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Altpapier

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...
November 27, 2017

Hamburger Recycling acquired Kastas Kagit in Turkey

Hamburger Recycling, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Group, has signed an agreement to purchase a recycling company Kastaş Kağıt in Turkey, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The 10,000 m2 site is equipped with two bale-press machines, one sorting line and a state-of-the...

Biofuel

Januar 15, 2018

UPM Biofuels receives Uruguay's first RSB sustainability certification for biofuel feedstock

UPM Biofuels has received a sustainability certificate for the cultivation of the Brassica carinata crop - a new feedstock for biofuel production - in Uruguay, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The RSB (The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials) certification in b...
Januar 8, 2018

EPH Group acquires biomass power plants in Italy

EPH (Energetický a průmyslový holding, a.s.) completed the acquisition of the biomass power plants owned by Biomasse Italia and Biomasse Crotone (for a total capacity of 73 MW) from Bioenergie (50%) and Api Nòva Energia (50%), becoming the most important group in Italy in the renewable energy produc...
Dezember 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy.Ro...

Etiketten

Januar 11, 2018

UPM Raflatac opens new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile

UPM Raflatac announces that its new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile has officially opened.This new terminal allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities by offering an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film a...
November 30, 2017

Esko received an order from Amjet Shanghai, China

Leading Chinese flexo platemaker Amjet Shanghai, a division of Amjet Group, has partnered with Esko to install the first CDI Crystal 5080 XPS system in Greater China, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The investment in world-class platemaking process technology inc...
November 17, 2017

UPM Raflatac introduces new Forest Positive concept and RAFNXT+ range of sustainable labeling

UPM Raflatac is introducing to the European market a unique lifecycle approach called Forest Positive along with RAFNXT+, a next-generation solution for sustainable packaging.Forest Positive brings significant benefits for nature because it not only ensures net zero deforestation, but is also proven...

Fußbodenbeläge

Januar 15, 2018

Innovations4Flooring signs strategic partnership agreement with Ulrich Windmöller Consulting

Innovations4Flooring (I4F) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ulrich Windmöller Consulting (UWC), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.With immediate effect, UWC will offer licenses for the Windmöller Patent Rights directly in Europe and US. UWC has not...
Januar 11, 2018

Innovations4Flooring and Classen extend strategic partnership

Innovations4Flooring (I4F) extends its strategic partnership with the Classen Group. With immediate effect, I4F obtains exclusive sub-licensing rights for one of Classen’s IP portfolios, comprising over five hundred patents, covering key flooring materials, specific locking patents as well as import...
Januar 11, 2018

Innovations4Flooring signs strategic partnership agreement with Kronospan

Innovations4Flooring (I4F) has signed a global strategic partnership agreement with Kronospan. As part of this agreement I4F receives rights for Kronospan’s one thousand-strong patent portfolio covering flooring locking, wall panels, board compositions and production, as well as digital printing and...

hochkalandriertes Papier

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 ...
Dezember 7, 2017

A.Celli to supply turn-key tissue plant for Partex-Star Group in Bangladesh

Partex-Star Group from Bangladesh placed an order with A.Celli for complete turn-key tissue plant, which includes the latest stock preparation equipment and slitter/rewinder, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Operating with great success in business sectors like co...
Dezember 4, 2017

Andritz starts up rebuilt paper machine for Heinzel Group in Laakirchen, Austria

International technology Group Andritz has successfully started up the rebuilt PM10 at Laakirchen paper mill for the Heinzel Group, Austria. The machine that originally produced SC paper was converted to a fluting and testliner machine producing basis weights ranging from 70 to 140 g/m² based on rec...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

September 25, 2017

FFIF appoints Jyrki Peisa director and member of the management team

LL.M. Jyrki Peisa has been appointed director and member of the management team at Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF) as of 1 November 2017. He will be in charge of lobbying associated with energy and climate policy, mill environment issues and product logistics, as FFIF said in the press r...
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

Januar 11, 2018

Sun Chemical introduces new SunCure Aspire UV offset ink for luxury folding carton applications

Sun Chemical has launched a new UV offset ink that was developed to make sophisticated graphics look stunning and vibrant on high-end luxury folding cartons while at the same time providing the longer-term shelf appeal brand owners require.The new ink system, SunCure® Aspire UV, has been formulated ...
Januar 10, 2018

Nalco Water to increase prices for all North America paper industry segments by 10-15%

Nalco Water announces a price increase for all North America Paper industry segments. Pricing for most Nalco Water programs will increase by 10-15%. This price increase is effective February 5, 2018.The price adjustments are driven by the significant increase in key raw materials costs, combined wit...
Januar 4, 2018

AkzoNobel appoints Renier Vree as CFO of its specialty chemicals business

AkzoNobel has appointed Renier Vree as Chief Financial Officer of its Specialty Chemicals business, effective March 1, 2018.Vree has spent the last eight years at Arcadis N.V., where he is currently CFO and Member of the Executive Board. He also acted as the interim CEO for six months in 2016/2017. ...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

Januar 10, 2018

Jan Johansson steps down as CEO of Trivselhus

Jan Johansson is stepping down as CEO of Trivselhus. Jan will leave the company in early February 2018 and a process to find his successor has begun, as Sodra said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Jan was appointed CEO of Trivselhus in August 2013 and has since then played a key role...
Dezember 12, 2017

Stora Enso refinances its revolving credit facility

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Stora Enso has signed a new Euro 600 million revolving credit facility agreement with a syndicate of 13 banks to refinance its existing Euro 700 million facility. The new facility matures in January 2023 and will be used as a backup for general corporate purposes. The loan has no financial c...
Dezember 1, 2017

Home Factories, Inc. acquires Moehl Millwork

Home Factories, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Building Material Distributors, Inc. (BMD), has acquired Moehl Millwork, Inc. Moehl Millwork is a distributor of millwork products with facilities in Ankeny, Iowa and Olathe, Kan. BMD, Inc. is a distributor and manufacturer of specialty building pro...

Holzplatten

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Wilsonart acquires Mermaid Panels & Shore Laminates

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces, the global manufacturer and distributor of engineered surfaces, announced an agreement to acquire Mermaid Panels Ltd & Shore Laminates Ltd, the U.K.-based manufacturers of shower walls and wall panel systems. “Shore & Mermaid bring exciting design a...
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Sabah timber product exports down 6% in January - October 2017

Sabah's, Malaysia, timber product exports for the first ten months of 2017 amounted to 674,129 cubic metres, down around 6%, compared to the same period in 2016, as ITTO reported.
Januar 15, 2018

Valmet introduced a new compact moisturizer for self-adhesive laminating lines

Valmet has introduced a new compact moisturizer, Valmet IQ Converting Moisturizer, for self-adhesive laminating lines, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.This application-matched solution corrects all kinds of curl and cross-direction moisture profiles and complemen...

Holzverarbeitung

Januar 2, 2018

LPR forms a partnership with James Jones & Sons in the UK

The European pallet-pooling specialist, LPR- La Palette Rouge, a division of the Euro Pool Group, has announced a significant restructuring of its UK pallet inspection and repair operations through a new partnership with James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd.The contract sees James Jo...
Dezember 20, 2017

Homag invests Euro 15 million in its location in Schopfloch, Germany

The Homag Group is planning a new, innovative building including a spacious customer center at its Schopfloch site, Germany. The building work is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2018, with the building due to be completed by early 2020. A sum of around Euro 15 million has been earmarked for...
Dezember 12, 2017

American Wood Council elects Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as chairman

The American Wood Council (AWC) elects Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as the AWC chairman for a one-year term, effective in January 2018.Danny White, a director of T.R. Miller Mill Company, was elected the first vice-chairman, and Neil Sherman, executive vice president of siding at LP Corpo...

Hygienisches Papier

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Hengan International started up a new Toscotec-supplied tissue machine at its Changji mill in China

Hengan International has successfully started up the second of two Toscotec-supplied tissue machines installed at its Changji mill in China, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Hengan and Toscotec sealed their partnership at the end of a project that started one yea...
Januar 11, 2018

Voith successfully starts up two tissue machines at Suzano Papel's facilities in Brazil

Suzano Papel e Celulose commissioned Voith Paper to supply complete production lines for the manufacture of sanitary (tissue) paper. Voith successfully concluded the start-up of two complete double-width XcelLine VTM 4 machines installed in the Brazilian paper manufacturer's plants in Imperatriz (st...
Januar 11, 2018

Encore Tissue started up a Toscotec-supplied steel yankee dryer at its Laverton North mill in Australia

Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer on ET3 at its Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. The rebuilt tissue machine started producing high quality tissue paper immediately after start-up, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Australian t...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Hengan International started up a new Toscotec-supplied tissue machine at its Changji mill in China

Hengan International has successfully started up the second of two Toscotec-supplied tissue machines installed at its Changji mill in China, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Hengan and Toscotec sealed their partnership at the end of a project that started one yea...
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CMPC Cartulinas buys two PulpEye online analyzer systems for its folding boxboard mill in Maule, Chile

The Chilean folding boxboard maker Cartulinas CMPC S.A has bought two PulpEye online analyser systems to its mill in Maule. One system will be installed in the BTMP pulp mill and the other in the board mill’s stock preparation, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The...
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Crown Van Gelder invests in a soft calender for PM 1

Crown Van Gelder invests in a soft calender for paper machine 1 which is part of an investment program totalling Euro 20 million in the past 2 years. This Soft Calender is supplied by Andritz Küsters GmbH from Germany and is being installed during January, as the company says in the press release re...

Möbel

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Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture up 6% in October

Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture are small compared to the value of wooden bedroom and kitchen furniture imports, as ITTO reported. Year-on-year, the value of October imports of wooden office furniture was up 10% and compared to a month earlier imports in October rose 6%. F...
Januar 2, 2018

Kodiak Building Partners acquires American Builders Supply

Kodiak Building Partners has signed a definitive agreement under which Kodiak will acquire American Builders Supply based in Orlando, Florida. Mark Garboski, ABS Chief Operating Officer, will lead the operation for Kodiak, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Steve Sw...
Dezember 21, 2017

Cefla appoints Andrea Formica as new CEO

Andrea Formica was appointed as the new CEO of Cefla by the Board of Directors following an extensive evaluation and search for a leader with an international background. He will take office as of January 2018.Born in Venice in 1961, Andrea Formica holds a degree in Economics at Siena University and...

Papier und Zellulose

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Nippon Paper Industries obtains highest rating in DBJ Environmental Rating from Development Bank of Japan

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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has obtained the highest rating in the DBJ Environmental Rating from the Development Bank of Japan Inc., and has received a loan based on the relevant program.DBJ Environmentally Rated Loan Program is the world's first loan program in which the conditionality is set...
Januar 12, 2018

Expera introduces Resin-Gard advanced line of saturating papers

Expera Specialty Solutions product brand, Resin-Gard™, represents its advanced line of saturating papers engineered to achieve uniform saturant (resin or latex) pickup required by manufacturers to meet finished product performance requirements. Resin-Gard™ offers dimensional stability, engineered st...
Dezember 7, 2017

UMV Coating Systems received an order from Kama Ltd. in Russia

In order to increase product quality Russian Kama Ltd. has signed a contract with UMV Coating Systems to modernize the existing TWIN™ Sizer, HSM coating machine on PM7, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The TWIN™ Sizer will be equipped with the 2nd generation gravu...

Rundholz

22 Stunden zurück

China: Log imports through Xiamen Port up 11% in 2017

Log imports through Xiamen Port, China, totaled 1.905 million cubic metres valued at $46 million in 2017, up 10% in volume and 11% in value compared to 2016, as ITTO reported. The imported logs were from 37 countries with New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Estonia topping the li...
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Sabah timber product exports down 6% in January - October 2017

Sabah's, Malaysia, timber product exports for the first ten months of 2017 amounted to 674,129 cubic metres, down around 6%, compared to the same period in 2016, as ITTO reported.
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Microtec to supply CT Log system for Fiskarheden's sawmill in Transtrand, Sweden

Fiskarheden decided to implement a comprehensive investment plan, starting with a Microtec CT Log system for their sawmill in Transtrand, Sweden. The company’s main goal is to increase the value of each log and to reduce waste. This will enable Fiskarheden to utilize the potential of the highly valu...

Schnittholz

22 Stunden zurück

Douglas County Forest Products announces downtime

Douglas County Forest Products will be down beginning January 12 and expects to return to production January 22. The company is conducting general maintenance and equipment upgrades, as Random Lengths reports. Douglas County Forest Products is an independently owned sawmill located in the scenic Ump...
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Sabah timber product exports down 6% in January - October 2017

Sabah's, Malaysia, timber product exports for the first ten months of 2017 amounted to 674,129 cubic metres, down around 6%, compared to the same period in 2016, as ITTO reported.
Januar 9, 2018

Danzer re-named Bradford Forest in the US to Danzer Lumber North America

After 30 years, Bradford Forest, Inc., a Danzer company based in Bradford, PA, changed its name to Danzer Lumber North America, Inc.“The name change is part of Danzer’s overall brand strategy to provide a diverse product offering under one common Danzer brand,” says Steve Bukowski, General Manager o...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

22 Stunden zurück

FFIF and the Trade Union Pro accepted the National Conciliator’s proposal for settlement

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF ) and the Trade Union Pro both accepted the National Conciliator’s proposal for settlement. According to the settlement, salaries will increase by approximately 1.55% in 2018 and by 1.6% in 2019, which is in line with the general labour market d...
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Crown Van Gelder invests in a soft calender for PM 1

Crown Van Gelder invests in a soft calender for paper machine 1 which is part of an investment program totalling Euro 20 million in the past 2 years. This Soft Calender is supplied by Andritz Küsters GmbH from Germany and is being installed during January, as the company says in the press release re...
Januar 15, 2018

Koehler Paper to increase thermal paper prices by 12-15%

Koehler Paper Group is increasing prices for its thermal paper product range by 12-15 % for shipments from April 1st, 2018 onwards.This increase is essential in order to offset the extreme rise of specialty chemical costs, mainly color former as well as historically high pulp prices, as the company ...

Sperrholz

Januar 12, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products appoints Tony Ramm as General Manager of Plywood

Roseburg Forest Products appoints Tony Ramm as General Manager of Plywood, effective Feb. 1. Tate Muir will replace him as Plant Manager at Roseburg’s Riddle Plywood plant.As general manager for plywood operations, Ramm will be responsible for managing Roseburg’s plywood facilities in Dillard, Riddl...
Januar 9, 2018

Japan’s October plywood imports were flat year-on-year

Japan’s October 2017 imports of plywood were flat year-on-year but compared to a month earlier October import volumes were up slightly, as ITTO reported.Since June this year Japan’s plywood imports have remained at around 170,000 cubic metres per month and shipments from the main suppliers, Malaysia...
Dezember 18, 2017

Ghana’s timber exports down in January – September 2017

Ghana’s timber exports for the nine months to September 2017 totalled 228,642 cubic metres and earned Euro 124 million. This compares with the 302,085 cubic metres in 2016 which brought in some Euro 172 million, as ITTO reported.Air dried sawnwood was the leading export product in the first nine mon...

stehendes Holz

Januar 10, 2018

Tolko Woodlands received SFI Sustainable Forest Management and Fibre Sourcing certifications

Tolko Woodlands has officially received SFI Sustainable Forest Management and Fibre Sourcing certifications, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Over the past several months the Woodlands team has put in a large amount of effort through changes in processes, document...
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 ...
Januar 5, 2018

Greenheart Group entered into a cooperation framework agreement with a timber company in China

Greenheart Group Limited announces that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company entered into a cooperation framework agreement with a company in Jiangxi Province, People’s Republic of China.The Jiangxi Province company’s principle business engaged in timber trading, timber port investment and opera...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

22 Stunden zurück

Kitakami Paper withdraw from all of its businesses in Japan

[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Nippon Paper Industries announces that its consolidated subsidiary, Kitakami Paper, has decided at the meeting of the Board of Directors held that it will ...
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CMPC Cartulinas buys two PulpEye online analyzer systems for its folding boxboard mill in Maule, Chile

The Chilean folding boxboard maker Cartulinas CMPC S.A has bought two PulpEye online analyser systems to its mill in Maule. One system will be installed in the BTMP pulp mill and the other in the board mill’s stock preparation, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The...
Januar 12, 2018

Graphic Packaging International appoints Spencer Maurer Appointed SVP, Americas Foodservice

Graphic Packaging International, LLC (GPK) has \ appointed Spencer Maurer as Senior Vice President, Americas Foodservice, the business unit created from the combination with International Paper's Consumer Packaging business.In this role, Maurer will oversee the foodservice business's three U.S. conv...

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

Januar 15, 2018

ENCE announces BEKP price increase from February

Ence announces a price rise of 20$ per tonne on its prices for bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp (BEKP), effective from Febraury 1st 2018, setting its new list price in Europe at $1,020 per tonne.Market outlook for BEKP globally remains positive with strong demand in all markets including Europe and th...
Januar 12, 2018

Aalto University and Andritz Oy agreed on microcrystalline cellulose cooperation

AaltoCell technology allows ecological and fast production of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC). Aalto University and Andritz Oy have agreed on cooperation to commercialise AaltoCell technology for the global market.AaltoCell, a technology developed under the lead of professor Olli Dahl, allows high ...
Januar 10, 2018

Valmet delivers new large volume chip storing system for The Navigator Company's pulp mill in Portugal

A new large volume chip storing system delivered by Valmet has improved the chip feeding into the cooking plant at The Navigator Company's pulp mill located in Figueira da Foz, Portugal. It is the first chip storing system of GentleStore type that Valmet delivers to Portugal and replaced an existing...
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