BREMEN, Germany, (Journal of Commerce) -China's rising import demand for wood pulp to feed its paper and packaging industries is expected to create significant opportunities over the coming years both for container lines and specialized open hatch gantry crane vessel operators, a transport conference in Bremen, Germany, heard recently.
China's surplus of pulp imports already exceeded 15 million tons last year and is forecast to rise sharply to around 20 million tons by 2020, according to forest products research firm RISI.Read more
BEIJING, (Press Release) -Voith today signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shandong Huatai Paper Co., Ltd., one of the largest paper manufacturers in China.Read more
Voith today signed a strategic partnership agreement with Shandong Huatai Paper Co., Ltd., one of the largest paper manufacturers in China.Read more
BOSTON, Oct. 7, 2015 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is happy to announce that Susanne Haase is the new Managing Editor for the IFPTA Journal. Graeme Rodden will continue the Executive Editor. Both Graeme and Susanne will cover RISI's upcomingPPI Transport Symposium 21in Bremen, Germany from October 19-21, 2015.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 2, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Group ('SKG' or the ‘Group') one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, is pleased to announce that Gary McGann, recently retired Group Chief Executive Officer, has been named as RISI's PPI 2015 Global CEO of the Year. RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry and presented the award to Mr McGann at their North American Conference on 28 September, in the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago,Read more
Massive amounts of new capital are being invested and this is reflected in some of our picks. The converters are also making noise, including some upstream integration. A new event has struck a chord in the tissue sector. The ever important environmental and burgeoning bio sectors are paid their due.Read more
RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that Stefanie Voss will deliver the keynote address, "Leadership in a VUCA World - Success Strategies of a Circumnavigator"at theTransport Symposium 21on October 19, 2015 in Bremen, Germany. Her presentation will focus on how to adapt to the challenges of volatility, uncertainty and the complexity of business situations.Read more