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September 14, 2017

Clarifications concerning Norske Skogindustrier ASA and its subsidiaries

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[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Norske Skogindustrier ASA is still a listed company with a separate board elected by the shareholders at the extraordinary general meeting of Norske Skog o...
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...

Anlagen/Ausrüstung/Produktionskapazitäten

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Voith builds two paper machines for banknotes in Mysore, India

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Voith supplied two complete production lines to Mysore – Bank Note Paper Mill India (Pvt.) Ltd., in Southern India, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The scope of supply included the water mark wire workshop, cotton, stock and broke preparation and...
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BW Papersystems acquires Zerand

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Merger expands company’s machine solutions in the folding-carton industry BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper industry, has acquired North American Cerutti Corp.’s Zerand division, from Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti S.p.A. Fredericks ...
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Andritz to supply fluidized bed boiler for SCG Packaging’s Ban Pong paper mill in Thailand

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Andritz has received the order from Marubeni, Tokyo, Japan, to supply an EcoFluid fluidized bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a waste-to-energy power plant at SCG Packaging’s Ban Pong paper mill, located in Ratchaburi, Thailand. The equipment and technologies supplied by Andritz will be u...

Finanzkennzahlen

September 6, 2017

Lee & Man Paper's 1H net profit surges 53.4% to HK$2.19 billion ($281 million)

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Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2017. During the period under review, the Group recorded a total sales volume of 2.77 million tons and a total revenue of HK$11.44 billion ($1.5 billion), compared to HK$8.37 billion ($1 billion)...
September 4, 2017

Cham Paper's net revenue falls 4.4% to CHF 99.2 million ($103.5 million) in 1H 2017

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Cham Paper's slightly lower revenue of CHF 99.2 million ($103.5 million) compared to CHF 103.8 million ($108.4 million) in 1H 2016 resulted in an operating profit of CHF 9.9 million ($10.3 million). Net income came to CHF 7.1 million ($7.4 million) in the 1H 2017, as the company said in the press re...
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...

Fusionen und Erwerb/Besitzerwechsel

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BW Papersystems acquires Zerand

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Merger expands company’s machine solutions in the folding-carton industry BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper industry, has acquired North American Cerutti Corp.’s Zerand division, from Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti S.p.A. Fredericks ...
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Platinum Equity to sell NILCO to U.S. Lumber

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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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Stora Enso completes the divestment of Bulleh Shah Packaging in Pakistan

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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 ...

Insolvenz/Liquidation

September 6, 2017

Graphic Packaging to close its paperboard mill in Santa Clara, California

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., will close its coated recycled paperboard mill in Santa Clara, California by year end.This decision was made as a result of a thorough assessment of the facility's manufacturing capab...
August 31, 2017

Moelven Norsälven sawmill may be closed

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The Board of Moelven Norsälven AB is considering closure of sawmill in Vålberg, Sweden. The reason is that the investment needs at the plant are extensive, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The Chairman of the company, Division Manager Anders Lindh of Moelven Timbe...
August 18, 2017

Armstrong Flooring to close two wood flooring manufacturing facilities

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Armstrong Flooring, Inc. announced the planned closing of two manufacturing facilities in its Wood Flooring segment, including a solid wood plant in Jackson, Tennessee and an engineered wood plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi.This decision was made primarily to rationalize the plant network in response...

Internationaler Handel

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Japan’s July imports of wooden doors up 25% year-on-year in July

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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

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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...
September 5, 2017

Japan's plywood supply down 3.3% in June

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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...

Investitionen

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Edwards Wood Products to invest $30 million to open new sawmill in North Carolina

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Edwards Wood Products will open a new sawmill, creating 46 new jobs over three years. The manufacturer of wood pallets, high grade lumber, wood chips, and by-products will invest $30 million in the next three years to open a sawmill in Scotland County that will increase capacity and expand markets. ...
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Ence's new 40 MW biomass power plant in Spain gets its Integrated Environmental Authorization

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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 18, 2017

Peterson announces Euro 25 million investment program

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Peterson is a leading packaging manufacturer in Scandinavia. In order to promote the growth after the recent acquisition, Peterson initiated an investment program of approximately Euro 25 million.Shortly after the recent acquisition, the extensive investment plan was initiated this spring to moderni...

IT

September 15, 2017

Archroma launches new online Color Finder tool

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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 12, 2017

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

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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 11, 2017

Segezha Packaging presents a smart packaging solution

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The R&D team from Segezha Packaging (BU Europe, Segezha Group, Sistema JSFC) has recently developed an intelligent packaging solution, a paper sack with an integrated communication tag known as RFID. The equipment required for the tag's application has been successfully installed at Segezha Pack...

Jointventure/Gemeinschaftsunternehmen

September 6, 2017

Mondi and WWF extend strategic partnership by three years

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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...
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...

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

September 12, 2017

Michelman invests in a cutting edge Flexible Packaging Incubator

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Michelman will be spotlighting a variety of its flagship functional coating and print receptive technologies for packaging at the Speciality Films and Flexible Packaging Global Summit 2017 being held September 14-15, 2017 in Mumbai, India. Additionally, Mr. Shailesh Nema, Michelman’s India Country M...
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 two paper machines for banknotes in Mysore, India

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Voith supplied two complete production lines to Mysore – Bank Note Paper Mill India (Pvt.) Ltd., in Southern India, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The scope of supply included the water mark wire workshop, cotton, stock and broke preparation and...
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Andritz to supply fluidized bed boiler for SCG Packaging’s Ban Pong paper mill in Thailand

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Andritz has received the order from Marubeni, Tokyo, Japan, to supply an EcoFluid fluidized bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a waste-to-energy power plant at SCG Packaging’s Ban Pong paper mill, located in Ratchaburi, Thailand. The equipment and technologies supplied by Andritz will be u...
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Siempelkamp received an order from SciSky in China

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The Chinese company Nanning Shuixin Ketien (SciSky) ordered a particleboard line to become established in a new area of wood-based materials.The order for the particleboard plant includes the forming and press line with a 9th generation 8’ x 30.5m ContiRoll® press. The machinery is driven by the inn...

Kredite

September 8, 2017

Kruger to diversify its Québec paper mills in into specialty niches

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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...
September 8, 2017

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

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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 ...
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...

Leitungspositionen

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

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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

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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 18, 2017

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

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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...

Neue Produkte und Dienstleistungen

September 15, 2017

Archroma launches new online Color Finder tool

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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 14, 2017

Lecta introduced a new Adestor hot-melt adhesive for packaging

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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 14, 2017

Evergreen Packaging launches new Renewable Plus Cartons

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Evergreen Packaging launches a Fully Renewable Carton, part of their Renewable Plus Carton line featuring sugarcane-based polyethylene, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Part of the Evergreen Packaging family of FreshHouse™ Cartons, the new Renewable P...

Planung und Strategie

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Edwards Wood Products to invest $30 million to open new sawmill in North Carolina

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Edwards Wood Products will open a new sawmill, creating 46 new jobs over three years. The manufacturer of wood pallets, high grade lumber, wood chips, and by-products will invest $30 million in the next three years to open a sawmill in Scotland County that will increase capacity and expand markets. ...
September 18, 2017

WestRock to build new corrugated packaging plant in Porto Feliz, Brazil

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WestRock Company plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The new facility will be located in Porto Feliz and will serve all industry segments and markets both in the highly developed Sao Paulo...
September 15, 2017

Thimm Group opens its new Holledau corrugated cardboard plant in Germany

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Thimm Verpackung opens its new Holledau plant in Bavaria, Germany. State-of-the-art production technologies, efficient and highly-automated processes coupled with a flexible, customer-oriented organisation with a comprehensive service element are just some of the highlights of one of the most advanc...

Produktionskennzahlen

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Voith builds two paper machines for banknotes in Mysore, India

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Voith supplied two complete production lines to Mysore – Bank Note Paper Mill India (Pvt.) Ltd., in Southern India, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The scope of supply included the water mark wire workshop, cotton, stock and broke preparation and...
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U. S. boxboard production increased by 2.9% in August

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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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U. S. containerboard production increased by 2% in August

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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...

Rating

August 18, 2017

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Metsä Board's credit rating

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Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Metsä Board's Corporate Family Rating (CFR) by one notch from Ba2 to Ba1, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.At the same time, Moody’s upgraded Metsä Board’s Euro 225 million senior unsecured bond, that matures on 2019, from Ba...
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

September 13, 2017

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

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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...
August 31, 2017

Kemira announces price increase for silicone defoamer in the Americas

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Kemira will implement a price increase of 5% for all silicone emulsion defoamer products as well as an increase of up to 25% for silicone concentrate defoamer products sold for use in the Pulp and Paper market in the Americas. These adjustments will be effective October 1, 2017, or as contract terms...
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...

Umwelt/Natur

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Two Sides reports a 61% success rate in removing misleading environmental claims

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Two Sides, the global initiative to promote the sustainability of print and paper, reports a 61% success rate in removing misleading environmental claims made by some of the world’s largest corporations as they seek to replace paper-based communications with lower cost electronic alternative...
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Ence's new 40 MW biomass power plant in Spain gets its Integrated Environmental Authorization

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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 15, 2017

The European Union recycled 47% of all beverage cartons in 2016

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In 2016, the European Union recycled 47% of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430,000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment.The combined weight of beverage cartons recycled or recovered rose to roughly...

Vertrieb und Märkte

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U.S. packaging papers shipments down 1.7% in August

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U.S. packaging papers shipments August 2017 were 235,900 tons, 1.7% lower than August 2016. Bag & Sack shipments were up 5.5% year-to-date, while Food Wrapping shipments were down 8.5% over the same period. The operating rate for August 2017 was 90.3%, while the year-to-date rate was 88.8%. Inve...
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Brazilian furniture exports increased by 8% in January -March

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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...
September 18, 2017

Ghana’s timber exports decreased by 31%

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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...

Werbung und Verkaufsstimulierung

September 12, 2017

Michelman invests in a cutting edge Flexible Packaging Incubator

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Michelman will be spotlighting a variety of its flagship functional coating and print receptive technologies for packaging at the Speciality Films and Flexible Packaging Global Summit 2017 being held September 14-15, 2017 in Mumbai, India. Additionally, Mr. Shailesh Nema, Michelman’s India Country M...
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...

Zertifizierung und Standardisierung

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Mondi Neusiedler receives EN 15593 certification by SQS for its hygiene management system

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[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Mondi Neusiedler completed the certification process for food safety management and has been awarded the EN 15593 certification by the renowned Swiss certi...
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Ence's new 40 MW biomass power plant in Spain gets its Integrated Environmental Authorization

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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 12, 2017

Domsjös environmental management system standard has been approved

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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...

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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