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02.09.21, Lesprom Network

Holmen Iggesund launches paperboard coated with Bio E

Holmen Iggesund launches paperboard coated with Bio E, a barrier coating solution made from 75% renewable raw materials and approved for industrial composting. "The previous generation of bio-based barriers were made from about 30% renewable raw mat... Read All

20.07.21, Lesprom Network

Valmet to rebuild hardwood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the hardwood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will cut variable costs and improve production stability. The work will be implemented during the second half of 2022.... Read All

29.06.21, Lesprom Network

PulpEye supplies online pulp analyser to Holmen’s Hallstavik paper mill in Sweden

PulpEye supplies online pulp analyser to Holmen’s Hallstavik paper mill in Sweden. "The Hallsta Paper Mill has a long history with PulpEye and they bought their first equipment already in 2006," says Öjvind Sundvall, MD of PulpEye. "Now three analys... Read All

05.05.21, Lesprom Network

Martinsons' sawmills in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön, Sweden, will be Holmen

Ever since Holmen's acquisition of Martinsons, the work of merging the companies has been ongoing. On 1 June, the production facilities in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön, Sweden, will fully take on the Holmen name, while Martinsons Building Systems will ret... Read All

23.02.21, Lesprom Network

Holmen's net sales down 3.7% in 2020

Holmen's FY 2020 net sales decreased to SEK 16,327 million ($1.9 billion), compared to SEK 16,959 million ($2 billion) in 2019. Operating profit for 2020 was SEK 2,479 million ($299 million). Lower production costs in Paperboard and higher wood prod... Read All

17.12.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen Paper Hallsta upgrades online vibration monitoring system on PM12

SPM Instrument AB received an order for a total of 154 sensors for the replacement of an older SPM system on the drive side of the drying section on Hallsta’s PM12 paper machine. At Holmen Paper in Hallstavik, preventive maintenance has always been ... Read All

23.10.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen invests in new drying plant at Iggesund Sawmill

Iggesund Sawmill is being modernised to allow for an increase in production. Holmen is currently investing SEK 70 million ($8 million) in a new drying plant which will increase its drying capacity from 400,000 to 500,000 m3. The new drying plant is ... Read All

08.10.20, Lesprom Network

Martinsons now part of Holmen

Holmen signed an agreement to purchase Martinsons over the summer and 1 October marked the formal change of ownership. To celebrate the occasion, a key handover ceremony took place at the sawmill in Bygdsiljum, which will now become one of the larges... Read All

18.09.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen mills receives the highest sustainability rating from Ecovadis

Holmen's paperboard and paper mills have been awarded the highest possible rating by the international assessment company Ecovadis. The paperboard mills in Iggesund and Workington as well as the paper mills Braviken and Hallsta have all been awarded ... Read All

16.07.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen acquires Martinsons

Holmen signed an agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products. The purchase price is SEK 1.0 billion ($111 million) for 100% of the shares. The acquisition will almost double Holmen's sales of w... Read All

29.06.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen completed new sustainable industrial space made of recycled materials at Iggesund mill

A new sustainable industrial space spanning 10 000 m² has just been completed at Iggesund Mill. Similar hard surfaces are already being used at Braviken Sawmill and Paper Mill. The surfaces are sustainable because they are made from recycled material... Read All

18.05.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen’s 1Q operating profit down to SEK 628 million ($64 million)

Holmen’s operating profit for the 1Q 2020 was SEK 628 million ($64 million), compared to SEK 643 million ($65.6 million) in the 1Q 2019. Lower selling prices had a negative impact on earnings, but this was largely offset by increased deliveries. Pro... Read All

30.03.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen postpones the Annual General Meeting

The Swedish Government has decided to ban public gatherings and public events with more than 50 people as of March, 29. Since this decision is also the norm for other types of gatherings, Holmen's Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Annual... Read All

12.02.20, Lesprom Network

Holmen develops analytical tool showing bark beetle damage

In order to gain an overview of the spread of the spruce bark beetle, Holmen has developed an analytical tool showing actual areas of damage on a map. Now, the forest company is offering its private wood suppliers a map of this kind. The maps are th... Read All

03.01.20, Lesprom Network

SweTree Technologies and leading forest companies invest $5.3 million in pilot forest plants production in Sweden

Together with the leading forest companies Stora Enso, Sveaskog, Södra and Holmen, the Swedish innovation and technology development company SweTree Technologies invests SEK 50 million ($5.3 million) in a pilot plant for automated and large-scal... Read All

12.12.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen to establish large-scale wind power on its land in Sweden

Holmen's Board has taken the decision to construct the Blåbergsliden wind farm on its land outside Skellefteå in northern Sweden. The investment totals SEK 1.3 billion and comprises 26 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 143 MW, as ... Read All

01.11.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen reported 3Q operating profit of SEK 541 million ($56.3 million)

Holmen’s operating profit for January–September 2019 was SEK 1 758 million ($183 million), compared to SEK 1 862 million ($194 million) in January–September 2018. There was a negative SEK 210 million ($21.9 million) impact from paperboard maintenance... Read All

15.10.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen installs new measuring rigs, cameras at its Swedish mills

Holmen has signed an agreement with the Jönköping company Cind for the supply of measuring rigs, cameras and technology, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Through an advanced three-dimensional image analysis of the ... Read All

04.04.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen cooperates with Green Cargo

Holmen’s largest forest holdings are located in northern Sweden, while much of its industrial production takes place in the south. To secure its wood supply and add value to its own forest, Holmen is now going to be transporting its wood south on tra... Read All

08.02.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen Board appoints Henrik Andersson as a new Senior Vice President Legal Affairs

Henrik Andersson is to become new Senior Vice President Legal Affairs for the Holmen Group. He takes up the position following his role as Head of Tax at Holmen and succeeds Lars Ericson, who is retiring. Henrik Andersson will take up the post on 1 M... Read All

01.02.19, Lesprom Network

Holmen's 2018 operating profit increased to almost SEK 2.5 billion ($275 million)

Holmen's operating profit excluding items affecting comparability for 2018 increased by SEK 310 million ($34.4 million) to SEK 2 476 million ($275 million) as a result of higher profits from forests and wood products. Profit after tax for 2018 was SE... Read All

30.01.19, Lesprom Network

Alice Kempe proposed as new Holmen Board member

Holmen’s nomination committee proposes to the AGM the re-election of the current Board members: Fredrik Lundberg (who is also proposed for re-election as chairman of the Board), Carl Bennet, Lars Josefsson, Lars G Josefsson, Louise Lindh, Ulf Lundahl... Read All

26.10.18, Lesprom Network

Holmen appoints Nils Ringborg as Director of International Affairs

Nils Ringborg was appointed Director of International Affairs at Holmen. Nils has many years of experience within the Holmen Group, most recently as head of the Holmen Paper business area. In his new role, Nils will work proactively in Brussels to in... Read All

24.10.18, Lesprom Network

Holmen to invest SEK 170 million ($19 million) in increasing production at Braviken sawmill in Sweden

Holmen has decided to invest SEK 170 million ($19 million) to increase the production of wood products at Braviken Sawmill in Sweden. At the same time, a rail-based solution is being set up to transport raw material from Holmen's own forest in northe... Read All

22.10.18, Lesprom Network

Lars Lundin takes up the role of Senior Vice President Paper at Holmen

At the end of May 2018 Lars Lundin was introduced as the new Senior Vice President Paper of Holmen. He starts work today. Lars has amassed thirty years of experience in the pulp and paper industry with previous employers such as Stora Enso. His most ... Read All

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