the timber network

Pulp and Paper

  • Sawmilling January 20, 2015 11:44

    Global laminate flooring markets slightly up in 2014

    EPLF member companies record sales of 465 million m²... [more...]
  • Pulp and Paper January 20, 2015 10:26

    UPM to close 675,000 tonnes of publication paper capacity

    UPM permanently closes down paper machine 2 at UPM Kaukas and paper machine 5 at UPM Jämsänkoski in Finland, along with paper machine 1 at the UPM Shotton mill in the UK. Production will be ceased by the end of March 2015 at the latest... [more...]
  • Pulp and Paper January 15, 2015 09:47

    Ence foresees strong increase in sales revenue by the appreciation of US$

    Euro against US Dollar evolution is boosting sales revenue of the Spanish Ence - Energía y Celulosa. Operations in the global pulp sector are referenced in American currency, so the fall of the Euro is involving a strong increase in sales revenue of cellulose sold by Ence in international markets, which the company expects will impact in a significant profit improvement expected for 2015. It should be noted that for every 5 cent appreciation of the US$, sales revenue of Ence are increased by more than 15 million Euros, with an equivalent impact on the company profits...... [more...]
  • Wood energy January 08, 2015 14:06

    UPM in negotations to sell closed Myllykoski mill

    UPM is currently negotiating with the Finnish biofuel developer Suomen Bioetanoli, upon the selling of the closed Myllykoski mill in Kouvola in southern Finland...... [more...]
  • Forestry December 19, 2014 15:18

    Global production of all major wood products steadily growing

    Global production of all major wood products continued to show steady growth in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year. While the production of industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood pellets and wood-based panels have fully recovered from the economic downturn in 2008-2009, global production of pulp and paper stagnated in 2012-13 largely due to a decline in consumption in China, where electronic publishing is increasingly being used instead of traditional printing processes...... [more...]
  • Pulp and Paper December 18, 2014 08:55

    Stora Enso introduces new organisational structure

    Stora Enso's Renewable Packaging Division will be split into two divisions: Consumer Board and Packaging Solutions. Both new divisions will become separate reporting segments from 1 January 2015...... [more...]
  • Forestry December 17, 2014 08:12

    SCA’s Board Chairman leaves his assignment in 2016

    SCA’s Chairman of the Board Sverker Martin-Löf has informed...... [more...]
  • Pulp and Paper December 15, 2014 08:21

    Stora Enso to divest its Uetersen mill

    Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Uetersen specialty and coated fine paper mill in Germany to a company mainly owned by the private equity fund Perusa Partners Fund 2. The cash consideration for the divestment of the shares is approximately EUR 7 million subject to customary closing day adjustments...... [more...]
  • Market Prices December 15, 2014 07:59

    Hardwood fiber prices trending downwards

    The costs of hardwood fiber for the manufacturing of pulp have trended downward for over three years. The global Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI), which tracks prices for pulplogs and wood chips in 14 regions around the world, reached its lowest level since 2009 in the 3Q/14 when the HFPI fell to $96.76 per oven-dry metric ton (odmt)...... [more...]
  • Pulp and Paper December 10, 2014 12:46

    Metsä Board to fully exit paper production

    Metsä Board will totally cease paper production and plans to transform into a paperboard company...... [more...]
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