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U.S. packaging papers shipments down 6.6% in March

U.S. total packaging papers shipments in March 2018 were down 6.6% compared to March 2017 and down 6.5% year-to-date, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.Bag & sack shipments were down 8.3% year-to-date. Multiwall shipments were down 12.6%. Converting shipments were down 2.8%...

Slovenia: The value of purchased roundwood decreased by 21% in February

Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in February 2018 was worth Euro 3.2 million, which is almost 54% less than in the previous month, mainly due to the lower quantity of purchased wood, as the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia said in the press release received by Lesprom...

Smurfit Kappa opens a new Experience centre in Vsevolozhsk, Russia

Smurfit Kappa has announced the opening of its latest Experience Centre in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region in Russia, further expanding its network of expertise.The Smurfit Kappa Experience Centres provide a place for customers to get hands-on experience of how packaging impacts every step of the supp...
April 17, 2018

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 27% in February

In February 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 27% in value compared to February 2017, from $192.3 million to $244 million, as ITTO reported.Over the same period the value of pine sawnwood exports increased almost 26% from $30.8 million to $38.7 million....
April 13, 2018

Accsys signed user license agreement with FINSA

Accsys has signed a Tricoya® user licence agreement with one of Europe’s longest established MDF and chipboard manufacturers, Financiera Maderera S.A. (FINSA). Under the agreement, FINSA is granted exclusive rights for manufacturing high-performance wood-based panels from Tricoya® wood elements in S...
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