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Suzano to Invest R$1.66 billion in new tissue paper mill

Suzano, the world’s largest producer of market pulp, announces on October 26th a series of projects aimed at expanding its installed production capacity and which will enhance its operational efficiency. It will invest R$650 million in the construction of a tissue paper mill in Espírito Santo, where it will also invest R$520 million to replace […]

Crisis looms over Russian pulp and paper industry amidst sanctions and plummeting Chinese demand

The Russian pulp and paper industry is facing an acute crisis in product sales. The main reasons for this difficult situation are sanctions and a severe lack of demand in the Chinese market, exacerbated by exorbitant export logistics costs. Pulp and paper mills, have been forced to cut down production volumes. In the first half […]

Arauco Mill Produces First Bale of Pulp on New Production Line in Chile

Arauco on January 20 produced the first bale of eucalyptus kraft pulp by the new production line (Line 3) at Arauco Mill in southern Chile. The construction of the new production line is part of Arauco’s MAPA Project, which also includes major improvements to Line 2 and the closure of Line 1 — the last […]

Opal Considers Closure of White Paper Operations at Maryvale Mill Due to Wood Fiber Supply Shortage

Opal Australian Paper announced that it is “seriously considering” closing the “white side operations” (inkjet, printing and copy paper) of its Maryvale pulp and paper mill due to a supply shortage of timber used for the production of pulp. The mill is located in Maryvale, Victoria, Australia. Opal said it has been working to address […]

Exports of plywood from Russia to China shoot 75% in November

In November 2022, the exports of plywood from Russia to China surged 75% year-on-year to 9.25 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for plywood exported from Russia to China in November 2022 expanded 8% compared to the previous month and amounted to $650 per m3. This is 17% less than a year ago […]

UPM in Final Phases of Construction on Its Eucalyptus Pulp Mill in Uruguay

UPM is finalizing the construction works of the greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project. The start-up of the 2.1 million tonne/year mill near Paso de los Toros is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2023. While the project work continues intensively, the finalization of […]

Stora Enso to Divest its Beihai Pulp and Paper Mill and Forestry Operations in China

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of its consumer board production site in Beihai, China. The divestment would also include the Group’s forestry operations in the surrounding region, which supply raw material to the Beihai site. The sales process supports Stora Enso’s strategy to focus on long-term profitable growth within […]