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  • SCA’s acquisition of BSN medical now closed

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA’s acquisition of BSN medical, a leading medical solutions company, has been closed. The company develops, manufactures, markets and sells products within wound care, compression therapy and orthopedics. The purchase price for the shares amounts to EUR 1,400m and takeover of net debt to approximately EUR 1,340m1). SCA consolidates BSN medical as of April 3, 2017. / SCA
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  • Information brochure to SCA’s shareholders regarding the proposed distribution of SCA Hygiene AB

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    In August 2016, SCA announced that the company would initiate work in order to be able to propose to the 2017 Annual General Meeting to decide on a split of the SCA Group into two listed companies; one for the hygiene business and one for the forest products business. On February 23, 2017 SCA’s Board of Directors decided, in addition to a proposed cash dividend of SEK 6.00 per share, to propose to the Annual General Meeting on April 5, 2017 to decide on the distribution of all shares in the wholly owned subsidiary SCA Hygiene AB to shareholders of SCA. Additional information to SCA’s shareholders regarding the proposed distribution of shares in SCA Hygiene AB has today been published in the form of an information brochure on the company’s website www.sca.com and will shortly be distributed to all shareholders. / SCA
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  • SCA invests to further strengthen operations

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    To further strengthen competitiveness and enable future growth in the tissue operations in Mexico, SCA has decided to invest about USD 105m (approx. SEK 950m) in one of the company’s facilities in the country. To strengthen its baby diaper product offering in Europe, SCA has also decided to invest about EUR 40m (approx. SEK 380m) in facilities in Europe. / SCA
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  • Proposed distribution of SCA’s hygiene business

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    In August 2016, SCA announced that the company would initiate work in order to be able to propose to the 2017 Annual General Meeting to decide on a split of the SCA Group into two listed companies; one to operate the hygiene business and one to operate the forest products business. / SCA
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  • SCA strengthens its tissue business in the UK

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    To meet the growing demand for high-quality tissue and strengthen the product offering in the UK, SCA is investing in a through-air drying (TAD) machine at its tissue plant in Skelmersdale. SCA has also decided to close an older tissue machine in Stubbins and signed an agreement to divest its tissue plant in Chesterfield to Sidcot Group Limited. These measures are part of SCA´s Tissue Roadmap and are aligned with the company’s strategy to streamline production and secure capacity for future growth to increase value creation in the Tissue business area. Both initiatives are subject to customary consultation with employee representatives. / SCA
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  • SCA to discontinue its hygiene business in India

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA has decided to discontinue its hygiene business in India. Four years after entering the Indian market, our conclusion is that profitability cannot be achieved within a reasonable timeframe. SCA prioritizes growth in selected emerging markets such as China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Russia, where the company already holds strong market positions. Emerging markets accounted for 32% of SCA’s net sales in 2015. / SCA
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  • The world needs more building in wood

    Etiketter: Wood
    “Over the next 40 years, the world needs to build as many new homes as have been built since mankind came to being. If we don’t change the way we build our homes, the impact on the climate will be enormous.” So said Susanne Rudenstam, Construction Director of the Swedish Wood Building Council, at a COP22 Nordic-Moroccan forum on sustainable cities. The forum was held on the 12th of November in Marrakesh. / SCA
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  • SCA and Fotografiska in collaboration with hygiene in focus

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA and Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography) in Stockholm have signed a partnership agreement aimed at highlighting how hygiene and health affect people’s well-being. The collaboration is aligned with SCA’s focus on hygiene, health, well-being and its commitment to sustainability, as well as with Fotografiska’s “Fotografiska for Life”. / SCA
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  • SCA recognized as world leader for corporate action on climate change

    Etiketter: Environment
    SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, has been identified as a global leader for its strategies and actions in response to climate change and has been awarded a position on the Climate A List by CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. / SCA
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  • SCA and the UN Foundation Convene Fourth Annual Dialogue on the United Nation’s Global Agenda

    Etiketter: Environment, The pulp and paper industry
    - SCA President and CEO Magnus Groth to address the power of public-private partnerships in achieving the Global Agenda and advancing hygiene awareness and standards globally. / SCA
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