Pulp and Paper

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 19, 2018 09:01

Ahlstrom-Munksjö completed acquisition of Brazilian paper mill

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the acquisition of MD Papéis’ Caieiras specialty paper mill in Brazil for a debt free purchase price of about EUR 98 million. The agreement was announced on April 24, 2018... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 18, 2018 10:30

Finland: investments and profitability of the forest industry 2017

In 2017, in Finland, investments in the forest industry (EUR 913 million) decreased by 10% in real terms over the previous year, but were still 15% higher than... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 15, 2018 11:16

Russia: pulp exports up in Jan-Aug 2018

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

  • Forestry
  • October 11, 2018 10:06

Finland: logging volume 1% down in August 2018

In August, 5.8 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was down by ... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 10, 2018 17:26

Ahlstrom-Munksjö completes acquisition of Expera

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has today completed the acquisition of U.S. specialty paper producer Expera Specialty Solutions for an enterprise value of USD 615 million (EUR 526 million) on a cash and debt free basis. The transformative acquisition will expand the company’s presence in ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 09, 2018 14:02

Finland: export and import of roundwood and forest industry products in July 2018

Finland’s wood imports totalled 1.11 million cubic metres in July 2018. This was the highest monthly import figure in 2018... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 09, 2018 10:36

Stora Enso and Gasum plan to produce renewable energy from wastewater in Sweden

Stora Enso and energy company Gasum have signed a contract to build a biogas plant at Stora Enso’s Nymölla paper mill in Sweden. The plant, built and operated by Gasum, will turn the mill’s wastewater effluent into renewable energy... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • October 08, 2018 13:13

Oceanwood completes acquisition of Norske Skog

Investment funds managed by Oceanwood Capital Management Limited have now acquired 100% of the shares in Norske Skog AS following a lengthy process of regulatory approvals... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 08, 2018 11:29

Sappi to increase prices on LWC and MWC grades by 6-8%

Due to continuing input cost inflation and resulting insufficient profitability Sappi increases its LWC and MWC paper grades prices by 6-8% from ...... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • October 05, 2018 13:05

Mercer to acquire Daishowa-Marubeni International

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Marubeni Corporation, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd., and Daishowa North America Corporation to acquire... [more...]

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