith was President, CEO, and a Founder of Lake States Lumber which became part of Cedar Creek last year through acquisition.Cedar Creek announced that Steve Lindauer...
Mai 4, 2017

Moelven operating profit soars to NOK 101 million ($11.6 million) in 1Q

Finance362  
Moelven improved its 1Q 2017 operating profit by NOK 71 million ($8.2 million), compared to the same period last year. The year's 1Q was the best since 2008, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.1Q 2017 operating profit increased to NOK 101 million ($11.6 million), co...

Holzplatten

August 18, 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% in January-May 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% to RM9.75 billion ($2.3 billion) in the first five months of this year compared to the same period a year ago, as ITTO reported.The timber industry was one of the major contributors to national export earnings recording between RM20 billion ($4.7 billion) an...
August 17, 2017

EGGER sales increased by 1.7% to Euro 2.38 billion

Finance118  
The EGGER Group's sales increased during the business year 2016/2017 by +1.7% to reach Euro 2.38 billion. The EBITDA increased by +4% to reach Euro 363.7 million. The EBITDA margin exceeded previous years’ levels by 15.3%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The fami...
August 17, 2017

Giguère & Morin Inc. in Canada invests in infeed solution

Giguère & Morin Inc. decided to invest in the System TM solution. One of the recent investments is a vacuum infeed Opti-Feed 6000 Vack, batch feeder and planer outfeed from System TM. This infeed solution will automate the entire infeed process to a planer and ripsaw, as the company says in the ...

Holzverarbeitung

August 17, 2017

Giguère & Morin Inc. in Canada invests in infeed solution

Giguère & Morin Inc. decided to invest in the System TM solution. One of the recent investments is a vacuum infeed Opti-Feed 6000 Vack, batch feeder and planer outfeed from System TM. This infeed solution will automate the entire infeed process to a planer and ripsaw, as the company says in the ...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 9, 2017

Homag's 2Q sales up 13% to Euro 597 million

Finance275  
The Homag Group has continued to grow, recording strong demand for its products and solutions in the first half of 2017. In the first six months of 2017, incoming orders increased by 33% to Euro 734 million (previous year: Euro 552 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lespr...

Hygienisches Papier

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 15, 2017

Cascades 2Q sales increased by 13%

Finance114  
Cascades Inc. reports its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2017. 2Q 2017 sales of $1,130 million increased by $132 million, or 13% compared to the same period last year, reflecting growth and favourable exchange rates in all four of the Corporation's business seg...
August 14, 2017

Metsä Group reports 2Q comparable operating of Euro 119 million

Finance146  
Metsä Group’s sales in January–June 2017 were Euro 2,451.4 million, compared to Euro 2,339.5 million in 1H 2016. The growth in sales is primarily the result of greater delivery volumes, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The comparable operating result was Euro 246....

Maschinen und Anlagen

August 18, 2017

Heinola to supply a new chamber kilns to Moelven Notnäs AB in Sweden

Swedish Moelven Notnäs AB invests in Heinola's high-class chamber kilns. This kiln order is already second from Moelven to Heinola within one year. These six new chamber kilns type HCH from Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc. have annual capacity of ca. 40,000 cubic metres, as the company says in the pre...
August 18, 2017

Fibria’s Horizonte 2 project is 96% complete

Fibria’s Horizonte 2 Project ended 2Q17 ahead of schedule, reaching 96% of physical completion and confirming the early start-up of the industrial plant at the beginning of September 2017. Financial progress came to 69% and total investments in the project remained at R$7.5 billion ($2.4 billion), a...
August 17, 2017

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group in China

Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Voith will supply t...

Möbel

August 18, 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% in January-May 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% to RM9.75 billion ($2.3 billion) in the first five months of this year compared to the same period a year ago, as ITTO reported.The timber industry was one of the major contributors to national export earnings recording between RM20 billion ($4.7 billion) an...
August 18, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden windows fell 9% in 1H 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden windows in the first half of 2017 fell 9%, compared to the first half of 2016, as ITTO reported.In May this year there was a turn-around in the value of wooden window imports when there was a 20% surge in the value of imports. This upward trend continued into June with a fu...
August 17, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden doors fell 12% in 1H 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden doors in the first half of 2017 fell 12%, compared to the first half of 2016. Year-on-year June imports dropped 9% and there was a slight decline in June 2017 imports compared to levels in May, as ITTO reported.The three main suppliers in June were China (54%), the Philippi...

Papier und Zellulose

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 9, 2017

Verso Corporation 2Q net sales down to $585 million

Finance234  
Verso Corporation reported financial results for the 2Q 2017, including a net loss of $49 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $(4) million.Net sales for the 2Q 2017 decreased by $45 million to $585 million, compared to the 2Q 2016. The sales decline was attributable to both a decrease in total sales vol...
August 2, 2017

Segezha Group and CAMC signed a strategic cooperation agreement

Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) and Chinese CAMC Engineering Co Ltd signed a strategic cooperation agreement.In furtherance of projects implementation under the agreement, Segezha Group undertook to devise and sign the detailed projects roadmap until September 11, 2017, as the company said in t...

Rundholz

August 16, 2017

Keweenaw Land Association reports 2Q net loss of $0.3 million

Finance105  
Keweenaw Land Association, Limited announced 2Q earnings for the period ending June 30, 2017. The company reported a net loss of $273,960, or $0.21 per share, versus net loss of $13,053, or $0.01 per share, in the 2Q 2016. Keweenaw also reported timber sales of $1.7 million for quarter, down $106,97...
August 16, 2017

Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9%

Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9% from the 2Q 2016 to the 2Q 2017, while the average timber price rose by 8%. Forest owners obtained NOK 348 ($43.8) per cubic metre of timber; an increase of NOK 27 ($3.4), as Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyra) reported.A total of 2.7 million cubic met...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...

Schnittholz

August 18, 2017

Heinola to supply a new chamber kilns to Moelven Notnäs AB in Sweden

Swedish Moelven Notnäs AB invests in Heinola's high-class chamber kilns. This kiln order is already second from Moelven to Heinola within one year. These six new chamber kilns type HCH from Heinola Sawmill Machinery Inc. have annual capacity of ca. 40,000 cubic metres, as the company says in the pre...
August 18, 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% in January-May 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% to RM9.75 billion ($2.3 billion) in the first five months of this year compared to the same period a year ago, as ITTO reported.The timber industry was one of the major contributors to national export earnings recording between RM20 billion ($4.7 billion) an...
August 17, 2017

KaiCell Fibers appoints Esko Nenola as Director of Wood Supply

Finland’s KaiCell Fibers Ltd has appointed Esko Nenola, Forest Engineer, M.Sc. (Business Administration), Director of Wood Supply for the company’s biorefinery venture in Paltamo.He brings extensive international experience in wood sourcing and the entire forest relates value chain, as well as havin...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

August 18, 2017

Bio PAPPEL reports 4% increase in 2Q sales

Finance87  
Bio PAPPEL S.A.B. de C.V. reported 2Q 2017 financial results. In this quarter derived from the strategy of imports substitution and increase in exports, sales increased 4% to $6,078 million pesos ($340 million), although shipments decreased 4%, reaching 422 thousand tons.In this quarter, Bio PAPPEL ...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 15, 2017

Monadnock Paper Mills appoints Lee Corson as Director of Supply Chain Logistics

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. announced that Lee Corson has joined the company as Director of Supply Chain Logistics. In this role he is responsible for the efficient and effective logistics strategy of the mill guided by its third-party certified ISO 9001 Quality Management System and ISO 14001 Envir...

Sperrholz

August 18, 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% in January-May 2017

Malaysia’s wood product exports rose 6.8% to RM9.75 billion ($2.3 billion) in the first five months of this year compared to the same period a year ago, as ITTO reported.The timber industry was one of the major contributors to national export earnings recording between RM20 billion ($4.7 billion) an...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 14, 2017

China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% in 1H 2017

In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to $1,680 million from the same period of 2016, as ITTO reported.Of the total, the value of China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% to $790 million. The value of log and waste paper imports ...

stehendes Holz

August 16, 2017

Keweenaw Land Association reports 2Q net loss of $0.3 million

Finance105  
Keweenaw Land Association, Limited announced 2Q earnings for the period ending June 30, 2017. The company reported a net loss of $273,960, or $0.21 per share, versus net loss of $13,053, or $0.01 per share, in the 2Q 2016. Keweenaw also reported timber sales of $1.7 million for quarter, down $106,97...
August 16, 2017

New Forests announced management changes

New Forests announces changes to its management structure. Director of Operations and Co-Portfolio Manager of the three Australia New Zealand Forest Funds, Keith Lamb has agreed to take on a Non-executive Directorship role with several New Forests managed companies.Mr Lamb joined New Forests with it...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

August 18, 2017

U.S. packaging papers shipments increased by 4.7% in July

U.S. packaging papers shipments in July 2017 were 230,900 tons, 4.7% higher than July 2016, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Bag & Sack shipments were up 6.1% year-to-date, while food wrapping shipments were down 9.5% over the same period. The operating rate for July 2017 ...
August 18, 2017

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Metsä Board's credit rating

Ratings93  
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Metsä Board's Corporate Family Rating (CFR) by one notch from Ba2 to Ba1, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.At the same time, Moody’s upgraded Metsä Board’s Euro 225 million senior unsecured bond, that matures on 2019, from Ba...
August 18, 2017

Rengo subsidiary Tri-Wall acquires 95.02% stake in Welsh Boxes and Engineering

Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that its consolidated subsidiary Tri-Wall Limited has acquired a 95.02% stake in Welsh Boxes and Engineering (Holding Company) Limited, the parent company of Welsh Boxes and Engineering Company Limited, through Tri-Wall’s wholly-owned subsidiary.Welsh Boxes is a manufacture...

Zeitungspapier

August 18, 2017

Bio PAPPEL reports 4% increase in 2Q sales

Finance87  
Bio PAPPEL S.A.B. de C.V. reported 2Q 2017 financial results. In this quarter derived from the strategy of imports substitution and increase in exports, sales increased 4% to $6,078 million pesos ($340 million), although shipments decreased 4%, reaching 422 thousand tons.In this quarter, Bio PAPPEL ...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

Finance115  
In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
August 3, 2017

Resolute Forest Products reports 2Q net loss of $74 million

Finance336  
Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, of $74 million, compared to a net loss of $42 million in the same period in 2016. Sales were $858 million in the 2Q, down $33 million, or 4%, from the 2Q 2016."This quarter's performance was a clear improvement fr...

Zellulose

August 18, 2017

Fibria’s Horizonte 2 project is 96% complete

Fibria’s Horizonte 2 Project ended 2Q17 ahead of schedule, reaching 96% of physical completion and confirming the early start-up of the industrial plant at the beginning of September 2017. Financial progress came to 69% and total investments in the project remained at R$7.5 billion ($2.4 billion), a...
August 17, 2017

KaiCell Fibers appoints Esko Nenola as Director of Wood Supply

Finland’s KaiCell Fibers Ltd has appointed Esko Nenola, Forest Engineer, M.Sc. (Business Administration), Director of Wood Supply for the company’s biorefinery venture in Paltamo.He brings extensive international experience in wood sourcing and the entire forest relates value chain, as well as havin...
August 16, 2017

Metsä Group started up its bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland

Metsä Group’s next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, came into operation as planned on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Pulp deliveries from the new mill to customers will begin in early September 2017, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The construction pro...
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