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Altpapier

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...
April 20, 2017

PAPCEL to supply equipment and machinery for Kartontol's stock preparation line in Russia

PAPCEL Saint Petersburg signed a new contract with the paper mill ZAO Kartontol to supply equipment and machinery for the stock preparation line (waste paper processing), line output 100 tpd, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The refurbishment includes a complete r...
März 17, 2017

Voith launches merQbiz, a Digital Trading Platform for the Paper Industry

Voith is accelerating its digital transformation, taking yet another step in its digital agenda. The technology group has joined forces with the Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures – a subsidiary of the Boston Consulting Group – to establish a digital marketplace for paper industry. The joint v...

Biofuel

Mai 19, 2017

Ence’s 1Q net profit soared 73% to Euro 13.7 million

Finance104  
Ence - Energía y Celulosa achieved a net profit of Euro 13.7 million in the 1Q 2017, which means an increase of 72.9% over the same period in 2016. This is an especially significant improvement if one takes into account that average prices of pulp fell by 9%, as the company said in the press release...
Mai 17, 2017

Andritz to supply a new greenfield wood processing line to Hunton Fiber in Norway

Andritz has received an order from Hunton Fiber AS to supply chip handling, pressurized refining equipment, and the chemical dosing system for its insulation production line at the mill in Gjørvik, Norway, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The new plant will be bui...
Mai 4, 2017

China's CAMCE and Boreal Bioref Oy signed a mutually binding EPC contract

China's CAMC Engineering Co., Ltd. (CAMCE) and Boreal Bioref Oy have signed a mutually binding EPC contract (engineering, procurement, construction), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In accordance with the EPC contract, CAMCE will assume responsibility for deliver...

Etiketten

Mai 15, 2017

Cenveo 1Q net sales down 13.5% to $374.5 million

Finance148  
Cenveo’s net sales in the 1Q 2017 were $374.5 million compared to $432.8 million in the same period last year, a 13.5% decline, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Operating income in the 1Q declined 41% to $10 million, compared to $17 million in the same period last...
April 26, 2017

Avery Dennison reports 1Q net sales of $1.57 billion

Finance206  
Avery Dennison Corporation announced preliminary, unaudited results for its 1Q ended April 1, 2017. Avery Dennison reports 1Q net sales of $1.57 billion“We are off to a strong start to the year, with solid top-line performance and double-digit earnings growth,” said Mitch Butier, Avery Dennison Pres...
April 25, 2017

UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

Finance283  
UPM's 1Q 2017 sales were Euro 2,482 million, 1% higher than the Euro 2,446 million for 1Q 2016, mainly due to higher delivery volumes in UPM Biorefining, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers and UPM Plywood. Sales prices were lower in several businesses, as the company said in the press release receiv...

Fußbodenbeläge

Mai 18, 2017

Mohawk Industries reported 1Q net sales increased by 2% to $2.22 billion

Finance165  
Mohawk Industries, Inc. announced 1Q 2017 record net earnings of $201 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.68, a 16.5% increase versus prior year. Excluding restructuring, acquisition expenses and other charges, net earnings were $203 million, and EPS was $2.72, a 14% increase over las...
Mai 15, 2017

Armstrong Flooring 1Q net sales down 6.8% from year ago to $265.2 million

Finance154  
Armstrong Flooring, Inc. reported financial results for the 1Q ended March 31, 2017. In the 1Q 2017, net sales were $265.2 million as compared to $284.4 million in the 1Q 2016, primarily a result of a decline in Wood segment net sales.The 1Q 2017 net loss was ($7.8) million, or ($0.28) per diluted s...
Mai 4, 2017

Energyst Solutions to distribute Pallmann product range

Energyst Solutions will distribute Pallmann’s Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout the Grand Rapids, Michigan region, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“The addition of Energyst Solutions in this market further strengthens our distribution c...

hochkalandriertes Papier

Mai 19, 2017

Laakirchen Papier AG to increase prices on supercalendered paper by 8%

The Austrian paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG announced a price increase by 8% for supercalendered (SC) paper which is valid from 3rd July 2017.“The background of the price increase is higher costs for raw and auxiliary materials,” says Thomas Krawinkler, Head Sales and Marketing of Laakirche...
März 21, 2017

CellMark joins Two Sides North America

CellMark Paper has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper. Michael F. McKee, Executive Vice President at CellMark Paper, said the partnership will help both organizati...
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 ...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

April 28, 2017

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

Finance228  
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...
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%. “...

Holzchemie

Mai 16, 2017

Mare Group announces price increase for functional paper chemicals

Due to the persistent and steep raw materials cost increase, Italian chemicals supplier Mare announces a general price increase up to 20% for its wet strength resins and up to 15% for its sizing agent portfolio.Price increase will be effective immediately where allowed by existing contracts. Additio...
Mai 9, 2017

Valspar to sell its North American industrial wood coatings business to Axalta Coatings Systems

The Sherwin-Williams Company and The Valspar Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement with Axalta Coating Systems to sell the assets related to Valspar’s North American Industrial Wood Coatings business to Axalta for $420 million in cash.Ty Valspar’s North American Industrial Wood Coatin...
Mai 9, 2017

Kemira increases prices for its paper sizing chemicals in EMEA

Kemira announces a price increase for its paper sizing products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The price increase of the ASA sizing chemicals will be approximately 5-10%, depending on the specific formulatio...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

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

Finance151  
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...
April 10, 2017

Honkarakenne appoints Arimo Ristola as Chairman of its BoD

Honkarakenne Oyj’s Annual General Meeting elected Timo Kohtamäki, Arimo Ristola, Anita Saarelainen and Kyösti Saarimäki as members of the Board.The Board of Directors convened for its constituent meeting and appointed Arimo Ristola as Chairman of the Board. At the same board meeting Board of Directo...

Holzplatten

Mai 19, 2017

Pfleiderer Group 1Q revenues increased by 2.5%

Finance105  
In the 1Q 2017, Pfleiderer Group revenues increased by 2.5% compared to the same period last year, to Euro 252 million. The share of high margin products with added-value in total sales was 67%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Reported EBITDA reached Euro 30.8 mi...
Mai 18, 2017

EACOM Timber obtains certification from sustainable forestry initiative at Ear Falls sawmill

EACOM Timber Corporation was granted Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Certification to the Fiber Sourcing Standard and Chain of Custody Standard, at its Ear Falls Sawmill in Ontario, Canada, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Fibre Sourcing certification, w...
Mai 18, 2017

Louisiana-Pacific 1Q sales up 21% to $611 million

Finance178  
For the 1Q 2017, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) reported net sales of $611 million, up from $505 million in the same quarter of 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.LP reported net income of $55 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, as compared to $10 million...

Holzverarbeitung

Mai 16, 2017

EGY WOOD EXPO will be held in Cairo, Egypt

EGY WOOD, the international trade fair for furniture production technologies, woodworking machinery, tools, fittings, accessories, raw materials and products, will be held in New Cairo Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt, during December 7-10, 2017.The exhibition is expecting about 100 participants fr...
März 31, 2017

Homag Group's FY 2016 operating EBIT rose by 13% to Euro 71 million

Finance357  
The Homag Group increased its incoming orders in 2016 by around 10% to Euro 1,165 million (previous year: Euro 1,058 million). Sales revenue were up by a good 4%, reaching Euro 1,082 million (previous year: Euro 1,039 million). Operating EBIT rose by 13% to Euro 71 million (previous year: Euro 63 mi...
März 9, 2017

Capacity utilization rate of Canadian wood product industry increases to 90.2% in 4Q2016

The capacity utilization rate of the Canadian wood product manufacturing industry rose for the fifth time in six quarters, from 87.5% in the third quarter 2016 to 90.2% in the fourth quarter, reported Statistics Canada. The advance was attributable to an overall increase in production. The capacity ...

Hygienisches Papier

Mai 19, 2017

Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine started-up at Paper Prime in Portugal

Paper Prime, a company belonging to the Trevipapel Group, and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of the new TM1. The installation and commissioning were performed according to the scheduled time and the start-up went very smoothly, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom ...
Mai 17, 2017

CMPC reports 1Q sales increase of 5%

Finance113  
Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) announced its unaudited results for 1Q 2017. Total revenue was $1,213 million for the quarter, 5% lower compared to 4Q 2016, but up 5% when compared to 1Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.EBITDA totaled $210 million during the quart...
Mai 15, 2017

Andritz to supply tissue machine with steel Yankee and shoe press to Paper Mill Investment in Algeria

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Paper Mill Investment (PMI) to supply a tissue machine with steel Yankee and shoe press to Algeria. The new plant will produce high-quality facial wipes as well as toilet and towel papers. Start-up is scheduled for the 1Q 2018, as the...

Maschinen und Anlagen

Mai 19, 2017

Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine started-up at Paper Prime in Portugal

Paper Prime, a company belonging to the Trevipapel Group, and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of the new TM1. The installation and commissioning were performed according to the scheduled time and the start-up went very smoothly, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom ...
Mai 19, 2017

Iberpapel to invest €180 million in the manufacture of flexible packaging paper

The Board of Directors of Iberpapel Gestión, S. A. has agreed to move ahead with the initiative dubbed Project Hernani under which its subsidiary, Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga, S.A.U., will invest around Euro 180 million.The so-called Project Hernani essentially consists of the installation of a...
Mai 19, 2017

PAPCEL put into operation a rejects deflaking line at Ilim Group’s Bratsk mill in Russia

PAPCEL put into operation a rejects deflaking line for the Ilim Group in Bratsk, Russia. PAPCEL delivered a refiner DR-30-D and a high-density cleaner SVS-25-M, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Ilim Group is the largest pulp and paper company in Russia.PAPCEL Lito...

Möbel

Mai 19, 2017

Pfleiderer Group 1Q revenues increased by 2.5%

Finance105  
In the 1Q 2017, Pfleiderer Group revenues increased by 2.5% compared to the same period last year, to Euro 252 million. The share of high margin products with added-value in total sales was 67%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Reported EBITDA reached Euro 30.8 mi...
Mai 15, 2017

Japan’s wooden kitchen furniture imports decreased by 15% in February

The value of Japan’s February imports of wooden kitchen furniture dropped 15% year-on-year and by 12% month-on-month, ITTO reported.Vietnam was the major source of Japan’s wooden kitchen furniture at 36% of total imports of this category but shipments from Vietnam dropped 23% in February compared to...
Mai 12, 2017

Pfleiderer Group reports best EBITDA in 20 years

Finance157  
The Pfleiderer Group presents its annual results - 2016 was a highly successful year. EBITDA margin reached a record in 20 years and accounted for 15.5%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Last year, the Group’s net sales revenues were Euro 960 million, compared to ...

Papier und Zellulose

Mai 9, 2017

Canfor Pulp Products reported 1Q net income of $24.1 million

Finance173  
Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (“CPPI”) reported net income of $24.1 million, or $0.36 per share, for the 1Q 2017, compared to $10.1 million, or $0.15 per share, for the 4Q 2016 and $23.1 million, or $0.34 per share, for the 1Q 2016.The Company reported operating income of $35.2 million for the 1Q 2017, ...
Mai 3, 2017

Tembec improved 1Q sales to $387 million

Finance187  
Tembec’s consolidated sales for the three-month period ended March 25, 2017, were $387 million, as compared to $380 million in the same quarter a year ago, the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Company generated net earnings of $24 million or $0.24 per share in the Ma...
April 28, 2017

Weyerhaeuser increased 1Q net sales to $1.7 billion

Finance266  
Weyerhaeuser Company reported 1Q 2017 net earnings of $157 million on net sales of $1.7 billion. This compares with earnings of $61 million on net sales of $1.4 billion for the same period last year. 1Q 2017 adjusted EBITDA increased by 14% to $454 million, compared to $336 million in 1Q 2016, as th...

Rundholz

Mai 19, 2017

Rougier’s FY 2016 net sales down 9% to Euro 149.4 million

Finance104  
Rougier’s FY 2016 net sales accounted for Euro 149.4 million, compared to Euro 164.7 million in 2015, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.2016 EBITDA was Euro 8.9 million, compared to Euro 12.1 million in 2015.EBIT is negative, coming in at Euro (0.8) million, compar...
Mai 18, 2017

Acadian Timber increased 1Q net sales to $23.1 million

Finance118  
For the 1Q 2017, Acadian Timber Corp. generated net sales of $23.1 million compared to $21.4 million in the comparable period of 2016, driven primarily by favourable winter harvest conditions, particularly for spruce and fir stands. Total sales volumes were 18% higher than the same period in the pri...
Mai 11, 2017

Metsä Group reported 1Q comparable operating result of Euro 128 million

Finance154  
Metsä Group's sales for the 1Q 2017 were Euro 1,216.1 million, compared to Euro 1,155.6 million in 1Q 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 127.9 mil...

Schnittholz

Mai 18, 2017

EACOM Timber obtains certification from sustainable forestry initiative at Ear Falls sawmill

EACOM Timber Corporation was granted Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Certification to the Fiber Sourcing Standard and Chain of Custody Standard, at its Ear Falls Sawmill in Ontario, Canada, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Fibre Sourcing certification, w...
Mai 18, 2017

Acadian Timber increased 1Q net sales to $23.1 million

Finance118  
For the 1Q 2017, Acadian Timber Corp. generated net sales of $23.1 million compared to $21.4 million in the comparable period of 2016, driven primarily by favourable winter harvest conditions, particularly for spruce and fir stands. Total sales volumes were 18% higher than the same period in the pri...
Mai 18, 2017

Raptor Integration Inc. received an order from North Fork Lumber in Korbel, California

Raptor Integration Inc. (RemaSawco’s joint venture partner in North America), received an order from North Fork Lumber in Korbel, California. Delivery will take place in the 3Q 2017, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The order value is SEK 6 million ($681,818) and ...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

Mai 18, 2017

Lecta to increase CWF prices by 6-7%

Lecta announces a price increase of 6-7% on all its 2 side CWF grades in sheets and reels. The increase will apply to European and overseas markets and will be effective on deliveries from June 19th, 2017, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The price incr...
Mai 17, 2017

CMPC reports 1Q sales increase of 5%

Finance113  
Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) announced its unaudited results for 1Q 2017. Total revenue was $1,213 million for the quarter, 5% lower compared to 4Q 2016, but up 5% when compared to 1Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.EBITDA totaled $210 million during the quart...
Mai 16, 2017

Neenah Paper reports 1Q net sales of $242.1 million

Finance122  
Neenah Paper’s consolidated net sales of $242.1 million in the 1Q 2017 were equal to 2016, as most growth in both Fine Paper and Packaging and Technical Products was offset by unfavorable currency effects and a decline in sales for Other products. On a constant currency basis, consolidated net sales...

Sperrholz

Mai 12, 2017

Pfleiderer Group reports best EBITDA in 20 years

Finance157  
The Pfleiderer Group presents its annual results - 2016 was a highly successful year. EBITDA margin reached a record in 20 years and accounted for 15.5%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Last year, the Group’s net sales revenues were Euro 960 million, compared to ...
Mai 8, 2017

West Fraser Timber improved 1Q earnings to $123 million

Finance342  
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports 1Q 2017 earnings of $123 million, up from $42 million a year ago, on sales up 10.4% to $1.19 billion.Lumber segment generated operating earnings of $152 million (4Q 2016 - $107 million) and Adjusted EBITDA of $191 million (4Q 2016 - $144 million). Improved product...
Mai 4, 2017

Brazilian wood-based product exports increased by 12.2% in March

Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 12.2% in value compared to March 2016, from $202 million to $226.6 million, as ITTO reported.The value of pine sawnwood exports increased 18% between March 2016 ($33.1 million) and March 2017 ($39.2 million). In terms of volu...

stehendes Holz

Mai 19, 2017

Rougier’s FY 2016 net sales down 9% to Euro 149.4 million

Finance104  
Rougier’s FY 2016 net sales accounted for Euro 149.4 million, compared to Euro 164.7 million in 2015, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.2016 EBITDA was Euro 8.9 million, compared to Euro 12.1 million in 2015.EBIT is negative, coming in at Euro (0.8) million, compar...
Mai 18, 2017

UPM and FSC® announce a global strategic partnership

UPM and the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) announce a global strategic partnership to develop solutions for advancing the uptake of FSC in the market. The partnership aims at delivering benefits to forest owners through FSC certification and to increase the FSC-certified wood supply.UPM has activ...
Mai 18, 2017

Acadian Timber increased 1Q net sales to $23.1 million

Finance118  
For the 1Q 2017, Acadian Timber Corp. generated net sales of $23.1 million compared to $21.4 million in the comparable period of 2016, driven primarily by favourable winter harvest conditions, particularly for spruce and fir stands. Total sales volumes were 18% higher than the same period in the pri...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

Mai 19, 2017

Iberpapel to invest €180 million in the manufacture of flexible packaging paper

The Board of Directors of Iberpapel Gestión, S. A. has agreed to move ahead with the initiative dubbed Project Hernani under which its subsidiary, Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga, S.A.U., will invest around Euro 180 million.The so-called Project Hernani essentially consists of the installation of a...
Mai 18, 2017

Supremex announced 9.4% increase in 1Q revenues

Finance133  
Supremex Inc. announced its results for the 1Q ended March 31, 2017. Revenue for the three-month period ended March 31, 2017, increased by 9.4%, or $3.9 million to $45.2 million compared with $41.3 million during the three-month period ended March 31, 2016, primarily from the contribution of the fis...
Mai 17, 2017

U.S. boxboard production increased by 3.2% in April

Operations144  
U.S. total boxboard production in April 2017 increased 3.2% when compared to April 2016, but decreased 3.5% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Unbleached kraft boxboard production increased over the same month as last year and increased compared to last month.To...

Zeitungspapier

Mai 15, 2017

Norske Skog appoints Lars P.S. Sperre as interim President and CEO

Norske Skog’s Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Lars P. S. Sperre as interim President and CEO of Norske Skogindustrier ASA, effective immediately. Prior to this appointment, Sperre acted as Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy & Legal, as the company said in the press release rec...
Mai 12, 2017

Norske Skog President and CEO Sven Ombudstvedt resigns

Sven Ombudstvedt has notified the Board of Directors that he resigns as President and CEO of Norske Skogindustrier ASA. The Board of Directors has relieved Ombudstvedt from his duties, and the resignation will therefore take effect immediately. Ombudstvedt will receive the ordinary remuneration for ...
Mai 11, 2017

Bio Pappel’s 1Q EBITDA up 15% from year ago to $853 million pesos ($45.2 million)

Finance180  
Mexican major paper, packaging producer Bio Pappel S.A.B. de C.V. recorded solid results despite a substantial increase in the costs of its raw materials and energy during the 1Q 2017. Resulting from the strategy of import substitution and increase in exports, sales increased 15% in this quarter, fr...

Zellulose

Mai 19, 2017

Ence’s 1Q net profit soared 73% to Euro 13.7 million

Finance104  
Ence - Energía y Celulosa achieved a net profit of Euro 13.7 million in the 1Q 2017, which means an increase of 72.9% over the same period in 2016. This is an especially significant improvement if one takes into account that average prices of pulp fell by 9%, as the company said in the press release...
Mai 17, 2017

CMPC reports 1Q sales increase of 5%

Finance113  
Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) announced its unaudited results for 1Q 2017. Total revenue was $1,213 million for the quarter, 5% lower compared to 4Q 2016, but up 5% when compared to 1Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.EBITDA totaled $210 million during the quart...
Mai 11, 2017

Metsä Group reported 1Q comparable operating result of Euro 128 million

Finance154  
Metsä Group's sales for the 1Q 2017 were Euro 1,216.1 million, compared to Euro 1,155.6 million in 1Q 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 127.9 mil...
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