Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2018 10:41

Merger of Simonds International and US Blades

On 18 September Simonds International and US Blades announced the merger of the companies in a transaction that will create the leading producer and marketer of cutting tools and the leading cutting tool service company in the primary wood fiber industry. ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 19, 2018 15:04

Essity to close its converting facility in Arizona

Essity is closing its converting facility in Bellemont, Arizona, United States. The closure will be completed in the second half of 2019 without any disruption to customers... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 14, 2018 07:10

Metsä Tissue appoints new CEO

LL.M. Esa Kaikkonen has been appointed CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation, the tissue and cooking paper business of Metsä Group. Kaikkonen has since 2013 led Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 13, 2018 09:24

UPM Raflatac acquired assets of Seattle-based Converters Express, Inc.

UPM Raflatac, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, has completed its acquisition of the assets of Seattle, Washington-based Converters Express, Inc.... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 12, 2018 11:08

Glatfelter divests Specialty Papers Business Unit to Lindsay Goldberg

Glatfelter announced end of August that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Specialty Papers Business Unit (“SPBU”) on a cash free and debt free basis to Lindsay Goldberg for a total sale price of $360 million. The sale price includes approximately ...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 12, 2018 09:09

International Paper announced Senior Leadership retirement

On September 10, 2018, International Paper announced the retirement of C. Cato Ealy, senior vice president, Corporate Development after 26 years with the company... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 12, 2018 07:38

Russia: pulp exports up in Jan-July 2018

In January-July 2018, Russian pulp exports increased year-on-year , indicate the statistics... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 11, 2018 10:09

Estonian roundwood prices stabilized in July

The prices for roundwood in Estonia stabilized in July. Most of the products are at the levels of the previous month. Only small-diameter pine price decreased... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 06, 2018 11:24

Sappi Europe announces price increase for several types of paper

End of August Sappi Europe announced price increases for all Packaging and Speciality Papers with effect of October 1, 2018 for the reason of a continuous rise of input costs. The increase will be ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 05, 2018 08:56

Sweden: coniferous sawlog stock volumes 15% up

In Sweden, stock volumes of coniferous sawlogs are estimated to have amounted to 2.4 million m3 a... [more...]

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