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The Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP) in Norway attracts la...

Mercer International's total revenues in the 2Q 2022 increased by approximately 42% to $572.3 million from $401.8 million in the same quarter of 2021 primarily due to higher pulp sales volumes and higher pulp, energy and lumber sales realizations.

International Paper's 2Q 2022 net sales increased by 13% to $5,389 million, compared to $4,770 million in the 2Q 2021. Net earnings (loss) were $511 million ($1.38 per diluted share) compared with $360 million ($0.95 per diluted share) in the 1Q 2022 and $432 million ($1.09 per diluted share) in the 2Q 2021.

Rengo Co., Ltd. has established a new plant to increase production of “Viscopearl,” a spherical cellulose microbead manufactured from wood pulp, and will commence full-scale operation in July. Currently, trial operation is being conducted toward full-scale operation to achieve quality improvement through new manufactur...

Stora Enso and Northvolt have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced entirely from European raw materials, lower...

Sawmills in the North-West of Russia began to stop production due to the inability to redirect supplies from Europe to the East. Since July 10, they have been unable to export to Europe due to sanctions imposed in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.