Södra

  • Record-high result for Södra

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Net sales for full-year 2018 rose 18 percent to SEK 24,230 million with operating profit of SEK 4,508 million, the best in Södra’s history. The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 1,795 million. Return on capital employed was 24 percent. All business areas delivered a positive result. / Södra
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  • SEK 100 million contribution to research

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Board of Södra has decided to allocate SEK 100 million to research, of which half will be earmarked for the development of forest management methods and technologies. / Södra
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  • Södra invests in pellet factory

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra has invested in a new pellet factory at the sawmill in Långasjö. The investment totals SEK 20 million and will increase total pellet production by 10,000 tonnes. The very first delivery will be made in the week beginning 11 February. / Södra
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  • Södra adapts timber prices to market conditions

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra is adjusting the purchase price for spruce and pine logs as well as fuel wood. 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. / Södra
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  • Södra’s first robot employee

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra welcomes Clerk, the company’s first digital robot employee. Clerk is a software robot that works in six departments and uses its expertise in everyday, repetitive and time-consuming tasks. With Clerk’s help, Södra’s employees can devote their days to more value-creating activities. / Södra
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  • Södra wants to inspire teenage girls to become tomorrow’s engineers

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra is one of the main sponsors of Introduce a Girl to Engineering day (IGEday) — an initiative by the organisation Womengineer that aims to increase interest in technology and engineering among teenage girls./ Södra
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  • Greater knowledge about the spruce bark beetle

    Etiketter: Forestry
    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 studies. / Södra
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  • Point of view: From stovepipes to sustainability

    Etiketter: Forestry
    To reach sustainability, we should consider what kind of world we actually want. Policies that are designed to control progress at molecular level will in practice prevent innovation and solutions, writes Lena Ek. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • Better spruce trees from greenhouse orchards

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce trees. / Södra
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  • Södra to acquire Bergvik Skog’s forest holding in Latvia

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra is acquiring Bergvik Skog AB’s forest holding in Latvia. The total area is 111,100 hectares, of which 80,300 comprise forest land. / Södra
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