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A new experimental installation has been commissioned at the Valmet Fiber Technology Center in Sundsvall, Sweden.
Sales of Swedish Sodra in the first nine months of 2021 reached 20.018 billion Swedish kronor ($2.33 billion), which is more than 25% higher than the result of the same period last year, the company's press service reports.
The French manufacturer has replaced the transparent, glossy polypropylene packaging with a recyclable functional Mondi paper solution.
Japanese Iida Group Holdings, engaged in wooden house construction, has filed a petition to purchase a stake in RFP Group, the largest timber holding in the Far East. It could cost her about $150 million.
In January - September 2021, the volume of lumber exports from Russia to China decreased by 18.0% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, to 10,298.1 thousand m3. The value of exports fell by 2.1% to $2,186.9 million, and the average price increased by 19.3% to $212.4 per m3.
The enterprise will be located near the Mercer Stendal pulp mill, which will obtain a significant synergistic effect and abandon some of the current supplies of wood chips. The sawmill's waste will become raw materials for the production of cellulose, biochemical products, and green energy, and the thermal energy generated by the pulp mill's thermal power plant will be used for drying lumber.
Equipment improvements will be carried out at plants in the American Tiffin (Ohio) and Canadian Cornwall (Ontario Ave.). Both companies produce ready-made furniture under the Ameriwood trademark.
Pine plantations are located in the northeastern region of North Carolina and southeastern Virginia.
Sales of the Setra Group AB (Stockholm, Sweden) in the third quarter of 2021 reached 1.565 billion Swedish kronor ($181.53 million), which is 86.3% more than a year earlier’s press service reports.
The global import volume of wood pellets increased by almost 10% and reached $ 4.5 billion — the highest level in history.
According to the agreements reached, Enviva will supply 200 thousand metric tons of wood fuel pellets per year to Drax Group for five years, starting from 2022.