Due to the challenging market situation relating to raw veneers, the JAF Group has decided to provisionally discontinue its production of raw veneers at the Group’s J.F.Furnir plant in the Romanian city of Braşov with effect from October.
WCBEF and UNESCO are seeking to establish a long term collaboration on the circular bioeconomy, in recognition of the growing importance of the sector in the field of education.
The Estonian wood industry company Kaamos Timber entered into a loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) whose support will be used to establish a new sawmill owned by the Estonian company near the city of Mozyr in Belarus.
Smurfit Kappa has been chosen to participate in an innovative energy research project on renewable energy storage. The HYFLEXPOWER project will see Smurfit Kappa’s Saillat Paper Mill in France become the first plant in the world to introduce an integrated hydrogen gas turbine demonstrator.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc. announced a new distribution agreement with LP Building Solutions (LP) in Northeast U.S. markets.
Saica Group is establishing its first North American facility near Cincinnati, Ohio. The company plans to build a state-of-the-art factory and expects to invest nearly $72 million once construction of the corrugated plant is complete. The construction is expected to start in September 2020 and take eighteen months to f...
Ilim Group is finalizing its environmental project worth $91 million that involves construction of a new Evaporation Plant (EVAP 8) with the highest capacity in Russia at Ilim's Mill in Bratsk, Russia. Construction of EVAP 8 has been underway for three years (since 2017) and is scheduled to be completed in August 2020.
Cascades' Etobicoke Containerboard Packaging operations will permanently close no later than August 31, 2021, and the property will be put up for sale. Over the coming weeks and months, Cascades will work to minimize the impact of this announcement on the 125 employees related to this facility.
At the end of this year, Arkhbum plans to start commissioning of the corrugator and in the 1Q 2021, two converting lines will be launched, which will produce the so-called American boxes and complex die-cut products – trays.
Segezha Group put into operation scarfing line at its Sokol plant in the Vologda region, Russia. The line capacity is 25 m3 of laminated products per hour. As a result, the output of laminated products at Sokol WP will increase by 20%, up to 100 thousand cubic meters per annum.
While until now newsprint and magazine paper accounted for 90% of the production of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško, its share will fall by half within three years. As a part of the already started restructuring, the new Czech owner RIDG Holding wants to reorient the company more towards the production of food p...
CLT manufacturer Vaagen Timbers is partnering with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources on a forest health initiative to cultivate local economic benefits while also reducing wildfires and the damage they cause.
SCA has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that the harvesting level in the own forest will increase over the coming five years by an additional one million cubic meters per year more than the current level. The increased harvesting level gives an increased cash flow of SEK 300-400 million ($33.7-45 million) p...
KaiCell Fibers announces that the Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland (AVI) has approved an environmental and water usage permit application for the company's proposed pulp and bioproducts mill to be built in Paltamo in northeastern Finland.
84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately held building materials supplier, is now hiring more than 200 store positions across the country by the end of 3Q 2020. 84 Lumber is continuing its plans to open new stores in California, Idaho and Michigan.
CLT plant to be operational by 2023 with capacity of 50 thousand m3.
Alucha and AkzoNobel are collaborating on technology that turns paper sludge into resources for making paint.
Lecta Group announces that all necessary conditions precedent required for the implementation of Recapitalisation have been obtained and it is expected that the Recapitalisation Effective Date will be 16 July 2020.
Sappi will permanently shut paper machine No. 9 (PM9) and major components of the energy complex at its Westbrook, Maine mill, impacting approximately 75 employees.
Crown Van Gelder and Cosun Beet Company plan to develop sustainable paper and packaging material from sugar pulp, which can be applied as substitute for wood fiber on paper production.