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– Shareholders of Portuguese Altri, SGPS, S.A. have approved the planned spin-off of the company’s steel and warehousing unit, F. Ramada, which will operate under the new name F. Ramada – Investimentos, SGPS, S.A. (Ramada Investimentos).... more

Germany: magazine paper suppliers

sit to negotiate on a confident note

Industry-wide drop in prices of unbleached kraftliner The situation in the office paper segment has seen no recovery and prices remain under pressure. The situation is not very different in the segment for woodfree printing paper either. In the... more

Clariana decommissions

one paper machine

Spanish Clariana S.A., a producer of high-quality woodfree uncoated paper and coloured paper, has decided to decommission one of the two paper machines at its site near Valencia. The company reports that this measure has become necessary due to... more

EUWID Price Watch Pulp May 2008

Prices in € per ton cif May 2008 April 2008 May 2007

Pulp Bleached softwood sulphate from Scandinavia and Canada 900 - 920 $ 579 - 592 582 - 595 580 Southern longfibre from the U.S. 860 -... more

Italy: stiff competition and high price

pressure in many market segments

Prices of ordinary recovered paper grades on slight downward trend in May Recovered paper prices in the Italian market in May continued their downslide, especially those of ordinary grades. As a result of weak demand, prices for recycled... more

Italy: paper and board production

(tons) January  March %

2008 2007 08/07 Total graphic paper 893,135 902,339 + 1.0 Newsprint 52,210 56,765 - 8.0 Other graphic paper uncoated 156,051... more

Metso closes MHI purchase

and adds several stakes

A flurry of purchase transactions completed at the end of May has put Finnish Metso in a new position in paper technology. To begin with, Metso Paper completed the purchase of the paper machinery technology of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as... more

News in brief

- John Danton, CEO of the British LPC Group, died on 12 May 2008. Executive Chairman Amin Tejani will be standing in as CEO until the appointment of Danton’s successor. - Burgo Group’s Italian mill Lugo di Vicenza has been certified compliant... more

Mixed forecasts on price trend

in the German recovered paper market

Will export prices stabilise? – Converters strive for further price cuts After two successive months with price reductions in the bulk grade segment, prognoses regarding further development are mixed. Several EUWID respondents – both... more

Germany: oversupply pushing

recycled containerboard prices down

Falling recovered paper prices are exerting more pressure on board prices Despite various stoppages this month, there is still a surplus in the supply of recycled containerboard, which has not been able to be reduced owing to the company holidays... more