Strategy

Genera, a manufacturer of domestically sourced and produced ag-based pulp and molded fiber products, is hiring for multiple positions at its new state-of-the-art East Tennessee facility in preparation for the launch of full commercial production later this year.

Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products. Production will soon begin at the new planing mill in Hasselfors, Sweden. The goal is to manufacture around 200,000 m3 of planed products per year in Hasselfors.

BillerudKorsnäs has made a valuation of approximately 36,000 hectares of forest assets in Sweden, of which approximately 18,000 hectares are productive forests, in which the biological assets are valued according to IAS41. At the same time, the company has chosen to change the accounting method for valuing forest land ...

Arkhbum JSC started the implementation of the first stage of the investment project in the Volga Federal District - the construction of a new corrugated board plant in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Due to the force majeure situation associated with the pandemic, the company expects to launch a new corrugated plant in March 2021.

JSC “Latvia's State Forests” (LVM) completed works in Vanema Forest District in LVM North Kurzeme region, Latvia, renewing the forest drainage system in an area of 216 hectares. It is planned to restore nine forest drainage systems in 2020 in an area of 3853 ha in North Kurzeme region.

Within Folkhem’s Cederhusen project, Stockholm’s Sweden first inner city district to be built in wood, a collaborative group of experts in various fields has been put together, with members from the industry organisation Swedish Wood, Folkhem/Veidekke Eiendom, Veidekke Entreprenad, Zynka BIM, Bjerking and Vertex System...

As part of its annual reforestation efforts in 2020, Ilim Group will plant trees in an area covering 55,000 ha in the Irkutsk and Arkhangelsk regions, Russia, using over 6.5 million seedlings and 4 tons of pine and spruce tree seeds.

With improved market conditions, Mosaic Forest Management is resuming operations with the priority being on a safe return to normal levels of operations with due consideration to provincial health guidelines related to COVID-19.

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. announced that its Triple T joint venture has amended its wood supply agreement with Georgia-Pacific WFS LLC intended to achieve market-based pricing on timber sales. CatchMark invests in 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands through Triple T and acts as the general partner of t...