Pallets and Packaging

  • Forestry
  • March 15, 2021 13:17

The GSPI sawlog price index rose 2.9% in the 3Q/20, reversing its two-year decline

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Strong lumber sales and a weakening US dollar moved sawlog prices upward in many markets worldwide in the 3Q/20. ..... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • March 04, 2021 15:36

Mayr-Melnhof Group successfully places Euro 1 billion loan

Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG, together with the arranging banks Erste Group, Bank Austria and Raiffeisenbank International, has successfully placed a Schuldschein loan and Namensschuldverschreibungen in a total volume of Euro 1 billion ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 14, 2020 10:03

UFPI acquires PalletOne

Building products manufacturer UFP Industries (UFPI) announced that is acquiring PalletOne, Inc. for approximately $232 million...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 14, 2020 09:23

Stora Enso invests EUR 80 million at Imatra mills

Stora Enso is making a major investment in centralizing and modernizing wood processing at its Imatra mills...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • December 11, 2020 09:35

Mayr-Melnhof Group to acquire Kotkamills Group for EUR 425 million

Mayr-Melnhof Group has agreed to acquire Kotkamills Group Oyj from its shareholders for an enterprise value of around Euro 425 million...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • December 08, 2020 11:39

German packaging industry sees negative consequences of the corona crisis

According to the latest quick survey by the German Association for Wood Packaging, Pallets, Export Packaging (HPE), the prospects for members of the industry have deteriorated. In particular, the worsening sawn timber situation, rising roundwood prices and the lack of predictability in view of the second part of the coronavirus lockdown are affecting almost exclusively small and medium-sized family businesses in the industry...... [more...]

  • Pallets and Packaging
  • December 07, 2020 09:52

Stora Enso builds granulation and packing plant for lignin in Finland

Stora Enso is investing € 14 million in the construction of a granulating and packaging plant for lignin at the Sunila plant in Finland....... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • November 13, 2020 12:43

Finland: Corona crisis continues to weigh on the forest industry

The decline in Finland's forest industry production continued in July – September in all main product groups. Cardboard, sawn timber and pulp held their ground best, but the downturn in paper continued most sharply...... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • October 30, 2020 10:12

FEFPEB highlights international squeeze on wood sector

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has warned that tighter supplies of wood in some international markets is expected to increase prices into and beyond the final quarter of 2020...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 27, 2020 13:18

Stora Enso builds pilot facility for packaging foam material

Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning. The pilot plant will be located at Stora Enso’s Fors Mill in Sweden. The sustainable packaging material is supposed to further... [more...]

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