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Euro P3 alliance

has a new member

The European Euro P3 alliance made up of producers of folding boxes for pharmaceutical packagings has a new, fourth member: Italian Grafica Zannini S.p.A. based in Pontedera has officially belonged to this alliance since the agreement was signed... more

HIT finalised

divestment of AO Volga

German paper distribution company HIT International Trading AG has divested its stake in Russian AO Volga. According to HIT, the contract to the effect came into force on 9 April 2001. The transaction is expected to yield an estimated... more

French Clextral opens

paper mill in Uzbekistan

Clextral of France has inaugurated a pulp and paper mill in the town of Jangi-Jul in Uzbekistan. With reference to the Uzbum paper group, Interfax quotes the facility’s projected annual capacity at 20,000 t of pulp and 12,000 t of paper. About... more

Gorgia-Pacific plans to

shut down pulp plant

US-group Georgia-Pacific (G-P) intends to permanently shut down its Bellingham pulp mill in the US-state of Washington which has been temporarily closed since December 2000. Also awaiting closure is the chemical plant complementing the pulp mill,... more

News in brief

Paperinstock SAS of France has launched its website, thus opening up a new internet-based platform for the corrugated industry. The internet portal is intended to make the process of ordering, buying and selling more efficient... more

Kappa Packaging

plans to raise capacity

Kappa Packaging of Holland plans to increase the capacity of at least six of its European mills for corrugated board and corrugated case material within the next 18 months. Among the plants involved in the project are Sturovo (Slovakia), Piteå... more

Myllykoski to build

new plant near Cologne

Finnish paper group Myllykoski is believed to plan construction of a new newsprint plant in Hürth near Cologne. Both the Finnish group and RWE Theinbraun, the owner of the property, confirmed that negotiations were already at an advanced stage.... more

Bong withdraws

bid for Stronghold

Bong Ljungdahl AB, Swedish manufacturer of envelopes, has withdrawn its bid for the Dutch Stronghold group. The take-over was expected to be finalised at the end of March. After Bong signed a letter of intent on 24 January 2001 to the effect,... more

Frantschach remains

on the path to success

In the 2000 financial year the Austrian Frantschach group registered sales of Sch26.6bn (EUR1.93bn) compared to Sch20.4bn (EUR1.48bn) in 1999. Pre-tax results (EBIT) rose to Sch2.71bn, or EUR197m (1999: Sch1.62bn, or EUR118m). The group invested... more

Mercer in the black

thanks to Rosenthal

In the business year 2000, Swiss Mercer International Inc. posted considerably higher year-on-year sales and earnings than in the previous business year 1999. This development was mainly due to the restart of its Rosenthal pulp plant. The pulp and... more