New Forest Investments Frontiers: Interview with Björn Lyngfelt of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA).
In advance of the International Forest Business Conference on December 7-8, 2020, we interviewed a few of the event sponsors and partners to hear their perspectives on why this conference was needed and what are their expectations regarding future forest sector development, and its contribution to climate change mitigation efforts. For the second interview in […]
Challenges and projections for European forest sector in 2018
All kinds of projections regarding forestry and wood industries have to take into account relations between wood supply and forest products demand at certain markets. Here are FBA’s forecasts for European forest sector for 2018, together with challenges that key wood market players will face.
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…
This post shows pulpwood monsters. Have you seen them before?
The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure
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…
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 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
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
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.