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Altpapier

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

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Kimberly-Clark invests $75 million for construction of new on-site combined heat-power plant at Mobile, Alabama, mill

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved an investment of $75 million for construction of a new on-site combined heat-power plant at its tissue mill in Mobile, Alabama. This plant, to be constructed over a two-year period, is expected to improve the facility's long-term energy efficiency and costs, a...
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UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

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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...
April 20, 2017

PaperWorks Industries invests $3.5 million to maximize Wabash, Indiana plant efficiency

PaperWorks Industries has made a strategic investment of approximately $3.5 million to reduce its energy consumption at its Wabash, Indiana, operations, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The result earned the company a $1.13 million incentive payment from Du...

Etiketten

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Avery Dennison reports 1Q net sales of $1.57 billion

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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...
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UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

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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...
April 13, 2017

Sonoco launches PromoPeel™ integrated label technology

Sonoco offers PromoPeel™ Integrated Label Technology for flexible packaging, which allows brand owners to create an instant redeemable coupon or label as a part of the product packaging, guaranteeing a consistent label position while saving production time and costs. The label lays flat, removes cle...

Fußbodenbeläge

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Södra and Kährs Group enter new oak partnership

Södra and Kährs Group, a flooring solutions provider, have signed a multi-year sales contract for oak logs from Södra’s members. A partnership has simultaneously been launched around development of the range, and long-term oak management. Södra has been delivering oak logs from its members’ forests ...
April 20, 2017

Japan’s production of composite flooring increased by 4.4% in 2016

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Japan’s production of composite flooring in 2016 was 67.8 million square metres, 4.4% more than 2015. Active housing starts supported increased production. Market of composite flooring has changed largely in 2016, ITTO reported.Floor base is shifting from South Sea hardwood plywood to domestic cedar...
April 20, 2017

Innovations4Flooring signs strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation

Innovations4Flooring (I4F), a technology company providing flooring solutions, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Kowon R&C Corporation based out of South Korea. The partnership will focus on the development of new intellectual property in the LVT flooring product category, and re...

hochkalandriertes Papier

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

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%. “...
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...

Holzchemie

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Kemira appoints Tuula Paajanen as Director, Corporate Responsibility

Tuula Paajanen has been appointed Director, Corporate Responsibility at Kemira starting in May, 2017. She has previously been working in Kemira's corporate responsibility team and held various leadership positions during her 15 years successful career in the company."Tuula has played a significant r...
April 19, 2017

BASF to increase prices for paper and water chemicals by 5-10%

Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF will increase prices across the portfolios of paper and water chemicals with immediate effect, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Price increases of 5% to 10% globally are targe...
April 14, 2017

Teknos to acquire Feyco Treffert

Teknos has entered into an agreement with Looser Holding AG, an industrial holding company recently acquired by Arbonia AG, to acquire its global wood coatings division, Feyco Treffert, operating in Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia, China, the USA and Liechtenstein. The parties have agreed that the va...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

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...
April 5, 2017

Honkarakenne appoints Leena Aalto as Vice President – Finance, CFO

Honkarakenne appoints three new members to the executive group as of 6 April 2017. Honkarakenne’s Financial Controller Leena Aalto has been appointed as Honkarakenne Group’s Vice President – Finance, CFO and member of the executive group.Aalto has been working as Group’s Financial Controller since y...
März 27, 2017

Hardwoods Distribution 4Q sales increased by 69.8% to $239.4 million

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Hardwoods Distribution Inc. announced financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2016. 4Q 2016 sales increased by 69.8% to $239.4 million, from $141.0 million in 4Q 2015, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.4Q gross profit increased to $4...

Holzplatten

April 24, 2017

Springer and Microtec supply equipment to Berneck’s mill in Curitibanos, Brazil

In order to increase production capacity in the dry-sorter and planer line for quality grading of boards at the mill in Curitibanos, Brazil, Berneck decided to invest in new software and machinery products engineered in cooperation with Springer and Microtec. While Microtec delivered all lumber qual...
April 21, 2017

Brazil’s wood panel exports increased in the first two months of 2017

Brazil’s wood-based panel exports increased in the first two months of 2017. In the first two months of the year 174,000 cubic metres of wood-based panels were exported, a 40% increase compared to the same period in 2016.Between January to February 2017 export revenue from the entire forestry sector...
April 21, 2017

Peru's particleboard imports fall 4.6%

During the first two months of this year the value of Peru's particleboard imports fell 4.6% compared to the same period last year. In the period January - February 2017 Chile was the main supplier of particleboard to Peru, as ITTO reported.While Chile maintained its rank as the top supplier, in the...

Holzverarbeitung

März 31, 2017

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

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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 ...
März 2, 2017

Biesse plans to achieve revenues of more than Euro 825 million by 2019

Biesse S.p.A. plans to achieve revenues of more than Euro 825 million by the year 2019, company said in a statement. Biesse expects organic CAGR of revenues at 10.1% and EBITDA at 11.6% over the three-year period. “The three years industrial plan is starting from the excellent 2016 results,” - state...

Hygienisches Papier

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Kimberly-Clark invests $75 million for construction of new on-site combined heat-power plant at Mobile, Alabama, mill

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved an investment of $75 million for construction of a new on-site combined heat-power plant at its tissue mill in Mobile, Alabama. This plant, to be constructed over a two-year period, is expected to improve the facility's long-term energy efficiency and costs, a...
April 21, 2017

Clearwater Paper reports 1Q net sales of $437.5 million

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Clearwater Paper Corporation reported financial results for the 1Q 2017.The company reported net sales of $437.5 million for the 1Q 2017, essentially flat with net sales of $437.2 million for the 1Q 2016.Net earnings determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, fo...
April 20, 2017

Accrol Group Holdings opens a new manufacturing facility in Leyland, Lancashire

Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM listed leading independent tissue converter, announces the official opening of its new 168,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Leyland, Lancashire, England.This facility has had two tissue converting lines installed, which will increase Accrol's total converting ...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Kimberly-Clark invests $75 million for construction of new on-site combined heat-power plant at Mobile, Alabama, mill

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved an investment of $75 million for construction of a new on-site combined heat-power plant at its tissue mill in Mobile, Alabama. This plant, to be constructed over a two-year period, is expected to improve the facility's long-term energy efficiency and costs, a...
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Metsä Board starts up the new extrusion coating line in Sweden

Metsä Board starts up the new extrusion coating line at its Husum mill in Sweden. The new state-of the-art coating line has an annual capacity of about 100,000 tonnes and represented an investment of Euro 38 million, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.At the same si...
April 24, 2017

Springer and Microtec supply equipment to Berneck’s mill in Curitibanos, Brazil

In order to increase production capacity in the dry-sorter and planer line for quality grading of boards at the mill in Curitibanos, Brazil, Berneck decided to invest in new software and machinery products engineered in cooperation with Springer and Microtec. While Microtec delivered all lumber qual...

Möbel

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Japan’s wooden window imports fell 7%

Year-on-year, Japan’s wooden window imports fell 7% but February 2017 imports rose 7% compared to levels reported for January 2017.Four shippers accounted for almost 80% of Japan’s February 2017 wooden window imports led by the US (42%), China (19%) and the Philippines (18%). The balance of February...
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Japan’s imports of wooden doors down 32% in February

Year-on-year Japan’s February 2017 imports of wooden doors were down once again, this time falling 32% compared to February 2016 and from a month earlier they were down around 19%, as ITTO reported.The continuing downward trend in wooden door imports marks five consecutive monthly declines since Sep...
April 19, 2017

Vinh Long to invest $15 million in a new furniture plant in Arkansas

The Vietnamese furniture producer Vinh Long has announced a $15 million investment in a new furniture plant in Arkansas, the USA. It will be the first Vietnamese-owned manufacturing plant in the US. Vinh Long plans to produce particleboard furniture for Ikea and other retail customers in North Ameri...

Papier und Zellulose

April 10, 2017

Japan Pulp and Paper Company establishes a new representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Japan Pulp and Paper Company Limited (JP) announced the establishment of a new representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.In addition to its exports from Japan and the trilateral trade it conducts with Vietnam, JP also has an established representative office in Hanoi to the north, and opera...
März 21, 2017

Fortress Paper 4Q operating EBITDA increased to $6.4 million

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Fortress Paper Ltd. reported 4Q 2016 operating EBITDA of $6.4 million, an increase of $3.1 million versus the prior year period and a decrease of $1.2 million over the previous quarter. The Dissolving Pulp Segment generated operating EBITDA of $6.7 million and the Security Paper Products Segment gen...
März 20, 2017

Klabin’s 4Q net revenues increased by 23%

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Bolstered by pulp revenues of R$471 million ($157 million) from the Puma Unit, Klabin’s 4Q 2016 net revenues, including wood, reached R$1,964 million ($655 million), 23% higher than in 4Q 2015, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Important to point out that revenues ...

Rundholz

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Södra and Kährs Group enter new oak partnership

Södra and Kährs Group, a flooring solutions provider, have signed a multi-year sales contract for oak logs from Södra’s members. A partnership has simultaneously been launched around development of the range, and long-term oak management. Södra has been delivering oak logs from its members’ forests ...
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China’s tropical log imports up 2% in 2016

China’s tropical log imports in 2016 totalled 9.1 million cubic metres, up 2% year-on-year and accounted for 19% of the national total. The value of tropical log imports in 2016 was $2.435 billion reflecting, a 15% decline, as ITTO reported.Before its log export ban Myanmar was a major source of tro...
April 21, 2017

Swedish Forest Agency: Sawlog prices fell by 2% in 1Q

Average delivery prices of sawlog in Sweden fell by 2% in the 1Q 2017 compared with previous quarter. The sawlog prices fell by 3% in region South, 2% in region North and was unchanged in region Middle, as the Swedish Forest Agency said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In total price...

Schnittholz

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Setra reports 1Q operating profit of SEK 33 million ($3.8 million)

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Swedish wood products company Setra reports an operating profit of SEK 33 million ($3.8 million) for the 1Q 2017. Net sales totalled SEK 1,007 million ($115 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“The higher earnings compared with the 1Q 2016 are explained by ...
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UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

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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...
April 21, 2017

Heinola to supply a new chamber kilns to AS Toftan in Vorumaa, Estonia

AS Toftan from Vorumaa, Estonia, invests again in Heinola's high-class chamber kilns. This kiln order is already second from AS Toftan to Heinola within one year, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.These six new chamber kilns type HCHD from Heinola Sawmill Machinery...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

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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...
April 24, 2017

U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased by 9% in March

U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in March 2017 compared to March 2016. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels were essentially flat from February 2017, down less than 1%, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Uncoated free sheet (UFS) paper shipments ...
April 21, 2017

Arctic Paper appoints Per Skoglund as president of its Management Board and CEO

The Supervisory Board of Arctic Paper S.A. has appointed Per Skoglund as President of the Management Board and CEO, and Małgorzata Majewska-Śliwa as Management Board Member.The Supervisory Board has also decided to create an Executive Team made up – aside from the CEO and CFO – of people currently s...

Sperrholz

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UPM reports 1% sales increase in 1Q

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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...
April 20, 2017

Japan’s production of composite flooring increased by 4.4% in 2016

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Japan’s production of composite flooring in 2016 was 67.8 million square metres, 4.4% more than 2015. Active housing starts supported increased production. Market of composite flooring has changed largely in 2016, ITTO reported.Floor base is shifting from South Sea hardwood plywood to domestic cedar...
April 20, 2017

Richelieu acquires Weston Premium Woods

Richelieu Hardware Limited closes the acquisition of the principal net assets of Weston Premium Woods Inc. ("Weston"), an Ontario based distributor located in Brampton, on the outskirts of Toronto, Canada.A leader in its field, Weston distributes a diverse range of materials, decorative products and...

stehendes Holz

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James W. Sewall names Peter D’Anieri, CFA, as natural resource consultant

James W. Sewall Company announces the addition of Peter D’Anieri, CFA, to its internationally-known consulting team. Mr. D’Anieri joins Sewall with over 20 years’ experience in forest investment analysis and portfolio management. As part of the Forestry & Natural Resources Consulting group he wi...
April 14, 2017

Segezha Group’s FY 2016 revenue grew by 30.5%

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Segezha Group’s revenue for FY 2016 grew by 30.5% year-on-year to RUB 43 billion ($764 million); in 4Q 2016, revenue grew by 36.3% to RUB 11.1 billion ($197 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Revenue for the full year 2016 grew due to increased production ...
April 13, 2017

Two new members joined PEFC International Board

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) announces that two new members joined PEFC International Board. Peter Crook, from Kingfisher PLC, is new brand owner and retailer representative, and Michael Rose, from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers ...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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Prowell to build two new corrugated sheet plants in Italy and the UK

Prowell, a company belonging to Progroup AG pursues its Two Twentyfive strategy with determination and continues expanding at a fast pace with two further corrugated sheet board plants. Europe’s fastest growing corrugated board manufacturer is thus expanding its production capacities by a further 25...
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Huhtamaki signed a Schuldschein loan agreement

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Huhtamäki Oyj has signed a freely transferable loan agreement (Schuldschein) of Euro 117 million and $35 million (approx. Euro 33 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.It includes several floating and fixed rate tranches with maturities of 5, 7 and 10 years. ...
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Graphic Packaging Holding Company 1Q net sales increased by 2.7%

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company reported net income for 1Q 2017 of $37 million, this compares to 1Q 2016 net income of $57.5 million. Net sales increased 2.7% to $1,061.5 million in the 1Q 2017, compared to $1,034.0 million in the prior year period, as the company said in the press release receive...

Zeitungspapier

April 18, 2017

Norske Skog Saugbrugs develops new technology to produce biocarbon for the alloy industry

Norske Skog has been granted NOK 15.7 million over four years from the Research Council of Norway to further develop the production of biogas fuel at the Norske Skog Saugbrugs in Halden. The project, called "Pyro Gas", has a total budget of NOK 31.5 million. The project fits well into Saugbru...
April 11, 2017

UPM expands production of its Brite newsprint into Austria

UPM Paper ENA has a strong foothold all over Europe. Local presence and supply reliability of its improved newsprint offering will now be further strengthened by expanding regular production of the UPM Brite family to the UPM Steyrermühl mill in Austria. The UPM Brite family offers a uni...
März 31, 2017

Norske Skog re-elected the company’s BoD

The election- and remuneration committee of Norske Skog unanimously proposes the re-election of the directors Henrik A. Christensen (chair), Eilif Due, Joanne Owen, Mimi K. Berdal and Nils Ingemund Hoff. The election- and remuneration committee of Norske Skog proposes unanimously re-election of Henr...

Zellulose

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Sateri to expand its viscose stable fiber capacity by 1 million tons per year

Sateri signed an investment agreement with the municipal government of Jiujiang in Jiangxi province to expand its viscose staple fibre capacity in China by up to 1 million tons per year.Sateri is currently the largest producer of viscose in China, with annual capacity in excess of 550,000 tons from ...
April 24, 2017

Rottneros' Vallvik mill has a negative impact on 2Q pulp production due to unscheduled shutdown

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Production in Rottneros' Vallvik market pulp mill in Sweden has been affected by an unplanned shutdown due to leakage within the recovery boiler. The problem is now resolved and production is back to normal, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The shutdown represents...
April 21, 2017

Clearwater Paper reports 1Q net sales of $437.5 million

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Clearwater Paper Corporation reported financial results for the 1Q 2017.The company reported net sales of $437.5 million for the 1Q 2017, essentially flat with net sales of $437.2 million for the 1Q 2016.Net earnings determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, fo...
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