Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • October 20, 2016 11:03

Moelven profits drop sharply in Q3/2016

Norwegian Moelven Group's operating result for the third quarter dropped by 17.4 per cent to NOK 66 million, compared to NOK 80 million for the corresponding period in 2015. CEO Morten Kristiansen of Moelven Industrier ASA says that the decline in operating result for the year's third quarter is primarily due to reduced earnings in the interiors and module operations... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 18, 2016 14:30

Weyerhaeuser announces possible sale of Uruguay business

Weyerhaeuser announced it is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, for its timberlands and manufacturing operations in Uruguay... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 17, 2016 09:05

Global pulpwood prices were up in the 2Q/16

Wood fiber costs currently account for almost 60% of the cash costs when manufacturing wood pulp. Prices for both wood chips and pulplogs have trended downward for a long time, but this came to an abrupt halt in the 2Q/16 when the softwood price index rose 2.3% and the hardwood price index increased 3.7% from the 1Q/16... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 11, 2016 15:15

Mondi Group signs an agreement to acquire Beepack

Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding share capital of LLC Beepack (“Beepack”) from a private investor for a consideration of ... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 11, 2016 09:37

UPM Paper Asia rebranded

UPM Paper Asia business area has been renamed UPM Specialty Papers as of 1 October 2016. The new name highlights the business area's strategic focus on specialty papers and global operations... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 07, 2016 12:48

Weyerhaeuser sells printing papers business to North Pacific Paper Company

Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell North Pacific Paper Company, the company's printing papers business, to One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. Weyerhaeuser expects to use a substantial portion of the after-tax proceeds from the transaction for the repayment of debt... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 05, 2016 12:47

Metsä Group integrates its sawmills in Finland into Metsä Fibre

On 29 June 2016, Metsä Group announced its plan to integrate its sawmills in Finland into the Group’s Pulp Industry Metsä Fibre through a group internal transaction. The transfer will take place on 1 November 2016... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 30, 2016 12:09

Stora Enso Kvarnsveden renovates vibration monitoring systems related to paper machine PM10

The paper mill Stora Enso Kvarnsveden is now focusing on a complete renovation of vibration monitoring systems related to paper machine PM10... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 29, 2016 14:06

Metsä Board to close down its wallpaper base machine in Kyro

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 4 August 2016 that it was planning to close down the wallpaper base machine (PM3) located at its Kyro mill in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, and to discontinue its loss-making wallpaper base production... [more...]

Pulp and Paper
  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 26, 2016 09:30

Changes in Stora Enso's group leadership team

Stora Enso’s current EVP Human Resources Lars Häggström has decided to leave the company. After heading Stora Enso’s Human Resources for six years, he will take up the position of Executive in Residence at the Swiss-based business school IMD... [more...]

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