Operations – Wood Markets News

February 13, 2018

Canadian lumber production down 1.5% in November

Canada's lumber production fell 1% from October with sawmills producing 5 929.0 thousand cubic metres of lumber in November 2017. Production was 1.5% lower than in November 2016, as Statistics Canada said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Sawmills shipped 5 656.2 thousand cubic metres...
February 12, 2018

SCA launches environmental impact assessment of production increase at Obbola mill in Sweden

SCA will commence an environmental impact assessment of a possible investment in a new paper machine at the paper mill in Obbola, Sweden, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Under investigation is a production increase from the current 450,000 tons of kraftliner per ...
February 12, 2018

VPK Packaging to invest Euro 10 million to expand its Polish packaging division in Radomsko

VPK Packaging Group is now starting up the construction of an extra hall, good for almost 10,000 m² of extra space in Radomsko, Poland. The new hall and processing machines are expected to be up and running by the middle of the year. The number of employees will also increase from 200 to 215 over th...
February 6, 2018

Smurfit Kappa continues its investment in Mexico with PM6 machine

Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging firms, continues its investment in sustainable technology in Mexico, demonstrating its long-term commitment to the country.An advanced new paper machine (PM6) began operating at the Los Reyes Paper Mill site in the State of Mexico in Ja...
February 1, 2018

Toscotec to supply four new AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines to Vinda Hubei Xiaogan mill in China

Vinda International Group purchased four new Toscotec AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines, to be installed in its new production base in Xiaonan district, Xiaogan, Hubei, China. Toscotec will deliver the first two lines in mid-March and the second two in mid-May 2018, as the company says in the press release...
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