Solenis LLC completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V. The business will be integrated into Solenis as part of its direct-to-market strategy.

BNL BNP Paribas Group has structured Euro 50 millions positive loan in favour of Biesse Group, a multinational company based in Pesaro, Italy. BNL's positive loan is an innovative form of financing whose economic conditions further improve upon the achievement of precise environmental and social sustainability goals wh...

While demand for construction framing dimension North American softwood lumber continued to surpass supply last week, it was noticeable that buyer orders to sawmills were slowing down. Indeed, customer interest seemed to shift from the benchmark Western Spruce-Pine-Fir to the East Side, as prices of Eastern Spruce-Pine...

Andritz has successfully started up the first of two OCC lines, each with a capacity of 1,000 bdtm/d, supplied to Shandong Wamat Paper Co., Ltd., Shandong province, China. Start-up of the second OCC line is scheduled for the end of this year. Both lines produce pulp for corrugated medium as the final product.

American Woodmark Corporation announced M. Scott Culbreth as President and CEO of the company. Culbreth, who had been American Woodmark's Senior Vice President and CFO, succeeds S. Cary Dunston, who has retired and resigned from the board.

Massachusetts-based Atlantic Power announced an extension to the power purchase agreement (PPA) associated with its Calstock bioenergy operation in Hearst, Ontario, Canada. The 35 MW Calstock plant PPA, which was set to expire in June 2020, has now been extended to December 16th, 2020 on existing terms.

For the first two months of 2020 softwood lumber production in the US continued improvements compared to one-year-ago, to increase even more. For January and February 2020 US lumber production volume increased by +5% to 6,163 mfbm compared to the first two months of 2019 when it was 5,862 mfbm.

T&R Lumber had approximately $31 million in sales in 2019 and will become an affiliate of the UFP Industrial business segment. Phil Guardia, president of T&R, will continue to run the company.

Vecoplan launches new VRZ wood shredder. The machine can even break up and shred wired bales of different materials. The developers placed great emphasis on a robust design.

The Board of Cepra-Centro promozionale Acimall had to take note that it is impossible to organize Xylexpo in 2020, setting the next date for exhibitors and visitors in 2022.