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April 19, 2018

Interfor consents to a sale of shares by Ilim Timber Continental

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Interfor Corporation it has removed the sale restrictions on, and consented to a sale by Geneva-based Ilim Timber Continental S.A. of, 3.68 million Interfor common shares in an ordinary market transaction, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Interfor is a growth-orie...
April 16, 2018

Rengo to transfer equity in its subsidiary, Guangdong Rengo Packaging, to Sun Hing Paper Company

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Rengo Co., Ltd. will transfer all its equity in its corrugated packaging subsidiary, Guangdong Rengo Packaging Co., Ltd. (Guangdong Rengo), which is located in Foshan City, Guangdong, China, to Sun Hing Paper Company, Limited, a subsidiary of Hung Hing Printing Group Limited.Hung Hing Printing is an...
März 30, 2018

West Fraser Timber enters into automatic share purchase plan

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West Fraser Timber announced that in connection with its normal course issuer bid effective September 19, 2017, West Fraser Timber has entered into an automatic share purchase plan pursuant to which the securities dealer acting as the Company’s agent for the normal course issuer bid may acquire, at ...

Anlagen/Ausrüstung/Produktionskapazitäten

April 20, 2018

Smart Planet Technologies launches reCUP Recycling Initiative

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Smart Planet Technologies has launched the first reCUP Recycling Initiative with support from Southern California based recycling partners, Allan Company, a materials recovery facility (MRF) and Replenysh, a closed-loop collection platform provider.“Allan Company is pleased to partner with Smart Pla...
April 20, 2018

FRP uses the INFLOR Forest to manage its forest assets

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Florestal Rio das Pedras (FRP) has chosen the INFLOR Forest system to improve the management of its forest assets, and is using the tool since January. FRP boasts 22 thousand hectares of plantations distributed in 40 thousand hectares of areas in the municipalities of Santa Cecília, Ponte Alta do No...
April 20, 2018

Siempelkamp to supply MDF line to AGT in Antalya, Turkey

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Siempelkamp concluded a contract with Göttinger GIM Export Group for a second MDF line for the Turkish wood-based panel manufacturer AGT based in Antalya. The order for the new line also includes the supply, installation, and startup supervision for the fiber dryer and energy plant by Siempelkamp’s ...

Finanzkennzahlen

April 20, 2018

UFPI 1Q net earnings up 56% to $32.8 million

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) reported record financial results for the 1Q ended March 31, 2018, the eleventh consecutive quarter in which the company has reported records in both net sales and net earnings.1Q 2017 net earnings were $32.8 million, up 56%. EBITDA, which excludes the net gain...
April 19, 2018

Sonoco’s 1Q net sales increased by 11.2% to $1.30 billion

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Sonoco reported financial results for its 1Q, ending April 1, 2018. Net sales for the 1Q were $1.30 billion, an increase of $131.9 million, or 11.2%, from last year’s quarter. The improvement reflects an increase in sales added by acquisitions, the positive impact of foreign exchange, higher selling...
April 18, 2018

Goodfellow’s consolidated sales down to $96.7 million

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Goodfellow Inc. announced its financial results for the three months ended February 28, 2018. The Company reported a net loss of $(1.4) million, or $(0.17) per share compared to a net loss of $(5.4) million, or $(0.63) per share a year ago.Consolidated sales for the three months ended February 28th,...

Fusionen und Erwerb/Besitzerwechsel

April 19, 2018

Arjowiggins completed the sale of Arjowiggins Security

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Arjowiggins completed the sale of Arjowiggins Security to the Blue Motion Technologies Holding investment group. Arjowiggins Security mainly produces banknote paper at the Crèvecœur mill in France.Following the divestment of Dutch-based Arjowiggins Security BV and its Apeldoorn mill in July 2017, th...
April 19, 2018

Interfor consents to a sale of shares by Ilim Timber Continental

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Interfor Corporation it has removed the sale restrictions on, and consented to a sale by Geneva-based Ilim Timber Continental S.A. of, 3.68 million Interfor common shares in an ordinary market transaction, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Interfor is a growth-orie...
April 18, 2018

Bergs Timber acquires Norvik’s timber operations in Latvia, Estonia and the UK

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Bergs Timber AB has signed an agreement with Bergs Timber’s principal owner, Icelandic Norvik hf, with respect to the acquisition of a number of companies within the Norvik group with operations in Latvia, Estonia and the United Kingdom.The purchase price will be made up of 170 million newly issued ...

Insolvenz/Liquidation

April 5, 2018

Essity to close tissue production facility in La Riba and tissue machine at Allo mill in Spain

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To further increase efficiency, Essity is restructuring its Consumer Tissue production in Spain. The restructuring measures to be implemented in 2018 include the closure of the production facility in La Riba and the closure of one tissue machine at the production facility in Allo, as the company say...
März 15, 2018

Norbord to temporarily suspend production at its 100 Mile House mill in Canada

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Norbord Inc. announced that a shortage of wood will cause it to temporarily suspend production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada. Norbord currently expects the suspension to commence on or about May 14, 2018 and to continue for approximately one mont...
März 5, 2018

Essity to close tissue machine and two converting lines at its mill in Santiago, Chile

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Essity is restructuring its production facility in Santiago, Chile, to further improve quality and cost for the Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene businesses in the country. The restructuring measures include the closure of one tissue machine and two converting lines, as the company says i...

Internationaler Handel

April 11, 2018

WTO establishes two panels to rule on US lumber duties

Sonderberichte:
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At the request of Canada, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed on 9 April to establish two panels to examine Canada’s complaints regarding anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by the United States on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, WTO announced.Canada recalled that on 27 Ma...
April 10, 2018

U.S. wood pellets exports surge to 476.3 thousand tonnes in February

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In February, U.S. wood pellets exports have surged 85.0% YoY to 476.3 thousand tonnes, and value has grown by 50.3%, according to the USDA. The exports prices have declined 18.8% to $133 a tonne.The exports to United Kingdom, the main consumer of wood pellets from U.S., increased by 94.9% to 339.7 t...
April 10, 2018

Xylexpo 2018 trade fair will be attended by 420 companies, 18 thousand visitors expected

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The 2018 edition of Xylexpo is going to be a milestone in the 50-year success story of the event: the area has been virtually sold out for a few weeks now and, with the addition of a fourth hall, the exhibition will get close to 35 thousand net square meters, a significant progress from 29,189 in th...

Investitionen

April 18, 2018

Smurfit Kappa to invest in its Facture Paper Mill in France

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An upgrade of the mill, which is in South West France, was successfully completed in March following a three-week shutdown and included the implementation of a new pulp washing line, and a complete overhaul of the black liquor recovery boiler.SKG next plans a series of improvements to the paper mach...
April 15, 2018

Pennsylvania Cherry to invest $15 million in new hardwood sawmill in Mercersburg Borough

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Pennsylvania Cherry LLC, a manufacturer of kiln-dried hardwood cherry, to invest $15 million in new sawmill in Mercersburg Borough, Franklin County, and will create 42 new jobs in the next three years, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development announced.“Pennsylvania’s excellent...
April 12, 2018

Kimberly-Clark announces $100 million-plus investment in its Mobile, Alabama mill

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation has approved a capacity expansion project at its Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility that will support K-C Professional's continued bath tissue category growth in North America. With an estimated investment of more than $100 million, this two-year project is expected to...

IT

April 20, 2018

FRP uses the INFLOR Forest to manage its forest assets

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Florestal Rio das Pedras (FRP) has chosen the INFLOR Forest system to improve the management of its forest assets, and is using the tool since January. FRP boasts 22 thousand hectares of plantations distributed in 40 thousand hectares of areas in the municipalities of Santa Cecília, Ponte Alta do No...
April 17, 2018

Uruguay's Agro Empresa Forestal chooses Inflor to manage its forest asset

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The possibility of integrating operational and management information from different planting areas was the reason why Agro Empresa Forestal S.A. (AF) has opted for the INFLOR Forest solution. The Uruguayan company operates on more than 100,000 hectares of forest and agricultural plantations in Urug...
April 16, 2018

Komatsu Forest acquires Oryx Simulations

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Komatsu Forest acquired Oryx Simulations, based in Umeå, Sweden, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Komatsu Forest and Oryx Simulation share a long history. During the 1990s a project was started by Komatsu Forest and Umeå University that was the starting point for ...

Jointventure/Gemeinschaftsunternehmen

April 13, 2018

Rand-Whitney and AGlobal Solutions form global packaging joint venture

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Rand-Whitney Packaging LLC, a subsidiary of Rand-Whitney Container and a Kraft Group company, and AGlobal Solutions (AGS), have executed an agreement to form a joint venture operating under the brand, UN1F1ED2 Global Packaging Group (UGPG).The companies said, “As the regional leaders in highly engin...
Februar 28, 2018

Tolko and Hunt to build US$115 million sawmill in Louisiana

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Tolko Industries has partnered with Louisiana-based Hunt Forest Products to build a state-of-the-art sawmill near Urania, La.Construction of the approximately US$115 million project is expected to commence in April and be completed by December 2018. It will employ approximately 110 people and will p...
Februar 20, 2018

SIG Combibloc and Dai Nippon Printing create joint venture in Japan

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Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG Combibloc have signed a joint venture agreement. The 50-50 joint venture will be established as of April 1, 2018, under the name of DNP - SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo, Japan.The main focus of the partnership is to provide greater differentiati...

Kommentare der Analytiker

April 13, 2018

Global Sawlog Price Index increases 9.8% in 2017

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In the 4Q/17, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) rose one percent from the previous quarter to reach just over $76/m3. This was the fourth consecutive quarter- over-quarter rise, with the GSPI being up 9.8 percent in one year. Sawlog prices have gone up universally in US dollar terms in 2017, with...
April 7, 2018

Top 20 Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S.

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FEA Canada/Wood Markets’ 2017 annual survey of “Top 20” Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S. With few mill acquisitions, almost all of the production gains arose from improvements at existing mills. Of the top 40 companies, 8...
April 7, 2018

Hardwood fiber costs for the Swedish pulp industry moved up in late 2017 after a six-year period of declining

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Photo: SCA Östrand pulp mill has the capacity to produce 425,000 tonnes of kraft pulp and 95,000 tonnes of CTMP annually Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended downward in most key markets on th...

Konferenzen/Seminare/Ausstellungen

April 10, 2018

Xylexpo 2018 trade fair will be attended by 420 companies, 18 thousand visitors expected

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The 2018 edition of Xylexpo is going to be a milestone in the 50-year success story of the event: the area has been virtually sold out for a few weeks now and, with the addition of a fourth hall, the exhibition will get close to 35 thousand net square meters, a significant progress from 29,189 in th...
März 31, 2018

Wood Taiwan 2018 draws 167 participating companies

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Wood Taiwan 2018, co-organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association (TWMA) will be unveiled at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 from April 2 to 5. There will be a total 167 domestic and overseas exhibitors, using 1,076 booths. The...
März 28, 2018

Biesse Middle East signes Euro 1.3 million contracts at Dubai Woodshow

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Biesse Middle East has signed contracts worth more than Euro 1.3 million euros at the Dubai Woodshow, company announced. The 13th edition of the Dubai Woodshow took place at the World Trade Centre in Dubai on the 12th to 14th of March 2018. Biesse participated for the 10th year in a row with a 200 m...

Kontakte und Bestellungen

April 20, 2018

FRP uses the INFLOR Forest to manage its forest assets

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Florestal Rio das Pedras (FRP) has chosen the INFLOR Forest system to improve the management of its forest assets, and is using the tool since January. FRP boasts 22 thousand hectares of plantations distributed in 40 thousand hectares of areas in the municipalities of Santa Cecília, Ponte Alta do No...
April 20, 2018

Siempelkamp to supply MDF line to AGT in Antalya, Turkey

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Siempelkamp concluded a contract with Göttinger GIM Export Group for a second MDF line for the Turkish wood-based panel manufacturer AGT based in Antalya. The order for the new line also includes the supply, installation, and startup supervision for the fiber dryer and energy plant by Siempelkamp’s ...
April 20, 2018

Smurfit Kappa Piteå installs ContainerEye from PulpEye

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The kraftliner mill Smurfit Kappa Piteå in Sweden is the first customer to install ContainerEye, a blue tidy container with a PulpEye cabinet equipped with modules for kappa number, crill, fibre and shives analyses. The ContainerEye is a turnkey delivery ready to connect with sample points, water, e...

Kredite

April 4, 2018

Antalis signs agreements in principle to complete its refinancing

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Antalis signed an agreement in principle with its lenders setting out the terms and conditions for financing its syndicated credit facility for an amount of Euro 285 million and its maturity has been extended through 31 December 2021, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Netw...
März 30, 2018

Valmet signs Euro 45 million loan agreement with European Investment Bank

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Valmet Oyj of Finland has signed a Euro 45 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to partially finance its upcoming RDI programme, aimed at developing cost-efficient solutions to improve the productivity and operational performance of industrial processes including energy and...
März 27, 2018

Columbia Pulp I, LLC gets $20 million financing from CEI Capital Management

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Columbia Pulp I, LLC has received $20 million in critical New Markets Tax Credit financing from CEI Capital Management LLC to help the start-up build a new processing plant, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The new company will build a 290,000 square foot facility...

Leitungspositionen

April 21, 2018

HNI announces retirement of Stan A. Askren and appointment of Jeffrey D. Lorenger

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HNI Corporation announced the retirement of Stan A. Askren and the promotion of Jeffrey D. Lorenger as President, HNI Corporation and the election of Mr. Lorenger to the Board of Directors of HNI Corporation. Mr. Askren informed the Board he expects to retire as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman ...
April 21, 2018

Roseburg names Pete Hancock as Roanoke timberlands manager

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Roseburg announced that Pete Hancock has accepted the position of Roanoke Timberlands Manager, effective May 7, 2018. In this role, Hancock will oversee the day-to-day harvest and land management activities on Roseburg’s 158,000-acre fee land base in North Carolina and Virginia. A 2001 graduate of V...
April 20, 2018

Lars Idermark elected Chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation

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At its Annual General Meeting, the Swedish Forest Industries Federation elected Lars Idermark, President of Södra, as its new Chairman.Lars Idermark said: “The contribution that forests and the forest industry make to the Swedish economy and welfare system is invaluable. Every day, it generates jobs...

Marktanteil

April 10, 2018

U.S. wood pellets exports surge to 476.3 thousand tonnes in February

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In February, U.S. wood pellets exports have surged 85.0% YoY to 476.3 thousand tonnes, and value has grown by 50.3%, according to the USDA. The exports prices have declined 18.8% to $133 a tonne.The exports to United Kingdom, the main consumer of wood pellets from U.S., increased by 94.9% to 339.7 t...
April 7, 2018

Top 20 Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S.

361  
FEA Canada/Wood Markets’ 2017 annual survey of “Top 20” Canadian and U.S. lumber producers featured mixed production trends despite a runaway lumber market in the U.S. With few mill acquisitions, almost all of the production gains arose from improvements at existing mills. Of the top 40 companies, 8...
März 29, 2018

Lesprom Network: Russia’s import of woodworking machines increased by 60.7% in 2017

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In 2017, Russia sharply increased woodworking machine imports (+60.7%) after a decline of 15.6% in 2016. This may indicate that companies of Russian forest-based industries have adapted to the current exchange rate of the national currency, according to the analytical report "Russian forest-based...

Monopolen und Konkurrenz

April 11, 2018

WTO establishes two panels to rule on US lumber duties

Sonderberichte:
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At the request of Canada, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed on 9 April to establish two panels to examine Canada’s complaints regarding anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by the United States on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, WTO announced.Canada recalled that on 27 Ma...
März 20, 2018

Canada asks WTO to judge its softwood lumber dispute with United States

Sonderberichte:
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Canada has submitted the request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up an adjudication panel to judge its dispute with the United States over Canadian lumber exports, according to an agenda circulated by the WTO. The meeting of the WTO’s dispute settlement body is scheduled on Marc...
März 14, 2018

U.S. issues affirmative preliminary antidumping duty determination on uncoated groundwood paper from Canada

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. “President Trump made it clear from the beginning that we will vigorously administer our trade laws to provide U....

Neue Produkte und Dienstleistungen

April 16, 2018

UPM launches new biocomposite material for 3D Printing

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UPM has launched UPM Formi 3D, a new biocomposite material for 3D Printing, company announced. The new material brings together advanced cellulose fibre and biopolymer technologies. With a matte finish and a surface that feels natural to the touch, filaments for 3D printing can be produced in light ...
April 12, 2018

Kronospan opens new Design Center in Warsaw, Poland

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Kronospan opens a new showroom in Warsaw, in the new cosmopolitan business area overlooking the famous Grzybowski Square, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.All architects, designers and carpenters are invited to explore the 300 m2 area that blends together contempo...
April 11, 2018

Solenis launches MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions for papermakers

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Solenis has introduced its new MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions to help printing and writing paper producers stay competitive through increased productivity and superior product offerings.MicroSol is a revolutionary technology package that combines the company’s new patented PerF...

Planung und Strategie

April 20, 2018

Smart Planet Technologies launches reCUP Recycling Initiative

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Smart Planet Technologies has launched the first reCUP Recycling Initiative with support from Southern California based recycling partners, Allan Company, a materials recovery facility (MRF) and Replenysh, a closed-loop collection platform provider.“Allan Company is pleased to partner with Smart Pla...
April 20, 2018

Horizon Forest Products expands two Raleigh, North Carolina, operations

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Horizon Forest Products expanded two of its Raleigh Operations, Raleigh Flooring Division and Raleigh Reload Center, by relocating the Raleigh Reload Center from Commodity Parkway to its new home at 825 Management Way in Garner, North Carolina.With the Reload Relocation, the Raleigh Flooring Branch ...
April 18, 2018

Gambini America builds a new facility in Wisconsin, USA

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Mr Bart Drage, Gambini America’s Managing Director, took part in the groundbreaking ceremony which marked the commencement of construction for Gambini America’s new facilities in De Pere, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. The new plant, scheduled for practical completion by summer 2018, will house the new ...

Produktionskennzahlen

April 19, 2018

U.S. containerboard production up 3.5% in March

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U.S. containerboard production in March 2018 was up 3.5% compared to March 2017 and up 0.5% year-to-date. The month-over-month average daily production compared to February 2018 was 3.5 percent higher, as the American Forest& Paper Association reported.The containerboard operating rate was 97.4%...
April 18, 2018

Smurfit Kappa to invest in its Facture Paper Mill in France

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An upgrade of the mill, which is in South West France, was successfully completed in March following a three-week shutdown and included the implementation of a new pulp washing line, and a complete overhaul of the black liquor recovery boiler.SKG next plans a series of improvements to the paper mach...
April 17, 2018

Ilim plans to increase its market presence and share of products supplied to Henan, China

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Ilim Group held a business conference in Zhengzhou, Henan, China, to discuss an increase in supply to this region. Ilim plans to increase its market presence and the share of products supplied to Henan, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.There is growth in fiber dem...

Rating

Januar 15, 2018

Nippon Paper Industries obtains highest rating in DBJ Environmental Rating from Development Bank of Japan

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Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has obtained the highest rating in the DBJ Environmental Rating from the Development Bank of Japan Inc., and has received a loan based on the relevant program.DBJ Environmentally Rated Loan Program is the world's first loan program in which the conditionality is set...

Rechtsfragen/Gesetzgebung

April 11, 2018

WTO establishes two panels to rule on US lumber duties

Sonderberichte:
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At the request of Canada, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed on 9 April to establish two panels to examine Canada’s complaints regarding anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by the United States on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, WTO announced.Canada recalled that on 27 Ma...
April 2, 2018

Poitiers Commercial Court enables Rougier to implement its realignment strategy

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The Rougier Group announced that Poitiers Commercial Court issued a ruling approving Rougier S.A.’s request to benefit from safeguard proceedings and Rougier Afrique International's request to benefit from court-ordered receivership proceedings. The Court has set a 12-month observation period throug...
März 20, 2018

Canada asks WTO to judge its softwood lumber dispute with United States

Sonderberichte:
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Canada has submitted the request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up an adjudication panel to judge its dispute with the United States over Canadian lumber exports, according to an agenda circulated by the WTO. The meeting of the WTO’s dispute settlement body is scheduled on Marc...

Sätze und Tarife

April 18, 2018

Nippon Paper Industries announces price increase for kraft paper grades

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Nippon Paper Industries has announced price increase for kraft paper grades by a minimum of 15%, effective with shipments as of June 21, 2018.The company has worked on thorough cost reductions and strive to maintain product prices. However, the rise in manufacturing costs, including the increase in ...
April 11, 2018

Sappi Europe announces price increase for its Dye Sublimation and Large Format Inkjet papers

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Due to continuing cost increases of pulp and other raw materials, Sappi is forced to increase its Dye Sublimation and Large Format Inkjet paper prices as from 1 May 2018. This measure is necessary to mitigate continuing margin erosion and keeping the business sustainable, as the company says in the ...
April 11, 2018

Södra increased NBSK pulp price

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Södra Cell increased the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe to $1,170 per tonne, effective 1 April, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.“We continue to see very strong global demand while supply remains tight,” commented Magnus Björkm...

Umwelt/Natur

März 22, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products composites to comply with EPA formaldehyde standards one month early

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Roseburg Forest Products will begin labeling its composite wood products in compliance with new federal formaldehyde emissions standards no later than April 30, well before the currently scheduled effective date of June 1, 2018.Title VI of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) formaldehyde standar...
März 21, 2018

Charles Ingram Lumber to invest $33 million in sawmill expansion in S.C.

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Charles Ingram Lumber Co., a family-owned sawmill located in Effingham, S.C., is expanding its existing operations. With $33 million of capital investment, the company is expected to create 22 new jobs, South Carolina Department of Commerce announced. Serving the southeastern U.S. since 1931, Charle...
März 7, 2018

Antalis promotes paper packaging

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Despite recent furore in the UK press about excessive plastic packaging waste and the impact on the environment, Antalis Packaging has been quick to assert that paper packaging, when used efficiently, offers a viable and green solution and shouldn’t be categorised in the same unsustainable bracket.R...

Vertrieb und Märkte

April 19, 2018

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

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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%...
April 19, 2018

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

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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...
April 19, 2018

Smurfit Kappa opens a new Experience centre in Vsevolozhsk, Russia

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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...

Werbung und Verkaufsstimulierung

April 12, 2018

Kronospan opens new Design Center in Warsaw, Poland

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Kronospan opens a new showroom in Warsaw, in the new cosmopolitan business area overlooking the famous Grzybowski Square, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.All architects, designers and carpenters are invited to explore the 300 m2 area that blends together contempo...
März 29, 2018

Biesse opens 1,500 m2 showroom in Istanbul

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Biesse Group has opened 1,500 m2 showroom in Istanbul, Turkey, company announced. Company has invested over Euro 500 thousand in the new showroom with totaling up to Euro 5 million of investment for Biesse Turkey. More than 20 state-of-the-art machines will be permanently on display with product dem...
März 28, 2018

Biesse Middle East signes Euro 1.3 million contracts at Dubai Woodshow

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Biesse Middle East has signed contracts worth more than Euro 1.3 million euros at the Dubai Woodshow, company announced. The 13th edition of the Dubai Woodshow took place at the World Trade Centre in Dubai on the 12th to 14th of March 2018. Biesse participated for the 10th year in a row with a 200 m...

Zertifizierung und Standardisierung

April 5, 2018

OneFortyOne received Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management certification

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OneFortyOne (OFO) confirms that independent forestry auditors have again found the Company to be fully compliant with the globally endorsed Australian Standard® for Sustainable Forest Management.Certification is managed by the Responsible Wood Scheme and ensures that OFO’s forests are conserved and ...
April 2, 2018

Crown Van Gelder awarded OHSAS 18001 accreditation for its health and safety management system

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Crown Van Gelder has been awarded the OHSAS 18001 accreditation for its Health and Safety Management System, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognized assessment specification for occupational health and safety management s...
März 29, 2018

Kruger Specialty Papers joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition

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Kruger Specialty Papers has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable. Kruger Specialty Papers shares the SPC’s vision of a world where all packaging is manufactured responsibly using p...

Zukunftsprognosen

April 13, 2018

Stora Enso’s 1Q 2018 operational EBIT higher than expected at Euro 369 million

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Stora Enso’s operational EBIT for the 1Q 2018 was approximately Euro 369 million. This is well above the earlier guidance for the 1Q 2018 operational EBIT. Sales for the 1Q 2018, amounting to approximately Euro 2 579 million, were similar to the 4Q 2017 sales of Euro 2 511 million, as the company sa...
März 23, 2018

US softwood lumber demand projected to grow 2.3% annually through 2030

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US softwood lumber demand will grow at an annual rate of 2.3% through 2030, higher than the real GDP, a newly released study by ForestEdge and Wood Resources International forecasts. A detailed analysis of the future consumption of softwood lumber in each of the five end- use categories (residential...
März 22, 2018

Biesse reports 2017 revenue up 11.6% to Euro 690.1 million

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Biesse S.p.A., Italian producer of machinery and systems for processing of wood, glass/stone, announced its revenue in 2017 increased 11.6% to Euro 690.1 million, EBITDA up 14.3% to Euro 288.6 million. The share of Wood division in the company's revenue was 70.9% (72.9% in 2016). Almost half of comp...
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