EACOM Timber Corporation announced a multi-year commitment to the Local Services Board of Gogama to contribute towards the purchase of new boilers for the Community Centre building and a backup generator for the Gogama water treatment plant.
Andritz has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten, Austria. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. Start-up is scheduled for 2023.
Maija Pohjakallio is appointed Metsä Group’s VP, Climate and Circular Economy as of 1 August 2021.
Lunawood names Petr Floryček Key Account Manager to the CEE team in Sales as of September 1, 2021, with responsibility for the Eastern European markets.
Remsoft to support TANAC with optimization modeling technology that will help to maximize forest health, diversity, and productivity, supporting sustainable growth.
Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that the logistics warehouse being constructed jointly with Sumitomo Corporation has been completed. The logistics warehouse is constructed on the location of the previous Yodogawa Mill (Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi), which closed on March 31, 2018. Operations are expected to commence in Septembe...
U.S. packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in May 2021 increased 5% compared to May 2020. They were up 2% when compared to the same five months of 2020.
Andritz has successfully started up the new chemi-thermomechanical pulping systems at Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology, Shandong in China.
Despite high lumber prices, log prices in the U.S. South remained at the same low level as in previous years. However, this gap is beginning to close. Atlanta-based Domain Capital Group, which manages $600 million in forestry assets, is already seeing growing prices for standing timber. Scott Reaves, director of forest...
In April 2021, Euro 4.4 million of roundwood was purchased from private owners in Slovenia, which is 46% less than in the previous month and 74% more than a year ago.
Valmet and CMPC have signed a long-term agreement for maintenance development services at CMPC’s Santa Fe Pulp Mill, in Chile. Valmet will provide mill maintenance services for CMPC’s wood handling area. Valmet will be responsible for securing the reliability at the site through planning, leadership, management, develo...
Kadant Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Joh. Clouth GmbH & Co. KG and its affiliates for approximately Euro 78 million in cash, subject to certain customary adjustments. Clouth is a leading manufacturer of doctor blades and related equipment used in the production of paper, packaging, and tissue.
ABB has been contracted by Arctic Paper Grycksbo to install a new drive and automation system for its Winder 10 at its mill in Grycksbo, Sweden. ABB’s Ability 800xA and ACS880 multidrive system will increase winder availability and productivity and ensure compliance with the latest legal requirements for safety.
Atlas Engineered Products provides an update on the Company's organic growth initiatives at its newest acquisition, Novum Building Components location, in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning closing down the pulp and paper production at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland. The closure will take place during the 3Q 2021. As a result of the negotiations, 550 people will be permanently laid off. Some 28% of the redundancies can be managed throu...
Metsä Fibre has chosen LSAB Suomi Oy to deliver blades to its new Rauma sawmill in Finland. The agreement includes the blades delivered to the Rauma sawmill and their maintenance.