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Sofidel, a company that is well known for its Regina brand products, especially in Italy, has been mentioned in a WWF report entitled “50 Years of WWF in Italy” for…

Xerium introduces 2 new roll cover technologies

Xerium Technologies, a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched 2 new roll cover product families. EnerSoft TS – a new generation polyurethane roll cover technology…

Pilot biorefinery sells nanocellulose online

What if nanocellulose was available to anyone who had an idea about its use? Blue Goose Biorefineries operates a pilot plant for cellulose nanocrystals in Saskatoon and sells the product…

Stora Enso Interim Report January–June 2016

Stora Enso has published its interim report January–June 2016. Sales EUR 2 526 (EUR 2 562) million decreased 1.4%. Sales excluding the structurally declining paper business and divested Barcelona Mill…

PKG reports second quarter 2016 results

Packaging Corporation of America recently reported second quarter 2016 net income of $116 million, or $1.23 per share and $1.25 per share excluding special items. Second quarter net sales were…

SCA: Interim report Q2 2016

The second quarter of 2016 showed continued good organic growth in adjusted operating profit compared with the same period a year ago. The Group has introduced seven innovations in consumer…

Czech Papcel secures deals in Ukraine, Kazakhstan

Czech paper machine producer Papcel a.s. has obtained three contracts to supply machinery to paper manufacturers from Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Papcel will deliver machinery and modernise the production facility of…

Global Timber and Wood Products market update

New Zealand log export volumes and prices have increased in 2016 because of higher shipments to India and South Korea, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly New Zealand, the leading softwood…

Successful demo of biomass to natural gas process

Over the past several months, a Quebec-based natural gas supplier has been conducting a demonstration project aimed at converting forestry biomass into second-generation renewable natural gas. Gaz Métro says the…

Billerudkorsnäs to relocate, rebuild paper machine

Pöyry awarded engineering services assignments by BillerudKorsnäs for a paper machine relocation and rebuild of existing paper machine. BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Pöyry with the engineering services assignment for the investment…

West World Paper joins two sides

West World Paper has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper. “West World Paper has…

Global Timber and Wood Products market update

European sawlog prices have fallen over nine percent in two years with the biggest declines occurring in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic. The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI) has…

Valmet invests in press felt production

Valmet develops its paper machine clothing production plant in Tampere, Finland by investing in press felt production. The investment is done in order to improve the product technology and production…

Rising lumber prices helps Q1 earnings: PwC

Improved prices and demand for lumber and Canadian/US dollar exchange rate positively affected the overall performance of Canadian-based forest products companies in the first quarter, according to the PwC Forestry…

Klabin inaugurates its new pulp mill in Paraná state

Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, inaugurates its new pulp mill located in Ortigueira,…

MDF plant destined for Brazil

Placas do Brasil has ordered a THDF/MDF plant with an annual capacity of 300,000 m³. Start of operation is scheduled for end of 2017/early 2018. The order encompasses the complete…

Fortress Paper sells Lebel-sur-Quévillon mill

Nexolia Bioenergy Inc. is purchasing a non-operating pulp mill and sawmill located in Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Qué., from Fortress Paper. The sale includes the buildings and equipment, as well as the energy…

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