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Deufol: decreasing turnover and improving results

In the 2018 financial year packaging service provider and logistics group Deufol SE (Hofheim) recorded a decline in turnover whereas key results remained at, or even above, the preceding year’s level due to special effects and lower... more


The Home Depot achieves rise again in the first quarter

In the first quarter of its 2019/2020 financial year (end of January) USA DIY store group The Home Depot Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia) generated net turnover of US$26.381bn (Feb.-April 2018: 24.947bn). The preceding year’s figure was therefore... more

Georgia-Pacific to close three particleboard mills

The US company Georgia-Pacific LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, plans to part ways with three of its four particleboard mills. Its mills in Hope (Arkansas) and Monroeville (Alabama) are to close in the coming months. Its mill in Thomson, Georgia... more

Stora Enso officially opens

CLT works in Guvrön

On 28 May 2019, Karl-Henrik Sundström, CEO of Stora Enso Oyj of Helsinki, Finland, officially opened the cross-laminated timber (CLT) works built in Guvrön, Sweden, at a cost of 45m €. According to information from... more

Kingdecor raises output

to roughly 235,000 tonnes

The Chinese decor paper joint venture Kingdecor Co. Ltd., based in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province, made some 235,000 tonnes of decor paper using its five paper machines in the 2018 financial year. PM 4, which was commissioned in autumn 2018, played... more

Schattdecor forges ahead with treater expansions

Schattdecor AG, based in Thansau, Germany, is set to boost its treating capacity to more than 400 million m² by integrating the Malaysian firm Vasatech Sdn. Bhd., based in Bestari Jaya, adding a new treating line to its site in Chekhov,... more

Hexion wants to end Chapter 11 procedure in summer

The US resin manufacturer Hexion Inc. of Columbus, Ohio, is striving to conclude before the end of this summer the reorganisation proceedings in accordance with Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code filed for before the US Bankruptcy Court of... more

KBA and Durst launch a digital printing joint venture

Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH, a joint venture based in Würzburg, Germany, has now started operations after putting pen to paper on 10 April and receiving approval from competition authorities at the start of May. The printing machine... more

GHP planning to end output in Horn-Bad Meinberg

Glunz Holzwerkstoffproduktions-GmbH (GHP), which is part of the Sonae Arauco group and headquartered in Horn-Bad Meinberg, Germany, is set to cease laminate and element production in Horn-Bad Meinberg and operation of the neighbouring biomass... more

Broadview closes acquisition of Formica

At the start of June, Broadview Holding B.V. (s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands) completed its acquisition of Formica Corp. (Cincinnati, US) from Fletcher Building Ltd. (Auckland, New Zealand) after signing a sale purchase agreement (SPA)... more

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