Valmet has, on March 1, 2017, published its Annual Report for 2016 on the company's website www.valmet.com/annualreports. The Annual Report consists of three separate parts: the Annual Review, the Financial Statements and the GRI Supplement. The GRI Supplement is available…
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:26

Gratifying annual results for Cham Paper Group

Cham Paper Group enjoyed a largely satisfying annual result for 2016. The group has returned to growth after a long and challenging transformation process in the paper division. There were also improvements in terms of profitability whereas the lower end…
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Synthetic Paper Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. The Global Synthetic Paper Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.8%…
Södra’s operating profit for the third four-month period amounted to SEK 452 million (502). The full-year profit is in line with expectations and the board proposes a distribution of profit totalling SEK 602 million. “2016 was a year of transition…
Paper and board production in CEPI countries shows a small decline from 2015 CEPI member countries paper and board production has decreased by 0.1% in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures. Total production in 2016 was…
Thursday, 02 February 2017 09:07

Preparing for the future

CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q4 2016: “When we look back at 2016 we are very happy to see that we across the board have record production and sales volumes. The one issue is our lack of…
Kemira announces a price increase for its Pulp & Paper FennoSize AKD product line in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase of the AKD sizing chemicals will be approximately 5-10%, depending…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) and Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (NYSE:MPSX) (“MPS”) has announced that a definitive agreement has been reached for WestRock to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MPS for $18.00 per share in cash and the assumption…
Kemira announces price increase for its pulp & paper process chemical product line in APAC. The adjustment will be effective January 9, 2017 or as customer contracts allow. The price increase of polymers, surface sizes, coating chemicals and dispersants will…
The Board of Directors of Valmet has decided to continue the share based incentive program for Valmet's key employees approved in December 2014. The aim of the program is to combine the objectives of the shareholders and the key employees…
In November, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education decided to contribute an additional SEK 10 million to research projects connected with forestry. Six different projects have been awarded grants, one of which focuses on addressing the future market…
As part of the previously announced long-term goal of changing the capital structure through increased borrowing, the Rottneros Group has signed agreements on debt financing within the framework of the investment program Agenda 500. The increased funding amounts to a…
Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increase for its polymer product line across all European countries. The adjustment will be effective January 1, 2017 or as customer contracts allow. The increase will be…
Catalyst Paper Corporation have just announced that it has received an alternative recapitalization proposal to be implemented if the previously announced acquisition proposal by Kejriwal Group International ("KGI") is not completed. The Board of Directors believes that the availability of…
Wood fiber costs currently account for almost 60% of the cash costs when manufacturing wood pulp. Prices for both wood chips and pulplogs have trended downward for a long time, but this came to an abrupt halt in the 2Q/16…
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