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Metsä Wood to invest Euro 52 million in Kerto LVL production line in Punkaharju , Finland

Metsä Wood has decided to build a new Kerto® LVL production line, with an annual capacity of 65,000 cubic metres, at its Punkaharju mill in Finland. The value of the investment is approximately Euro 52 million. The expansion of the mill will begin in early January 2018, and the new line will start u...

SCA invest in increased production of white-top kraftliner in Munksund papermill, Sweden

SCA invests SEK 196 million ($23 million) in increased production of white-top kraftliner, packaging paper with a white surface, in the Munksund papermill in Piteå, Sweden, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Through this investment, the mill’s capacity...
December 11, 2017

Andritz to supply a new stock preparation line and paper machine approach system for Varaka, Turkey

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from the Turkish Albayrak Group to deliver a new stock preparation line with a design capacity of 1,000 bdmt/d for its Varaka paper mill in Balikesir, Turkey.Andritz will also supply the main components in the approach flow systems for the...
December 11, 2017

Valmet to supply OptiConcept M containerboard machine to Shanying International in China

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard making line for Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd., in Jingzhou, China. New production line (PM 21) with a wide automation package is designed to produce high-quality testliner grades. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for end of the y...
December 11, 2017

Canadian lumber production decreased by 4.8% in September

Canada's lumber production rose 1.4% from August to 5 633.4 thousand cubic metres of lumber in September. Production was 4.8% lower than in September 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Sawmills shipped 5 820.8 thousand cubic metres of lumber in September...
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