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The Ulyanovsk Region and Arkhbum JSC signed an investment agreement

July 13, 2020 ` 14:09  
On July 9, 2020, an agreement was signed between the region and Arkhbum JSC on the implementation of the investment project at the Representational Office of the Ulyanovsk Region in Moscow. The document was signed by Sergey Morozov,...

Stora Enso introduces low-carbon paperboard for chocolate packaging

July 2, 2020 ` 11:08  
As brand owners and consumers look to lower their environmental impact, Stora Enso hopes that its new plastic-free, lightweight board designed for premium packaging will help them decrease their carbon footprint.

Recycled cardboard plant to open in the Khabarovsk region

June 26, 2020 ` 17:17  
Installation of a cardboard line with the capacity of 2,000 tons per month has already been completed; it is planned to produce cardboard with a density of 340-540 g for technical purposes from paper waste. At the initial...

Pulp Mill Holding: We intend to implement two projects for the construction of new plants in the Kaluga region for the confidence in preferences for investors

June 25, 2020 ` 17:49  
On 29 May, 2020, during a working visit the Acting Governor of the Kaluga Region Vladislav Shapsha attended the industrial sites of the Borovsky district – in Vorsino industrial park and on the northern site of SEZ Kaluga....

In January-May 2020, wood pulp production in Russia increased by 5.7%

June 19, 2020 ` 17:20  
In January-May 2020, Russian wood pulp production increased by 5.7% YoY to 3.7 million tons, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) reports. For five months, paper and cardboard production also increased by 5% YoY to 3.9 million tons....

FBB production to be launched at the site of Kama PPM in autumn 2020

June 18, 2020 ` 16:17  
Kama Karton LLC is implementing an investment project aimed at creating import-substituting production: bleached chemical-thermomechanical pulp within the first phase and high-quality FBB within the final phase. For the implementation of the first phase of the project, a woodland...

Volzhskaya Kartonnaya Manufaktura launched its new corrugated cardboard production in May 2020

June 16, 2020 ` 12:48  
The main activity of Volzhskaya Kartonnaya Manufaktura is the production of three-layer and five-layer corrugated cardboard with the output of up to 2 million m2 per month. The company also has a site for the production of corrugated...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: how the current decline in exports of timber products caused by COVID-19 is similar to the situation of the 2008-2009 crisis; the Russian Government granted a six-month deferral to priority investment projects in the forest sector; DNS Les started producing OSB in Primorsky region

Russian Timber Journal 05-2020: comparing the 2008-2009 crisis with the current decline of forest products exports during the pandemic; in the Russian Far East was opened the first OSB production; the Russian government has granted a six-month deferment to...

In January-April 2020, Russian wood pulp exports grew by 8.4%

June 11, 2020 ` 16:35  
According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in January-April 2020, the volume of wood pulp exports increased by 8.4% YoY to 767,600 tons. In value terms, exports fell by 18.2% YoY to $ 325.5 million. Over the...

Segezha Group announces IFRS results for Q1 2020

June 10, 2020 ` 17:41  
The Company’s revenue dropped by 1.1% to RUB 14.3bn. OIBDA in Q1 2020 is down 33.6% YoY to RUB 2.6bn. The key factor that had a negative impact on the Group’s financial results is the decrease in paper...

In 1Q 2020, Sokolsky PPM sales rose by 8.7%

June 5, 2020 ` 16:36  
In 1Q 2020, sales profit of Sokolsky Pulp and Paper Mill (part of the Segezha Group) increased by 39.8% YoY to 35.2 million rubles. Revenues for the same period increased by 8.7% YoY to 295.2 million rubles. The...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Syassky PPM has increased the output of sanitary tissue products by 50%

May 26, 2020 ` 15:57  
In addition to increasing the output, Syassky PPM is expanding its storage facilities. The plant commissioned the first phase of its new warehouse with an area of 4,000 m2, the second stage with an area of 6,000 m2...