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Altpapier

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...
Januar 5, 2018

Pro-Gest Group and Lamacart SpA form a waste paper recycling joint venture

Pro-Gest S.p.A. has entered a cooperation with Lamacart S.p.A. – a Verona based company leader in the recovery of waste paper – through the establishment of United Recycling S.r.l., a partnership between Cartiera di Carbonera S.p.A. and Lamacart S.p.A.The two partners of United Recycling are both we...
Dezember 8, 2017

UPM Raflatac’s RafCycle® recycling solution expanding to China

UPM Raflatac is expanding its RafCycle® recycling solution to China. RafCycle services were launched in Changshu on December 6, 2017 during a customer event. RafCycle is also being promoted at Labelexpo Asia in Shanghai on December 5-8.Hangzhou Changli is also the 100th RafCycle partner globally. Th...

Biofuel

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Sveaskog’s 4Q net sales increased by 4%

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Sveaskog’s 4Q 2017 net sales increased by 4% to SEK 1,613 million ($201 million), compared to SEK 1,549 million ($194 million) in the 4Q 2016. Total delivery volumes decreased by 1% compared with the corresponding period last year while selling prices increased by an average of 4%, as the company sa...
Februar 19, 2018

Enviva completes acquisition of South Carolina wood pellet plant from The Navigator Company, S.A.

Enviva Holdings, LP, through its joint venture, Enviva JV Development Company, LLC, has completed the acquisition of a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina and related assets from The Navigator Company, S.A., a Portuguese paper and pulp company.This acquisition is the first inve...
Februar 15, 2018

Holmen's 4Q operating profit decreased to SEK 421 million ($53.3 million)

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Holmen's operating profit for 2017 amounted to SEK 2 166 million ($274 million), compared to SEK 2 162 million ($273 million) in 2016. Deliveries of paperboard, paper and wood products increased and the sales mix improved, but this was offset by higher costs for input goods and shipping, as well as ...

Etiketten

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Platinum Equity acquires WS Packaging Group, Inc. from J.W. Childs

WS Packaging Group announced that Platinum Equity has acquired the company from J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. The company, which primarily markets pressure sensitive labeling products, is one of North America’s leading label converters, providing innovative packaging, shopper promotion and branding s...
Februar 16, 2018

Neenah's Q4 consolidated net sales increased by 11% to $244 million

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Neenah's consolidated net sales of $244 million in the 4Q 2017 grew 11% compared with $220.5 million in the prior yearю Adjusted operating income of $20.1 million in 2017 decreased 23% compared with $26 million in 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Operating i...
Februar 14, 2018

Jujo Thermal to increase thermal papers prices by 10– 15%

Due to the exceptional situation on the global leuco dye market, with extreme cost increases for the colour formers, Jujo Thermal Ltd. announces a price increase for its direct thermal papers of 10 – 15%. The price increase will be effective from 1 March 2018, onwards, as the company says in the pre...

Fußbodenbeläge

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Kährs Group appoints Heli Jaronen as new Regional Manager Finland & Baltic

Kährs Group, a Swedish Europe-leading manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, has appointed Heli Jaronen as new Regional Manager Finland & Baltic.Heli has a background in sales development and marketing, as well as experience from working with building materials and constr...
Februar 16, 2018

Sika Corporation and Lockwood Flooring announce new business relationship

Sika Corporation announces new business relationship with Lockwood Flooring. Starting February 2018, the six branches of Lockwood Flooring will distribute the Sika Interior Finishing product range in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas. This product range includes S...
Februar 9, 2018

Mohawk Industries reports 4Q net sales of $2.4 billion

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Mohawk Industries, Inc. announced 4Q 2017 net earnings of $240 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.21. Adjusted net earnings were $256 million and EPS was $3.42, excluding restructuring, acquisition and other charges, a 5% increase over last year, as the company said in the press rele...

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 ...

Holzchemie

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Solenis to increase prices for wet strength resins

Solenis will increase prices by up to 15% on all wet strength resins globally, effective immediately. The price increase is necessary due to the significant increase in key raw material costs combined with a tightening of available supply, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom...
Februar 19, 2018

Kemira and the Nordic Investment Bank sign Euro 90 million loan agreement

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Kemira Oyj and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have signed a Euro 90 million loan agreement for Kemira’s completed expansion of chlorate production in Joutseno, Finland as well as investments in research and development during 2016-2019.The new chlorate production line in Joutseno, Finland, started...
Februar 14, 2018

BASF finalizes the divestiture of its Pischelsdorf production site in Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH

BASF has completed the announced divestiture of the production site for styrene-butadiene-based paper dispersions in Pischelsdorf, Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH, a subsidiary of the British specialty chemicals manufacturer Synthomer plc. Consent by the competent antitrust authorities has been ob...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

Februar 6, 2018

Atlas Engineered Products appoints Kevin Smith to the company’s Board

Atlas Engineered Products appointed Kevin Smith as a member of the company’s board of directors.Kevin Smith is Executive Vice-President and CFO for the Intracorp Group of Companies, a real estate development company with headquarters in Vancouver and with operations across North America. Prior to jo...
Februar 6, 2018

Atlas Engineered Products to acquire Highwood Trusses

Atlas Engineered Products has entered into a binding letter of intent (LOI) with the shareholders of Highwood Trusses Ltd. whereby the Company has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Highwood Trusses Ltd. Guy Champagne, President of Atlas, commented, “The ac...
Januar 30, 2018

Masonite International Corporation acquires DW3 Products Holding Limited for £70 million

Masonite International Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of DW3 Products Holding Limited (“DW3”), a leading UK provider of high quality premium door solutions and window systems, supplying products under brand names such as Solidor, Residor, Nicedor, and Residence, Masonite...

Holzplatten

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In 2018, Dieffenbacher to complete four record-setting wooden panel plants

German plant manufacturer Dieffenbacher expects 2018 will be the one of its busiest and most significant years ever based on the completion of record-setting wood-based panel plants. In Grayling, Michigan, USA, Arauco will start production on the largest particleboard press in North America ...
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Håkan Larsson, Director of Strategy, to leave Södra

Håkan Larsson, Director of Strategy of Södra has decided to start his own consulting business and will therefore be leaving Södra on 1 March. Håkan Larsson’s involvement in Södra’s work with strategic issues will continue, but in his new role as a consultant, as the company says in the press release...
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Arbec Forest Products upgrades its OSB production facility in Miramichi, Canada

Opportunities NB and the Province of New Brunswick, Canada, are investing up to $1 million to support a $10-million upgrade of Arbec Forest Products production facilities in Miramichi.The investment in the facility on Water Steet, which produces oriented strand board for the construction industry, w...

Holzverarbeitung

Februar 5, 2018

Gascogne signed a syndicated loan contract worth Euro 110 million

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Gascogne has signed a syndicated loan contract worth Euro 110 million, to refinance its current debt and to finance its Capital Expenditure programme for the 2018-2020 period, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.This Euro 110 million loan is to be paid back over 5 ye...
Januar 30, 2018

Masonite International Corporation acquires DW3 Products Holding Limited for £70 million

Masonite International Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of DW3 Products Holding Limited (“DW3”), a leading UK provider of high quality premium door solutions and window systems, supplying products under brand names such as Solidor, Residor, Nicedor, and Residence, Masonite...
Januar 25, 2018

James Jones & Sons invests GBP 7 million ($9.9 million) in new I-joist line

As part of a continuing investment programme at its JJI-Joist plant in Forres, Scotland, James Jones & Sons Ltd has announced that a contract has been placed with US based Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. to supply and install a new high-speed, automated I-Joist assembly line. The total project i...

Hygienisches Papier

Februar 19, 2018

Svenska Pappersbruket becomes Klippans Bruk AB

Svenska Pappersbruket AB (SPAB) changes its name into Klippans Bruk AB. For more than a decade, SPAB has been on a mission to evolve, expand and honor the legacy of Scandinavia´s oldest paper mill. The name itself reconnects the mill with its long history and deep cultural and industrial roots in Kl...
Februar 15, 2018

Essity's net sales increased by 8% in 2017

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Essity net sales for 2017 increased 8% compared with the preceding year. Organic sales increased 1.2%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Group’s adjusted EBITA for full-year 2017 rose 12%. Excluding currency translation effects and the acquisition of BSN medica...
Februar 15, 2018

Metsä Tissue invests in new Away-from-Home production line in Raubach mill in Germany

Metsä Tissue is investing in a new production line for hand towels in its Raubach mill in Germany. The total investment is approximately Euro 10 million and the new production line for Away-from-Home products will be operative by the end of 2018, as the company says in the press release received by ...

Maschinen und Anlagen

Februar 16, 2018

Verso plans to restart Androscoggin mill’s paper machine in Jay, Maine

Verso Corporation plans to upgrade the shuttered pulp line and No. 3 paper machine at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, enabling this equipment to restart for the manufacture of packaging products, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The paper machine and associat...
Februar 16, 2018

Kadant’s 4Q revenue increased 49% to $149.1 million

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Kadant’s 4Q 2017 revenue increased 49% to $149.1 million compared to the 4Q 2016, including $26.9 million from acquisitions and a $5 million increase from the favorable effect of foreign currency translation. Excluding the impact of acquisitions and foreign currency translation, revenue was up 17% c...
Februar 15, 2018

Norbord commissions new OSB line at its Inverness mill in the UK

Norbord installed and started up new equipment at its Inverness mill in the UK. The equipment includes the forming line, the screening, blending and resin system, the heat energy system, dryer and WESP stack, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Holtec has...

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La-Z-Boy reported its sales increased 6.1% to $413.6 million in fiscal Q3 2018

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La-Z-Boy Incorporated reported its operating results for the fiscal 2018 third quarter ended January 27, 2018. Sales for the fiscal 2018 third quarter were $413.6 million, up 6.1% compared with the prior year’s third quarter. Operating margin was 8.0% in the third quarter of fiscal 2018 versus 8.6% ...
Februar 16, 2018

La-Z-Boy to invest in New Tazewell, TN manufacturing campus

La-Z-Boy Incorporated announced it plans to invest approximately $10 million in its England Inc. upholstery manufacturing campus, located in New Tazewell, Tennessee. The 1.1 million square-foot New Tazewell complex, which began operations in 1964 and was acquired by La-Z-Boy Incorporated in 1995, e...
Februar 12, 2018

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 26% in December

In December 2017 the total value of Brazil’s exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 26% in value compared to December 2016, from $220.8 million to $277.4 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports increased 21% from $35.1 million in December 2016 to $42.4 million in 20...

Papier und Zellulose

Februar 16, 2018

Verso plans to restart Androscoggin mill’s paper machine in Jay, Maine

Verso Corporation plans to upgrade the shuttered pulp line and No. 3 paper machine at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, enabling this equipment to restart for the manufacture of packaging products, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The paper machine and associat...
Februar 5, 2018

Nippon Paper Industries to build a demonstration plant at Fuji mill in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries plans to build a demonstration plant at Fuji mill in Japan to drive the development of practical applications of "MinerPa®"; a set of new functional materials created by compounding particulate minerals and wood pulp (cellulose fibers) using the Company's own unique pulp-modi...
Februar 5, 2018

Resolute Forest Products reports 4Q sales of $898 million

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2017, of $13 million, or $0.14 per share, compared to a net loss of $45 million, or $0.50 per share, in the same period in 2016.Sales were $898 million in the 4Q 2017, an increase of $9 million from the 4Q 2016. Exc...

Rundholz

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Sveaskog’s 4Q net sales increased by 4%

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Sveaskog’s 4Q 2017 net sales increased by 4% to SEK 1,613 million ($201 million), compared to SEK 1,549 million ($194 million) in the 4Q 2016. Total delivery volumes decreased by 1% compared with the corresponding period last year while selling prices increased by an average of 4%, as the company sa...
Februar 16, 2018

Deltic Timber’s 4Q net sales improved to $72.1 million

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Deltic Timber Corporation’s 4Q 2017 net sales totaled $72.1 million, compared to $58.5 million for 4Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.4Q net income was $.2 million, or $.02 per diluted share for the 4Q 2017, compared to net income of $3.1 million, or $.26 p...
Februar 15, 2018

Holmen's 4Q operating profit decreased to SEK 421 million ($53.3 million)

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Holmen's operating profit for 2017 amounted to SEK 2 166 million ($274 million), compared to SEK 2 162 million ($273 million) in 2016. Deliveries of paperboard, paper and wood products increased and the sales mix improved, but this was offset by higher costs for input goods and shipping, as well as ...

Schnittholz

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Håkan Larsson, Director of Strategy, to leave Södra

Håkan Larsson, Director of Strategy of Södra has decided to start his own consulting business and will therefore be leaving Södra on 1 March. Håkan Larsson’s involvement in Södra’s work with strategic issues will continue, but in his new role as a consultant, as the company says in the press release...
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PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced completion of merger of Potlatch Corporation with Deltic Timber

PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced the successful completion of the merger of Potlatch Corporation with Deltic Timber Corporation in an all-stock transaction, creating a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier wood products manufacturer. The combined company has changed its name to Potlatch...
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Georgia‐Pacific to build $135 million softwood lumber plant in Warrenton, Georgia

Georgia‐Pacific will build a new softwood lumber production facility in Warren County, Georgia, on property adjacent to its existing lumber mill. Construction of the $135 million, 340,000‐square foot, technologically advanced plant is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2018 with an anticipated star...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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VEP acquired a controlling majority interest in Cordier

Cordier Papier Holding GmbH and Cordier Spezialpapier GmbH (together “Cordier”), a leading German manufacturer of graphic and technical speciality papers, and Value Enhancement Partners B.V. (“VEP”), a Dutch industrial investment company, announce that VEP has acquired a controlling majority interes...
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Papyrus announces opening of the Papyrus Competence Centre in Germany

After 11 months of construction work, Papyrus is now opening the Papyrus Competence Centre (PCC), a state-of-the-art logistical hub and innovation centre that is located in Köln-Niehl, in Germany.The Competence Centre will be Papyrus’ new European logistical hub for creative paper and paper speciali...
Februar 19, 2018

The Navigator Company to increase paper prices by 6-8% in Europe

The Navigator Company will be increasing prices by 6-8% in Europe. This measure will be effective with orders shipping March 26th, 2018, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Navigator Company is Europe’s largest producer of uncoated wood-free paper.

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Timber Products appoints Steve Killgore as new CEO

Timber Products has appointed Steve Killgore as new CEO. Killgore will assume leadership at Timber Products on February 20, 2018.“As a family run business for four generations, it is with the utmost confidence that we transition to outside leadership for our day to day work. Killgore is an industry ...
Februar 19, 2018

Eastern Panel Manufacturing plans $1 million expansion in Virginia

Eastern Panel Manufacturing, Inc. (EPM), a custom plywood manufacturer, will invest $1 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. EPM will move to a 55,000-square-foot facility in the Chatham Industrial Park to accommodate future growth. This project will create ...
Februar 14, 2018

SVEZA Group launches a new plywood for laser cutting applications

SVEZA Group launches a new product SVEZA Laser. New product developed specially for diemakers and meets key requirements of the industry. Two grades – SVEZA Laser Standard and SVEZA Laser Premium- are available, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Following die cutti...

stehendes Holz

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Sveaskog’s 4Q net sales increased by 4%

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Sveaskog’s 4Q 2017 net sales increased by 4% to SEK 1,613 million ($201 million), compared to SEK 1,549 million ($194 million) in the 4Q 2016. Total delivery volumes decreased by 1% compared with the corresponding period last year while selling prices increased by an average of 4%, as the company sa...
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PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced completion of merger of Potlatch Corporation with Deltic Timber

PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced the successful completion of the merger of Potlatch Corporation with Deltic Timber Corporation in an all-stock transaction, creating a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier wood products manufacturer. The combined company has changed its name to Potlatch...
Februar 19, 2018

Suzano Pulp and Paper to acquire wood and land in São Paulo, Brazil, from Duratex

Suzano Pulp and Paper announces agreement to acquire wood and land owned by Duratex in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The agreement for the purchase and sale of forestry assets, commitment to purchase and sell rural properties and purchase option involves, initially, the acquisition of 9,500 hectar...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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Sonoco’s 4Q net sales increased 13.7% to $1.3 billion

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Sonoco’s 4Q 2017 net sales were $1.3 billion, an increase of $156.8 million, or 13.7%, from last year’s quarter. The improvement reflects a net increase in sales aided by acquisitions, net of divestitures; higher selling prices, largely driven by rising raw material prices; solid volume growth; and ...
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Platinum Equity acquires WS Packaging Group, Inc. from J.W. Childs

WS Packaging Group announced that Platinum Equity has acquired the company from J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. The company, which primarily markets pressure sensitive labeling products, is one of North America’s leading label converters, providing innovative packaging, shopper promotion and branding s...
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SIG Combibloc and Dai Nippon Printing create joint venture in Japan

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG Combibloc have signed a joint venture agreement. The 50-50 joint venture will be established as of April 1, 2018, under the name of DNP - SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo, Japan.The main focus of the partnership is to provide greater differentiati...

Zeitungspapier

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...
Dezember 21, 2017

Norske Skog names Oslo Byfogdembete as bankruptcy trustee

Oslo Byfogdembete (Oslo Bankruptcy Court) has appointed lawyer Tom Hugo Ottesen as bankruptcy trustee for the following companies: Norske Skogindustrier ASA Norske Treindustrier AS Norske Skog Holding AS Lysaker Invest AS Norske Skog Eiendom AS.In addition to the bankruptcy filing of Norske Skogindu...
Dezember 19, 2017

Norske Skog's operations continue as normal dispute the bankruptcy process

Norske Skog's operations will continue to run as normal. For employees, suppliers and customers, there will be no change, it will be business as usual. The bankruptcy of Norske Skogindustrier ASA is financial and concerns mainly shareholders and bondholders of Norske Skogindustrier ASA., as ...

Zellulose

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Ence's FY 2017 net profit soared 139% to Euro 91.8 million

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Ence - Energía y Celulosa - achieved a net profit of Euro 91.8 million in 2017, or 138.6% more than Euro 38.5 million in 2016, and earnings per share grew by 142.4%. Ence's EBITDA increased by 72% to reach Euro 216 million, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Ignacio...
Februar 19, 2018

Fibria’s 4Q net revenue soared 60%

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Fibria’s net revenue totaled R$4,047 million ($1.3 billion) in 4Q 2017, 42% more than in 3Q 2017, due to the 29% growth in sales volume, the 8% increase in the average net pulp price in dollars and the 3% appreciation of the average dollar against the real. Compared to 4Q 2016, revenue climbed 60%, ...
Februar 13, 2018

Klabin acquires interest in Israeli startup Melodea Ltd.

Klabin acquires 12.5% interest in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions, a pioneer in the technology for extracting cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC), a 100% biobased and renewable product. The investment of $2.5 million will strengthen Klabin’s efforts in the areas of Research, Development ...
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