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Matussière & Forest

announces cost-cutting plan

French paper manufacturer Matussière & Forest SA (MF) announced cost-cutting measures for all its sites as well as Papeterie de Voiron in light of the fact that business results continue their downward trend and the overall economy is still... more

News in brief

The supervisory board of Italian board manufacturer Reno De Medici S.p.A. (RDM) agreed to various changes in the company’s organisational structure following a meeting of the executive board on 17 July 2003. Apart from the creation and reshuffle... more

Yueyang Paper starts up

publication paper machine

Chinese paper manufacturer Yueyang Paper Group Co. Ltd. inaugurated a new newsprint and LWC machine on 1 July 2003. The new PM 8 has a daily production capacity of 580 t of newsprint or 715 t of LWC. The Finnish mechanical engineering group Metso... more

Sofidel takes over tissue

company Imbalpaper

On 7 July 2003 Italian Tissue company Sofidel acquired 100% of fellow Italian Imbalpaper S.p.A. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. With the acqusition, Sofidel wants to strengthen its market position in the Away From Home (AFH)... more

Weyerhaeuser to

restructure Dryden operations

U.S. Weyerhaeuser Company has announced restructuring measures for its Dryden, Ontario, operations. The measures will include the closure of the sawmill with effect from 11 October and the elimination of about 220 positions in the plant’s pulp... more

Böwe Systec holds

firm ground in 2002

In the business year 2002, Böwe Systec AG achieved the second best financial result in its history. The specialist for high-performance document insertion systems achieved total sales of €204.6m, 7% below the sales volume of €220.2m recorded... more

German printing industry witnesses

record number of insolvencies

Sales declined by 5% on average in 2002 According to the German Printing and Media Industries Federation (Bundesverband Druck und Medien, bvdm), the German local courts registered 306 insolvencies among companies of the printing industry in 2002,... more

UK: production and

deliveries in April

(tons) April January - April 2002 2003 % 2002 2003 % Production Newsprint 84,402 89,402 + 5.9 333,242 346,978 + 4.1 Printing and... more

Sihl to move inkjet

finishing to Düren

As part of its current efficiency-enhancing measures, Swiss Sihl AG will move its entire finishing of inkjet paper from its Zurich site to the German Düren site. The Swiss specialty paper producer reports that this will make 50 employees in... more

ArjoWiggins strengthens

position in luxury sector

In a bid to strengthen its position in the high-end packaging sector, French paper company ArjoWiggins S.A.S. in July acquired its long-term business partner French Relutex, a paper converter for book covers and luxury wrapping. The purchase price... more