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U.S. boxboard production increased by 3.3% in September

Total U.S. boxboard production in September 2017 increased 3.3% when compared to September 2016, and decreased 6.3% from last month, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Unbleached kraft boxboard production increased over the same month as last year but decreased compared to last ...

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...

U.S.containerboard production in September essentially flat year-over-year

U.S. containerboard production in September 2017 was essentially flat compared to September 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to August 2017 was 3.8% lower, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate for September decreased fr...
October 17, 2017

Honkarakenne delivers 2,500th house in Russia

The 2,500th Honka log home will soon be completed in Russia, providing a second home of 1,080 square metres for a family from St. Petersburg, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The 2,500th Honka house currently under construction in the HonkaNova residential area is...
October 16, 2017

Arauco invests $151 million in Valdivia sawmill in Chile

Arauco officially announced it presented an Environmental Impact Statement for the extension and modernization of the Valdivia sawmill, which involves a $151 million investment to modernize the current facility and increase annual production capacity from 487,000 cubic metres to about 1 million cubi...
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