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Valmet will reconstruct the paper machine at Stora Enso plant in Finland

June 20, 2019 ` 20:16  
As reported in a press release dated June 18, 2019, Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7,...

In Q1 2019, Segezha Group’s revenue increased by 19.4% year-on-year to RUB 14.5 billion

June 12, 2019 ` 09:20  
OIBDA rose to 82.4% year-on-year and amounted to 4.0 bln RUB, OIBDA Margin was 27.4%, reported company’s press-service. As Mikhail Shamolin, President and Chairman of the Board of Segezha Group, noted, “in Q1 2019, Segezha Group reached a...

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and imports for 4 years; Sawmill profit margins fell substantially in North America

Russian Timber Journal 05-2019: WhatWood interview with CEO of Altailes; Causes of dropping prices for Russian plywood; Wood product exports hit by US tariffs; Rosleskhoz supported distant monitoring of forests; WhatWood’s study of Russian forest products exports and...

VEB.RF declared a strategic partner for the construction of a new pulp and paper mill in Krasnoyarsk region

June 11, 2019 ` 08:00  
VEB.RF and the investment company Rockwell Capital signed a Memorandum of intent to establish a holding company as part of the implementation of a joint strategy in the timber processing complex of Russia. As the first project, the...

Naberezhnye Chelny cardboard and paper mill will produce large corrugated packaging on the Italian line

June 9, 2019 ` 17:40  
The plant signed a contract with Engico in March 2018 for the supply of Jumbo line for the manufacture of large corrugated packaging, the corporate press service reported. The new project focuses on the production of the Chinese...

Ilim Group has signed a contract with Voith to supply the world’s most powerful cardboard machine

June 5, 2019 ` 14:30  
Ilim Group signed a contract with German engineering group Voith to supply cardboard machine XcelLine.  Its commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2021 at the new pulp and cardboard plant in Ust-Ilimsk – the main project of...

International Paper announced its intention to sell its business in India

June 2, 2019 ` 19:00  
On May 29, 2019, International Paper entered into an agreement with West Coast Paper Mills Limited (WCPM, India) to sell a controlling stake in International Paper APPM Limited, according to the press service of International Paper. International Paper...

Stora Enso will convert a paper mill in Oulu in the production of packaging

May 30, 2019 ` 13:25  
The investment will amount to 350 million euros. As a result of technical re-equipment, the paper machine No. 7 will be transformed into the production of high-quality Kraftliner based on natural fiber, as well as the paper machine...

In Salsk Segezha Group is preparing to launch a new line for the production of industrial paper packaging

May 29, 2019 ` 13:45  
This was reported in the corporate press release, currently in the branch of “Segezhskaya packaging” in the city of Salsk of the Rostov region is preparing the production site to the installation of new equipment. Semi-automatic line for...

In the production of cardboard Arkhangelsk PPM held a technical launch of a new cardboard machine №2

May 28, 2019 ` 19:45  
The implementation of one of the most technically complex projects in the Russian pulp and paper industry took a total of two years. The total cost of modernization of the cardboard machine №2 amounted to 6.8 billion rubles....

By 2025 Naberezhnochelninsky Cardboard and Paper Mill will start production of a new product – white toilet paper made of cellulose

May 25, 2019 ` 20:00  
The project was included in the enterprise development program until 2025. According to the portal of entrepreneurs Chelny-biz.ru General Director of the plant Andrey Fomichev, that negotiations are already underway on the choice of technology: “We are well aware...

For 4 months of 2019, the enterprises of the timber industry of the Vologda region shipped products for 18.2 billion rubles

May 23, 2019 ` 16:00  
According to the regional press service, the enterprises of the timber industry complex prepared and sold wood in the amount of 4.1 billion rubles (110.8 % by 2018); shipped wood products – by 12.2 billion rubles (114.6 %...