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Canfor reduces pulp and paper output and closes sawmill

25 May 2020 − Canadian company Canfor will curtail pulp and kraft paper output and permanently close one sawmill due to “insufficient supply of economically viable fibre and timber”. » more

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö partners to start selling face masks in Finland

15 May 2020 − Through the co-operation, Ahlstrom-Munksjö, K Group and Filterpak plan to increase supply of protective gear for civil purposes.» more

France shedding more and more graphic paper production capacity

12 May 2020 − Corona pandemic is speeding up the structural changes in the French pulp and paper industry. Fine and publication paper manufacturers severly hit.» more

Metsä Group's capex projects progress in Q1

05 May 2020 − Despite the negative impact from the strikes in Finland and low pulp prices, Metsä Group's projects for a new pulp plant in Kemi and the renewal of the Husum pulp mill advanced well in the first quarter of 2020. » more