pesonen HS NUEVOJussi Pesonen, President and CEO, comments on the Q3 results:
Excellent quarter, further steps in transformation

"The third quarter was another excellent quarter for UPM. The markets were favourable and we achieved good growth in delivery volumes. We also succeeded in mitigating input cost inflation with sales price increases and cost efficiency measures. Our operational efficiency was strong in a quarter with no significant maintenance activity.

Our comparable EBIT increased by 12 per cent to EUR 351 million. Operating cash flow was strong at EUR 486 million and net debt decreased to EUR 623 million, representing 0.4 times EBITDA.

energia Pöyry Pöyry wins Deltek 2017 ERP Project Implementation Excellence Award

Pöyry is proud to be the winner of the Deltek 2017 Project Implementation Excellence Award. Selected from an extensive field of nominations, Pöyry was recognised by Deltek, a leading global provider of enterprise software and solutions, for its outstanding achievement in improving business processes and performance, driving innovation and increasing profitability using Deltek's solutions. 
 
The Project Implementation Award specifically recognised the way in which Pöyry rolled out its new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to its 5500 employees in 40 countries.

globo meteorologicoEl clima revela sus secretos

¿Cómo utilizan los científicos tecnologías de satélite completamente nuevas para resolver algunos de los mayores misterios de nuestro clima?
Para comprender mejor nuestra atmósfera, necesitamos recopilar datos, y eso es exactamente lo que hace un equipo científico en la estación meteorológica de Hoher Peissenberg en Baviera.

Desde hace 50 años han estado soltando globos meteorológicos y recogiendo mediciones que se combinan con datos de satélite para verificar el clima y modelos climáticos.

Para WOLFGANG STEINBRECHT, responsable del grupo de investigación sobre el ozono "Medimos niveles de temperatura, de humedad, viento, y además el nivel de ozono.

metsa board oct2017Metsä Board recognised by CDP as a global leader in sustainable water management and climate action

Metsä Board has once again been rewarded a position on the CDP Water A List as well as on the CDP Climate A List. This is the third consecutive year that the company has been included on the CDP Water A List and the second year on the CDP Climate A List. Metsä Board also achieved Leadership status in the CDP Forest programme for the third year in a row. CDP is a non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.

Metsä Board is among the top 10% of companies participating in CDP’s water programme to be placed on the Water A List. This achievement is in recognition of its actions in the last reporting year to manage water more sustainably. Additionally, Metsä Board is among the top 5% of companies participating in CDP’s climate change programme to be featured on the 2017 Climate A List. This positioning recognises its activities to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.

ence78Ence continúa su rally en Bolsa tras una nueva subida de precios

Ence sigue brillando en Bolsa. La papelera repunta hoy en el Mercado Continuo un 2,22% hasta los 4,84 euros por acción, en máximos desde 2008, tras anunciar una nueva subida del precio de la celulosa a partir del próximo 1 de noviembre. Se trata de la octava subida de precios de la celulosa a los clientes en 2017, tal y como recuerdan los analistas de Ahorro Corporación.

 Estos expertos hacen notar que el mercado de la celulosa sigue muy fuerte a nivel mundial, especialmente China, y está absorbiendo de forma positiva los anuncios de subidas de precios de todos los integrantes del sector.

 logo upm4UPM RESULTADOS
Grupo forestal UPM ganó 730 millones de euros hasta septiembre, un 5,3 % más

El grupo finlandés UPM, una de las mayores compañías forestales y papeleras de Europa, tuvo un beneficio de 730 millones de euros en los nueve primeros meses del año, lo que supone un aumento del 5,3 % respecto al mismo periodo de 2016, informó hoy la empresa.

UPM redujo un 1 % su beneficio bruto de explotación (ebitda) hasta 1.180 millones de euros entre enero y septiembre en relación con un año antes, debido principalmente a la caída de las ventas de papel en Europa y Norteamérica, su principal negocio por volumen de facturación.

invierte araucoArauco invests $151 million in Valdivia sawmill in Chile

Arauco officially announced it presented an Environmental Impact Statement for the extension and modernization of the Valdivia sawmill, which involves a $151 million investment to modernize the current facility and increase annual production capacity from 487,000 cubic metres to about 1 million cubic metres.

The new production unit “which is estimated to undergo construction during 18 months once the EIS is approved and the mandatory permits are procuredwill require an average workforce of about 430 people during construction, with a peak of 880 collaborators. During its operation the new saw mill line will employ an additional 390 people.