Pulp and Paper

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 27, 2016 12:31

Stora Enso starts consumer board production at Beihai Mill in China

Stora Enso's consumer board machine at Beihai Mill in China successfully started production on 26 May. The first consumer board on reel was produced 18 months after the start-up of Stora Enso's large-scale mill construction project in Beihai, Guangxi region... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2016 16:05

UPM changes corporate structure in Finland

UPM-Kymmene Corporation is proceeding with the plan to change its corporate structure in Finland to better match its current business structure... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 24, 2016 14:50

Lower stock volumes of roundwood in Sweden

The total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips in Sweden is estimated at 9.6 million m³ (cubic metres solid volume excluding bark) as of 31 March 2016. This is a decrease by 6 percent compared with the same period last year.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 23, 2016 20:23

Pulpmills in Eastern Canada more competitive

Pulpmills in Eastern Canada have become more competitive following sharply declining wood costs the past four years. In fact, wood costs reached their lowest levels in 15 years in the 1Q/16, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. Wood costs for ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 23, 2016 10:09

Södra has produced 500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp in Mörrum

As of mid-May, Södra has produced 500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp at its pulp mill in Mörrum. Production started in December 2011 and has increased steadily since then. "Demand for dissolving pulp for textile purposes is increasing globally," says ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 18, 2016 08:58

Stora Enso invests EUR 70 million in expanding consumer packaging boards capacity

Stora Enso will invest a total of approximately EUR 70 million in a new polyethylene (PE) extrusion coating plant and an automated roll warehouse (ARW) at Imatra mills in Finland... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 17, 2016 13:05

Finnish sawn timber production rises in the first quarter of the year

The Finnish forest industry production of softwood sawn timber and pulp likewise increased in the first quarter, while paper production continued to contract. Softwood sawn timber production increased 3.8% to 2.7 million cubic metres. There were 830,000 tonnes of paperboard produced in the early part of the year... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 13, 2016 13:02

European corrugated base papers to see a 20% capacity rise by 2019

The European Association of Makers of Corrugated Base Papers, Cepi ContainerBoard (CCB)/ Brussels, informs that the European market for corrugated base papers was relatively balanced during the last three years. For the years 2016 and 2017 the association also assumes a balanced market. The outlook for the following years 2018 and 2019 is – according to the association – influenced by pessimism. Especially the new capacities announced by the press will have a substantial impact on the supply/ demand relation... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 12, 2016 13:17

Finland: Forest industry the largest exporter of the country

The forest industry is once again Finland's largest export sector. According to official statistics released in March, wood and paper industry accounted for 21,7 per cent of Finland's total exports. Exports were boosted, in particular, by demand for pulp and paperboard. The last time this happened was in 2010.... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 11, 2016 09:23

Stora Enso partners with chemicals company Rennovia

Stora Enso and specialty chemicals company Rennovia Inc have announced a joint development and license agreement to cooperate on bio-based chemicals development... [more...]

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