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Many North American companies

see first quarter earnings slide

Difficult economic conditions and high costs put results under pressure The continuing cost inflation was cited by most North American paper companies to be the one factor that most affected their business results in the first quarter of 2008.... more

Katahdin Paper indefinitely

closing SC paper line

Katahdin Paper Company LLC will discontinue production of SC paper. On 28 July 2008 the company will indefinitely close its SC paper line at the Millinocket/Maine site. The company cites severe cost increases as main reason for this move. “The... more

Metso and EPT form

joint venture in India

Metso, via its subsidiary Metso Power, and Indian EPT Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd. have formed a joint venture called Metso Power India Private Limited. Metso holds a majority stake of 51% in the joint venture which is scheduled to start... more

NewPage plans to take

market-related downtime

NewPage Corporation has announced production cuts which the company describes as a move to adapt to market conditions. The company will reduce coated paper production at all its mills in June and July by a total of 25,000 t. Furthermore, the US... more

News in brief

- Inapa – Investimentos, Participações e Gestão SA has divested a holding in the Azores as part of its Inapa 2010 programme. The Portuguese paper trading group sold its share in Papéis Carreira Açores Lda in late May for €750,000.... more

Sihl + Eika group’s

profits increased

The Swiss Sihl + Eika group once again succeeded in increasing its sales volume, net sales and operating profit and continued to expand its market share in Switzerland. Since spring 2007 the Sihl + Eika group has been wholly owned by Papyrus, the... more

M-real to curtail production

in the summer months

M-real has joined the group of coated woodfree manufacturers who have announced market-induced production curtailments between June and August. The company said that production would be curbed by 10-20% depending on product and market mix.... more

Czech Republic: production, exports, imports and consumption

January March 2008

(tons) Production Exports Imports Consumption Newsprint 30,909 15,622 21,107 36,394 Uncoated printing and writing mechanical 11,544 7,332... more

Sequana to reorganise

Arjowiggins and Antalis

Arjowiggins and Antalis are poised to go through organisational changes. Responding to markets beset by high pulp prices, rising energy costs and unfavourable exchange rates, Sequana Capital has decided on a package of reorganisation measures... more

Metso Paper to upgrade pulp mill in Malaysia

Metso Paper has been appointed by Sabah Forest Industries (SFI), a Malaysian subsidiary of Indian company Ballarpur

Industries Limited (BILT), to upgrade its pulp mil in Sabah/Malaysia. Metso puts the value of the order, which includes building a new wood preparation plant, rebuilding the pulp boiler and the pulp line as well as upgrading the white liquor... more