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August 10, 2017

Sumitomo Corporation acquires 47.6% of the shares of Pacific BioEnergy Corporation

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Sumitomo Corporation has acquired 47.6% of the shares of the wood pellet manufacturer Pacific BioEnergy Corporation in British Columbia, Canada, and made its entry into the wood pellet manufacturing business in Canada.PBEC, through its own and affiliated manufacturing facilities, currently markets i...
April 21, 2017

Sonoco increases common stock dividend by 5.4%

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The Board of Directors of Sonoco declared a $.39 per share quarterly common stock dividend, a 5.4% increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $.37 per share.According to Jack Sanders, president and CEO, this is the 35th consecutive year that Sonoco has grown common stock dividends and the 368t...

Anlagen/Ausrüstung/Produktionskapazitäten

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Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group in China

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Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Voith will supply t...
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Giguère & Morin Inc. in Canada invests in infeed solution

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Giguère & Morin Inc. decided to invest in the System TM solution. One of the recent investments is a vacuum infeed Opti-Feed 6000 Vack, batch feeder and planer outfeed from System TM. This infeed solution will automate the entire infeed process to a planer and ripsaw, as the company says in the ...
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Andritz starts up key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new mill in Finland

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International technology Group Andritz has successfully completed start-up of the key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. All Andritz processes were started up successfully according to the agre...

Finanzkennzahlen

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EGGER sales increased by 1.7% to Euro 2.38 billion

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The EGGER Group's sales increased during the business year 2016/2017 by +1.7% to reach Euro 2.38 billion. The EBITDA increased by +4% to reach Euro 363.7 million. The EBITDA margin exceeded previous years’ levels by 15.3%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The fami...
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Mayr-Melnhof Group's operating profit down 7.9% to Euro 8.7 million in 1H 2017

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The Mayr-Melnhof Group achieved overall high capacity utilization in the first six months of 2017 and was able to maintain the previous year’s level in sales and volume. The Group’s consolidated sales rose slightly from Euro 1,142.2 million to Euro 1,150.3 million. Both divisions contributed to this...
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Supremex 2Q revenue increased by 4.4%

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Supremex Inc. announced its results for the 2Q ended June 30, 2017. Revenue for the 2Q 2017 increased by 4.4%, or $1.7 million to $41.1 million, compared with $39.4 million during the three-month period ended June 30, 2016.EBITDA stood at $5.4 million for the three-month period ended June 30, 2017, ...

Fusionen und Erwerb/Besitzerwechsel

August 15, 2017

Central National Gottesman’s Spicers Paper to acquire JC Paper

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Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced that its Spicers Paper Inc. entity has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the business of JC Paper, based in Fremont, California.JC Paper is an independent, family-owned paper merchant that has been in business for more than 60 years, sp...
August 15, 2017

Kadant acquires Unaflex for $31 million

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Kadant Inc. completed acquisition of certain assets of Unaflex, LLC for $31 million in cash, subject to a post-closing adjustment, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Unaflex is a leading manufacturer of expansion joints and related products for process industries. E...
August 10, 2017

Sumitomo Corporation acquires 47.6% of the shares of Pacific BioEnergy Corporation

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Sumitomo Corporation has acquired 47.6% of the shares of the wood pellet manufacturer Pacific BioEnergy Corporation in British Columbia, Canada, and made its entry into the wood pellet manufacturing business in Canada.PBEC, through its own and affiliated manufacturing facilities, currently markets i...

Insolvenz/Liquidation

August 14, 2017

Essentra considers closing cartons facillity in Newport, UK

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Essentra plc announces that it is entering into consultation regarding the proposal to cease the production of folding cartons for the consumer goods industry at Newport, UK and, as a consequence, to close its cartons facility (“IP5”).In addition, IP5 remains structurally challenged in terms of its ...
August 10, 2017

Cascades Inc. to close its packaging plant in Maspeth, New York

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Cascades Inc. to close its packaging plant in Maspeth, New York, as part of the Corporation's modernization and optimization efforts in the Northeastern United States, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network."To support our future development and better serve our custome...
August 3, 2017

Nippon Paper to shut down coating machines at its Akita and Ishinomaki mills in Japan

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Nippon Paper Industries will shut down the coating machine No.1 operating at Akita Mill in Japan and the coating machine No.2 operating at Ishinomaki Mill, respectively, at the end of May 2018.Domestic demand for printing paper is in structural decline with the decrease in the number of children and...

Internationaler Handel

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Japan’s imports of wooden doors fell 12% in 1H 2017

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Japan’s imports of wooden doors in the first half of 2017 fell 12%, compared to the first half of 2016. Year-on-year June imports dropped 9% and there was a slight decline in June 2017 imports compared to levels in May, as ITTO reported.The three main suppliers in June were China (54%), the Philippi...
August 14, 2017

China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% in 1H 2017

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In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to $1,680 million from the same period of 2016, as ITTO reported.Of the total, the value of China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% to $790 million. The value of log and waste paper imports ...
August 4, 2017

In 2Q 2017 orders for Italian woodworking technologies increase by 31.9%

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In the April-June 2017, orders for Italian woodworking technologies recorded 31.9% growth rates, compared to the same period of 2016 (previous quarter growth was 22.2%), reported Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers’ association Acimall. The final figure results from the performance...

Investitionen

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Giguère & Morin Inc. in Canada invests in infeed solution

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Giguère & Morin Inc. decided to invest in the System TM solution. One of the recent investments is a vacuum infeed Opti-Feed 6000 Vack, batch feeder and planer outfeed from System TM. This infeed solution will automate the entire infeed process to a planer and ripsaw, as the company says in the ...
August 15, 2017

Mpact opened liquid packaging recycling plant at its Springs paper mill in South Africa

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Mpact opened liquid packaging recycling plant at its Springs paper mill in South Africa. The R46 million ($3.5 million) project is expected to recycle approximately 25,000 tonnes per year of liquid packaging products, which until now has seen limited beneficiation in South Africa.Bruce Strong, CEO o...
August 15, 2017

Papierfabrik August Koehler to invest Euro 500 million by 2020

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Papierfabrik August Koehler SE will have invested approximately half a billion Euro in growth by 2020, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “We’re able to do this thanks to our position of strength and exceptional business developments in the past,” explains ...

IT

Juni 14, 2017

Valmet launches new Industrial Internet offering and starts partnership with Tieto

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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...
Juni 12, 2017

Valmet and Södra Cell sign mill-wide learning agreement

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Valmet and Södra Cell in Sweden have signed a three-year agreement for web-based training via the Valmet Online Learning portal. Valmet will provide online courses for all main mill processes to about 600 employees at all three Södra mills in Sweden; Värö, Mörrum, and Mönsterås.Valmet Online Learnin...
Juni 6, 2017

Treemetrics signs Euro 1.2 million contract with ESA to deliver the Internet for trees

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Irish software company Treemetrics has announced a major Euro 1.2 million contract agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA), to roll out a pioneering Tree Growth analytics and monitoring system, which includes a unique measurement sensor that tracks the growth and health of trees.The ‘Tree sen...

Jointventure/Gemeinschaftsunternehmen

August 11, 2017

Rengo subsidiary Tri-Wall established joint venture in Michigan

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Rengo Co., Ltd. announced that its consolidated subsidiary Tri-Wall Limited has established TW Michigan Inc., a joint venture in Michigan, United States, for manufacturing and sales of heavy duty packaging materials, through Tri-Wall’s wholly-owned subsidiary.TW Michigan is a joint venture with HG P...
Juli 12, 2017

Ilim Group signs an agreement to form JV with Orgkhim Biochemical Holding in Russia

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Ms. Ksenia Sosnina, CEO of Ilim Group, and Mr. Nikolay Khodov, CEO of Orgkhim Biochemical Holding, have signed an agreement to set up Amber Stream LLC, a joint venture with 50/50 participation. The new JV will produce a wide range of pine-chemical products with a high added value, including unique p...
Mai 29, 2017

Oji Nepia and Mitsubishi Paper to form a tissue producing JV in Japan

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Oji Nepia Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corporation, and Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited have agreed to form a new joint venture for the purpose of producing household tissue products in the area of Mitsubishi's Hachinohe mill in Aomori prefecture, Japan.The new company will install...

Kommentare der Analytiker

August 4, 2017

In 2Q 2017 orders for Italian woodworking technologies increase by 31.9%

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In the April-June 2017, orders for Italian woodworking technologies recorded 31.9% growth rates, compared to the same period of 2016 (previous quarter growth was 22.2%), reported Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers’ association Acimall. The final figure results from the performance...

Konferenzen/Seminare/Ausstellungen

Mai 16, 2017

EGY WOOD EXPO will be held in Cairo, Egypt

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EGY WOOD, the international trade fair for furniture production technologies, woodworking machinery, tools, fittings, accessories, raw materials and products, will be held in New Cairo Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt, during December 7-10, 2017.The exhibition is expecting about 100 participants fr...

Kontakte und Bestellungen

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Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group in China

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Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Voith will supply t...
23 Stunden zurück

Giguère & Morin Inc. in Canada invests in infeed solution

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Giguère & Morin Inc. decided to invest in the System TM solution. One of the recent investments is a vacuum infeed Opti-Feed 6000 Vack, batch feeder and planer outfeed from System TM. This infeed solution will automate the entire infeed process to a planer and ripsaw, as the company says in the ...
August 11, 2017

Andritz to supply a sludge handling system to Monalisa Co. Ltd. in South Korea

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International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Monalisa Co. Ltd., Seoul, South Korea, to supply the key components for a new sludge dewatering process to be installed at its tissue production line in Jeonju. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2017, as the company says in the pre...

Kredite

Juli 7, 2017

Orchids Paper Products receives lender consent for amendment of credit agreements

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Orchids Paper Products Company entered into the credit agreement amendment to its Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated June 25, 2015 by and among the Company, U.S. Bank National Association and the other lenders party thereto (the "Credit Agreement").The Credit Agreement Amendment, amo...
Juni 19, 2017

EBRD to finance PLN 200 million ($53 million) to Barlinek Invest LLC

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) could provide a loan of up to PLN 200 million ($53 million) to Barlinek Invest LLC, a subsidiary of Barlinek S.A., one of the leading multi-layer floorboards producers in Europe for the expansion of its production capacities in Ukraine and ...
Juni 12, 2017

Romcarton secures Euro 23.4 million loan to build new corrugated plant in Romania

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Romcarton S.A., a company member of Rossmann Group, one of the European leaders in manufacturing corrugated cardboard packages, has contracted from Banca Comerciala Romana (BCR) an investment credit in amount of Euro 23.4 million, as BCR reported.The credit facility is used to build a corrugated car...

Leitungspositionen

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KaiCell Fibers appoints Esko Nenola as Director of Wood Supply

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Finland’s KaiCell Fibers Ltd has appointed Esko Nenola, Forest Engineer, M.Sc. (Business Administration), Director of Wood Supply for the company’s biorefinery venture in Paltamo.He brings extensive international experience in wood sourcing and the entire forest relates value chain, as well as havin...
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Menasha Packaging names Michael Riegsecker as Chief Operating Officer

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Menasha Packaging Company has named Michael Riegsecker Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position, Riegsecker, formerly Menasha Packaging’s Senior Vice President – Sales, will oversee operations, drive efficiencies, and focus on advancing strategic opportunities to fully leverage Menash...
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New Forests announced management changes

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New Forests announces changes to its management structure. Director of Operations and Co-Portfolio Manager of the three Australia New Zealand Forest Funds, Keith Lamb has agreed to take on a Non-executive Directorship role with several New Forests managed companies.Mr Lamb joined New Forests with it...

Neue Produkte und Dienstleistungen

August 8, 2017

Tigercat launches RemoteLog

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Tigercat launches RemoteLogTM, the company’s new telematics solution. RemoteLog was designed after extensive field research that included feedback from customers from around the world. The result is a simple, robust telematics solution that works even in the most remote locations. Now loggers...
Juli 21, 2017

ABB launches image-based online system for monitoring fiber properties

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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 20, 2017

Europac develops box-ice bucket made of corrugated cardboard

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The Europac Group (Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A.) has developed a new packaging solution for drinks manufacturers: a box-ice bucket for bottles of wine and cava, designed by the Group’s Packaging Division, which cools drinks and maintains the appropriate temperature for consumption.Basically, t...

Planung und Strategie

August 15, 2017

Papierfabrik August Koehler to invest Euro 500 million by 2020

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Papierfabrik August Koehler SE will have invested approximately half a billion Euro in growth by 2020, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. “We’re able to do this thanks to our position of strength and exceptional business developments in the past,” explains ...
August 14, 2017

Essentra considers closing cartons facillity in Newport, UK

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Essentra plc announces that it is entering into consultation regarding the proposal to cease the production of folding cartons for the consumer goods industry at Newport, UK and, as a consequence, to close its cartons facility (“IP5”).In addition, IP5 remains structurally challenged in terms of its ...
August 9, 2017

Tricoya starts construction of wood chip manufacturing plant in the UK

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Tricoya Consortium broke ground for the first phase of construction at the site of the world's first Tricoya wood chip acetylation plant at Saltend Chemical Plant, Hull, the UK, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The plant construction is expected to complete in ear...

Produktionskennzahlen

22 Stunden zurück

U.S. containerboard production increased by 5.2% in July

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U.S. containerboard production in July 2017 was 5.2% higher compared to July 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to June 2017 was 1.7% higher, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for July increased from 96.3% to 97.9%, wh...
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Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group in China

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Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Voith will supply t...
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U.S. boxboard production increased by 2.9% in July

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U.S. total boxboard production in July 2017 increased 2.9%, when compared to July 2016, and increased 6.5% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported. Unbleached kraft boxboard production increased over the same month as last year and increased compared to last month. T...

Rating

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...
Juli 17, 2017

Standard & Poor’s upgraded Holmen's credit rating

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Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded Holmen's credit rating from BBB to BBB+ based on a sustained improvement of earnings and cash-flow, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Holmen is a forest industry group that manufactures paperboard, paper and wood ...

Rechtsfragen/Gesetzgebung

August 4, 2017

In 2Q 2017 orders for Italian woodworking technologies increase by 31.9%

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In the April-June 2017, orders for Italian woodworking technologies recorded 31.9% growth rates, compared to the same period of 2016 (previous quarter growth was 22.2%), reported Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers’ association Acimall. The final figure results from the performance...
Juli 17, 2017

Rayonier Advanced Materials and Tembec received notification of clearance from Germany's Federal Cartel Office

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. have received notification of clearance from Germany's Federal Cartel Office in connection with the previously announced proposed statutory arrangement under Section 192 of the Canada Business Corporations Act involving the acquisition by Rayonier AM ...
Juni 14, 2017

Sequana announced its exit from the preventive procedure and completed listing of Antalis International

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As anticipated on 15 February 2017 when the preventive (sauvegarde) procedure was opened, Sequana announces that the commercial court has now approved its preventive (sauvegarde) plan, thus bringing an end to the preventive procedure. Sequana will still benefit from the court’s protection following ...

Sätze und Tarife

August 16, 2017

Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9%

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Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9% from the 2Q 2016 to the 2Q 2017, while the average timber price rose by 8%. Forest owners obtained NOK 348 ($43.8) per cubic metre of timber; an increase of NOK 27 ($3.4), as Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyra) reported.A total of 2.7 million cubic met...
August 14, 2017

Nippon Paper Industries announces price increase

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Nippon Paper Industries to increase prices for its chipboard, color board, core paperboard, paste board products, etc. by minimum 10 yen/kg, effective September 1, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.These products have been facing a difficult earnings condition beca...
August 11, 2017

Elliott Baxter to increase prices on its coated paper and graphical board by 8%

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Elliott Baxter to increase selling prices on all coated products, speciality products and some board products by 8% for deliveries from the 14th August, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Elliott Baxter is the leading family owned independent paper supplier in the U...

Umwelt/Natur

Juli 3, 2017

Smurfit Kappa invests in state-of-the-art technology at its Nettingsdorf Paper Mill in Austria

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Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has announced a multi-million euro investment in technology at its Nettingsdorf Paper Mill in Austria that will significantly reduce CO₂ emissions while increasing production.The project consists of building a state-of-the-art recovery boiler by 2020 and a new s...
Juni 12, 2017

Walki develops a new biomass cover for logging residues

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Walki has developed a new biomass cover with an extended width of six metres. The new, wider cover increases the amount of energy that can be derived from logging residues through significantly improved dry matter content, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.As emiss...
Mai 22, 2017

CatchMark Timber Trust formed a joint venture with MPERS to acquire North Georgia timberlands

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CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. has formed a joint venture with the Missouri Department of Transportation & Patrol Retirement System (MPERS), which acquired 11,031 acres of high-quality timberlands in North Georgia, known as the Dawsonville Package. Under terms of the 50-50 joint venture with MPERS...

Vertrieb und Märkte

August 16, 2017

Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9%

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Norway's roundwood sales decreased by 9% from the 2Q 2016 to the 2Q 2017, while the average timber price rose by 8%. Forest owners obtained NOK 348 ($43.8) per cubic metre of timber; an increase of NOK 27 ($3.4), as Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyra) reported.A total of 2.7 million cubic met...
August 14, 2017

China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% in 1H 2017

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In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to $1,680 million from the same period of 2016, as ITTO reported.Of the total, the value of China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% to $790 million. The value of log and waste paper imports ...
August 14, 2017

Slovenia: The value of purchased roundwood increased by 9% in June

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Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in June 2017 was worth Euro 4.3 million, which is about 3% more than in the previous month, as the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The values of purchased sawlogs and veneer logs, ...

Werbung und Verkaufsstimulierung

Juli 12, 2017

The CPH Group to standardize the branding within its Chemistry and Packaging divisions

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The CPH Group is to standardize the branding within its Chemistry and Packaging divisions. The Chemistry Division will now trade solely under the “Zeochem” name, while the Packaging Division will use only the “Perlen Packaging” brand. The actions are the result of a broader reappraisal of the Group’...
Juli 5, 2017

Pinnacle Renewable Energy joined the Alberta Forest Products Association

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The Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) announced that as of July 1, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. has joined the Association.Pinnacle is a manufacturer of wood pellets with seven manufacturing facilities in Alberta and British Columbia and shipping capacity through the Port of Prince Rupert...
Juli 4, 2017

Klabin inaugurates Technology Center in Telêmaco Borba , Brazil

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Klabin inaugurates Technology Center in Telêmaco Borba, Paraná, Brazil. The new center completes the integration of the research and development fronts of the company’s business teams, a strategy that was adopted to incorporate a global, unified and highly complex vision.With laboratories capable of...

Zertifizierung und Standardisierung

22 Stunden zurück

UPM Raflatac joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition

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UPM Raflatac has reinforced its commitment to building a more sustainable world by joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition® (SPC), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The SPC is a membership-based collaborative led by an independent non-profit that believes in th...
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Rigid Ireland received the BRC certification

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Mark Munnelly, Site Director of Rigid Ireland, has confirmed the Limerick-based corrugated packaging manufacturer has been awarded the Certificate of Conformity for BRC Global Standard Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5 – the highest level that can be awarded within the packaging manufacturin...
August 11, 2017

Republic of Congo joins PEFC as a national member

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Republic of Congo joins PEFC as a national member. “With PAFC-Congo becoming a member of PEFC and their work on developing a national forest certification system, we are taking a huge step towards safeguarding the benefits the forests in the region provide. We are thrilled to welcome PAFC-Congo into...

Zukunftsprognosen

August 4, 2017

In 2Q 2017 orders for Italian woodworking technologies increase by 31.9%

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In the April-June 2017, orders for Italian woodworking technologies recorded 31.9% growth rates, compared to the same period of 2016 (previous quarter growth was 22.2%), reported Italian woodworking machinery and tools manufacturers’ association Acimall. The final figure results from the performance...
Juli 7, 2017

Cham Paper expects to increase operating profit in 1H 2017

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Business activities of the Cham Paper Group are developing favorably in 2017. The paper division is benefiting from the excellent reputation of its products in the market, where the sales department is increasingly concentrating on the sale of specialty papers which carry higher margins. At the same...
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