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UPM to restructure several paper businesses

27 August 2020 ` 18:02  
To ensure future competitiveness of UPM Communication Papers, UPM announces plans for permanent closing of UPM Kaipola paper mill in Finland, sale of UPM Shotton paper mill in Wales and streamlining Communication Papers business function teams. In addition,...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

UPM: Sales decreased by 20% to EUR 2,077 million in Q2 2020

23 July 2020 ` 19:19  
Sales decreased by 20% to EUR 2,077 million due to lower deliveries of graphic papers and lower pulp and paper sales prices. Comparable EBIT decreased by 41% to EUR 203 million, and was 9.8% of sales.

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

UPM closes French newsprint mill

16 July 2020 ` 14:35  
UPM has halted production at its newsprint mill in Grand-Couronne, France, cutting 228 jobs and lowering its annual newsprint production capacity by 240,000 tonnes, the Finnish forestry group said in a statement. UPM said the closure would mean...

UPM: Sales decreased by 15% to EUR 2,287 million in Q1 2020

25 May 2020 ` 17:45  
Sales decreased by 15% to EUR 2,287 million (2,693 million in Q1 2019) due to lower pulp and paper prices and lower deliveries of graphic papers. Comparable EBIT decreased by 26% to EUR 279 million (374 million). UPM...

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: Opinion poll of Russian timber companies on the impacts of the coronavirus on outputs and sales; the Government of the Russian Federation approved a list of systemic timber enterprises and measures to support them; how the spread of COVID-19 affects operations of world timber companies (update)

Russian Timber Journal 04-2020: in mid-May 2020, WhatWood agency conducted an express survey of the largest timber industry players about how the coronavirus epidemic affected their production activities and the sales situation; the Government of the Russian Federation approved...

Trend in revenue decline of major timber industry players

19 May 2020 ` 13:26  
Many forest-industry companies reported that they reduced revenues or reduced EBITDA margin in 2019. Mondi Group reduced revenue by 3% to € 7.268 billion. International Paper reduced revenue by 3.99% to $ 23.376 billion. Russian forest-industry companies also...

UPM and Carbodeon develop cellulose and nanodiamond materials for 3D printing

3 April 2019 ` 16:00  
UPM and Carbodeon are developing cellulose-and nanodiamond-reinforced raw materials for 3D printing. Nanodiamond additives provide the product not only with improved stiffness and strength but also with a higher temperature of thermal deviation. New items will be available...