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Omya plans to buy PCC

business of J.M. Huber

Omya, a Swiss manufacturer of paper minerals, intends to acquire control of the on-site precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) business of J.M. Huber. The transaction is planned to cover 12 PCC production lines at paper mill locations delivering the... more

IP completes acquisition of

majority in Moroccan CMPC

International Paper has completed the acquisition of a majority share in Compagnie Marocaine des Cartons et des Papiers (CMPC), a leading Moroccan corrugated packaging company. In mid-September the US group had announced its intention to acquire... more

Myllykoski builds new

PM in Czech Republic

Finnish Myllykoski Corporation announced plans to construct a new 380,000 t uncoated publication paper machine in the Czech Republic. Construction of the new machine is slated to start this year, providing pending approvals are received on time.... more

Russian industry realises

expected growth in 2004

The association of the Russian pulp and paper industry Bumprom indicates a growth of 5.4% in its report for the business year 2004. The growth rates for the separate areas are quoted at 2.6% for pulp, 4.0% for market pulp, 5.4% for paper and 7.0%... more

IFC continues study on

pulp mills in Uruguay

International Finance Corporation (IFC), an arm of the World Bank, will continue its study on the two pulp mills, which European industry majors Spanish Grupo Empresarial Ence, S.A., and Finnish Oy Metsä-Botnia AB plan to build near Fray Bentos... more

UFS puts Kiani Kertas’

pulp mill into operation

United Fiber System (UFS) has put the pulp mill of the Indonesian company PT Kiani Kertas into operation. The Singaporean group reported that the first saleable pulp was produced in the production facility in Mangkajang in the east of Kalimantan... more

Stora Enso to cut workforce

at its German Wolfsheck mill

In the course of its current asset restructuring and Profit 2007 programme, Stora Enso will cease the production of SC paper at its German Wolfsheck mill in the first quarter of 2006 and make around 100 employees redundant, reports the company. At... more

MeadWestvaco closes

cartonboard plant

MeadWestvaco has announced its intention to discontinue operations at its packaging plant in Pine Brook, New Jersey. The facility manufactures folded, printed cartons and prints labels and inserts for pharmaceutical and healthcare products. The... more

Italy: paper and board

production in July

July % January - July % (tons) 2005 2004 05/04 2005 2004 05/04 Total graphic paper 305,383 295,594 + 3.3 2,080,116 1,978,700 + 5.1 Newsprint... more

Stora Enso is considering

a second pulp line at Veracel

At the official opening of the Brazilian pulp mill Veracel, Stora Enso’s CEO Jukka Härmälä spoke of initial plans for constructing a second eucalyptus fibre-pulp line at the facility. “The cooperation and support we have experienced has... more