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Biofuel

Januar 16, 2017

Schweighofer Group names Thomas Huemer as Head of Corporate Communications

Communications expert Thomas Huemer is to join the corporate press office of Schweighofer Group/Holzindustrie Schweighofer, a major player in Europe’s wood processing industry. Huemer takes over as Head of Corporate Communications from January 2017 onwards, and will be responsible for Schweighofer’s...
Januar 16, 2017

Forest Fuels opens a new pellet facility in the North West of England

Forest Fuels opens a new pellet facility in the North West of England. The Forest Fuels’ Liverpool wood pellet depot at Garston is the next stage in the company’s plans to significantly increase its financial investment in the region.The facility will hold a huge amount of wood pellet – nearly 10 ti...
Januar 11, 2017

Valmet to supply automation to Scottish and Southern Energy's Ferrybridge 2 waste-to-energy facility

Valmet will supply automation to Scottish and Southern Energy's new Ferrybridge 2 waste-to-energy facility in Knottingley, West Yorkshire, UK. The order was placed by Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI), the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the facility.With Valmet's advanced automa...

Etiketten

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UPM Raflatac introduces new residue-free textile label adhesive

UPM Raflatac has launched the RP38 TXL adhesive for clothing and textile labeling in retail environments. Available in the European market, the new adhesive ensures that labels stay in place without discoloring the fabric or leaving residue when removed.RP38 TXL keeps labels securely in place for ap...
Januar 6, 2017

Cenveo elected James Moorhead to its Board of Directors

Cenveo, Inc. announced that James Moorhead has joined its Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Moorhead is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Metromile, a leader in pay-per-mile car insurance, where he is responsible for all marketing efforts.Mr. Moorhead will qualify as an independen...
Dezember 23, 2016

Walle Corporation completes installation of PCMC’s Fusion C flexographic press

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) announced that the first Fusion C flexographic press has been successfully installed by its customer Walle Corporation, a leading label supplier to the consumer packaged goods industry, located in Winchester, Kentucky.The Fusion C is loaded with fast make-read...

Fußbodenbeläge

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Goodfellow names Patrick Goodfellow as President and CEO

Goodfellow Inc. announces that Mr. Patrick Goodfellow, previously Vice-President, Hardwood, has been promoted to President and CEO of the Corporation. Mr. Denis Fraser is stepping down as President and CEO of the Corporation, effective immediately. "Mr. Patrick Goodfellow has been run...
Januar 16, 2017

Innovations4Flooring and Classen Group sign strategic partnership agreement

Innovations4Flooring (I4F) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Classen Group. As part of the agreement, I4F has become a substantial shareholder in Classen Intellectual Property GmbH (Classen IP). The terms of the partnership were not disclosed.In addition to his position as CEO of...
Januar 13, 2017

Pervanovo invests in production capacity of flooring based on Välinge technology

Välinge parent company Pervanovo Invest AB has initiated a major investment project to meet the growing demand for Välinge technology. The 5-year, Euro 250 million investment plan aims to expand the flooring capacity to 20 million sqm.The first step in the expansion is to complete a high-tech produc...

hochkalandriertes Papier

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 ...
September 13, 2016

Andritz to convert SC paper machine to produce lightweight containerboard for Heinzel Group in Austria

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Heinzel Group to rebuild the PM10 at its Laakirchen paper mill in Austria. As from the 3Q 2017, PM 10, which is currently producing SC paper, will be producing waste paper-based lightweight containerboard.After full conversion, PM 10 ...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

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...
November 8, 2016

Builders FirstSource names Peter Jackson as CFO

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that Peter Jackson has been named Senior Vice President and CFO. As CFO, Mr. Jackson will play a key role in helping the company achieve its next level of growth and performance. He will replace Chad Crow as CFO, allowing Mr. Crow to focus on his role as Presiden...

Holzchemie

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Kraton announces global HSBC price increase

Kraton Corporation announces a general price increase of$450 /MT for all Kraton HSBC polymers. Subject to the terms of any applicable contracts, these price increases will take effect February 1, 2017. Kraton Corporation is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, special...
Januar 11, 2017

Stora Enso invests into microfibrillated cellulose production at its mills in Finland and Sweden

Stora Enso is investing a total of Euro 9.1 million into its consumer board mills in Imatra and Ingerois, Finland, and Fors, Sweden, to continue the commercialisation of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) and to accelerate product development.With the new investments, Stora Enso will accelerate the pr...
Januar 10, 2017

Kemira invests in expansion of ASA capacity in Nanjing, China

Kemirawill make a multi-million euro investment in the production line expansion of sizing agent (ASA) at its Nanjing site in China, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Sizing agents are used for improving water-resistance in middle to high end paper and...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

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...
Januar 5, 2017

Kodiak Building Partners appoints Michael Cassidy as new COO and Jeff Smith as CFO

Kodiak Building Partners appoints Michael Cassidy as chief operating officer, and Jeff Smith as new CFO, LBM Journalreports.Both formerly worked for ProBuild. Michael Cassidy will lead strategic initiatives for Kodiak, working with both corporate and field leadership to drive change and operational ...
Januar 4, 2017

Goodfellow Inc. announces a partnership with GAF Canada ULC

Goodfellow Inc. announces a partnership with GAF Canada ULC. This new agreement will make Goodfellow Inc. the distributor of their residential roofing products in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British-Colombia.GAF was founded in 1886 and is one of the most important North American com...

Holzplatten

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FFIF appoints Maarit Lindström as Director and Chief Economist

Maarit Lindström (PhD) has been appointed Director and Chief Economist of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of 26 January 2017. She will also become a member of the Executive Board of the federation, as FFIF says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lindström takes up the new p...
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Södra certifies cladding

Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö has been certified by Swedish Wood for the production of certified pre-painted cladding (Swedish: Certifierad Målad Panel, CMP). CMP is a guarantee for quality-assured and factory-PAINTED external cladding panels, as the company says in the press release received by Lespr...
Januar 16, 2017

HOLTEC to supply wood yard for Kronospan's new OSB plant in Russia

HOLTEC received a further big order from Kronospan for a wood yard in Russia. The Kronospan group will invest about Euro 600 million in its Russian wood based material sites over the next three years, as HOLTEC says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.This includes extensions of existin...

Holzverarbeitung

Dezember 9, 2016

WM. B Morse Lumber acquires Rochester Lumber

The William B. Morse Lumber Company will acquire Rochester Lumber Company as of December, 31, LBM Journal reports.William B. Morse Lumber Company, a member of the LBM Century Club, is a fifth-generation family owned company that has served the greater Rochester market since 1853.Rochester Lumber is ...
Dezember 9, 2016

IMA Klessmann GmbH expands production capacity in Lubbecke, Germany

IMA Klessmann GmbH started with the construction of an additional production hall at the beginning of October 2016. The new production facilities with a total area of 3,328 m² will serve at the full-range supplier solely for the assembly, installation and initial commissioning of fully automatic dig...
Dezember 5, 2016

Springfarm Architectural Mouldings acquires Select Timber Products

Northern Ireland-based Springfarm Architectural Mouldings Ltd (SAM) acquires Select Timber Products Ltd., as TTJ reports.“The past two years have been a particularly exciting time for SAM as we have doubled in size,” said Richard Holmes, managing director of SAM.“We are keen to build on this momentu...

Hygienisches Papier

Januar 12, 2017

Lucart starts up Toscotec - rebuilt tissue machine at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France

After a comprehensive rebuild supplied by Toscotec the rebuilt PM10 at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France has been successfully started up. The rebuild will boost the machine speed from the current 1300 mpm to 1600 mpm for the production of high-quality tissue from virgin or recycled fibers, as...
Januar 9, 2017

First Quality Tissue to expand its operations in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

First Quality Tissue, LLC a manufacturer of ultra-premium towel and tissue products, will expand its operations in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, a move that will create 184 new jobs.First Quality Enterprises will expand operations at First Quality Tissue by constructing a new plant near its existing fac...
Januar 9, 2017

Papyrus to acquire Procurator in Sweden

Papyrus AB has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Procurator AB from RoosGruppen AB, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The transaction, which is subject to approval by the Swedish Competition Authority, is expected to be completed in the coming mo...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Andritz completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso Anjala in Finland

International technology Group Andritz has successfully completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso’s Anjala paper mill in Anjalankoski, Finland, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The turnkey upgrade of the sludge screw press, which has been out of ...
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Valmet to supply an evaporation plant to Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Russia

Valmet will supply a new evaporation plant, a combustion plant for gases generated in the production process and related automation systems for Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia. The value of an order of this type is typically valued around Euro 40 million, as the company says in...
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Toscotec shipped the first two Steel Yankee Dryers TT SYD-22FT of 2° generation from Marina di Carrara port in Italy

Toscotec shipped the first two Steel Yankee Dryers TT SYD-22FT of 2° generation (diameter 6705 mm) from the port of Marina di Carrara, Tuscany in Italy, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The TT SYD-22FT is at the heart of Toscotec PRODERGY tissue machine, which is ...

Möbel

Januar 16, 2017

Japan’s wooden windows imports down 19.5% in September

There was a sharp drop in Japan’s year-on-year wooden window imports in September (-19.5%) and compared to a month earlier September 2016 imports dropped 24%, ITTO reported.In the first three quarters of 2016 wooden window imports were down around 7% compared to the first three quarters of 2015. Con...
Januar 4, 2017

Välinge signed a license agreement with William Furniture in China

Välinge has signed a license agreement with the Chinese furniture manufacturer William Furniture. The new agreement makes the company the first in China to implement Threespine® click furniture technology in its products. William Furniture plans to launch the first piece of furniture – a TV stand – ...
Dezember 19, 2016

Japan's wooden kitchen furniture imports down 1% in September

For the year to September 2016 there was an 1% year-on year drop in wooden kitchen furniture imports into Japan and compared to August, September imports were down around 5%, ITTO reported.The same four shippers dominated September imports of wooden kitchen furniture: Vietnam, the Philippines, China...

Papier und Zellulose

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FFIF appoints Maarit Lindström as Director and Chief Economist

Maarit Lindström (PhD) has been appointed Director and Chief Economist of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of 26 January 2017. She will also become a member of the Executive Board of the federation, as FFIF says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lindström takes up the new p...
Januar 12, 2017

Verso Corporation appoints B. Christopher DiSantis as CEO

Verso Corporation announced that B. Christopher DiSantis will become the CEO and a director of Verso effective as of February 1, 2017. An entrepreneurial leader with extensive manufacturing experience, DiSantis brings to Verso a proven record of success in leading disciplined, high performan...
Januar 12, 2017

Sappi Europe names Steffen Wurdinger as VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology

Sappi announced that after 42 years of service to the company Mat Quaedvlieg has retired from his position as Vice President Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi Europe. He will continue as VP Strategic Business Projects on a part time basis.Steffen Wurdinger, Mill Director Ehingen, has taken...

Rundholz

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Sarawak, Malaysia: Log production down in January-October 2016

Over the eleven months to November 2016, Sarawak, Malaysia, produced 6.8 million cubic metres of logs. Around 2.5% came from swamp forests with the balance from hill forests. In the same period in 2015, 7.6 million cubic metres of logs were produced, ITTO produced.Production of hill logs in between ...
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FFIF appoints Maarit Lindström as Director and Chief Economist

Maarit Lindström (PhD) has been appointed Director and Chief Economist of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of 26 January 2017. She will also become a member of the Executive Board of the federation, as FFIF says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lindström takes up the new p...
Januar 16, 2017

Slovenia: Value of purchased roundwood increased by 11% in November

Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in November 2016 was worth Euro 5.7 million, which is about 13% 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

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Goodfellow names Patrick Goodfellow as President and CEO

Goodfellow Inc. announces that Mr. Patrick Goodfellow, previously Vice-President, Hardwood, has been promoted to President and CEO of the Corporation. Mr. Denis Fraser is stepping down as President and CEO of the Corporation, effective immediately. "Mr. Patrick Goodfellow has been run...
Januar 16, 2017

Schweighofer Group names Thomas Huemer as Head of Corporate Communications

Communications expert Thomas Huemer is to join the corporate press office of Schweighofer Group/Holzindustrie Schweighofer, a major player in Europe’s wood processing industry. Huemer takes over as Head of Corporate Communications from January 2017 onwards, and will be responsible for Schweighofer’s...
Januar 16, 2017

Stella-Jones expects 4Q sales of $340-$342 million

Stella-Jones Inc. provided preliminary unaudited results for the 4Q and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. Financial results for the 4Q and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 will be reported on March 17, 2017.Stella-Jones is providing this update to inform of lower year-over-year financial resul...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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Catalyst receives final order of the Supreme of British Columbia for recapitalization and privatization transaction

Catalyst Paper Corporation announced that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued its final order approving the Company's recapitalization and privatization pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement").The completion of the recapitalizatio...
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Andritz completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso Anjala in Finland

International technology Group Andritz has successfully completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso’s Anjala paper mill in Anjalankoski, Finland, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The turnkey upgrade of the sludge screw press, which has been out of ...
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Midwest Converting earns Chain-of-Custody Certification under FSC and SFI

Midwest Converting successfully completed its Chain-of-Custody audit. The Bedford Park, Illinois-based paper converting company is now certified under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), as PaperAge reported.As a toll converter, Midwest Converting trad...

Sperrholz

Januar 4, 2017

American Wood Council appoints Andrew Dodson as Vice President of Government Affairs

The American Wood Council (AWC) has selected Andrew “Andy” Dodson as Vice President, Government Affairs. Dodson will develop and implement the association’s government affairs strategy, and will direct and manage federal and state legislative affairs.“In AWC’s short existence, the association has em...
Januar 3, 2017

Södra increased timber exports to Poland in 2016

Södra’s exports of sawn timber to Poland have increased 150% in 2016. Although Poland is not an entirely new market for Södra, it has grown rapidly in recent years and is interesting from various perspectives. Construction timber accounts for the bulk of sales and there are several under...
Dezember 21, 2016

SVEZA Group appoints Anatoly Frishman as CEO

Anatoly Frishman, the former CEO of Severstal-Metiz, has been appointed as CEO of SVEZA Group, the global leader in birch plywood production. Aleksandr Shevelev took the position as CEO of Severstal Management. Roman Muzyka has been appointed to the position of S&M Director as of December 1, 201...

stehendes Holz

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Proteak obtains $65 million credit facility

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Proteak Uno, S.A.B. de C.V. announced that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Promotion and Participation Agency for Economic Cooperation (PROPARCO) granted a multilateral credit facility for $65 million, an unprecedented event in Mexico.This facility will be utilized to support the...
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FFIF appoints Maarit Lindström as Director and Chief Economist

Maarit Lindström (PhD) has been appointed Director and Chief Economist of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation as of 26 January 2017. She will also become a member of the Executive Board of the federation, as FFIF says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lindström takes up the new p...
Januar 16, 2017

Schweighofer Group names Thomas Huemer as Head of Corporate Communications

Communications expert Thomas Huemer is to join the corporate press office of Schweighofer Group/Holzindustrie Schweighofer, a major player in Europe’s wood processing industry. Huemer takes over as Head of Corporate Communications from January 2017 onwards, and will be responsible for Schweighofer’s...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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Catalyst receives final order of the Supreme of British Columbia for recapitalization and privatization transaction

Catalyst Paper Corporation announced that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued its final order approving the Company's recapitalization and privatization pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement").The completion of the recapitalizatio...
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BillerudKorsnäs takes stake in UK technology company Hanhaa

BillerudKorsnäs is taking a further step into the Internet of Packaging by investing in a minority holding in UK technology company Hanhaa. The company’s solution allows users to track not only the location but also the condition of their deliveries in real time and on a large scale no matter...
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U.S. containerboard production up 7.2% in December

U.S. containerboard production in December 2016 was 7.2% higher compared to December 2015, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported. The month-over-month average daily production compared to November 2016 was 0.6% higher. The containerboard operating rate for December increased to 97%...

Zeitungspapier

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Catalyst receives final order of the Supreme of British Columbia for recapitalization and privatization transaction

Catalyst Paper Corporation announced that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued its final order approving the Company's recapitalization and privatization pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement").The completion of the recapitalizatio...
Dezember 16, 2016

Norske Skog to sell its Topp1 power station at Tasman site in New Zealand

Norske Skog has entered into an unconditional agreement to sell the Topp1 power station at the Tasman mill site in New Zealand to NGATI Tuwharetoa Electricity Ltd, a local partner at the Tasman industrial site.Topp1 generates around 21.5 MW geothermal energy annually. The net sales proceeds are clos...
Dezember 15, 2016

Volga successfully passed four audits for compliance with requirements of international FSC standards

Volga successfully passed four audits for compliance with requirements of international FSC standards, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.FSC standard (Forest Stewardship Сouncil) is one of the most popular and well-known standards in the market for forest and paper...

Zellulose

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UPM Pulp appoints Lajos Forster as new Marketing Director

UPM Pulp appoints Lajos Forster as new Marketing Director effective 1 April 2017. He will continue in his current position as Sales Director, Europe, until the end of March, the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“We have already started the search for a new Sales Director...
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Valmet to supply an evaporation plant to Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Russia

Valmet will supply a new evaporation plant, a combustion plant for gases generated in the production process and related automation systems for Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper mill in Novodvinsk, Russia. The value of an order of this type is typically valued around Euro 40 million, as the company says in...
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Andritz to supply main production technologies and equipment for Sun Paper Holding Lao in Laos

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill located in the city of Xepon, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Start-up is expected in mid-2018, as the company says in the...
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