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SCA to stop PM5 at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall

22 January 2021 ` 16:52  
SCA stops paper machine 5 at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden. PM5 produced uncoated publication paper for newpapers, magazines and commercial print and had a capacity of 255,000 tonnes per annum. The paper machine started production in...

Södra to divest Trivselhus to Svensk Husproduktion

22 December 2020 ` 19:06  
Södra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion. The takeover date is 1 March 2021. Södra’s subsidiary, Trivselhus, is one of the largest house manufacturers in Sweden and sells housing under the Trivselhus brand, and Nordic...

Stora Enso divests forest holdings in southern Sweden

22 December 2020 ` 18:33  
As part of its forest land optimization, Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest forest assets located in southern Sweden to the forestry fund Silvestica Green Forest AB. The total area of ​​forest land in the transaction...

SCA to build new grading mill in Sweden

27 November 2020 ` 18:41  
The base of SCA’s new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building. The building where the new grading...

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Hylte Mill in Sweden

22 October 2020 ` 18:46  
Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closure of one standard newsprint paper machine (PM3) and the deinking plant at Stora Ensos Hylte Mill in Sweden. The maximum personnel impact is 140 people. As a result...

Canfor subsidiary completes purchase of Swedish sawmills

3 September 2020 ` 18:30  
Canfor’s Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country. It follows on a June 17 announcement that Vida entered an agreement to buy the mills for $43 million plus working capital....

Stora Enso builds pilot facility for packaging foam material

28 August 2020 ` 17:11  
Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning. The pilot plant will be located at Stora Enso’s Fors Mill in Sweden. The sustainable...

SCA intends to invest in pulp production and initiates consultations to discontinue publication paper

26 August 2020 ` 18:43  
SCA intends to invest SEK 1,45bn (US $165 million) in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo-mechanical pulp (CTMP) at the Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall. In parallel, SCA is initiating consultations with trade unions and employee representatives to discontinue...