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UPM Raflatac to build

labelstock facility in China

UPM Kymmene’s label operations UPM Raflatac will build a pressure-sensitive labelstock production facility in Changshu, China, adjacent to UPM’s existing paper mill. The total investment costs for the facility, which is scheduled to start up... more

News in brief

Swiss Cham Paper Group announced a price increase averaging 8% (depending on the grade and invoiced currency) effective for deliveries from 1 October 2005. The company justified this increase by referring to its poor earnings situation due to cost... more

Botnia: production at Rauma

plant back on track after fire

Pulp production at Oy Metsä-Botnia Ab’s Rauma plant is back to normal. A fire broke out on the plant’s wood chip conveyor line in the early hours of 5 September, resulting in the suspension of pulp production. The company reported at the end... more

Norske Skog buys stake in

PanAsia Paper from Abitibi

Potential investments in Norway – New PM in Brazil on hold Norske Skog is poised to become the sole owner of the joint venture PanAsia Paper Company Pte Ltd., Singapore. The Norwegian company has arrived at an agreement with the Canadian... more

Smurfit-MBI opens new

corrugated container plant

On 8 September, Canada’s Smurfit-MBI officially opened a new corrugated container plant at Milton, Ontario. Construction of the new plant, which specialises in corrugated packaging solutions and has an annual production capacity of 2 billion sq.... more

PIX benchmark prices per metr. ton a.d. NBSK BHKP

US$ €

13 Sept. 2005 583.10 474.87 6 Sept. 2005 583.51 470.35 16 August 2005 585.71 475.07 (Source: FOEX Indices Ltd.) © Copyright EUWID GmbH, Gernsbach more

Södra withdraws from

Pulp United joint venture

Swedish Södra wants to pull out of the Pulp United joint venture which it had founded with NCT Forestry Co-Operative for the possible construction of a BCTMP plant in South Africa. Södra, which holds a stake in Pulp United via its subsidiary... more

JSG and Kappa Packaging

announce proposal to merge

Merger would create world leader in corrugated board Jefferson Smurfit Group (JSG) and Kappa Packaging (Kappa) announced a proposal to merge their respective operations. The merger, which is subject to a number of conditions including EU... more

Germany: paper suppliers announce

price increases over a wide front

Recovered paper prices have remained unchanged in September Price increases are being announced over a wide front on the German market. In view of higher costs and in many cases falling prices during the course of the year, paper manufacturers... more

Appleton to restructure ist

business into three divisions

Appleton has announced plans to restructure its organisational setup. The company wants to split its business into the three divisions technical papers, flexible packaging and international. The aim of the restructuring measures was to improve the... more