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M-real seeking investor for Gohrsmühle assets

M-real Zanders‘ works council and management team have set the course for the future of the Gohrsmühle complex in Bergisch Gladbach in north-western Germany. The two sides brokered an agreement on the next steps in the planned restructuring and... more

Norske Skog to cut jobs at

Walsum and Skogn mills

Norske Skog will reduce headcount at the Walsum (Germany) and Skogn (Norway) paper mills. The two mills face a total of 140 job cuts in the course of 2012 with 100 cuts alone at the LWC mill in Walsum, near Duisburg. According to Norske Skog, the... more

News in brief

Georgia-Pacific has concluded the sale of its 50% stake in Turkish tissue manufacturer Ipek Kagit to Turkish Eczacibasi Group to withdraw entirely from the tissue business in the country. The deal makes Eczacibasi Group sole owner of Ipek Kagit... more

Nord-Emballage in

insolvency proceedings

Insolvency proceedings were initiated against Swedish packaging manufacturer Förpacknings AB Nord-Emballage (Nord-Emballage) and its subsidiary Zäta Förpackning AB on 10 February 2012 before the district court in Ystad. This was reported to... more

Fire at Sonoco mill in France

brings plant to a standstill

A fire at Sonoco’s Schweighouse-sur-Moder mill in France has brought the plant to a standstill. A company spokesman said the fire broke out during the night of 20-21 February, damaging parts of the machines’ drying section. Production was... more

Strikes and lock-out at

Mayr-Melnhof Bootle mill

Mayr-Melnhof’s Bootle packaging mill in the UK continues to be affected by strikes. Furthermore, trade union sources claim that employees were locked out by the management of Mayr-Melnhof Packaging UK Ltd.
Apparently, the 180 employees were... more

Holmen gets go-ahead for

biogas plant at Hallsta mill

The Swedish district and environmental court Miljödomstolen has given Holmen the go-ahead for building a biogas plant at its Hallsta facility. The company says the new plant could produce 5-6 million m³ of gas per year using effluent and process... more

IP to build new corrugated

packaging plant in Villalbilla

International Paper (IP) will build a new corrugated packaging plant in Villalbilla which is located east of Madrid in Spain. The company has signed an agreement with the community of Villalbilla regarding the acquisition of a 60,000 m² parcel of... more

Södra‘s 2011 operating earnings down by half

In stark contrast to the record year 2010, the 2011 fiscal year has been less satisfactory for Sweden’s Södra group: operating results at SKr1.01bn (2010: SKr2.27bn) are down by more than half and profit after net financial items dropped... more

Solikamsk starts to

modernise its facilities

Russian newsprint producer Solikamskbumprom has started the modernisation of its production facilities for thermomechanical pulp (TMP). The company reports that the implementation of its project to modernise equipment for the production of fibres... more