Pallets and Packaging

  • 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...]

  • Pallets and Packaging
  • August 21, 2020 13:18

Scott Group to acquire Direct Pallets

Scott Group has acquired Bedfordshire-based business Direct Pallets Ltd (DP) in a strategic deal that will deliver additional reconditioned pallet capacity...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • August 20, 2020 11:32

The 3rd World BioEconomy Forum goes online

This year the world of bioeconomy meets online. The 3rd World BioEconomy Forum will efficiently bring together top-class speakers - including representatives from international politics, research as well as industry big players - and an interested audience via livestream from ... [more...]

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