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Altpapier

August 24, 2017

Klabin’s 2Q net revenue up 17%

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Klabin’s net revenue in 2Q 2017, including wood, was R$ 1,984 million ($638 million), 17% more than in the same period in 2016, principally a reflection of R$ 582 million ($187 million) in revenue from the pulp unit, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Revenue from s...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

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In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
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...

Biofuel

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Ence's new 40 MW biomass power plant in Spain gets its Integrated Environmental Authorization

The Territorial Delegation of Environment and Spatial Planning in Huelva, Spain, has communicated to Ence (Energía and Celulosa) the Integrated Environmental Authorization of the future low emission renewable energy plant with biomass of 40 MW that the company will build in its Huelva operating head...
September 14, 2017

Kimberly-Clark entered into long-term power purchase agreements

Kimberly-Clark has entered long-term power purchase agreements to take 120 MW or 78% of electricity to be generated by the Rock Falls Wind project being developed by EDF Renewables in northern Oklahoma and 125 MW or 42% of the electricity to be generated by the Santa Rita Wind Energy Center being bu...
September 12, 2017

Domsjös environmental management system standard has been approved

Domsjös environmental management system has now, after an external audit, been approved according to the ISO 14001 standard, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.They have approved the working method implemented to control, drive and follow up Domsjös environmental wo...

Etiketten

September 14, 2017

Lecta introduced a new Adestor hot-melt adhesive for packaging

Lecta has introduced a new Adestor hot-melt adhesive for packaging applications, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Adestor HM300 is a permanent hot-melt adhesive with a very high tack especially formulated for high-speed air-blow labelling. It performs well at low ...
September 12, 2017

UPM Raflatac collaborates with Magic Add to launch RafMore smart label solution

UPM Raflatac launches an innovative new solution for brand promotion, protection and logistics applications. Developed in cooperation with cloud-based data and content management experts Magic Add, RafMore combines pressure-sensitive labels and unique machine-readable codes to open up completely...
September 8, 2017

Kruger to diversify its Québec paper mills in into specialty niches

Kruger Inc. announces a $377.6 million transaction to diversify operations at its Brompton and Wayagamack Mills into specialty niches, such as flexible food packaging, labelling and digital printing. This major project, undertaken in partnership with the Government of Québec, will help to maintain m...

Fußbodenbeläge

September 11, 2017

Danzer re-opened its facility in Souvans, France

After 17 months of conversion, hardwood specialist Danzer re-opened its location in Souvans, France. By investing Euro 13 million in the site, Danzer responds to the ever-increasing demand for sliced wear layers in engineered hardwood flooring. From the beginning of 2018, the full capacity of about ...
September 5, 2017

Välinge signs license agreement with Bierson Corporation

3D laminate component producer Bierson Corporation has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The Oregon-based company first met Välinge at the trade show IWF in Atlanta in 2...
August 21, 2017

Japan’s wooden flooring imports up 30% in June

The volatility in imports of Japan’s assembled wooden flooring observed in the year to-date continues. After dropping in May imports in June were up almost 30%. Year-on-year flooring imports have increased 46%, as ITTO reported.The growth in Japan’s wooden flooring imports in the first half of 2017 ...

hochkalandriertes Papier

September 13, 2017

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties h...
August 24, 2017

Laakirchen Papier invests Euro 6 million in PM 11

Laakirchen Papier possesses over thirty years of experience in the production of high-gloss magazine paper for heatset weboffset and rotogravure printing and from this August, the Upper Austrian paper manufacturer will be producing SC paper on its paper machine 11 (PM11).This has been enlarged at a ...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

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In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

August 31, 2017

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Sean Annells as general manager of Andover branch in the UK

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Sean Annells as new general manager of the Andover branch in the UK, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Sean joined DTE in 2015 as a design technician and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He first joined Gan...

Holzchemie

September 15, 2017

Archroma launches new online Color Finder tool

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of a free online tool that allows paper and packaging industry customers to search for products within the company’s entire range of colorants.Already known for its pioneering color management services for the tex...
September 13, 2017

Rayonier Advanced Materials begins to restart of operations after Hurricane Irma

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc begins to restart core systems at its Fernandina Beach, Florida, and Jesup, Georgia, facilities after Hurricane Irma passed through the area, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Company expects operations to be running at full prod...
September 12, 2017

Teknos opened a new technology and training center in Finland

Teknos has built a technology and training center in the company’s Rajamäki facilities in Finland. The center will serve Teknos’ clients and staff as training facilities and paint showroom, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“We felt that we needed a place where we ...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

August 30, 2017

Moelven's 2Q operating profit decreased to NOK 156.1 million ($20 million)

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Moelven's operating profit for the 1H 2017 was NOK 258 million ($33 million), compared to NOK 205 million ($26.3 million) in the 1H 2016. Moelven earned NOK 156 million ($20 million) from operations in the 2Q the year. Operating profit for the 2Q was down by barely NOK 20 million ($2.6 million) on t...
August 29, 2017

Honkarakenne's net sales up 24% to Euro 17.9 million in 1H 2017

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Honkarakenne's net sales in the first half of the year saw significant year-on-year growth, amounting to Euro 17.9 million, up 24% on the previous year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Operating result improved by Euro 2 million to Euro –0.1 million. At the end o...
August 25, 2017

Honkarakenne to start cooperation with day care centre operator Ipanala Oy

Honkarakenne Oyj will start cooperation with day care centre operator Ipanala Oy with the design-and-build contract for a log-built day care centre in Lahti, Finland, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The contract is worth approximately Euro 2.6 million, including ...

Holzplatten

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Platinum Equity to sell NILCO to U.S. Lumber

Platinum Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell NILCO to U.S. Lumber Group. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The sale is expected to close during the 4Q, subject to regulatory approval and certain closing conditions, as the company says in the press release received b...
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Ghana’s timber exports decreased by 31%

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. The country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export of 116,952 cubic metres of wood products in the first 5 months of this year representing a 27% drop in value and a 31% drop in volumes compared to t...
September 14, 2017

Schweighofer Group sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH to Tower Brook Capital Partners

The Schweighofer Group focuses on its core business of wood processing and sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH in Hallein, Austria, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Schweighofer Fiber was acquired by Tower Brook Capital Partners, a company...

Holzverarbeitung

September 14, 2017

Pujolasos doubles its production capacity

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Spain-based Pujolasos, one of the main producers of wooden packaging for perfumery, cosmetic and beverages has increased its production capacity from 25 million of caps to 50 million in only one year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The growth is due to the diffe...
August 30, 2017

Builders FirstSource announces Floyd Sherman to step down as CEO at end of year

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that CEO Floyd Sherman, age 78, has advised the Company's Board of Directors that he intends to step down as CEO effective January 1, 2018.In accordance with the Company's succession plan, Paul S. Levy, Chairman of the Board, confirmed that the Board intends to a...
August 29, 2017

MacBeath Hardwood expands to California

MacBeath Hardwood has announced the opening of a location in Stockton, California. The lot size is close to three acres, and the warehouse is 63,000 square feet.It is equipped with two dock doors, four grade level doors, and a fenced and paved yard. In addition to the warehouse space, there is 9,200...

Hygienisches Papier

September 15, 2017

Kruger started up new PM 8 at its Crabtree plant in Canada

Announced jointly by Kruger Products and the Government of Québec in July 2016, the $55-million investment to purchase and install PM8 received a $39.5 million loan from Investissement Québec, which is acting as an agent of the Government of Québec in this project.The Company also took the opportuni...
September 15, 2017

Cellwood to supply horizontal grubbens pulpers to Stora Enso's Skutskär mill in Sweden

Stora Enso Skutskär mill in Sweden is currently rebuilding their TM7. Cellwood Machinery AB has been awarded a contract to supply two horizontal grubbens pulpers for broke handling. The delivery will take place during the autumn of 2017, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom N...
September 14, 2017

Suzano starts production and sale of jumbo rolls of tissue paper at its Mucuri mill in Brazil

Suzano Papel E Celulose S.A. has started the production and sale of jumbo rolls of tissue paper at its mill in Mucuri, in the state of Bahia in Brazil, as PaperAge reported.Suzano also said that another new tissue production line at its mill in Imperatriz in the state of Maranhão is expected to star...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Ponsse announces changes to its regional management

Ponsse’s subsidiary, Ponsse UK Ltd, appointed Dean Robson as managing director, effective as of January 1, 2018. Robson comes to his new position from Ponsse UK’s sales. The company’s new premises in Annan, Scotland will be operational by the end of the year.Ponsse UK Ltd’s current managing director...
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Valutec to supply TC continuous kiln to Ziegler Holzindustrie in Germany

Valutec has ensured its tenth continuous kiln delivery in ten years to central Europe. This follows a further order from the German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill. The TC kiln to be delivered is currently the largest that Valutec has built in central Europe, and one ...
September 15, 2017

Smurfit Kappa delivers its 150th automatic web filling line machine

Smurfit Kappa announced delivery of its 150th automatic web filling line for the liquid and semi-liquid industry. Used for filling Bag-in-Box® and Pouch-Up® products, the machine was produced by the BIB Equipment division of Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box.The web filling machines also meet strictest stand...

Möbel

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Brazilian furniture exports increased by 8% in January -March

After the market instability of 2016 the performance of the Brazilian furniture industry has started to improve. Between January to March this year furniture exports totalled U$141 million, an 8% increase compared to the same period in 2016, according to IEMI (IEMI - Inteligência de Mercado) analysi...
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Japan’s July imports of wooden doors up 25% year-on-year in July

The value of Japan’s July imports of wooden doors was little changed from the previous month but was up 25% year-on-year, as ITTO reported.The three main suppliers in July were China (60%) the Philippines (19.5%) and Malaysia (8%) just topping shipments from Indonesia.These three have consistently t...
September 14, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden bedroom furniture dropped 9% in June

The volatility in the value of Japan’s imports of wooden bedroom furniture continued into June 2017. After appearing to recover in May the value of June 2017 imports dipped again dropping 9%, as ITTO reported. Year-on-year, June 2017 imports of wooden bedroom furniture dropped 9%. Chin...

Papier und Zellulose

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Antalis' EBITDA up 2.1% to Euro 43 million in 1H 2017

In the context of a more positive economic environment – with the exception of the UK, Antalis' sales came in at Euro 1,205 million, down 4.1% in 1H 2016 (and down 2.1% at constant exchange rates). This reflects the slight decline in Paper volumes and an unfavourable forex impact amounting to Euro 2...
September 11, 2017

Shanying Paper International to acquire Nordic Paper

Nordic Paper Holding is changing the ownership as Shanying Paper International is about to acquire the pulp- and paper company. CEO Per Bjurbom from Nordic Paper has signed the cooperation agreement together with Shanying Paper Internationals Chairman of the Board, Wu Mingwu, as the company said in ...
August 23, 2017

Sulzer launches the new AGISTA SSA side-mounted agitator

With the new AGISTAR™ SSA side-mounted agitator, Sulzer has taken a significant step to further decrease power consumption and reduce the environmental impact of its product portfolio.AGISTAR™ SSA is designed for demanding applications in various industries, such as pulp and paper, biofuels, food, s...

Rundholz

September 15, 2017

Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO

LLC Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Malkov Sergey, who previously held the position of CEO, will remain on the company's Board of Directors and will be respmonsible for the strategic development of the company,...
September 15, 2017

Sweden’s stock volumes of coniferous sawlogs decreased by 21% in 2Q

Sweden's stock volumes of coniferous sawlogs are estimated to 2.1 million (cubic meter solid volume excluding bark). Compared with the same period last year this is a decline by 21%, as the Swedish Forest Agency said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The total stocks of coniferous saw...
September 4, 2017

Holmen reported 1H 2017 profit of SEK 880 million ($110.7 million)

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Holmen’s operating profit for January–June 2017 was SEK 1 152 million ($145 million), compared to SEK 1 063 million ($134 million) in January–June 2016. The improvement in earnings was due to higher wood product prices, better earnings from forests and the divestiture of the newsprint mill in Madrid...

Schnittholz

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Valutec to supply TC continuous kiln to Ziegler Holzindustrie in Germany

Valutec has ensured its tenth continuous kiln delivery in ten years to central Europe. This follows a further order from the German Ziegler Holzindustrie, Europe’s largest privately owned sawmill. The TC kiln to be delivered is currently the largest that Valutec has built in central Europe, and one ...
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Ghana’s timber exports decreased by 31%

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. The country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export of 116,952 cubic metres of wood products in the first 5 months of this year representing a 27% drop in value and a 31% drop in volumes compared to t...
September 15, 2017

Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO

LLC Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Malkov Sergey, who previously held the position of CEO, will remain on the company's Board of Directors and will be respmonsible for the strategic development of the company,...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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Antalis' EBITDA up 2.1% to Euro 43 million in 1H 2017

In the context of a more positive economic environment – with the exception of the UK, Antalis' sales came in at Euro 1,205 million, down 4.1% in 1H 2016 (and down 2.1% at constant exchange rates). This reflects the slight decline in Paper volumes and an unfavourable forex impact amounting to Euro 2...
September 13, 2017

Sappi to increase prices on WFU and WFC grades by 5-8% in October

Due to an unexpected further sharp rise in raw material prices, Sappi Europe is forced to continue passing on this cost inflation by increasing its WFU and WFC sheets and reels grade prices from October 2017 onwards by 5-8%. Despite strong order books and good operating rates, margins con...
September 13, 2017

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties h...

Sperrholz

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Ghana’s timber exports decreased by 31%

The volume and value of Ghana’s timber exports has been falling in each of the past five months. The country secured Euro 62.65 million from the export of 116,952 cubic metres of wood products in the first 5 months of this year representing a 27% drop in value and a 31% drop in volumes compared to t...
September 6, 2017

Mondi and WWF extend strategic partnership by three years

Mondi Group and WWF International have renewed their global partnership for a further three years, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In 2014 Mondi entered into a three-year global partnership with WWF, focusing on promoting environmental stewardship in the packagin...
September 5, 2017

Japan's plywood supply down 3.3% in June

Japan's plywood supply in June was 495,500 cubic metres, 0.1% less than June last year and 3.3% less than May, as ITTO reported. Imported plywood volume declined to 217,000 cubic metres because of decrease of Malaysian supply, which was about 22% less than June last year. D...

stehendes Holz

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Hancock Natural Resource Group names Tom Sarno as Managing Director of Timberland and Farmland Operations

Tom Sarno has been named Managing Director of Timberland and Farmland Operations for the Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In the newly created position, Mr. Sarno will be responsible for overseeing the global property managem...
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Phaunos Timber Fund announces Directorate change

Phaunos Timber Fund Limited announces the resignation of Ian Burns as a Director. Ian has been replaced as Audit Chairman by Jon Bridel. Jon has substantial experience in investment management and corporate finance and has been CFO of two private multinational businesses. He has several years listed...
September 15, 2017

Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO

LLC Siberwood names Anzhelika Kryzhanovskaya as new CEO, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Malkov Sergey, who previously held the position of CEO, will remain on the company's Board of Directors and will be respmonsible for the strategic development of the company,...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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U. S. boxboard production increased by 2.9% in August

U. S. total boxboard production increased 2.9% when compared to August 2016, and increased 0.7% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Unbleached kraft boxboard production increased over the same month as last year and i...
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Stora Enso completes the divestment of Bulleh Shah Packaging in Pakistan

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of its 35% holding in the equity accounted investment Bulleh Shah Packaging (Private) Ltd. in Pakistan to the main owner Packages Ltd., as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The total cash consideration for the divestment of the ...
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U. S. containerboard production increased by 2% in August

U. S. containerboard production in August was 2% higher compared to August 2016, as the American Forest & Paper Association said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The month-over-month average daily production compared to July 2017 was 1% lower. The containerboard operating rate fo...

Zeitungspapier

September 13, 2017

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties h...
September 8, 2017

Norske Skog entered into a loan agreement for a Euro 16 million liquidity facility

Norske Skog has entered into a loan agreement for a Euro 16 million liquidity facility with holders of a majority of the SSN (Euro 290 million, 2019) to support the group's operating business throughout the recapitalization process.The newly elected Board of Directors of Norske Skog has invited key ...
August 24, 2017

Norske Skog's 2Q EBITDA improved to NOK 190 million ($24.2 million)

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Norske Skog's gross operating earnings (EBITDA) in the 2Q 2017 were NOK 190 million ($24.2 million), an increase from NOK 158 million ($20.1 million) in the 1Q 2017. The European units contributed less to gross operating earnings than in the 1Q; whereas, the Australasian units gross operating earnin...

Zellulose

September 14, 2017

Schweighofer Group sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH to Tower Brook Capital Partners

The Schweighofer Group focuses on its core business of wood processing and sells its subsidiary Schweighofer Fiber GmbH in Hallein, Austria, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Schweighofer Fiber was acquired by Tower Brook Capital Partners, a company...
September 12, 2017

Lenzing opens New Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong

The Lenzing Group opens a new Application Innovation Center (AIC) in Hong Kong. New applications for Lenzing fibers will be developed and tested at the new facility, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“This new Application Innovation Center is an integral part of ou...
September 12, 2017

Domsjös environmental management system standard has been approved

Domsjös environmental management system has now, after an external audit, been approved according to the ISO 14001 standard, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.They have approved the working method implemented to control, drive and follow up Domsjös environmental wo...
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