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Papier-Mettler interested in

Mondi’s plastic bag division

The German Papier-Mettler group, a producer of paper and plastic packaging, is interested in acquiring parts of Mondi Packaging’s plastic bag operations. On May 23 Papier-Mettler filed a corresponding application for the examination of the... more

Austria’s paper

converting firms satisfied

In 2007 the Austrian paper and board converting industry increased its production by 3.1% to 1.1 million t, thereby generating sales growth of 5.6% to €1.9bn. The packaging sector – which accounts for 54% of sales and is hence the largest... more

Norske Skog sells its Korean operations

Norske Skog has entered into an agreement regarding the sale of its Korean subsidiary Norske Skog Korea Co. Ltd. to Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and Shinhan Private Equity. The planned transaction includes the sale of the Jeonju and... more

CEPI refutes allegations

of “Shrink” project

The Confederation of European Paper Industries, CEPI, has refuted allegations of the initiators of the so-called “Shrink” campaign. The project was launched on 8 June by more than 50 European environmental NGOs to address excessive paper... more

Spain’s paper industry hit

hard by lorry-driver strike

The lorry-driver strike in Spain gave the country’s paper industry a lot of problems. Spanish lorry drivers went out on strike for an unlimited period on 8 June in protest against the high fuel costs. The strike ended on 17 June after the... more

Celulose Irani start ups

new mill in Indaiatuba

Celulose Irani S.A. has commissioned a new corrugated packaging mill. The new production site was formally inaugurated on 2 June in Indaiatuba in Brazil’s São Paulo state. Celulose Irani has invested around BRL50m (approximately €19.4m) in... more

Finland: TU and FFIF reach

agreement in trade dispute

The announced rolling strike action of 6,500 workers in the Finnish pulp and paper industry was forestalled at the last minute. On 16 June, the Union of Salaried Employees (TU) and the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF) accepted an... more

SCA to upgrade TM 9

in Ortmann tissue mill

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) has awarded an order to PMT Italia S.p.A. to upgrade TM 9 at the tissue mill of SCA Hygiene Products GmbH Ortmann in Pernitz/Austria. PMT adds that the existing machine will be rebuilt into a crescent former... more

Acquisition of Zanders

Reflex paper mill fails

Arjowiggins will not take over the Zanders Reflex paper mill in Düren/Germany from M-real. At the beginning of June, the European Commission had approved the transaction provided the French company sell certain operations including the carbonless... more

SCA Recycling UK

to build new plant

SCA Recycling UK, one of the leading paper recyclers, plans to expand its activities. The company, a subsidiary of Svenska Cellulose Aktiebolaget (SCA), announced in mid-June that it will build a new plant in Southampton which will start recycling... more