Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • September 18, 2020 10:31

Finland's forest industry exports drop 18% in the first half

In the first half year the exports value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled in real terms EUR 5.18 billion (deflated using wholesale price index)...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 16, 2020 09:28

Stora Enso plans to shut down one standard newsprint paper machine in Sweden

Stora Enso will start codetermination negotiations with employees at its Hylte Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including permanent closure of paper machine PM3 and the deinking plant (DIP)...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • September 15, 2020 13:52

Valmet acquires PMP Group in Poland

Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire PMP Group in Poland...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • September 11, 2020 13:37

The global forest industry in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar, weaker log demand early in the quarter, and sufficient log supply in some markets contributed to the lower prices...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 10, 2020 09:54

Metsä's Kemi mill preparing for annual maintenance shutdown

The annual maintenance shutdown of Metsä Fiber’s Kemi mill in Finland integrate will take place during week 38 (14–20 September)...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 04, 2020 11:03

Södra to raise price of NBSK

Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe by...... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • August 28, 2020 13:43

Lenzing sends Tencel by train from Vienna to China

Due to the high demand from Chinese brands and retailers for sustainably produced fibers, the Austrian manufacturer Lenzing recently sent fibers from the two Austrian production sites Lenzing and Heiligenkreuz in an exclusive train for the first time. A total value of 1.8 million € is still... [more...]

  • Interior
  • August 28, 2020 10:56

Sappi launches cellulose composite material

With its new cellulose composite material "Symbio", Sappi is targeting various industries, including the automotive, furniture and packaging sector. The wood and plastic-based material should score points with its low weight and high strength for use in... [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...]

  • Corona Virus
  • August 27, 2020 12:49

UPM to restructure several paper businesses

To ensure future competitiveness of UPM Communication Papers, UPM announces plans for permanent closing of UPM Kaipola paper mill in Finland, sale of UPM Shotton paper mill in Wales and streamlining Communication Papers business function teams. In addition, UPM Biorefining... [more...]

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