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  • Pine seedling sales significantly exceed expectations

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Pine seedling sales continue to break new records. In four years, the number of pine seedlings from Södra that are sold has risen from just over three million to just over six million. / Södra
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  • Södra ends short-time working at Orrefors sawmill

    Etiketter: Wood
    At the beginning of April, Södra announced that it would be introducing short-time working at the Orrefors sawmill in light of the fall in demand related to the ongoing pandemic. “We have identified a number of new business opportunities that will safeguard production and have therefore decided to return to a normal rate of production as of the week beginning 11 May,” says Jörgen Lindquist, Business Area President of Södra Wood. / Södra
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  • Result in line with expectations but the future is difficult to predict

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Despite dramatically changed conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, production rates at Södra’s facilities remained high and stable in the first quarter. Sales amounted to SEK 5,576 million (6,318). Operating profit for the quarter totalled SEK 227 million (1,148). At the end of the quarter, cash and cash equivalents and current investments amounted to SEK 2,627 million (1,527) and the equity ratio was 60 percent. / Södra
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  • A decade with steadily improving nature conservation considerations

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Nature conservation consideration taken in connection with Södra’s regeneration harvests and thinning operations has made positive progress over the past decade and is now at a consistently high level. This was revealed by the company’s Green Balance Sheet. / Södra
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  • Södra selects Ledinek’s production line for new CLT facility

    Etiketter: Wood
    Last year, Södra decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region. Project planning and procurement is ongoing and Södra has now selected Ledinek as the supplier of a new production line – from intake to pressing. / Södra
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  • Södra’s CLT to be used in construction of “Hoppet” preschool

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra will be supplying CLT (cross-laminated timber) to the “Hoppet” preschool innovation project in Gothenburg. The climate impact of the construction project is 70 percent lower than similar projects of this nature, and is part of the process to achieve the City of Gothenburg’s goal of becoming a climate-neutral city. The preschool is expected to be completed in 2021. / Södra
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  • Södra wins two awards at PPI Awards 2020

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    We are absolutely delighted to announce that we won awards for both Environmental Leadership and Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2020 PPI Awards in Portugal earlier this week. / Södra
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  • Investments in sawmill at Värö

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Södra is making extensive investments in the sawmill at Värö, primarily in final trimming and drying, but also in other parts of the facility. “In April last year, we announced our plans to build a cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö. We can now see that our investment in the CLT facility will also make it possible for us to improve the flow and customer offering for our sawn timber, and have therefore decided to make additional investments in Värö,” said Jörgen Lindquist, President of the Södra Wood business area. / Södra
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  • Peter Karlsson new Interim President of Södra

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra’s CFO, Peter Karlsson, will take over as Interim President after Lars Idermark from 20 February. / Södra
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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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