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  • Södra takes new step to adapt forests to climate change

    Etiketter: Environment
    Södra is using controlled pollination to breed trees for tomorrow’s forests – a new innovation, where nearly 2 million seedlings are being propagated to produce trees that are healthier and more resilient, with 30 percent faster growth than trees in today’s forests. / Södra
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  • Strongly positive climate-change impact for Södra

    Etiketter: Environment
    According to a new report, Södra has a positive impact on global climate change, equivalent to 20 percent of Sweden’s combined emissions of CO₂ equivalents. The measurements are based on the growth rate of forests owned by Södra’s 52,000 members, and the effects of forest products when they are used to replace more emission-intensive products and energy. / Södra
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  • Södra’s breakthrough will enable large-scale textile recycling

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    At present, no one in the world can recycle fibres from blended fabrics on a large scale. Södra now has a unique solution that will enable circular flows in the fashion and textile industry. / Södra
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  • Stable result for Södra despite a weakened market

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra reported operating profit of SEK 2,520 million for the first nine months of 2019, compared with SEK 3,533 million for the year-earlier period. Return on capital employed was 16 percent. / Södra
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  • Can Södra make the most sustainable pulp?

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra has taken on the challenge of making the world´s most sustainable pulp. From the seedlings in our nurseries to the way we package our finished bales, we’ve been examining every step of the process in a bid to take sustainability even further. / Södra
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  • Notified final felling area increases after slump in June

    Etiketter: Forestry
    After a slump in notifications in June the forest owners’ engagement for final felling increased considerably in July. That is shown by monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The area notified for final felling in July was the highest in 9 years. One reason for the increase could be higher activity in forest operations due to infestation of bark beetle which leads forest owners to notify for final felling to clear damaged forests despite it being the main summer holiday month. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • SEK 8.8 million to research projects

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 8.8 million to 12 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. / Södra
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  • Södra launches pre-painted exterior cladding

    Etiketter: Wood
    Demand is increasing for processed wood products, such as painted exterior cladding, and this autumn marks the release of Södra’s new product – pre-painted exterior cladding with a system that allows you to skip the painting step. The panels save work and time, and can be fitted all year round. The product has been developed in partnership with the coatings supplier Sherwin Williams, who also provide a warranty for the painting. / Södra
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  • Södra investing for next-generation construction

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra has decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region. / Södra
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  • Trivselhus investing in highly automated house production at Landsbro

    Etiketter: Wood
    Trivselhus is strengthening its long-term competitiveness by investing in a high-volume house production facility at Landsbro. At the same time, the units at Landsbro and Korsberga will be co-located at Landsbro. Industrial house production will enable a high level of automation and robotics in the manufacturing process, which will improve workplace health and safety and reduce production costs. / Södra
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