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Altpapier

März 5, 2018

Budafok Recycling acquires ISO 9001:2015 certification

Αfter meeting the requirements of the respective assessment, Hungarian Budafok Recycling has acquired ISO 9001:2015, a certification setting the standards for quality management, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.George Kriatsiotis, CEO at Budafok Recycling, commen...
März 1, 2018

Sappi North America joins The Recycling Partnership as new funding partner

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has joined on as a new funding partner of The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country. In doing so, the ...
Januar 18, 2018

Smurfit Kappa opens a new recycling plant in Malaga, Spain

Smurfit Kappa has opened a new recycling plant in Malaga, Spain, which will strengthen its recovered paper service in the region. The plant is expected to process over 30,000 tonnes of recovered paper annually, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.A fleet of eco-frien...

Biofuel

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
16 Stunden zurück

UPM increases comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 by 17% to Euro 355 million

UPM reported comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 increased by 17% YoY to Euro 355 million. Company's sales reached Euro 2,512 million, an increase 1.2% compared to Q1 2017. Net debt decreased to EUR 41 million (807 million).Commenting on Q1 results, Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, said: "Commercially the f...
April 16, 2018

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings to convert particleboard facility to wood pellets plant in British Columbia, Canada

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. announced approval to commence the redevelopment by Smithers Pellet Limited Partnership ("SPLP") of an existing particle board facility in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, to a wood pellet production facility.SPLP is a limited partnership in which West Fraser Timb...

Etiketten

16 Stunden zurück

UPM increases comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 by 17% to Euro 355 million

UPM reported comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 increased by 17% YoY to Euro 355 million. Company's sales reached Euro 2,512 million, an increase 1.2% compared to Q1 2017. Net debt decreased to EUR 41 million (807 million).Commenting on Q1 results, Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, said: "Commercially the f...
April 4, 2018

UPM Raflatac appoints Diddier Solano as new Area Sales Director for Mexico and Central America

UPM Raflatac has appointed Diddier Solano as its new Area Sales Director for Mexico and Central America. He will be based at the company's sales office at their slitting and distribution terminal in Mexico City; UPM Raflatac also operates a terminal in Guadalajara.Solano joins UPM Raflatac from Zell...
März 23, 2018

Huhtamäki to acquire business and related assets of Ajanta Packaging in India

Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian business and related assets of Ajanta Packaging, a privately owned manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels. The business will become part of the Flexible Packaging business segment, as the company says in the press release received by L...

Fußbodenbeläge

April 20, 2018

Horizon Forest Products expands two Raleigh, North Carolina, operations

Horizon Forest Products expanded two of its Raleigh Operations, Raleigh Flooring Division and Raleigh Reload Center, by relocating the Raleigh Reload Center from Commodity Parkway to its new home at 825 Management Way in Garner, North Carolina.With the Reload Relocation, the Raleigh Flooring Branch ...
April 19, 2018

Goodfellow Inc. elects Alain Côté as a Director

The Board of Directors announced the election of Mr. Alain Côté as a Director of Goodfellow Inc. at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders effective April 13, 2018.Goodfellow Inc. is one of eastern Canada’s largest independent re-manufacturers and distributors of lumber and hardwood flooring products.
April 18, 2018

Goodfellow’s consolidated sales down to $96.7 million

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Goodfellow Inc. announced its financial results for the three months ended February 28, 2018. The Company reported a net loss of $(1.4) million, or $(0.17) per share compared to a net loss of $(5.4) million, or $(0.63) per share a year ago.Consolidated sales for the three months ended February 28th,...

hochkalandriertes Papier

Januar 31, 2018

UPM to increase specialty paper capacity at Jämsänkoski mill in Finland

UPM expands its glassine and supercalendered kraft (SCK) paper manufacturing capacity by rebuilding a calender at UPM Jämsänkoski Mill in Finland. The additional capacity of approximately 40,000 tonnes/a will be available in 4Q 2018. During the expansion, production at the mill will continue normall...
Januar 30, 2018

Heinzel Group appoints Thomas Welt as CEO of Laakirchen Papier AG

Heinzel Group announces changes to the Board of Directors, Laakirchen Papier AG in Austria. Mark Lunabba CEO Laakirchen Papier AG went into well-deserved retirement at the end of 2017. He has held the responsible position as Board Member in Laakirchen for the past 17 years. The milestones of his car...
Januar 8, 2018

Wangqiu Song appointed President, Metsä Group China and Asia

Wangqiu Song is appointed President, Metsä Group China and Asia, as of January 15, 2018. Song is to be responsible for corporate affairs of Metsä Group in China and Asia. He is also going to develop and support the Group’s businesses in the region to achieve their targets. Song will play a key role ...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

April 16, 2018

UPM launches new biocomposite material for 3D Printing

UPM has launched UPM Formi 3D, a new biocomposite material for 3D Printing, company announced. The new material brings together advanced cellulose fibre and biopolymer technologies. With a matte finish and a surface that feels natural to the touch, filaments for 3D printing can be produced in light ...
März 27, 2018

Valmet-delivered flash dryer started up at Stora Enso's Hylte Mill in Sweden

The first ever flash dryer for purely fiber delivered under the Valmet brand has been started up with fiber at Stora Enso's biocomposite plant at Hylte Mill in Sweden. The project was completed according to schedule and all guarantees fulfilled, as the company said in the press release received by L...
Februar 26, 2018

UFPI 4Q EBITDA up 16% to $57 million

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) announced record net earnings and net sales for the 4Q and full year 2017. The Company posted these results in a quarter and year that had one less operational week compared to 2016. In 2016, the extra week accounted for over $60 million in net sales and over $...

Holzchemie

April 24, 2018

Solenis to increase prices by 5-30% on all process chemicals globally

Solenis will increase prices by 5-30% on all process chemicals, effective immediately. The price increases are due to increases in key raw material costs, escalating freight costs and decreased market availability of several raw materials, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom...
April 11, 2018

Solenis launches MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions for papermakers

Solenis has introduced its new MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions to help printing and writing paper producers stay competitive through increased productivity and superior product offerings.MicroSol is a revolutionary technology package that combines the company’s new patented PerF...
April 9, 2018

Kemira expands production capacity at its chlor-alkali site in Joutseno, Finland

Kemira will make a multi-million euro investment to expand production at its Joutseno chlor-alkali site in Finland. The production capacity will be expanded to ensure Kemira’s ability to address the growing need for sodium hydroxide in Finland, as the company says in the press release received by Le...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
März 30, 2018

Harvey Building Products acquires Thermo-Tech Windows and Doors

Harvey Building Products has acquired Thermo-Tech Windows and Doors LLC out of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. Thermo-Tech will immediately become part of the Harvey family of businesses, which also includes Soft-Lite, LLC, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“Thermo-Tech is...
März 7, 2018

Softwood Lumber Board releases 2017 annual report which highlights its most successful year yet

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The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has released its 2017 annual report which highlights its most successful year yet and shows its accomplishments in what it has set out to do—protect and grow markets, sell more lumber, and accrue benefits for the entire softwood lumber industry.According to the report...

Holzplatten

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
April 24, 2018

Greenply starts production at new MDF plant in India

Greenply Industries Ltd. has started production at its new MDF plant in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The new line is the second MDF project that the Indian wood-based panel producer and the Eppingen-based plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher have completed together. The first plant was comm...
April 20, 2018

UFPI 1Q net earnings up 56% to $32.8 million

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) reported record financial results for the 1Q ended March 31, 2018, the eleventh consecutive quarter in which the company has reported records in both net sales and net earnings.1Q 2017 net earnings were $32.8 million, up 56%. EBITDA, which excludes the net gain...

Holzverarbeitung

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
April 9, 2018

Independent Stave to build new $66.5 million cooperage in Morehead

Barrel manufacturer Independent Stave Co. will create 220 jobs for Kentuckians with a new $66.5 million cooperage in Morehead.“Independent Stave is a strong corporate partner to Kentucky with multiple locations across the commonwealth. This new investment, which will create 220 jobs in Eastern Kentu...
April 2, 2018

Jeld-Wen Holding completes acquisition of American Building Supply

Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. has completed acquisition of American Building Supply, Inc. (ABS), a provider of doors, millwork, and related value-added services, company said in a statement. ABS excels in supporting distributors, dealers, and home centers with a broad product range of doors, frames, and ha...

Hygienisches Papier

April 24, 2018

BAP signs purchase agreement with EcoPlanet Bamboo for production of bamboo sanitary papers

BAP Industries of Guatemala signs a 10-year exclusive bamboo purchase agreement with United States based EcoPlanet Bamboo Group for 100% of the off-take from its sustainably grown Nicaraguan bamboo plantations, as part of a strategic alliance with Advance Pulp and Paper Machinery AP&P Machinery ...
April 23, 2018

Voith launches new Infinity FineLine

High dewatering efficiency and long service lives have made press fabrics from the Voith Infinity series bestsellers for packaging papers, board and graphic paper grades. The technology group has now extended its product range. Infinity FineLine offers an ideal solution for sensitive applications li...
April 23, 2018

Valmet starts up two Advantage DCT 200 tissue machines at Lee & Man's Chongqing mill in China

Valmet recently made two successful Advantage DCT 200 tissue line startups at Lee & Man's tissue mill at Chongqing, China. The first machine in the startup queue was TM13, which started producing high quality paper right from the start on January 18. The second startup was on March 3, when just ...

Maschinen und Anlagen

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
April 24, 2018

Greenply starts production at new MDF plant in India

Greenply Industries Ltd. has started production at its new MDF plant in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The new line is the second MDF project that the Indian wood-based panel producer and the Eppingen-based plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher have completed together. The first plant was comm...
April 23, 2018

Valmet starts up two Advantage DCT 200 tissue machines at Lee & Man's Chongqing mill in China

Valmet recently made two successful Advantage DCT 200 tissue line startups at Lee & Man's tissue mill at Chongqing, China. The first machine in the startup queue was TM13, which started producing high quality paper right from the start on January 18. The second startup was on March 3, when just ...

Möbel

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
15 Stunden zurück

Knoll announces net sales in Q1 2018 increased by 15.5% YoY to $296.6 million

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Knoll, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of furnishings, textiles and fine leathers for the workplace and home, announced net sales in Q1 2018 increased by 15.5% YoY to $296.6 million. Operating profit for the quarter was $22.5 million, an increase of 8.8%, compared to operating profit of $20.6 mill...
April 21, 2018

HNI announces retirement of Stan A. Askren and appointment of Jeffrey D. Lorenger

HNI Corporation announced the retirement of Stan A. Askren and the promotion of Jeffrey D. Lorenger as President, HNI Corporation and the election of Mr. Lorenger to the Board of Directors of HNI Corporation. Mr. Askren informed the Board he expects to retire as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman ...

Papier und Zellulose

3 Stunden zurück

International Paper's 1Q net sales rise 9.5% to $5.6 billion

Finance73  
International Paper (IP) reported 1Q 2018 net of $729 million, compared with $1.5 billion in the 4Q 2017 and net earnings of $209 million in the 1Q 2017. Adjusted operating earnings in the 1Q 2018 were $395 million, compared with $530 million in the 4Q 2017, and $232 million in the 1Q 2017, as the c...
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ÅF received an order from Sappi in South Africa

Sweden's ÅF has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Sappi Limited to improve the environmental footprint of the Saiccor Mill in South Africa and expand its capacity. The project is expected to be completed by 3Q of 2020.The project is an equal effort join...
April 24, 2018

Andritz to refurbish dewatering equipment for TMP washing stage at Holmen Paper's paper mill in Sweden

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Holmen Paper, a part of the Holmen Group, to refurbish and install dewatering equipment for a new TMP (thermo-mechanical pulp) washing stage at PM 12 in Hallstavik, Sweden. Basic engineering, erection as well as commissioning and star...

Rundholz

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
April 21, 2018

Roseburg names Pete Hancock as Roanoke timberlands manager

Roseburg announced that Pete Hancock has accepted the position of Roanoke Timberlands Manager, effective May 7, 2018. In this role, Hancock will oversee the day-to-day harvest and land management activities on Roseburg’s 158,000-acre fee land base in North Carolina and Virginia. A 2001 graduate of V...
April 19, 2018

Slovenia: The value of purchased roundwood decreased by 21% in February

Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in February 2018 was worth Euro 3.2 million, which is almost 54% less than in the previous month, mainly due to the lower quantity of purchased wood, as the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia said in the press release received by Lesprom...

Schnittholz

3 Stunden zurück

SPM to equip two wood chippers at Södra Cell Mönsterås mill

Swedish pulp manufacturer Södra Cell Mönsterås chooses to equip its two new Andritz wood chippers with the Intellinova Parallel EN online system from SPM to monitor the mechanical condition of bearings and gear drives in the gearboxes.After passing through the drum debarkers, the logs are turned int...
5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
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13 biggest lumber companies increase production by 2.3% to 34.2 billion board feet in 2017

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The annual Wood Markets’ “Billion Board Foot Club” list of top global lumber companies showed further gains in production by 10 of the 13 companies making the list in 2017 (as compared to 2016 output). Three companies recorded output declines despite robust U.S. – as well as export – market demand (...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

5 Stunden zurück

UPM Paper ENA to be renamed UPM Communication Papers

UPM Paper Europe and North America (ENA) business area will be renamed UPM Communication Papers as of 26 April 2018. The new name underlines the industry focus and global reach of the business area, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.It further highlights UPM's long...
5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
16 Stunden zurück

UPM increases comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 by 17% to Euro 355 million

UPM reported comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 increased by 17% YoY to Euro 355 million. Company's sales reached Euro 2,512 million, an increase 1.2% compared to Q1 2017. Net debt decreased to EUR 41 million (807 million).Commenting on Q1 results, Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, said: "Commercially the f...

Sperrholz

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
15 Stunden zurück

West Fraser reports operating earnings in Q1 2018 increased by 44.8% YoY to $265 million

West Fraser increased operating earnings in Q1 2018 by 44.8% YoY to $265 million, company reported. The sales have grown up 14.8% to $1,364 million.The lumber segment generated operating earnings of $189 million (Q4-17 - $232 million) and Adjusted EBITDA of $282 million (Q4-17 - $258 million). Accor...
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UPM increases comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 by 17% to Euro 355 million

UPM reported comparable EBIT in Q1 2018 increased by 17% YoY to Euro 355 million. Company's sales reached Euro 2,512 million, an increase 1.2% compared to Q1 2017. Net debt decreased to EUR 41 million (807 million).Commenting on Q1 results, Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, said: "Commercially the f...

stehendes Holz

5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
April 24, 2018

Agreement on the establishment of the borders of the Verkhneyulovsky (Dvinsko-Pinezhsky) Natural Reserve was signed

On April 19, 2018, the government of the Arkhangelsk region, Russia, signed the bilateral agreement (a moratorium agreement) on the establishment of the borders of the projected Verkhneyulovsky (Dvinsko- Pinezhsky) State Natural Reserve of regional importance and ensuring the protection of Intact Fo...
April 21, 2018

Roseburg names Pete Hancock as Roanoke timberlands manager

Roseburg announced that Pete Hancock has accepted the position of Roanoke Timberlands Manager, effective May 7, 2018. In this role, Hancock will oversee the day-to-day harvest and land management activities on Roseburg’s 158,000-acre fee land base in North Carolina and Virginia. A 2001 graduate of V...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

3 Stunden zurück

International Paper's 1Q net sales rise 9.5% to $5.6 billion

Finance73  
International Paper (IP) reported 1Q 2018 net of $729 million, compared with $1.5 billion in the 4Q 2017 and net earnings of $209 million in the 1Q 2017. Adjusted operating earnings in the 1Q 2018 were $395 million, compared with $530 million in the 4Q 2017, and $232 million in the 1Q 2017, as the c...
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Elopak extended its partnership with Rørosmeieriet Dairy in Norway

Elopak has extended its partnership with Rørosmeieriet Dairy, the only organic independent dairy in Norway. The dairy has seen significant growth with a current share of approx. 37% of the Norwegian organic dairy market, and is set to embark on major evelopments at its location in Røros, the mountai...
April 24, 2018

Andritz to refurbish dewatering equipment for TMP washing stage at Holmen Paper's paper mill in Sweden

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Holmen Paper, a part of the Holmen Group, to refurbish and install dewatering equipment for a new TMP (thermo-mechanical pulp) washing stage at PM 12 in Hallstavik, Sweden. Basic engineering, erection as well as commissioning and star...

Zeitungspapier

April 20, 2018

West Fraser's CEO Ted Seraphim to retire in 2019

West Fraser announced Ted Seraphim’s plan to retire as CEO at the end of the 2Q 2019. West Fraser also announced the appointment of Ray Ferris, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, as President and Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Ray will be appointed CEO upon Ted’s r...
April 9, 2018

Bio PAPPEL’s sales increased by 9.3% in 2017

Finance174  
In 2017, Bio PAPPEL’s sales increased 9.3%, reaching Ps. $23,902 million ($1.3 billion), compared to Ps. $21,862 million ($1.2 billion) in 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In the 4Q 2017, sales increased 9.3% to Ps $6,069 million ($330 million), compared to ...
Dezember 22, 2017

Resolute Forest Products acquires full ownership of Donohue Malbaie

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the closing of a transaction to acquire the 49% equity interest held by The New York Times Company in Donohue Malbaie Inc. for a cash purchase price in the amount of C$20 million ($15.7 million). Resolute already owned 51% of the shares of Donohue Malbaie.Dono...

Zellulose

3 Stunden zurück

SPM to equip two wood chippers at Södra Cell Mönsterås mill

Swedish pulp manufacturer Södra Cell Mönsterås chooses to equip its two new Andritz wood chippers with the Intellinova Parallel EN online system from SPM to monitor the mechanical condition of bearings and gear drives in the gearboxes.After passing through the drum debarkers, the logs are turned int...
5 Stunden zurück

Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years

Favorable export markets in 2017 formed a steady growing demand for the main wood based products in Russia, according to the report 'Russian Forest Based Industries in 2017'. At the same time, the turn of the Russian economy from a recession to growth (GDP grew by 1.5%) led to a revival of demand fo...
15 Stunden zurück

West Fraser reports operating earnings in Q1 2018 increased by 44.8% YoY to $265 million

West Fraser increased operating earnings in Q1 2018 by 44.8% YoY to $265 million, company reported. The sales have grown up 14.8% to $1,364 million.The lumber segment generated operating earnings of $189 million (Q4-17 - $232 million) and Adjusted EBITDA of $282 million (Q4-17 - $258 million). Accor...
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