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December 8, 2017

Martinsons plans to cease sawntimber production of Hällnäs mill in Sweden

Martinsons will cease sawntimber production in Hällnäs sawmill in Sweden. There are 43 members of staff at the Hällnäs plant. Everyone will be offered employment in Bygdsiljum sawmill, when production ends in time for the 2018 summer holiday. The plan is now to sell existing machinery, as the c...
December 8, 2017

Australian Forestry Standard Ltd. becomes Responsible Wood

Australian Forestry Standard Ltd has changed its name to Responsible Wood. The change reflects the company’s commitment to implementing a clear consumer-focused strategy about the sustainability of certified Australian wood products.“Our new name, Responsible Wood, and shield logo, reflect the trans...
December 7, 2017

Baltania to invest in an industrial scale torrefaction bio-coal plant in Vägari, Estonia

Baltania OÜ, a 100% owned subsidiary of Dutch private equity investment firm Momentum Capital, has made a conditional investment decision to commission an industrial scale torrefaction bio-coal plant in Vägari, Estonia. Value of the investment is approximately Euro 45 million. Providing, that all co...
December 7, 2017

Graphic Packaging to invest $136 million to modernize kraft paperboard mill in Macon, Georgia

The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority announced that Graphic Packaging International (GPI) will invest $136 million in the modernization of its Macon mill.GPI employs more than 1,330 employees in Georgia, and the Macon mill investment will help...
December 6, 2017

Schumacher Packaging’s Breda plant triples its production area

The Schumacher Packaging Group has significantly expanded its production and storage capacities at its Dutch site. To do this, the Breda plant has moved to a new, much larger, building, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The last machine is set to be relocated to th...
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