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No agreement reached in Polish timber supplier strike

After 18 days there is still no foreseeable end to the supply boycott by Polish timber transport companies. The situation remains unchanged this week, too, EUWID was told by a spokesman for the OZPTD, the Polish employer association for... more

Strike closes PM7 at UPM’s Tervasaari mill

The strike of Finnish salaried employees’ union Proliitto (Pro), which started on 6 April with around 1,000 members at a number of Finnish sites of the pulp and paper company UPM, continued into the second week and has meanwhile resulted in the... more

News in brief

UPM is set to sell its stake in the Russian felling company ZAO Tikhvinsky Komplexny Lespromkhoz to International Paper. UPM and International Paper Russia Holding B.V. have already signed a corresponding agreement. Both parties have agreed not to... more

Austria‘s paper sector has overcome economic crisis

Last year the economic recovery also broadened in Austria’s pulp and paper industry. “Thanks to an excellent expansion of output the paper industry - a traditionally strong sector in Austria - was able to register the highest growth rates in... more

RCP consumption and

paper output rise in Spain

In 2010, Spain converted 11.1% more recovered paper than in 2009. This is the maximum growth posted by any European country that converts recovered paper, according to Aspapel, the Spanish association of pulp, paper and board producers.
The... more

Raja Group grows

in Norway and Poland

Raja Group has continued to grow by acquiring two companies in Europe. The group announced in mid-March that it had acquired Postemballasje, a Norwegian packaging merchant, and Crosstrade, a Polish company, as early as the end of last year. The... more

Katahdin Paper threatened

by closure due to failed sale

American Katahdin Paper Company LLC is now not being taken over by the investment company Meriturn Partners LLC after all. A spokesman for Brookfield Asset Management, Katahdin Paper’s parent company, said that Meriturn was no longer in... more

Catalyst Paper‘s Snowflake mill hit by fire

Catalyst Paper’s Snowflake mill in North-East Arizona has been hit by a fire. The company reported that the fire had broken out on Monday, 18 April, about noon in the storage yard and had destroyed 14,000 t of recovered paper, half of its waste... more

Saudi Paper to acquire

shares in Cellulose du Maroc

Moroccan pulp manufacturer Cellulose du Maroc will possibly soon be a part of Saudi-Arabian tissue producer Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SPMC). CDG Développement and Saudi Investment and Industrial Development Company, the parent companies of... more

Fujian Qingshan Paper to enter

dissolving pulp production

Chinese pulp and paper manufacturer Fujian Qingshan Paper Industry Co., Ltd. is expanding its product portfolio to dissolving pulp. The dissolving pulp plant worth over €10 million is supplied by Metso. The approach system is being delivered by... more