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AgfaPhoto

is insolvent

German AgfaPhoto GmbH has filed an insolvency petition. The photographic paper producer’s inability to pay concerns 800 employees in Leverkusen, 80 in Vaihingen/Enz, 260 in Windhagen, 300 in Munich and 200 in Peiting. The AgfaPhoto group employs... more

Stora Enso finalises

acquisition of Corenso

Stora Enso has finalised the previously announced acquisition of UPM’s 29% minority interest in Corenso United Oy Ltd. following approval of the acquisition by the relevant regulatory authorities. Stora Enso acquired the shareholding to gain... more

Billerud speeds up

rationalisation programme

Following earlier announcements that Swedish Billerud AB would reorganise itself with a view towards cutting costs of SKr250m per year, the company has now said that it planned to speed up the reorganisation programme. The management has decided... more

Mayr-Melnhof’s Q1 result

slightly below last year’s

In the first quarter of 2005 Austrian Mayr-Melnhof registered a result that was slightly lower than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The profit for the period dropped slightly to €25.3m (Q1 2004: €26.6m). The group attributes... more

Germany: recycled containerboard

prices continue to decline

Recovered paper: prices for bulk grades cut by up to €10/t in June The market for recycled corrugated case material remains characterised by decaying prices in June. After reductions of €10-15/t on April prices, in one or two cases even up to... more

German advertising industry

overcomes sales crisis

The German advertising industry has come out of its three years of sales crisis. According to the central advertising association of Germany (ZAW), the advertising investments (fees, production costs, media buying) rose by 1.1% in the year 2004 to... more

A&R Carton divests

Primepac in MBO

Swedish A&R Carton plans to divest the business of manufacturing and selling Primepac products. The Primepac business will be taken over by current general manager Paul Nixon together with Fine Colour Packaging UK via a management buy-out (MBO).... more

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

US$ €

14 June 2005 602.54 486.18 7 June 2005 605.16 483.78 17 May 2005 621.22 471.83 (Source: FOEX Indices Ltd.) © Copyright EUWID GmbH, Gernsbach more

Badger Paper closes

Fourdrinier line

U.S. manufacturer of specialty paper and flexible packaging Badger Paper Mills Inc. has announced plans to indefinitely close its Fourdrinier line at the Peshtigo site in Wisconsin. The company reported that the closure of the machine, which... more

Sihl + Eika strengthens

earnings and market position

Swiss paper wholesaler Sihl + Eika Papier AG succeeded in strengthening its earnings and market position during the 2004 financial year. In line with slight economic recovery trends, the Sihl + Eika group generated 4.2% sales growth in 2004... more