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Global Timber and Wood Products market

Sawlog costs have fallen faster than lumber prices in Russia the past two years resulting in higher profitability for the sawmilling sector. The sharp depreciation of the Russian Rouble has…

PAPTAC forms kraft pulping group

An alkaline pulping group for kraft pulp mills has been formed within the framework of PAPTAC, a Canadian pulp and paper association. According to PAPTAC, the Alkaline Pulping Community is…

Spanish Saica acquires Centroplast

The Spanish multinational paper company Saica has acquired the Italian company Centroplast spa, which is a manufacturer of flexible packaging products. By acquiring Centroplast, Saica further diversifies its operations from…

Sofidel: 50 Years of WWF in Italy

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…

UPM’s 2Q sales down 4%

UPM’s 2Q 2016 sales of Euro 2,445 million, were 4% lower than the Euro 2,548 million in 2Q 2015. Sales grew in UPM Paper Asia, UPM Raflatac and UPM Plywood,…

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…

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