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  • Södra introduces new measurement technology for timber stacks at Värö

    Etiketter: Wood
    The measuring station at Värö will be the first at Södra to introduce new technology for measuring timber stack volumes on trucks. The new method is based on automated volume measurement using laser technology, developed by Swedish company, Mabema AB. / Södra
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  • Stronger birch when seeds are grown indoors

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra has established the first indoor birch seed orchard in Sweden. By growing birch seeds indoors, supply becomes more stable, and the quality of the seedlings is higher and more consistent. / Södra
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  • Investment in Långasjö sawmill completed

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra’s investment of SEK 100 million in Långasjö has now been completed. The investment means that a totally new saw line will be in operation as of November. Next year, production at the facility will increase by almost 30 percent. / Södra
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  • Södra strengthens offer for softwood pulpwood and small-diameter timber

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Demand for softwood pulpwood is high. The strategic investments in Södra’s mills have now led to higher fibre consumption. Södra is therefore raising the price of softwood pulpwood to SEK 320/m ᶾ sub. The price of the small-diameter and softwood block range will also be raised by SEK 25/m ᶾ sub. / Södra
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  • Södra increases exports to China

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the same time, Södra’s sales of sawn timber in the country have increased steadily since 2010. / Södra
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  • Södra commences biofuel production

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material. The project will commence in autumn 2017 and is scheduled to be ready for operation by spring 2019. / Södra
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  • Local politicians on timber house safari

    Etiketter: Wood
    The growing interest in timber-frame construction continues. 25 municipalities from southern Sweden are represented today at this year’s timber house safari in Växjö, arranged jointly by Södra, the Kronoberg County Administrative Board, the Municipality of Växjö and Linnaeus University. During the day, the participants will move from modern forestry to the living environments of tomorrow. / Södra
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  • Södra to invest in new CLT facility at Värö

    Etiketter: Wood
    Södra is investing in a small facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) adjacent to Södra’s sawmill at Värö. The plans include a future investment in a larger facility. / Södra
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  • SEK 9 million for research and development

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 9 million to research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. Nine different projects have received funding. / Södra
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  • Strong trend for Swedish construction timber

    Etiketter: Wood
    Demand for timber remains strong in the Swedish construction market. Södra’s sales to the Swedish building trade have risen for the third consecutive year. / Södra
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