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Does an aggressive acquisition strategy always pay back? – pulp and paper industry example

Does an aggressive acquisition strategy always pay back? – pulp and paper industry example

In the 1990s-2000s, Norske Skog invested tens of billions Norwegian Krone to become the world’s largest newspaper (newsprint) and magazine paper company. Then the rapid development of internet occured, which clipped the wings of Norske Skog. During last years, Norske Skogindustrier ASA or Norske Skog, which translates as Norwegian Forest Industries, were in continuous troubles made mostly by an oversupply in the paper […]

You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in pulp and paper, pulpwood |

This post shows pulpwood monsters. Have you seen them before?

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in pulp and paper |

A parking lot and stretch of highway made from recycled toilet paper help move a portion of the sludge out of the wastewater stream.

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in forest business, pulp and paper, pulpwood, wood market |

This post focuses on harvesting and wood supply chain management in the one of the most developed forestry regions in the world. Click to continue!

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in pulp and paper, wood market |

Mondi has decided to postpone its €135-million investment (roughly C$196 million) in a new machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine at its Steti mill in the Czech Republic after a “careful review of market conditions.”

Finland’s Metsa starts new 1.2 billion EUR bioproduct mill

Finland’s Metsa starts new 1.2 billion EUR bioproduct mill

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in mill news, pulp and paper |

Metsä Group’s next-generation bioproducts mill in Äänekoski came into operation as planned on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Pulp deliveries from the new mill to customers will begin in early September 2017. The construction project was carried out as planned, in accordance with its schedule and its EUR 1.2 billion budget.

30% of Norway’s aviation fuel from forestry residues and pulpwood by 2030 possible only with governmental support

30% of Norway’s aviation fuel from forestry residues and pulpwood by 2030 possible only with governmental support

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in bioenergy, biofuel, biomass, pulp and paper |

Research commissioned by Norwegian airports operator Avinor has concluded that 30% of Norway’s aviation fuel could be produced from forestry waste and pulpwood by 2030, but this depends on available funding.

Anhui Shanying Paper acquires Nordic Paper

Anhui Shanying Paper acquires Nordic Paper

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in pulp and paper |

A China-based pulp and paper company, Anhui Shanying Paper Industry Co., LTD (“Anhui Shanying Paper”), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares in Nordic Paper Holding AB from Special Situation Venture Partner lll and Petek GmbH.

UPM continues developing Pulp Business by investing in efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill

UPM continues developing Pulp Business by investing in efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in mill news, pulp and paper |

UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill’s production process with a EUR 30 million investment.

Georgia-Pacific to expand Palatka mill, add 80 jobs

Georgia-Pacific to expand Palatka mill, add 80 jobs

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in mill news, pulp and paper |

Georgia-Pacific is going to spend $400 million expanding its paper and pulp mill in Palatka, adding an additional 80 jobs to a county with the highest unemployment in Northeast Florida.