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Schattdecor invested in Chinese impregnation location Saintdecor in Huanggang

Impregnated Surfaces by Schattdecor has already announced investment in the Chinese impregnation location Saintdecor in Huanggang, China. With the conclusion of the contract for the joint venture at the end of March 2017, the company took over 50% of the Chinese impregnation facility. Construction w...

West Virginia Great Barrel Company to build hardwood manufacturing plant in West Virginia

West Virginia Great Barrel Company will build a hardwood manufacturing plant in Greenbrier County. The 90,000-square-foot plant will be situated on a 23-acre site in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. West Virginia Great Barrel Company has been approved for a $6 million loan from the West Virgini...

AkzoNobel expands Chemical Island to support growth of Fibria

AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has completed the expansion of a Chemical Island in Brazil to support a major project for Brazilian forestry company Fibria.The world’s leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, Fibria has invested $2.2 billion to more than double pulp capacit...
October 19, 2017

Metsӓ Group inaugurates new Ӓӓnekoski pulp and bioproducts mill in Finland

Metsä Group celebrated the inauguration of its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, on 18 October 2017. With a cost of Euro 1.2 billion, the mill is the largest investment in the history of the Finnish forest industry, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Ne...
October 17, 2017

West Linn Paper Company ceasing operations and winding up business

West Linn Paper Company ceasing operations and will commence a winding up of its business supervised by its second lien lender. "We are deeply disappointed to end the mill’s 128 year history, the last twenty of which resulted from a major restructuring and restart when our current owners...
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