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Altpapier

Mai 29, 2017

Europac acquires waste management company Transcon Valladolid

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

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

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

Biofuel

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West Fraser Timber reports 2Q Adjusted EBITDA of $305 million

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports record sales in 2Q 2017of $1.32 billion, up from $1.11 billion in last year, with earnings up 49% to $146 million. 2Q Adjusted EBITDA was $305 million, compared to $138 million in 2Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lumber...
Juli 20, 2017

Sveaskog’s 2Q net sales increased by 2%

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Sveaskog’s 2Q 2017 net sales increased by 2% to SEK 1,702 million ($205 million). Total delivery volumes are unchanged compared with the 2Q last year but selling prices increased by an average of 2%. Sales of wood raw material totalled 2.8 million cubic metres, as the company said in the press relea...
Juli 14, 2017

Government of Canada supports clean technology in Quebec's forest sector

Canada's forests are among the most sustainably managed in the world, and forest sector is leading the way in innovation and environmental responsibility through new clean technologies, as Natural Resources Canada reports.Michel Picard, Member of Parliament for Montarville, on behalf of Canada's Min...

Etiketten

Juli 11, 2017

OMET to delivery a new flexo press to Delta-Center in Omsk, Russia

Less than a year after the installation of an OMET XFlex X4 370, Delta Center typography in Omsk, Russia, decided to buy a second machine, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The new investment is an iFlex 370, the unique flexo press dedicated to label printing and c...
Juli 11, 2017

Avery Dennison names Gregory S. Lovins as Senior Vice President and CFO

Avery Dennison Corporation appoints Gregory S. Lovins to senior vice president and CFO, effective immediately, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Mr. Lovins, 45, will be responsible for leading financial operations across Avery Dennison, and will also oversee the co...
Juni 30, 2017

WS Packaging Group names Dean Wimer CEO

WS Packaging Group, Inc. announced that Dean Wimer has been named CEO effective July 1, 2017, and current CEO Charlie Eitel will take over as the company's chairman. Wimer has been chief operating officer since July 2016.Prior to joining WS Packaging in 2016, Dean Wimer served as president and chief...

Fußbodenbeläge

Juli 12, 2017

Jiangyin Funuo New Decoration Materials entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge

Chinese floor producer Jiangyin Funuo New Decoration Materials Co., Ltd. has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with Välinge for the use of the 2G and 5G® locking systems in WPC and LVT/SPC flooring products, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Fun...
Juli 7, 2017

Rayo Wholesale Inc. to distribute Pallmann’s wood flooring products

PALLMANN® announced that Rayo Wholesale Inc. will distribute Pallmann’s Hardwood Complete range of wood flooring products throughout the greater San Diego, California, market.“We are very excited to have Rayo Wholesale as our newest partner”, said Mark Weglowski, Brand Manager for Pallmann. “Rayo pr...
Juli 7, 2017

Kährs Group signs agreement with Ikano Bostad

Kährs Group has signed an agreement to supply wood flooring to the property developer Ikano Bostad, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Under the agreement, Kährs Group will deliver wood flooring to Ikano Bostad’s new construction projects and renovation projects in ...

hochkalandriertes Papier

Juni 22, 2017

Stora Enso shuts down PM8 at Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden

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

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales

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

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

April 28, 2017

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

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

Holzchemie

Juli 20, 2017

GPA hires John Olsen as a business development manager

GPA announces that John Olson has joined the team as their newest Business Development Manager. In this role, Olson will focus his creativity, experience, and knowledge of the local market on helping GPA’s customers in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota achieve greater profitability.Olson’s backg...
Juli 20, 2017

Michelman appoints two Group Vice Presidents

Michelman appoints two new Group Vice Presidents. Ms. Ginger Merritt, Michelman’s China Country Manager, has been tapped as the company’s new Vice President of Coatings, while Ms. Lisa DiGate, Global Director of R&D Systems at Michelman, has been appointed the company’s new Vice President of Pri...
Juli 17, 2017

Teknos names Mari de Meijer Managing Director of Teknos Drywood in the Netherlands

Mari de Meijer has been appointed as Managing Director of Teknos Drywood in the Netherlands. Mari will be responsible for the operations in the Netherlands including both local sales and paint manufacturing, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Mari has more than 25 y...

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

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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

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West Fraser Timber reports 2Q Adjusted EBITDA of $305 million

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports record sales in 2Q 2017of $1.32 billion, up from $1.11 billion in last year, with earnings up 49% to $146 million. 2Q Adjusted EBITDA was $305 million, compared to $138 million in 2Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lumber...
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Cedar Creek names Jesse Denham as General Manager of Harlingen, Texas branch

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Cedar Creek announces the promotion of Jesse Denham to General Manager of the Harlingen, Texas branch.Jesse started his career with Cedar Creek 4 years ago in Dallas operation and has filled many functions in that time including operations, mill coordinator and sales. Jesse brings with him an energe...
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Coillte 2016 EBITDA up 10% to Euro 98.3 million

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Coillte, Ireland’s largest forestry and land solutions company, announced its annual results for 2016. The company delivered record earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of Euro 98.3 million, up 10% on the previous year.Operating cash flow at Euro 15.2 million was up ...

Holzverarbeitung

Juli 18, 2017

Walford Timber acquires G & MB Manning Ltd

Walford Timber acquires timber and fencing supplier G & MB Manning Ltd., as TTJ reports. Walford Timber said the acquisition represented a perfect opportunity for both companies as Manning’s owner and managing director Christine Dennis was wishing to retire and Walford had wanted to expand into ...
Juli 17, 2017

Acimall: Orders for Italian woodworking machinery increased by 16.4% in 1Q

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The 1Q 2017 consolidated the positive season for furniture industry and woodworking machinery and plants. In the first three months of this year, orders increased by 16.4%, compared to the same period of 2016; such figure is higher than the growth rate of the previous quarter, October to December 20...
Juli 4, 2017

Acimall appoints two new Vice Presidents

Lorenzo Primultini, president of Primultini in Marano Vicentino (Vicenza), was re-elected President of Acimall, the Confindustria member association representing Italian woodworking technology manufacturers, by unanimous vote. The election was held during the general assembly on Saturday, June 24. T...

Hygienisches Papier

Juli 19, 2017

Suzano announces investments in tissue production in Brazil’s Northeast

Suzano Papel e Celulose plans to acquire equipment for converting tissue paper, also known as sanitary paper, into finished products, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The mill in Imperatriz, Brazil, will be the first one in the state of Maranhão to manufacture pro...
Juli 18, 2017

Cascades inaugurates new tissue converting plant in Scappoose, Oregon

Cascades Inc. officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The grand opening of this $64 million facility was celebrated by the Governor of Oregon, Kate Brow...
Juli 14, 2017

Duni AB appoints Johan Sundelin as new President and CEO

Duni AB appoints Johan Sundelin as new President and CEO, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Johan Sundelin, who is currently Head of Division and MD for Santa Maria within Paulig Group, will assume this role latest January 2018. Johan has extensive and substantial ...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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ABB launches image-based online system for monitoring fiber properties

ABB has launched L&W Fiber Online – a reliable, repeatable and cost-effective online system for measuring, monitoring and controlling significant fiber quality variables in paper stock preparation and pulp production.This helps pulp and paper customers to save production costs by optimizing fibe...
Juli 19, 2017

Suzano announces investments in tissue production in Brazil’s Northeast

Suzano Papel e Celulose plans to acquire equipment for converting tissue paper, also known as sanitary paper, into finished products, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The mill in Imperatriz, Brazil, will be the first one in the state of Maranhão to manufacture pro...
Juli 19, 2017

Verso to permanently close a paper machine at its Androscoggin mill in Maine

Verso Corporation plans to permanently shut down the paper machine No. 3 and associated equipment at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, reducing annual coated paper production capacity at the mill by approximately 200,000 tons. The shutdown will be effective August 1 and is expected to be complete...

Möbel

Juli 20, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden windows fell 13% in May

In contrast to the volatile wooden door imports, Japan’s imports of wooden windows was flat for the first four months of 2017 rising only in May. Year-on-year, the value of May 2017 wooden window imports fell 13% but month-on-month they rose 21%, as ITTO reported.As was the case with May wooden door...
Juli 17, 2017

Ashley Furniture Industries breaks ground on a new facility expansion in Pennsylvania

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. breaks ground on a 465,000 square foot E-Commerce Fulfillment and Distribution Center. The addition to Ashley’s facility in Pennsylvania will now total to 1.7 million square feet, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The E-Commerce Fu...
Juli 14, 2017

Japan’s wooden bedroom furniture imports rose 6%

Japan’s three top suppliers of wooden bedroom furniture (China, Vietnam and Thailand) saw a decline in the value of shipments to Japan in April compared to levels in March, as ITTO reported.Shipments from the top supplier, China, fell almost 15%, shipments from Vietnam were down 22% while shipments ...

Papier und Zellulose

Juli 4, 2017

Heinzel Holding GmbH appoints Barbara Potisk-Eibensteiner as new CFO

On 1 September 2017, Riia Sillave is to hand over her position as the Heinzel Holding GmbH CFO to Barbara Potisk-Eibensteiner, who until now was the CFO of RHI.Ms Sillave has been active in an operative capacity for the Heinzel Group for a total of 13 years. Initially, she served as the CFO of the E...
Juni 14, 2017

SIS Technical Committee for Standardization in Pulp and Paper appoints Fredrik Aldaeus as new chairman

Fredrik Aldaeus from RISE has been appointed new chairman of Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) Technical Committee for Standardization in Pulp and Paper."I look forward to contribute to standardized testing methods that will facilitate product control and facilitate trade in pulp and paper worldwide...
Juni 14, 2017

Valmet launches new Industrial Internet offering and starts partnership with Tieto

Valmet takes its Industrial Internet services to the next level by launching a new offering and opening four Performance Centers for energy, pulp, paper and board and tissue customers. At the same time, Valmet has signed a partnership agreement with Tieto, which is the first step in building a leadi...

Rundholz

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Tolko curtails its Quest Wood operation in Canada

Due to fire activity in the Cariboo, Tolko Industries Ltd. will be curtailing its Quest Wood operation in Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada, as of Monday, July 24th. The mill employs approximately 200 people and produces 210 million board feet of dimension lumber on an annual basis, as the company s...
Juli 20, 2017

Sveaskog’s 2Q net sales increased by 2%

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Sveaskog’s 2Q 2017 net sales increased by 2% to SEK 1,702 million ($205 million). Total delivery volumes are unchanged compared with the 2Q last year but selling prices increased by an average of 2%. Sales of wood raw material totalled 2.8 million cubic metres, as the company said in the press relea...
Juli 19, 2017

Södra's 2Q net sales increased by 6%

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Södra's operating profit totalled SEK 464 million ($56 million) for the 2Q 2017. The trend was boosted by favourable demand for Södra’s products, higher prices and internal operational improvements, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network."The overall forest economy rema...

Schnittholz

Juli 20, 2017

Canada’s tropical sawnwood imports increased 5% in May

Canadian imports of tropical sawnwood were worth $2.18 million in May, up 12% from April. Year-to-date imports increased 5% from May 2016, as ITTO reported.The import growth was almost entirely in sapelli sawnwood. While US imports of sapelli were down, Canadian sapelli imports more than doubled fro...
Juli 20, 2017

Sveaskog’s 2Q net sales increased by 2%

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Sveaskog’s 2Q 2017 net sales increased by 2% to SEK 1,702 million ($205 million). Total delivery volumes are unchanged compared with the 2Q last year but selling prices increased by an average of 2%. Sales of wood raw material totalled 2.8 million cubic metres, as the company said in the press relea...
Juli 19, 2017

Hardwoods Distribution acquired Downes & Reader Hardwood Company Inc.

Hardwoods Distribution Inc. has, through its subsidiary Rugby Holdings LLC, purchased substantially all of the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Downes & Reader Hardwood Company Inc. ("D&R") for a total value of $6 million.D&R is a distributor of hardwood lumber with four locatio...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased by 5% in June

U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5% in June 2017, compared to June 2016. All four printing-writing grades posted year-over-year shipment declines in June. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 1% from May 2017, as the American Forest & Paper Association rep...
Juli 20, 2017

Imperial Dade completed the acquisition of Jersey Paper

Imperial Dade has completed the acquisition of JPC Enterprises, Inc. t/a Jersey Paper Plus (“Jersey Paper”). The transaction represents the eleventh acquisition for Imperial Dade, a leading national distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, under the leadership of Robert and Ja...
Juli 19, 2017

Verso to permanently close a paper machine at its Androscoggin mill in Maine

Verso Corporation plans to permanently shut down the paper machine No. 3 and associated equipment at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, reducing annual coated paper production capacity at the mill by approximately 200,000 tons. The shutdown will be effective August 1 and is expected to be complete...

Sperrholz

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West Fraser Timber reports 2Q Adjusted EBITDA of $305 million

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports record sales in 2Q 2017of $1.32 billion, up from $1.11 billion in last year, with earnings up 49% to $146 million. 2Q Adjusted EBITDA was $305 million, compared to $138 million in 2Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lumber...
Juli 18, 2017

Sveza became the largest plywood supplier to Sсhmitz Cargobull

According to the results of the first months of 2017, SVEZA has become the leading plywood manufacturer amongst the European suppliers of Schmitz Cargobull AG. Schmitz Cargobull AG is the European market leader in the production of semitrailers, trailers and refrigerated vehicles.The history of the ...
Juli 17, 2017

Metsä Wood invests in partnerships in industrial wood element construction

Through its partner network in Europe, Metsä Wood is increasing the amount of Kerto® LVL-based element construction, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Metsä Wood has been making long-term efforts to find permanent partners for industrial wood construction. The aim ...

stehendes Holz

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Coillte 2016 EBITDA up 10% to Euro 98.3 million

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Coillte, Ireland’s largest forestry and land solutions company, announced its annual results for 2016. The company delivered record earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of Euro 98.3 million, up 10% on the previous year.Operating cash flow at Euro 15.2 million was up ...
Juli 20, 2017

Sveaskog’s 2Q net sales increased by 2%

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Sveaskog’s 2Q 2017 net sales increased by 2% to SEK 1,702 million ($205 million). Total delivery volumes are unchanged compared with the 2Q last year but selling prices increased by an average of 2%. Sales of wood raw material totalled 2.8 million cubic metres, as the company said in the press relea...
Juli 19, 2017

Södra's 2Q net sales increased by 6%

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Södra's operating profit totalled SEK 464 million ($56 million) for the 2Q 2017. The trend was boosted by favourable demand for Södra’s products, higher prices and internal operational improvements, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network."The overall forest economy rema...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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Rigid Group sold Rigid Charta to Beaucrest Packaging Solutions Ltd

Richard Coward, Managing Director of Rigid Group, has confirmed that the company has sold Rigid Charta to Beaucrest Packaging Solutions Ltd, who will now form a new business, Corrpad Ltd. The new company, (which is owned by Beaucrest Packaging Services Ltd), will handle the production of all the cor...
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Anhui Shanying Paper to acquire 100% of Nordic Paper's shares

A China-based pulp and paper company, Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., LTD, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares in Nordic Paper Holding AB from Special Situation Venture Partner lll and Petek GmbH.The new owner, Anhui Shanying Paper, is a part of Taison Group. The company ...
Juli 20, 2017

Imperial Dade completed the acquisition of Jersey Paper

Imperial Dade has completed the acquisition of JPC Enterprises, Inc. t/a Jersey Paper Plus (“Jersey Paper”). The transaction represents the eleventh acquisition for Imperial Dade, a leading national distributor of disposable food service and janitorial supplies, under the leadership of Robert and Ja...

Zeitungspapier

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West Fraser Timber reports 2Q Adjusted EBITDA of $305 million

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West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports record sales in 2Q 2017of $1.32 billion, up from $1.11 billion in last year, with earnings up 49% to $146 million. 2Q Adjusted EBITDA was $305 million, compared to $138 million in 2Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lumber...
Juni 27, 2017

PMT to rebuild Varaka PM 2 in Turkey

Varaka Kağit Sanayi AŞ, a member of the Albayrak Group, selected PMT for the technological sections of the rebuild of the 7.1 m wide paper machine #2 in Balikesir, Turkey.The machine, that originally was producing newsprint and machine finished coated in Spain, will be converted to produce 1,100 tpd...
Juni 9, 2017

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales

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

Zellulose

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ABB launches image-based online system for monitoring fiber properties

ABB has launched L&W Fiber Online – a reliable, repeatable and cost-effective online system for measuring, monitoring and controlling significant fiber quality variables in paper stock preparation and pulp production.This helps pulp and paper customers to save production costs by optimizing fibe...
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West Fraser Timber reports 2Q Adjusted EBITDA of $305 million

Finance134  
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. reports record sales in 2Q 2017of $1.32 billion, up from $1.11 billion in last year, with earnings up 49% to $146 million. 2Q Adjusted EBITDA was $305 million, compared to $138 million in 2Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lumber...
Juli 19, 2017

Södra's 2Q net sales increased by 6%

Finance144  
Södra's operating profit totalled SEK 464 million ($56 million) for the 2Q 2017. The trend was boosted by favourable demand for Södra’s products, higher prices and internal operational improvements, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network."The overall forest economy rema...
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