Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:32

Good demand and stable results

CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q3 2017: “We experienced a very strong market in the quarter, resulting in positive sales performance. Net sales were up 3% and volumes were up 1% on last year. Overall, we have…
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will be increasing prices for the whole THERMOSCRIPT thermal paper range as well as the GIROFORM carbonless paper range on January 1, 2018. The level of increase will vary depending on region and application. This is due…
Global fluff pulp consumption in 2017 is 5.8 million air-dried and has value of $4.6 billion according to the latest exclusive research from Smithers Pira. Smithers’ in-depth market analysis shows how this demand will increase by 3.7% per year to…
Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) will hold a joint conference call on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT to discuss their respective third quarter 2017 financial and operating results. To participate in the call,…
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From January to June of 2017, pulp exports rose 6.8% in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 6.8 million tons; exports of wood panels increased by 34.8%, with 597,000 cubic meters directed to foreign markets, and…
Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills continued to slide in early 2017 to reach their lowest levels in over five years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The European pulp industry has become much more competitive in the international pulp and…
The company reported net sales of $429.7 million for the second quarter of 2017, down 1.6% compared to net sales of $436.7 million for the second quarter of 2016. Net earnings determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or…
CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q2 2017: “The market for sustainable packaging materials and solutions remains very encouraging. We delivered a stable result in the second quarter, despite the pressure from costs of external factors and the…
Wood fiber costs for pulpmills throughout the US fell during 2016 and early 2017 with the price discrepancy between the Northwest and the Southern states narrowing, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Wood fiber costs for pulpmills in…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON) have just announced it has restated and is implementing a previously announced price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products in the United States and Canada, effective July 10, 2017. The low yield on the…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON) have just announced it is renewing its previously announced April price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada. “The yield on our previously announced April price increase has not been sufficient to…
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM) (“Xerium” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, has just announced the grant of a restricted stock unit award of up to 600,000 shares of common stock to Mr.…
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has just announced that a record 67.2 percent of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2016. U.S. paper recovery rate statistics are available at www.paperrecycles.org/statistics. “The voluntary, market-driven recovery…
1Q2017 Baltic Rim Index brings transparency about wood raw material prices to region’s forest products, forestry and bioenergy industries. Forest2Market has published the first installment of its Baltic Rim Wood Price Index, a transaction-based wood raw material price benchmark for…
Kemira announces a price increase for its paper sizing products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase of the ASA sizing chemicals will be approximately 5-10%, depending on the specific formulations…
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