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Forestry tech company CollectiveCrunch has announced the closure of a €600k funding round led by Finland’s Thominvest, bringing the company’s total funding to €1-million. Existing and new angel investors also participated to complete the round... Read more

Operations are underway at Egger Group's state-of-the-art chipboard production plant in for furniture manufacturing in Biskupiec, Poland. The new 650,000 m³ facility will be Egger's 19th worldwide and the first in Poland... Read more

Land Life Company, a reforestation company, and oil giant Royal Dutch Shell today announced the launch of a new, data-driven reforestation project in the Castilla y León region of Spain. Read more

In 2018, Nokian Tyres launched a whole new type of tractor tyre. Combining the strength of an earthmoving tyre with a new kind of lug pattern, the versatile new Nokian Tractor King tyre pushed the boundaries of tractor work in demanding forestry... Read more

In 1970 Finnish forestry entrepreneur Einari Vidgren searched to find forestry machines sufficiently powerful for his needs. Read more

Stora Enso and Sulapac have teamed up to help tackle the global problem of plastic waste by launching a demo for sustainable drinking straws at Slush 2018, a leading startup event that brings together 20,000 tech enthusiasts from around the world. Read more

Stora Enso has increased its ownership up to 100% in the Swedish company Cellutech AB. The company specialises in the development of new materials and applications based on cellulose, micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC) and other wood-based components. Read more

Smurfit Kappa Piteå is the largest paper mill in the Smurfit Kappa Group and one of Sweden's leading companies in the paper-based packaging sector. Read more

Metsä Group’s R&D arm Metsä Spring Ltd. and Japanese Itochu Corporation have established a joint venture, through which they will invest around €40 million in building and operating a test plant to develop new technology for converting paper-grade pu Read more

The Sappi Group of South Africa is a global leader in the manufacture of dissolving wood pulp specialities and packaging papers, as well as graphic printing papers and bio-chemical products. Read more

Lenzing Group, a global market leader in specialty cellulosic fibers, and Duratex, the biggest producer of industrialised wood panels in the Southern Hemisphere, will be forming a joint venture. Read more

The new Nokian Tractor King, featuring radical new developments in tractor tyre technology, has been launched at the Euroforest 2018 exhibition, taking place from 21–23 June. Read more

Wood-based construction has been receiving growing attention thanks to the environmental benefits it offers, and additive manufacturing is making this an increasingly viable option. Read more

Swedish timber processing specialist Valutec has won an order to convert three progressive kilns for Ilim Timber, Russia’s major sawmilling groups and a leading producer of larch and pine sawn timber. Read more

Stora Enso has announced the launch of a line of wood-based biocomposites, DuraSense™, available to companies looking for a high-performance and sustainable alternative to plastics. Read more

Deutsche Messe AG, through its Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, is teaming up with Sibexpocentre OJSC, East Siberia’s leading trade fair company, to co-organise Sibexpocentre’s SibWoodExpo show. The event will take place on 11–14 September 201 Read more

Södra’s efforts to achieve totally fossil-free operations have generated clear results. Read more

The world of the future must run on renewable raw materials instead of fossil fuels. Read more

Nordstjernan AB has entered into a share purchase agreement with Aktiebolaget Zelda, regarding the acquisition of a majority of Zeldas’s shares in Swedol AB at a price of SEK 32 per share (regardless of share class). Read more

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