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Investments in the forest industry in Eastern Russia, Driven by Forest Products Demand in China, Have Resulted in higher timber harvests
Walden-Mott Corp. 10-11-2018  16:34:35
 

Seattle, WA - Timber harvests in Russia were close to 190 million m3 in 2017, as estimated by WRI based on forest industry production, log usage and net exports of logs. The derived timber harvest was up approximately 6.2% from 2016 primarily due to higher log consumption by the softwood sawmilling sector and the pellet industry. Domestic log demand in Russia has been on a steady upward trajectory over the past decade, while the exportation of logs has declined. The largest log-consuming sectors in 2017 were softwood sawmills (60% of domestic log usage) and pulp (17%).

Exports of softwood lumber from Russia, Germany and the Nordic countries have increased due to high demand for wood in Asia and Europe
Walden-Mott Corp. 10-04-2018  16:37:44
 

Worldwide trade of lumber inched up again in early 2018, hinting that this may be another record year. Six of the ten largest lumber-exporting countries in the world have increased their shipments in 2018, with exports from Russia, Germany, Ukraine and Austria increasing the most year-over-year.

Extraordinary Speakers at ISSA Show North America 2018
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-16-2018  14:26:55
 

Northbrook, IL, USA—July 16, 2018—ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is thrilled to announce this year’s keynote speakers who will help make the ISSA Show North America 2018, October 29-November 1, in Dallas, TX, something special.

HOSPECO Introduces ProWorks Ultra Thin Nitrile Gloves
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-12-2018  14:32:42
 

CLEVELAND—July 12, 2018—Employees who work with their hands deserve protection from skin irritation, and, of no less importance, handling many products themselves such as food, electronics, pharmaceuticals, highly engineered industrial goods call for protection from contamination caused by human touch. These coexisting needs call for a glove barrier, but most gloves greatly reduce tactile sensitivity. Powder-free ProWorks® Ultra Thin Nitrile Gloves from HOSPECO®, for the first time ever, combine the superior strength and second-skin fit of nitrile with the thin-gauge barrier typically found in loose-fitting vinyl gloves.

ISSA Show Mexico 2019 Expands
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-12-2018  14:30:39
 

Northbrook, IL, USA – July 12, 2018—ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, today announced that the ISSA Show Mexico 2019 will deliver significantly greater value to participants by way of co-located events and an additional curriculum geared specifically to cleaning and maintenance professionals.

DPA Honors Distributor with Founder’s Award
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-11-2018  14:44:35
 

CINCINNATI, OH – Distributor Partners of America (DPA), a member-driven buying & marketing group, recently announced the recipient of its prestigious Founder’s Award at its annual Buying & Networking Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. This year’s Founder’s Award was the eleventh given in the group’s history and the honor went to Colker Company (Pittsburgh, PA).

DPA Recognizes 10 & 15-year Members
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-11-2018  14:36:16
 

CINCINNATI, OH – The DPA Buying Group recognized its 10 & 15-year members at the 2017 DPA buying and networking conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Four distributor companies were honored with special membership milestone pins at the group’s award banquet.

DPA Awards Janitorial Distributor and Supplier of the Year
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-10-2018  14:41:05
 

CINCINNATI, OH – The DPA Buying Group is pleased to announce its 2017 JanSan Distributor and Supplier of the Year recipients. Congratulations to DPA JanSan Distributor of the Year, State Janitorial Supply (Dover, DE) and DPA JanSan Supplier of the Year, Deb USA (Charlotte, NC). The awards were presented at DPA’s annual Buying and Networking Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

ANDRITZ pulp drying plant achieves new world record at UPM’s Kymi mill, Finland
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-06-2018  16:46:53
 

GRAZ, JULY 6, 2018 -- The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. In terms of specific drying capacity, this equals 389.2 tons per day and meter of working width on the 6.3 meter wide sheet drying machine, which is a new world record for drying of bleached birch and pine kraft. The mill was started up successfully in 2015 and has achieved several production records since then.

Market pulp producers saw higher profits in the 1Q/18 as pulp prices jump to record high levels
Walden-Mott Corp. 07-03-2018  14:50:28
 

Seattle, USA - Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on wood fiber throughout the world in the 1Q/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). The Global Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) was up by 3.4% from the 4Q/17 to the 1Q/18, the second highest quarter-toquarter increase in seven years. Softwood prices rose in all 20 regions covered by the WRQ with the exception of Eastern Canada, where chip prices fell 16% q-o-q (in US dollars).




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