Raw material

Market trends

Raw materials: what’s the situation worldwide?

According to the World Bank, «all main commodity price indexes (except those referring to food products and precious metals) are expected to decrease in 2016». This data has been published by Roskill, i.e….

Ther Inauguration of Södra's pulp mill in Värö.

Events | The inauguration took place in Varberg, on October 29 and 30.

Södra’s pulp mill in Värö is now reality

On Friday 30 September, in the presence of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, the inauguration Ceremony of the plant. The equipment is in place now and production has commenced. Södra is…

L&W Fiber Tester Plus – now available with L&W Crill, the option to measure crill.

Measurement tools

ABB expands its offering for pulp measurements with L&W Crill

ABB has launched the first laboratory fiber analyzer that has the capability to accurately detect the amount of crill in any pulp mixture. L&W Crill is an optional module to the portfolio of…

Ther Inauguration of Södra's pulp mill in Värö.

Events

Södra’s pulp mill in Värö is now reality

On Friday 30 September, in the presence of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, the inauguration Ceremony of the new plant. The equipment is in place now and production has commenced. Södra…

Fibre characteristics image obtained from Valmet FS5.

Measuring instruments

Valmet adds new capabilities to the fibre image analyzer

Launched in 2013, more than sixty Valmet FS5 analysers are now in use, continuing the company’s 30 year fibre analytic history with more than 1,000 fibre property measurements delivered. Fully meeting the ISO…

Appointments

Lena Ek, new Chairperson of the Board of the Södra Forest-based Sector Technology Platform

Lena Ek, Chairperson of the Board of the Södra Skogsägarna and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), is named the new Chair of the Board of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP)….

Krostar markets about 800,000 tons of wood chips and trunks every year.

Environment&Sustainability

The wood market in Europe: the importance of certifications

There are very few businesses that can handle international wood trading. We have met one: a European company that has been working in this sector for ten years. Based in Lugano, the company…

Brian McClay, Brian McClay & Associates Inc.

Outlook&trends

The international cellulose market

How is the cellulose market going in the world? Here is a forecast of the supply, demand and prices over five years, and the long-term trends. The international cellulose market is very complex,…

Prices

Sappi Europe and Cham Paper Group increase their prices

As a result of constant increases in the cost of raw materials and a consequent reduction in profit margins, Sappi announces an upward revision in sales prices in Europe. It is therefore announcing…

Flow meters

ABB: three devices in one to reduce costs

ABB has launched a new range of flow meters Vortex and SWIRL, aimed at replacing the previous Trio-Wirl line. Both types take advantage of exclusive technology for vortex measuring, offering great accuracy, maximum…

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