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Otor to close Iteuil,

Rouen’s future unclear

Otor is to close its paper mill Papeterie d’Iteuil near Poitiers at the end of the year. The plant produces different types of recycled corrugated case material and has a production capacity of around 30,000 t. The company reported that owing... more

Anglo American aims

at leaner structure

South African Anglo American intends to simplify its structure and streamline its portfolio. The future core mining businesses will include platinum, diamonds, coal, base metals and iron ore. Against this background the group will possibly spin... more

Commission approves acquisition

of Kappa by JSG, subject to conditions

Jefferson Smurfit Group slips deeper into the red The European Commission has given its conditional approval of the Irish Jefferson Smurfit Group’s planned takeover of the Dutch company Kappa Holding BV. The EU monopolies watchdogs found that... more

Not all NBSK suppliers

realise the $620 target

US$620/metr.t is still the official price target of most NBSK manufacturers. Canadian manufacturers in particular are determined not to sway from this price, since their profit margins have become entirely insufficient. In light of tough... more

Weyerhaeuser to close

mill for specialty pulp

Weyerhaeuser Company is to close down its mill for specialty pulp in Cosmopolis in the federal state of Washington. In the 50 year-old plant, Weyerhaeuser manufacturers approximately 140,000 tpy of specialty pulp for plastics, photographic paper,... more

Germany: label paper prices are

to witness considerable increases

Recycled containerboard suppliers fighting for second step of price hikes Price hikes are the principal issue at present in the German label paper industry. The price hikes range between a minimum of 5% and a maximum of 12%, or €70-110/t,... more

hubergroup to acquire

Micro Inks of India

German hubergroup, which claims to be the world’s 6th largest printing ink manufacturer, will become the majority owner of Indian Micro Inks Ltd. by acquiring more than 50% of Micro’s shares as a first step. At the same time hubergroup will... more

Södra reports rise in

sales and pulp production

Swedish Södra succeeded in raising sales for the third quarter of 2005. Consolidated sales increased from SKr10.1bn (about €1bn) to SKr11.8bn (€1.2bn) year-on-year. The increase is partly attributed to larger wood volumes that were processed... more

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation

redefines its strategy, to close plants

Costs to decrease by US$600 million – Growth with new products Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation is planning to reorient itself, implement rationalisation measures and possibly sell part or all of its Consumer Packaging division. The three... more

ICT puts tissue machine

in Spain into operation

The Italian manufacturer of tissue products Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti (ICT) has put a new tissue machine into operation in Spain’s El Burgo de Ebro in the Zaragoza province. The company reported that the new plant commenced production... more