Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • June 28, 2016 15:03

Södra grants SEK 1.7 million to new research projects

In recent years, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education has distributed SEK 10-12 million per year to new research and development projects. Pulp grade, conservation values and seed cultivation are now the focus as a further SEK 1.7 million is distributed. To date in 2016, research projects for SEK 4.2 million have been approved... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 24, 2016 11:36

European paper industry announces new Director General

CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) hereby announces the appointment of Sylvain Lhôte as its new Director General... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • June 22, 2016 08:41

Weyerhaeuser sells liquid packaging board business to Nippon Paper

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell its liquid packaging board business to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for $285 million in cash... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • June 16, 2016 13:42

Stora Enso inaugurates its consumer board mill in China

Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in Beihai, China. The mill started up in May and it is expected to reach full production within 18 to 24 months. With an investment of EUR 800 million, this is the largest Nordic direct investment in China, and a significant investment in the history of Stora Enso... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 15, 2016 14:13

The global wood fiber prices indices continued down in the 1Q/16

Both the HFPI and the SFPI price indices fell in the 1Q/16 with generally lower prices in Europe, Canada and Russia partly because of weakening currencies against the US Dollar. For many countries, current prices are at their lowest levels in almost ten years... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • June 15, 2016 09:32

SCA fined for improper market conduct in Spain

The Spanish National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) has fined a number of companies, among which SCA... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 10, 2016 09:00

The global forest industry in Q1/2016

Relatively small adjustments in both exchange rates and in log prices in local currencies, resulted in the smallest quarter-to-quarter decline of the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) seen in five quarters... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 09, 2016 09:45

China: Value of forest products trade in 2015

According to China Customs the total value of China’s forest products trade in 2015 was US$140 billion, a year on year decline of 1%, accounting for 3.1% of the total national commodity trade value... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • June 09, 2016 08:58

Stora Enso increases its fluff pulp capacity at Skutskär Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso will invest EUR 26.5 million in Skutskär pulp mill to increase its fluff capacity to meet the growing demand in the hygiene market... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 07, 2016 12:05

The Turkish Kastamonu is interested in expanding wood-based panel output in Belarus

The Turkish Kastamonu is interested in expanding wood-based panel output in Belarus... [more...]

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