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2014-06-19 08:31:22

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Charles Rutstein has been named Chief Executive Officer, RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. Rutstein comes to RISI from Forrester Research where he held a variety of different positions, most recently Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, Forrester's revenues and earnings nearly doubled and the firm's stock outperformed the NASDAQ by a wide margin. Rutstein also focused much of his...

2014-05-28 16:24:45

BOSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanocellulose (NC) is a highly versatile material with unique properties that allow it to be used in numerous industrial applications. Growth in nanotechnology has been dramatic, with some nanomaterials seeing growth rates in excess of 30% annually. Derived most often from woodpulp, nanocellulose is unique among nanomaterials in that it is bio-based, renewable, biodegradable, non-toxic, and relatively inexpensive. A new study released today by RISI, the...

2014-05-13 16:30:42

Analysts remark on success through cost cutting programs, expansion projects and commercial strategy SAO PAULO, Brazil, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Marcelo Castelli, Chief Executive Officer of Fibria, has been named the 2014 Latin American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The award will be presented to Mr. Castelli at the Ninth Annual RISI Latin American Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference on August 12, 2014 in Sao...

2014-04-15 12:31:40

Winner to Accept Award June 10 at RISI's Asian Pulp and Paper Conference SHANGHAI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry today announced that Ms. Cheung Yan, Chairlady of Nine Dragons Paper (ND Paper), has been named Asian CEO of the Year for 2014. The award will be presented to Ms. Cheung at RISI's 15(th) annual Asian Pulp and Paper Conference at the Swissotel Grand Hotel in Shanghai, June 9-11, 2014....

2014-03-10 16:35:09

Specialty paper market expected to offer long term stability and attractive pricing for those considering entering sector BOSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expansion of the quick service restaurant industry has fueled increasing demands for specialty papers in the food service sector. As this trend continues, it is expected that global growth for food service papers will increase at an approximate rate of 1.4% per year through 2016. These and other key findings were released in a new...

2014-01-21 08:28:38

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced program details for its Sixteenth Annual European Pulp and Paper Conference, to be held March 10-12 in the Czech Republic at the Marriott Prague Hotel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080521/NEW122LOGO) This year's conference will focus on the theme "Adapting for Change - Future-proofing the Pulp and Paper Industry," and will emphasize...

2014-01-16 12:33:23

Prices for forestry lands in Uruguay have more than doubled since 2006 BOSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, more than three quarters of all Latin American plantation forests owned by overseas financial investors, were in just two countries, Brazil and Uruguay. As prices for agricultural land soar in those countries, timberland investors are exploring other Latin American countries to invest in. The future investment prospects for Latin American Plantation Forests are the subject of...

2014-01-08 16:24:18

Developing countries expected to be major drivers behind strong demand growth BOSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite declining demand for sack kraft and wrapping paper in many developed countries, global demand is expected to increase by 504,000 tonnes in 2014. These and other findings were recently released in a new study by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080521/NEW122LOGO ) "Chinese net imports...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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