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Altpapier

Oktober 13, 2017

DS Smith announced two new appointments to its German recycling business

DS Smith Recycling has announced two new appointments to its German recycling business. Herman van der Meij and Bernd Mäntele, who start their roles on 1 October and 1 November respectively, will help to drive DS Smith’s growth ambitions within the region.With more than 25 years’ experience in the E...
August 24, 2017

Klabin’s 2Q net revenue up 17%

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Klabin’s net revenue in 2Q 2017, including wood, was R$ 1,984 million ($638 million), 17% more than in the same period in 2016, principally a reflection of R$ 582 million ($187 million) in revenue from the pulp unit, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Revenue from s...
August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

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In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...

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Enviva Partners, LP reports 18.7% increase in net revenue, 3Q 2017

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For the 3Q 2017, Enviva Partners, LP generated net revenue of $131.5 million, an increase of 18.7%, or $20.7 million, from the corresponding quarter of 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.3Q 2017 net income was $6.3 million, compared to $10.3 million for the co...
November 13, 2017

Sveaskog’s 3Q net sales increased by 6%

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Sveaskog’s net sales increased by 6% to SEK 1,294 million ($155 million) in the 3Q 2017. Total delivery volumes increased by 2%, compared with the corresponding period last year and selling prices increased by an average of 3%, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Ope...
November 10, 2017

Graanul Invest has finished Osula combined heat and power plant in Estonia

Graanul Invest group has finished Osula, Estonia, combined heat and power plant (CHP). It has two grate fired boilers, CHP electrical capacity is 10 MW and heat production capacity is 27 MW. Overall efficiency is 89%, bark and forest chips are used as fuel, the company said in the press release rece...

Etiketten

November 17, 2017

UPM Raflatac introduces new Forest Positive concept and RAFNXT+ range of sustainable labeling

UPM Raflatac is introducing to the European market a unique lifecycle approach called Forest Positive along with RAFNXT+, a next-generation solution for sustainable packaging.Forest Positive brings significant benefits for nature because it not only ensures net zero deforestation, but is also proven...
November 15, 2017

Cenveo awarded 2020 U.S. Census Printing and Mailing Contract

Cenveo, Inc. has been awarded the 2020 Census Printing and Mailing Contract from the U.S. Census Bureau. The two-year $61 million contract is one of the largest contracts for printing and mailing ever awarded by the U.S. Government Publishing Office.The contract will involve the manufacturing and fu...
November 14, 2017

Neenah Paper announces corporate name change to Neenah, Inc.

Neenah Paper, Inc. will change its name to Neenah, Inc., effective on January 1, 2018. The Company's ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange will remain "NP" and names of subsidiaries will not be affected."As we've continued to successfully execute our strategy to increase our presence in growi...

Fußbodenbeläge

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Kährs Group's 3Q net sales increased by 3% to SEK 729 million ($86.5 million)

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Kährs Group's 3Q 2017 net sales amounted to SEK 729 million ($86.5 million), an increase of SEK 21 million ($2.5 million), or 3%, compared with the 3Q 2016. Consolidated profit for the 3Q 2017 was SEK -20 million ($2.4 million), as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.3Q...
November 17, 2017

Japan’s assembled flooring up 26% in September

The value of September 2017 Japan’s imports of wooden flooring up 26% from levels in September 2016 but dipped when compared to a August imports (-12%).For September 2107 HS 441875 accounted for 70% of Japan’s assembled flooring imports followed by HS 441879 at 25%. Shippers in China dominated Septe...
November 7, 2017

Armstrong Flooring’s net sales decreased to $308.5 million in 3Q

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In the 3Q 2017, Armstrong Flooring's net sales were $308.5 million, as compared to $313.4 million in the 3Q 2016, primarily as a result of a decline in net sales in the Wood Flooring segment.3Q 2017 net loss was $18.7 million, or loss per diluted share of $0.70, as compared to net income of $9.3 mil...

hochkalandriertes Papier

November 6, 2017

Laakirchen Papier started up containerboard machine

Laakirchen Papier AG in Austria has put the converted paper machine PM10 back into operation. The 10-week conversion of the PM10 from SC paper production to the production of light-weight containerboard based on recycled paper was finished on schedule, as the company said in the press release receiv...
September 13, 2017

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties h...
August 24, 2017

Laakirchen Papier invests Euro 6 million in PM 11

Laakirchen Papier possesses over thirty years of experience in the production of high-gloss magazine paper for heatset weboffset and rotogravure printing and from this August, the Upper Austrian paper manufacturer will be producing SC paper on its paper machine 11 (PM11).This has been enlarged at a ...

Holz-Kunststoff-Verbundwerkstoffe

September 25, 2017

FFIF appoints Jyrki Peisa director and member of the management team

LL.M. Jyrki Peisa has been appointed director and member of the management team at Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF) as of 1 November 2017. He will be in charge of lobbying associated with energy and climate policy, mill environment issues and product logistics, as FFIF said in the press r...
August 31, 2017

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Sean Annells as general manager of Andover branch in the UK

Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints Sean Annells as new general manager of the Andover branch in the UK, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Sean joined DTE in 2015 as a design technician and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He first joined Gan...

Holzchemie

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AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has completed a $10 million investment at its LeMoyne sulfur derivatives plant in the US, which supplies essential ingredients used in several major industries. Located in Alabama, the investment includes a 20,000 dry metric ton expansion for ...
November 15, 2017

Finnish Forest Industries Federation elected Ilkka Hämälä as new Chairman

The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has elected Ilkka Hämälä, the future President and CEO of Metsä Group, as its Chairman. The Federation’s annual autumn meeting took place in Helsinki today. The autumn meeting also elected the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2018.“...
November 14, 2017

Koppers Holdings' 3Q consolidated sales increased by 3.7% to $384.8 million

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Koppers Holdings Inc. reported 3Q 2017 net income of $19.8 million, or $0.91 per diluted share compared to net income attributable to Koppers of $12.1 million, or $0.58 per diluted share in the prior year quarter. Adjusted net income was $31.5 million compared with $20.9 million in the prior year qu...

Holzhaus-Gebäude

November 15, 2017

Honkarakenne increases its profit forecast for 2017

Honkarakenne estimates its 2017 result before taxes to be in the black, that is, significantly better than a year before, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Thanks to a good start to the year and the order intake, Honkarakenne estimates that its full-year result wil...
November 15, 2017

Lamco Forest Products enters agreement with Intelligent Wood Systems

Lamco Forest Products Inc. of St Felicien, Quebec has entered into an agreement with UK based Intelligent Wood Systems Ltd. ("IWS") of Perth, Scotland, to bring the IWS-FAST holistic Fire Mitigation system to North America.LAMCO VP Sales Andrew Dingman states: "LAMCO's High Value/High Strength Black...
November 6, 2017

Wood for Good appoints David Birkbeck as new ambassador and committee chair

Wood for Good, the timber industry’s campaign to promote the use of timber in design and construction, has appointed a new ambassador and committee chair. David Birkbeck, Design for Homes’ chief executive, is to lead the Wood for Good campaign, taking over from Craig White, who has been involved sin...

Holzplatten

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Saint-Gobain acquired Scotframe Timber Engineering

Scotframe Timber Engineering has been acquired by multinational construction group, Saint-Gobain. Scotframe, which is headquartered in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, has more than 160 employees and reported sales last year of GBP 30 million. The company is known for providing modular housing and is a mar...
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Russian Sveza Group to acquire Tyumen plywood plant

Sveza has already signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the business of the Tyumen Plywood Plant with its owner Almira Karimova, Sveza said in a statement. Tyumen plant produces large-format birch plywood, which is used in construction, engineering, aircraft building and shipbuilding. The deal shou...
November 16, 2017

Metsä Wood expands the Kerto® LVL product range

Metsä Wood is launching the innovative L-panel as part of the LVL product range. L-panel is suitable for a wide variety of applications, from wall and ceiling panels, to door blanks and window frames, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Designed with light and non-lo...

Holzverarbeitung

November 17, 2017

Homag names Andreas Denker as Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing

Andreas Denker joined the Homag Group's top management team as Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing. In his capacity, and as member of the executive committee, he reports to CEO Pekka Paasivaara, who had been overseeing the Global Sales & Marketing field as an additional role unti...
November 9, 2017

Boise Cascade to open a new distribution center in St. Louis, Illinois

Boise Cascade Company opens a Building Materials Distribution center to serve the St. Louis metro and surrounding areas. The new facility in Pontoon Beach, Illinois, will be open for business on November 15, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Boise Cascade has serve...
November 9, 2017

Homag Group's sales increased to Euro 901 million in the first nine months of 2017

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In the first nine month of 2017, the Homag Group continued its positive performance and recorded significant increases, especially in incoming orders and earnings. The Homag Group's incoming orders rose by 26%to Euro 1,079 million (previous year: Euro 858 million). Operating EBIT rose by 47% to Euro...

Hygienisches Papier

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Hengan Paper started up new Toscotec-supplied tissue machine at its mill in Changji, China

Xinjiang Hengan Paper’s tissue machine (PM25) was successfully started up at the company's Changji mill in China. The new line is part of Hengan’s expansion plan, according to which Toscotec supplied two new MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines to the leading Chinese producer. The installation and commission...
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Voith starts-up new XcelLine tissue machine at Little Rapids Corporation in the US

Voith Paper concluded the start-up of the new XcelLine VTM 3 tissue machine it has supplied to US tissue and specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corporation. The new machine has replaced the company’s old PM 3 at its Shawano production facility in Wisconsin.All of the new VTM 3’s technologies...
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Orchids Paper Products Company's 3Q net sales up 14% to 45.2 million

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Orchids Paper Products Company reports 3Q 2017 net sales of 45.2 million. Net sales increased $5.5 million, or 14%, compared to the 3Q 2016. EBITDA decreased to $2.9 million, compared to $6.7 million in the 3Q 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.As a result of ...

Maschinen und Anlagen

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Hengan Paper started up new Toscotec-supplied tissue machine at its mill in Changji, China

Xinjiang Hengan Paper’s tissue machine (PM25) was successfully started up at the company's Changji mill in China. The new line is part of Hengan’s expansion plan, according to which Toscotec supplied two new MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines to the leading Chinese producer. The installation and commission...
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Sulzer appoints Jill Lee as CFO

Sulzer appoints Jill Lee as CFO and member of the Executive Committee, effective April 5, 2018. Jill is currently Group Senior Vice President and Head of Next Level Program Management of ABB Ltd., the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.She will replace Thomas Dittrich, who...
November 16, 2017

Toscotec completed a dryer section rebuild for Smurfit Kappa in Barbosa, Colombia

In 2016 Smurfit Kappa awarded Toscotec with the rebuilding of the Company's Barbosa paper machine’s dryer section. The target operating speed of the machine after startup was set at 1,000 mpm, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The main target of the project was to ...

Möbel

November 7, 2017

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 25% in September

In September 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25% in value compared to September 2016, from $201.2 million to $251.5 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports in value increased 19% from September 2016 ($35.3 million) and September 2017 ($41.9 mi...
November 2, 2017

Japan bedroom furniture imports up 9% in August

Japan’s year-on-year, imports of wooden bedroom furniture were up 9% in August and data for past 3-4 months seems to indicate that the downward trend in wooden bedroom furniture imports is bottoming out, as ITTO reported.A staggering 90% of Japan’s imports of wooden bedroom furniture come from shipp...
November 1, 2017

Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture fell 21% in August

Japan’s imports of wooden office furniture are small compared to the value of wooden bedroom and kitchen furniture imports. August data shows that year-on-year imports fell 21% while month-on-month imports were down over 30%, as ITTO reported.Three suppliers, China Poland and Portugal account for ju...

Papier und Zellulose

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Rayonier Advanced Materials completes acquisition of Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses.The combined company, which will operate unde...
November 17, 2017

Verso Corporation reports 3Q net sales of $621 million

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Verso Corporation reported financial results for the 3Q 2017, including net sales of $621 million, net income of $4 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $47 million. Net sales for the 3Q 2017 decreased by $54 million, compared to the 3Q 2016. Gross margin, excluding depreciation, amortization, and deplet...
November 15, 2017

Finnish Forest Industries Federation elected Ilkka Hämälä as new Chairman

The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has elected Ilkka Hämälä, the future President and CEO of Metsä Group, as its Chairman. The Federation’s annual autumn meeting took place in Helsinki today. The autumn meeting also elected the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2018.“...

Rundholz

November 16, 2017

Slovenia: The value of purchased roundwood decreased by 47% in September

Slovenia's roundwood purchased from private owners in September 2017 was worth Euro 4.2 million, which is about 28% 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 Lespro...
November 16, 2017

China’s radiata pine log imports rose 14% in the 1H 2017

In the first half of 2017 China’s softwood log imports were 17.51 million cubic metres. The main imported softwood log species in the first half of 2017 were radiata pine (7.56 million cubic metres, 43%), spruce and fir (2.51 million cubic metres, 14%), Korean and Scots pine (2.04 million cubic metr...
November 16, 2017

Pöyry: in 2017-2022 AAGR in Russian OSB market estimated at 5%

Russia is decreasing its share in world plywood production, reported Lesnaya Industriya Daily quoting Cormac O'Carroll, Head of Management consulting in woodworking at Pöyry. 'Russia has all opportunities to supply production with birch logs and to increase production volumes', - said Cormac O'Carol...

Schnittholz

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Ledinek to supply equipment for Södra's CLT facility in Varo, Sweden

Södra decided to invest in a small CLT facility adjacent to Södra’s sawmill at Värö. The facility will have an annual capacity of about 5,000 cubic metres per shift, and require 3-5 new employees during 2018-2019. Södra has selected Ledinek as supplier of the equipment for the cross-laminate...
November 16, 2017

Interfor CFO plans to sell common shares

Interfor Corporation announced that John Horning, Interfor’s CEO who intends to retire on December 31, 2018, has advised the Company of his intention to sell, subject to market conditions, a portion of his Interfor shareholdings over the next 14 months for financial planning purposes.Mr. Horning cur...
November 16, 2017

Sodra completes SEK 100 million ($11.9 million) investment in Langasjo sawmill, Sweden

Södra’s investment of SEK 100 million ($11.9 million) in Långasjö, Sweden, has now been completed. The investment means that a totally new saw linewill be inoperation as of November. Next year, production at the facility will increase by almost 30%, as the company says in the press release recei...

Schreib- und Druckpapier

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The Navigator Company to increase uncoated woodfree paper prices by 5-7%

The Navigator Company announced that it will be increasing prices across its uncoated woodfree papers portfolio in Middle East, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Latin America, and it will be effective from 1st of January 2018, ranging from 5% to 7%.The Navigator Company is Europe’s largest producer of unco...
November 17, 2017

Sappi to increase prices on woodfree grades by 6-8%

Due to continuing input cost increases and unsustainable profit levels, Sappi is forced to continue passing on this cost inflation by increasing its woodfree grades prices by 6-8% effective on deliveries from January 1st 2018 for all European markets.Despite strong order books margins continue to be...
November 15, 2017

Sappi North America invests $5.94 million in Cloquet, Minnesota mill

Sappi North America announced a $5.94 million capital investment in its Cloquet, Minnesota mill to replace the headbox on Paper Machine 12 (PM12). This investment enabled Sappi to maintain its capacity by adding a state-of-the-art, dilution profiled headbox that produces excellent basis weight profi...

Sperrholz

November 15, 2017

UPM Plywood introduces new fire retardant WISA®-SpruceFR structural plywood

UPM Plywood introduces a new fire retardant WISA-SpruceFR structural plywood for building and construction end uses. WISA-SpruceFRcombines the market leading quality and structural performance with B-s1, d0 fire classification - the highest a wood product can have."This is uniquely different type of...
November 14, 2017

FFIF: Finland's softwood sawn timber production increased by 6% in January-September

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Finland's softwood sawn timber production in January-September 2017 increased by 5.9%, compared to the year ago period and totalled 8.9 million cubic metres, as the Finnish Forest Industries Federation said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.In recent years, China has become a signific...
November 7, 2017

Brazil's wood-based product exports increased by 25% in September

In September 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25% in value compared to September 2016, from $201.2 million to $251.5 million, as ITTO reported.Pine sawnwood exports in value increased 19% from September 2016 ($35.3 million) and September 2017 ($41.9 mi...

stehendes Holz

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Artemis Investment Management no longer has an interest in Cambium Global Timberland’s shares

Cambium Global Timberland Limited announced that Artemis Investment Management no longer has an interest in the Company’s shares.Cambium Global Timberland Limited through its subsidiaries owns a portfolio of forestry-based properties. The Company manages its assets for the production of timber, with...
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FPInnovations appoints Stephane Renou as new President and CEO

FPInnovations appoints Stéphane Renou as President and CEO. Mr. Renou will officially assume his new role on December 14 as successor to Pierre Lapointe, who has held this position since December 2008. A native of Montréal, Stéphane Renou has a number of degrees from Université de Sher...
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Sweden's notified area of final felling rose by 30% in October

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Sweden's total notified area of final felling rose by 30%, or 7,483 hectares in October compared with the corresponding month last year, as the Swedish Forest Agency reported.On the regional level, notified area of final felling increased in all regions. Northern Norrland (Norra Norrland) +30 %, Sou...

Verpackungspapier und -karton

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Rayonier Advanced Materials completes acquisition of Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses.The combined company, which will operate unde...
November 17, 2017

EPAL introduced quality-assured EPAL chemical pallets

With the maxim “the chemistry is right”, the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) is launching the independently quality-assured EPAL CP pallets at its press conference in Düsseldorf, Germany. This expands EPAL’s existing and highly successful load carrier portfolio with nine more quality-assured...
November 17, 2017

Mayr-Melnhof's divison MM Packaging acquired folding carton site in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Mayr-Melnhof's divison MM Packaging acquired the folding carton site of ASG Poland in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in form of an asset deal for around Euro 9 million. The company produces packages for cosmetic and personal care products. The folding carton company most recently generated annual sales of aroun...

Zeitungspapier

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Rayonier Advanced Materials completes acquisition of Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses.The combined company, which will operate unde...
November 2, 2017

Resolute Forest Products increased 3Q net income to $24 million

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Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported net income for the 3Q ended September 30, 2017, of $24 million, or $0.26 per share, compared to net income of $14 million, or $0.15 per share, in the same period in 2016. Sales were $885 million in the 3Q 2017, essentially unchanged from the 3Q 2016, as the com...
Oktober 24, 2017

West Fraser reports 3Q 2017 earnings of $120 million

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West Fraser reports 3Q 2017 earnings of $120 million, up from $107 million a year ago. Lumber segment generated operating earnings of $126 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $195 million. This quarter’s results were negatively impacted by lower product pricing and lower SPF production as a result of the...

Zellulose

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Rayonier Advanced Materials completes acquisition of Tembec

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses.The combined company, which will operate unde...
November 14, 2017

Andritz to supply baling line with bale tracking to Sappi Saiccor in South Africa

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Sappi Saiccor to supply a baling line with bale tracking for its mill in Saiccor, South Africa. Start-up is scheduled for 2018, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The order comprises a new baling line...
November 14, 2017

Fortress Paper's 3Q operating EBITDA decreased to $0,2 million

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Fortress Paper Ltd. reported 3Q 2017 operating EBITDA of $0.2 million, a decrease of $7.4 million relative to the comparative prior year period and a decrease of $4.1 million over the previous quarter.The Security Paper Products Segment generated operating EBITDA of $1.8 million, the Dissolving Pulp...
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