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Since 2023, the Group of companies “ULK” will harvest 6 million cubic meters of wood

July 15, 2019 ` 13:53  
Since 2023, ULK Group of companies will harvest 6 million cubic meters of wood, process 4.5 million sawlogs and produce 900 thousand tons of pellets. This was stated by Vladimir Butorin, the owner of the Group of companies...

New investment project in the Kostroma region: more than 1 billion rubles will be invested in timber processing

July 13, 2019 ` 21:03  
The new enterprise will be created by combining the capacities of the logging company “Dom-Stroy” and the wood processing enterprise “GK Forest”. Plans to create a new timber industry complex Governor Sergei Sitnikov discussed with the owners of...

In Poland, Egger launched the 19th plant with a capacity of 650 thousand cubic meters of chipboard per year

July 11, 2019 ` 19:46  
June 28, 2019 in the Polish town of Biskupiec plant for the production of chipboards and laminated chipboards has been launched that will allow to substitute imports of particleboard in Poland, one of the largest countries-manufacturers of furniture...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log price index in Russia

Russian Timber Journal 06-2019: WhatWood interview with President of United Panel Group; downward pricing trend for logs continues; packaging industry: on the way to circular economy; In 2018, China is increasing trade in wood; WhatWood’s statistics of log...

In 2018, United Panel Group produced about 50 % of laminated wood boards

July 8, 2019 ` 12:43  
In an interview to WhatWood agency by the President of the holding company United Panel Group Igor Bekker spoke about the production results of the company in 2018: “Last year we produced 187 thousand cubic meters of plywood...

Otkritie Bank opened a credit line to ULK Group of companies in the amount of $725 million

July 7, 2019 ` 16:51  
The line is open for three years, until December 25, 2026. These funds will be used for current business and investment projects of ULK Group – the Russian largest timber procurement and production holding. For 2020, ULK Group plans...

Pestovskiy timber industry complex: the Brenta sawmilling line comes out on key performance indicators

July 6, 2019 ` 18:39  
This was reported by the corporate press service on July 05, 2019, for one shift about 70 cubic meters of sawlog are processed. The plans are to increase production capacity to 100 cubic meters per shift. Pestovsky LPK...

For 5 months of 2019 exports of products of the concern “Bellesbumprom” increased by 11.5% to $239.7 million

July 4, 2019 ` 23:52  
For the five months of 2019, the volume of production of industrial enterprises of the concern amounted to 646.8 million rubles, which in comparable conditions is 16.1% more than in the same period last year. Of the total...

Conifex sold Hampton Lumber sawmill for $39 million

July 3, 2019 ` 23:21  
24 June 2019,  Conifex Timber Inc. signed an agreement with Hampton Lumber (the “Purchase Agreement”) to sell the Fort St.James sawmill and the corresponding forest license. The purchase price is about $39 million plus the market value of...

Sveza is the first Russian companies to start the supply of plywood in Argentina

July 2, 2019 ` 14:25  
Large-format laminated plywood was exported, including one of the specialized products of the company SVEZA Deck 350 – plywood with a marking grid for formwork floors. Argentina is considered to be a complex market in terms of registration...

Naberezhnye Chelny cardboard and paper mill and the Italian company Agnati signed a contract for the supply of corrugated Quantum

July 1, 2019 ` 11:30  
As noted after the signing of the contract, the General Director of the plant Andrey Fomichev, the decisive arguments in favor of the Agnati equipment were compactness and original design. The length of the Quantum corrugated unit, which...

Komi implements priority investment projects worth more than 6 billion rubles

June 29, 2019 ` 09:45  
Acting Minister of investment, industry and transport of the Republic Alexander Remiga told about it at the government hour in the state Council of Komi. In Komi several projects prioritized improvement strategies which work Pechoraenergoresurs, Luzales, Cominvestprom, WHITEYS...