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February 21, 2018

Sveaskog’s 4Q net sales increased by 4%

Sveaskog’s 4Q 2017 net sales increased by 4% to SEK 1,613 million ($201 million), compared to SEK 1,549 million ($194 million) in the 4Q 2016. Total delivery volumes decreased by 1% compared with the corresponding period last year while selling prices increased by an average of 4%, as the company sa...
February 19, 2018

Enviva completes acquisition of South Carolina wood pellet plant from The Navigator Company, S.A.

Enviva Holdings, LP, through its joint venture, Enviva JV Development Company, LLC, has completed the acquisition of a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina and related assets from The Navigator Company, S.A., a Portuguese paper and pulp company.This acquisition is the first inve...
February 15, 2018

Holmen's 4Q operating profit decreased to SEK 421 million ($53.3 million)

Holmen's operating profit for 2017 amounted to SEK 2 166 million ($274 million), compared to SEK 2 162 million ($273 million) in 2016. Deliveries of paperboard, paper and wood products increased and the sales mix improved, but this was offset by higher costs for input goods and shipping, as well as ...
February 13, 2018

Stora Enso launches bio-based lignin as renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials

The launch of LineoTM by Stora Enso is another important step on the way to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. Lineo is available to companies seeking more sustainable, bio-based alternatives, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Lignin is one ...
February 12, 2018

Metsä Tissue moved to bio energy in heat generation in Sweden

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has invested during the past five years approximately Euro 30 million into sustainable heat generation in its Swedish tissue mills. As a result, the Metsä Tissue mills in Mariestad, Pauliström and Nyboholm, are now using fossil free and CO2 neutral steam generation...
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