Tag Archives: wood and paper

Weyerhaeuser’s Q4 net sales decreased to $1.8 billion

Weyerhaeuser Company reported Q4 2022 net earnings of $11 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $1.8 billion. This compares with net earnings of $416 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $2.2 billion for the same period last year and net earnings of $310 million for the […]

In December, price for logs exported from New Zealand loses 6%

In December 2022, the average price for the logs exported from New Zealand decreased 6% compared to the previous month at $97 per m3. This is 6% less than a year ago when it was $103. The exports of logs from New Zealand increased 13% year-on-year to 1,672 thousand m3 in December.

In December, price for wood chips imported to Japan slips 1.7%

In December 2022, the average price for wood chips imported to Japan downed 1.7% compared to the previous month at $217 per tonne. This is 21% more than a year ago when it was $179. The imports of wood chips from Japan grew 24% year-on-year to 995 thousand tonnes in December.

ABB Opens Its Mexico technology and engineering center

ABB has established a new regional operations center for North America, bringing technology expertise closer to customers and building on its similar resources globally. An initial $1 million investment has been made for the new Mexico Technology and Engineering Center (MXTEC) in the city of Merida, Yucatan, to help the technology leader to reach higher […]

Mondi supports Noel Alimentaria on their journey to reduce plastic in fresh food packaging

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with Noel Alimentaria, supporting them and their choice of a paper-based solution for food products that greatly reduces the use of plastic. Mondi worked closely with Noel Alimentaria to identify the best possible packaging solution for their range of plant-based and meat food. The collaboration […]

China’s imports of wood chips grow 18% in 2022

In 2022, China’s imports of wood chips expanded 18% year-on-year to 18.5 million tonnes. The value of imports increased 46% to $4.0 billion. Average price of wood chips grew 24% to $218 per tonne. Vietnam’s share amounted to 57% of China’s total wood chips imports in 2022. Vietnam is China’s biggest wood chips supplier with […]

In December, price for lumber imported to China down 5%

In December 2022, the average price for lumber imported to China slid 5% compared to the previous month at $246 per m3. This is 20% less than a year ago when it was $306. The imports of lumber from China grew 6% year-on-year to 2,336 thousand m3 in December. Source:Lesprom Network

Sodra Wood to expand lumber supplying to Japan

Sodra Wood, which is a Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, will expand supplying lumber to Japan of 90,000 m3 as a total volume in a year or two years. About 60,000 m3 of 90,000 m3 will be JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) lumber. The company got a certification of JAS […]

Mondi celebrates eight WorldStar Awards for outstanding packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper solutions, has received eight awards in five categories at this year’s WorldStar Global Packaging Awards. The WorldStar Awards recognize the best ideas, innovations, and technologies on the market, with a focus on sustainability, product protection, and end-user convenience. They are open to entries from packaging companies […]

Ence signs sales agreements for about 1 million tons of pulp for 2023

Ence has already closed sales agreements for approximately 1 million tons of pulp for the year 2023, which means covering the maximum production of the company’s biofactories for this year. Mainly, the sales agreements reached are destined for the European market, in which Ence has significant competitive logistical and customer service advantages. Through these operations, […]