SCA has acquired Latvian Forest Company’s forest and land assets in Latvia, in total 10 000 hectares. The price is SEK 260 million (€ 26,2  million). Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest holdings in Latvia. The assets…
Houston Analytics has been appointed by the Finnish “Grow to Sweden program” as one of a handful companies to receive support for expanding their successful business in Sweden. The program aims to help Finnish companies with leading solutions in their…
The decision of both companies to tighten their cooperation will be a win-win for both sides and for the entire forestry community: Wuudis solutions will offer their solutions through the EO Regions! marketplace while Spacebel will bring their EO services…
The positive results for Södra’s consideration follow-ups have continued, according to the company’s Green Balance Sheet report. Both regeneration harvests and thinning operations have maintained continued high levels despite a year of extraordinary weather conditions. At the same time, the…
Thursday, 07 March 2019 08:13

Gunilla Saltin leaving Södra

Gunilla Saltin, President of Södra Cell, is leaving Södra for a new role as Technical Director at the packaging and paper company Mondi, based in Vienna. Gunilla Saltin“I would like to thank Gunilla for all of her years at Södra…
Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:54

SCA wants to acquire forest land in Latvia

SCA and Latvian Forest Company have signed a letter of intent for SCA to acquire 10 000 hectares of forest land in Latvia. Latvian Forest Company owns and runs a number of forest farms in Latvia. The purchase-sum would amount to…
Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:39

SCA Wood France and ISB consider merger

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood processing and distribution of wood products in France. The potential merger would result in a large and resourceful supplier of…
VTT coordinates the EU-funded Forest Flux project, launched in 2018, which creates commercial services for the estimation of forest carbon storage and assimilation. The services are based on computerised interpretation of satellite data acquired by the Sentinel-2 satellite, which is…
At a seminar in Stockholm February 25, SCA will for the first time present figures of the total climate effects of the company’s operations. “Our growing forests, as well as our products, brings substantial contributions to the work with combatting…
We are seeing a slowdown in the economy at the same time as wood supplies are high and forestry activity is intense. As a result, the market price of saw logs is declining “Our operating environment is more unsettled, and…
Thursday, 31 January 2019 19:48

Greater knowledge about the spruce bark beetle

Why does damage caused by spruce bark beetle increase during extremely hot and dry summers? How can growth in young and middle-aged forest be strengthened? These are a few of the questions for which researchers received grants to conduct further…
Stora Enso and the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) have signed an international partnership agreement establishing a long-term strategic collaboration to develop and promote sustainable forestry. Stora Enso and FSC have announced today a new partnership agreement that aims to increase FSC…
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