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Herlitz plans to build

a new facility in Russia

German Herlitz is developing plans to build a facility in Russia. The producer of office supplies confirmed towards EUWID that it was examining various options from the point of view of both distribution and production. When implementing the... more

Lecta strengthens its position in France and the UK

In the first quarter of 2008, Lecta took a variety of steps to strengthen its market position in France and Great Britain. On 20 March the company belonging to the British investment group CVC Capital Partners concluded a contract for the... more

Sale of Pope & Talbot’s pulp

mills has fallen through

The planned sale of the pulp mills of the insolvent US forestry company Pope & Talbot, Inc. to the Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas Group has fallen through. Pope & Talbot reported on 1 May that the potential buyers, the Sinar Mas subsidiaries... more

Matussière et Forest reaches for a lifeline again

Matussière et Forest, French manufacturer of graphic and publication paper, has declared insolvency in response to which the commercial court in Grenoble has commenced judicial reorganisation proceedings (redressement judiciaire). In a press... more

News in brief

- Due to drastically rising costs, LakePaper, a producer of superfine paper, superfine board, envelopes and labels, plans to increase its prices by 4% across the board with effect from 1 July 2008. - Swiss Papierfabrik Zwingen has sold its PM 2,... more

First quarter results of European pulp and paper companies

Sales Operating result Net result

million € 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 Ahlstrom 466.2 416.5 19.3 23.3 7.8 13.4 Billerud* 224.8 207.0 22.9... more

News in brief

- The Russian Aspec Group is pushing ahead with developing its project of building an integrated paper mill in the Kostroma region. Reports indicate that the company and the government of the Kostroma Oblast have signed an agreement which provides... more

Fall in recycled containerboard prices

has ground to a halt for now in Italy

LWC manufacturers failed to increase prices across the board in April The sharp downturn in recycled corrugated case material prices in Italy over recent months seemed to have ground to a halt in April. However, recovered paper prices were... more

Rottneros ordered to build

biological treatment plant

According to a decision by the Svea court of appeal (Svea Hovrätt), Rottneros AB must install a biological water treatment plant at its Vallvik facility by 2010. The Swedish group quoted the costs involved at approximately SEK100m (roughly... more

Metso axes jobs and

collaborates with MIT

Metso Paper will cut around 120-140 of the 300 jobs at its Metso Foundries Jyväskylä subsidiary in an effort to concentrate on core businesses. The company is currently in personnel negotiations and appropriate measures are to be implemented... more