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Roche Investment buys Cordenons Malmédy mill

Italian Gruppo Cordenons has sold the Malmédy mill in Belgium, which has been idle for several months, to Roche Investment, an investment group located in Canada. A mill spokesperson told EUWID that the production facilities would be finally... more

Metso has to cope with effects of economic crisis

At present Metso Corporation has to cope with the effects of the global economic crisis. In December 2008 the Finnish mechanical engineering company issued a profit warning for the fourth quarter of 2008 due to the weak market environment and a... more

Domtar to permanently

close Québec pulp mill

Domtar Corporation is going to permanently close its Lebel-sur-Quévillon/Québec pulp mill. As early as 24 November 2005 the Canadian group had stopped production at this plant for an indefinite period of time due to unfavourable economic... more

Koehler considers buying a mill in the United States

German papermaker August Koehler AG has shelved plans to build a new production facility in the US for the next three months. Explaining its decision, the company told EUWID that it had a new option to realise the planned capacity increase: in... more

Paper and board prices dropping in

several sectors of the Italian market

Publication paper: price talks for 2009 still underway in some instances Significant pressure on prices dominated many sectors of the Italian paper market in the month of December. While the plunge in prices for ordinary recovered paper grades... more

PIX benchmark prices


per metr. ton a.d. US$ US$ 7 January 2009 623.97 576.83 30 December 2008 641.51 584.54 9 December 2008 676.18 636.29 (Source: FOEX Indices Ltd.) © Copyright EUWID GmbH, Gernsbach more

Papierfabrik am Neckar liquidated

Negotiations with investors on future of recycling paper mill failed

Papierfabrik am Neckar (PFAN), a paper mill in the southern German town of Gemmrigheim, has been liquidated. Mill operations ceased at the end of week 51 in 2008. What initially looked like a successful close of negotiations between a group of... more

Recovered paper demand in Germany

slack as from mid-December last year

Reports on Far East exports varied as the year 2008 drew to a close There was a seasonally quiet atmosphere in the German recovered paper as from mid-December 2008, as a number of paper mills had already halted production on 15 December and were... more

Sequana Capital sells Antalis

Promotional Products to BIC

Sequana Capital is selling the promotional products division of its subsidiary Antalis, Antalis Promotional Products (APP), to the BIC Group. The company reported that the planned transaction was part of its strategy to concentrate Antalis’... more

Arctic Paper moves its headquarters to Poland

Arctic Paper has relocated its headquarters to Kostrzyn/Poland. All operations of Arctic Paper AB, the mills in Munkedal/ Sweden, Kostrzyn/Poland and Mochenwangen/Germany as well as the sales companies were transferred to the newly founded company... more