HELSINKI, Nov 11, 2015 (Press Release) - Only paperboard production volumes remained stable in July-September. Pulp and paperboard production volumes have increased since the beginning of January, while the production of wood products and paper has decreased in the first three quarters of the year. Although investments in the sector have increased, cost pressures continue to be strong. This is why companies' cost competitiveness must be improved.Read more
LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, Nov 11, 2015 (Press Release) - Belfast based W&R Barnett, has acquired a 60% shareholding in Logson Group for an undisclosed sum.
W&R Barnett is a fourth generation family business committed to growing and investing in successful operating businesses and their employees. Founded in 1896, the group has grown from its origins as a grain merchant and expanded its operations to include a wide variety of commodity trading, storage and industrial businesses.
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov 12, 2015 (Press Release) -
The theme for BillerudKorsnäs' second Capital Markets Day (CMD) is "Investing in sustainable and profitable growth". BillerudKorsnäs will elaborate on how current and planned investments in market position, structure and innovation will drive growth in sales and profitability. The Group's financial targets have been revised to better support the growth strategy.
BRUSSELS, Sept 24, 2015 (RISI) - The Turkish antidumping duties applied to American kraftliner imports in July have so far had limited concrete impact on the European market but the development is likely to open new opportunities for European producers in that country, market experts polled by RISI said.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, June 15, 2015 (Press Release) - The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation ("ICPF") announced this week that Smurfit Kappa has become ICPF's most recent corporate partner by pledging $150,000 to support the foundation's educational and student outreach initiatives.Read more
HELSINKI, May 28, 2015 (Globe Newswire) -
Stora Enso has defined clear strategic targets for each division. The targets will enable the markets to better follow each division's performance, while guiding the divisions in the implementation of the Group's strategy - as it transforms itself from a traditional paper and board producer to a customer focused renewable materials company. As Stora Enso's divisions operate in very distinct business environments, the targets will vary between the divisions.
BRUSSELS, April 13, 2015 (RISI) - Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has declined to comment on reports that it might be snapped up by the US-based packaging giant International Paper (IP).
Yesterday, several major UK papers, including The Sunday Times and The Telegraph, wrote that IP is working on a potential takeover bid for Smurfit Kappa worth over £6 billion ($8.7 billion).
SKG posted revenues of Euro 8.083 billion ($8.51 billion) in its full 2014 financial year,.