Interprint increases capacity at São José dos Pinhais

14.12.2020 − Interprint Group is planning to install a second treating line at a facility in the Brazilian city of São José dos Pinhais, Paraná doing business as Interprint do Brasil Indústria de Papéis Decorativos.» more


Oskar Nolte’s owner PMH buys Klumpp Coatings

11.12.2020 − Peter Möhrle Holding (PMH) is planning to expand its wood and furniture coating activities by acquiring the Klumpp Group.» more

Brazil: Demand for melamine films has increased sharply

09.12.2020 − Echoing what is happening in Europe, the South American wood-based panel industry can run its machines at relatively good capacity utilisation again after the lockdown caused by Covid-19 this spring. » more

Impress planning to add third line to its Brazilian plant

30.11.2020 − Impress decor is poised to increase treating capacity at its plant in the Brazilian town of Araucária, Parana doing business as Impress decor Brasil. » more

Schattdecor planning to invest in two coating lines

26.11.2020 − Schattdecor is planning to carry out an increase in its coating capacity that has been in preparation for quite some time more quickly than planned. » more

Chemours increased titanium dioxide sales again in Q3

20.11.2020 − The Titanium Technologies division within Chemours staged a recovery in all regions and sales segments in the third quarter of this year.» more

Glatfelter: Overlay paper revenues marginally lower

19.11.2020 − P.H. Glatfelter Co., which was renamed Glatfelter Corp., generated revenues of US$8.6m from its overlay paper operations in the third quarter.» more

Schürfeld to raise its stake in Surteco to 20.3%

16.11.2020 − PKG Schürfeld has reached an agreement with Klöpfer & Königer to acquire the latter’s stake in Surteco Group. » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Decor close to 2019’s performance

09.11.2020 − Resurgent demand since mid-June has allowed the Decor Solutions division at Ahlstrom-Munksjö to deliver a marked improvement in its capacity utilisation and higher sales in the third quarter. » more

Ahlstrom-Munskjö share offer period has commenced

05.11.2020 − The offer period for a proposal put forward by Spa Holdings 3 on 24 September to buy all shares in Ahlstrom-Munksjö, began on 22 October. » more

Klöpfer & Königer set to exit the Surteco share pool

19.10.2020 − Klöpfer & Königer Management has terminated its membership in the Surteco share pool with effect from the end of 2020, according to an ad-hoc statement published by Surteco Group on 6 October. » more

Surteco has not altered downgraded forecast

14.10.2020 − Surteco Group has not altered its revenue and earnings forecasts even though demand has recovered slightly during the second half. » more

Consortium to acquire all shares in Ahlstrom-Munksjö

07.10.2020 − A consortium of four equity firms doing business as Spa Holdings 3 presented a voluntary public takeover offer for all shares in the speciality paper manufacturer Ahlstrom-Munksjö on 24 September.» more

Stoppages trimmed Neodecortech’s revenues

25.09.2020 − Production stoppages held by Neodecortech at its Filago headquarters and other sites in Casoli d’Atri and Guarcino paved the way for the expected slump in revenues in the first half. » more

China’s share of global decor paper output rises to 58%

24.09.2020 − China’s decor paper industry boosted its share of global output to 58 % last year amidst growth in its production that is continuing, albeit at a slower pace. » more

Multi-tier HPL line for sale by Linn Machinery

21.09.2020 − The used-machinery dealer Linn Machinery has been engaged by a German laminates manufacturer to sell a multi-tier HPL press along with the up and downstream plant components.» more

Broadview acquires worktop merchant

18.09.2020 − Broadview Holding acquired the British worktop merchant Direct Online Services Holdings (DOS) at the start of May.» more

Huntsman selling stake in Venator to SK Capital

16.09.2020 − Huntsman intends to sell 52 million shares in Venator Materials to investment funds run by K Capital Partners over the next two-and-a-half years.» more

Ostermann raised group revenues to €130m

11.09.2020 − The edgebanding and fittings specialist wholesaler Rudolf Ostermann boosted its group revenues to roughly €130m in the 2019 financial year, based on preliminary information.» more

Greenlam: EBITDA from laminates plunged 60%

09.09.2020 − Greenlam Industries saw its operations largely grind to a standstill in April 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. » more

Strong slump in revenues and earnings at Surteco

27.08.2020 − The coronavirus crisis and related lockdowns in several key sales markets had a significant impact on revenues and earnings at Surteco Group in the second quarter.» more

Egger Kunststoff also to produce laser edgings

26.08.2020 − Egger Kunststoffe, which is part of the Austrian Egger Group and focused on production and sale of thermoplastic edgebandings, also plans to enter into production of laser edgings over the course of 2021.» more

Wilsonart wants to acquire US regional distributor

20.08.2020 − The US company Wilsonart International plans to expand its sales network in the south-east of the US by acquiring its longstanding distributor Alpine Sales Inc. at the end of July.» more

Koehler’s revenues reached 2018’s level last year

10.08.2020 − The Koehler Group, which is made up of Koehler Paper Group and Koehler Energy, generated roughly unchanged revenues of approximately €870m in 2019. » more