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FiberMark: court appoints

independent examiner

In the conflict concerning the plan of reorganisation for FiberMark, Inc., the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the district of Vermont has arranged for the appointment of an independent examiner. This expert is to examine until 8 June the controversy... more

Austrian cartel office approves

Tencel takeover by Lenzing

The Austrian cartel office approved the takeover of the Tencel group by Austrian Lenzing AG. The approval was preceded by an agreement with the Austrian antitrust authorities that was reached as early as February 2005. The main substance of this... more

Metso Corporation back

in the profit zone in 2004

In its past business year Finnish Metso Corporation returned to the profit zone. Considerably higher productivity in the divisions Metso Minerals and Metso Automation enabled the company to record an operating profit of €111m last year as... more

Germany: situation in the woodfree

uncoated paper market remains tense

Recovered paper prices expected to continue lateral movement in May Recovered paper prices have remained steady in the current month. In May, they are once again expected to shift sideways. While demand in the domestic market is brisk, export... more

France: pulp and paper production

in February 2005

preliminary data (,000 tons) February % Jan.-Febr. % 2005 2004 05/04 2005 05/04 Pulp Mechanical 49.5 53.5 - 7.5 106.7 - 5.0 Chemical... more

Japan: Marusumi Paper

orders new fibre line

Marusumi Paper, one of Japan’s major integrated newsprint manufacturers, selected Austrian Andritz to deliver a new pulp fibre line including chemical recovery systems for its Ohe mill on Shikoku Island. The new line is to offer a capacity of... more

Titanium dioxide: renewed price hikes

for second quarter cause discontent

Customer-sensitive pricing widens price frame “Prices for titanium dioxide appear to be on a slight increase”, one market observer describes the current situation. “This is now the fourth or fifth round of price hikes – it’s almost as... more

UK recovered paper

shipments reached 2.5 million t

Despite a slight rise in recovered paper utilisation by the domestic paper industry, exports of recovered paper from the United Kingdom have grown further. While around 1.861 million t were exported in 2003, this volume jumped to 2.587 million t... more

Stora Enso to acquire

Schneidersöhne Group

The German paper merchant Schneidersöhne Group changes ownership. On 25 April the Schneider family and the management of Stora Enso’s Swedish subsidiary Papyrus signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the purchase of 100% of the shares... more

Guangzhou Paper orders

new paper machine

Guangzhou Paper Co., Ltd. in the province of Guangdong in China has ordered a high-grade printing paper machine from Metso Paper. According to the Finnish company, the paper machine will start production during the second quarter of 2006. The... more