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Argentina/Uruguay:

positions entrenched again

In the conflict over the construction of two pulp mills in the vicinity of Fray Bentos in the west of Uruguay near the border of Argentina the positions of the opposing countries have become entrenched again. It had seemed at first that the two... more

Unipapel inaugurates

new facility in Logroño

Spanish Unipapel S.A. has inaugurated its new mill Logroño in northern Spain. In future around 10,000 tpy of paper and board are to be converted into exercise books, note pads, drawing blocks and a wide range of padded shipping bags on an area of... more

Finland: price rigging

in wood procurement?

As part of its investigations into suspected illegal price rigging and exchange of information in wood procurement, the Finnish competition authority has asked Stora Enso, UPM and Metsäliitto for statements. The companies are under suspicion of... more

Titanium dioxide prices to remain

unchanged in the second quarter

Late demand from the paint and varnish industry causes a stir EUWID respondents describe the current negotiations regarding delivery conditions for the second quarter 2006 as relatively quiet. Negotiating partners have largely come to an... more

Papeteries de la Gorge

gets six-month reprieve

French Papeteries de la Gorge, which has been under court-supervised restructuring (redressement judiciaire) due to financial difficulties since about six months, has been granted another six months by the commercial tribunal of Grenoble to... more

WEPA acquires

paper mill from Hakle

With effect from 1 April 2006, German WEPA has acquired the Mainz Hakle mill from the US Kimberly-Clark group. The acquisition covered the entire mill including the buildings, the paper machine (capacity of about 60,000 t), the processing... more

Irving Tissue shuts down

PM 1 at Fort Edward plant

The US American tissue manufacturer Irving Tissue has decided to shut down its tissue plant PM 1 at its Fort Edward facility on 10 April. The plant, built in 1946, produces around 12,000 tpy of tissue. The action has no effect on the PM 3 or on... more

Court imposes fines

against Schneidersöhne

The first cartel senate of the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court has finalised the first proceedings for the imposition of administrative fines against the participants of regional price cartels in the area of paper wholesale: 10 – in part... more

EUWID: Price Review

Germany 1st quarter 2006

Prices in € per ton free delivered 1st quarter 4th quarter 1st quarter unless otherwise stated 2006 2005 2005 Pulp (cif) Bleached softwood sulphate from Scandinavia... more

No hardwood hikes

announced for Europe so far

Price hikes for hardwood pulp are still not on the cards in Europe. South American market leaders, however, have announced an increase in the Asian market of $30 to $590/metr.t. for April. According to market experts, strong resistance in Europe... more