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Smurfit Kappa to modernise Townsend Hook mill

Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) aims at increasing production capacity at its Townsend Hook mill in the UK and will install a revamped, second-hand containerboard machine at the site. The paper machine, which the company had already acquired in 2010... more

Nine Dragons Paper records decline in earnings

Nine Dragons Paper’s net result in the first half of its business year 2012 ended 31 December 2011 was 34% lower than in the same period of the year before at RMB0.85bn. Sales rose slightly by 0.2% to approximately RMB12.6bn. The Chinese paper... more

Exports and imports of US pulp, paper and paperboard January - December 2011


News in brief

Billerud is planning to make its Skärblacka mill environmentally friendlier and more energy-efficient and prepare it for future enlargement measures by installing a new evaporation plant and upgrading the existing recovery boiler. The supplier... more

Mercer mails its takeover offer

to Fibrek shareholders

Vancouver-based Mercer International has taken another step in its bid to acquire Montreal-based pulp producer Fibrek Inc. On 29 February, the company said it had mailed its previously-announced takeover offer to Fibrek shareholders, under which... more

Melitta Group upgrades

its Berlin paper mill

The Melitta Group is investing around €20 million in its paper factory in the Neukölln neighbourhood of Berlin. The plant, which started operations in 1975 and has been operating under the name Neukölln Spezialpapier NK GmbH & Co. KG since... more

Papyrus Kuvert to cut jobs at

the German Ettlingen site

Papyrus Kuvert, part of Papyrus Germany is planning to eliminate 34 positions at its site in Ettlingen. Managing director Mario Perl told EUWID that the company was restructuring due to the ongoing consolidation in the market for envelopes and... more

France: some publication paper prices drop,

recycled containerboard on the increase

Mixed trends were surfacing in the different sectors of France‘s paper market in the month of February. The final deals for newsprint put the finishing touches to the latest round of price talks for publication paper, which did not bring the... more

France: pulp and paper production in December 2011


EUWID Price Watch France February 2012