生产设施

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...

UPM begins the construction of its third nursery in Uruguay, located in Central Uruguay, about 10 kilometers from Sarandí del Yí, Durazno. The investment is approximately $25 million. The nursery operation is scheduled to start in the first half of 2022 and the delivery of plants in the second half of the same year.

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.

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.

Sappi Europe announces that its Alfeld site PM 3 is operational again as of the 20th of July, significantly ahead of the planned restart date. The largest area of reconstruction focused on the machine hall with limited damage to the machine. The procedures to start up PM 3 have gone to plan.

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.

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.