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Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which through its harvesting supplies wood to the sawmills.   Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties […]

Russia’s Segezha Group launches large-scale production of micro-creped paper

PJSC Segezha Group, a subsidiary of AFK Sistema, has officially begun industrial production of white micro-creped and white micro-creped highly porous paper at the capacities of its Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill (PPM) in Karelia, according to the company and the authorities of Karelia Republic. Vice president for commercial activities of Segezha Group Alexander Kharitonov, […]

Russia’s oldest PPM Pitkyaranta pulp mill to be subject of modernization this year

Pitkyaranta pulp mill, one of Russia’s largest pulp and paper mills, based in Karelia will significantly increase its output this year, due to the conducted modernization. Under the terms of the project new equipment and machinery will be installed on the basis of the plant. The volume of investments in the project will reach 1.4 […]