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Bong Ljungdahl

suffers decline in profits

Swedish envelope manufacturer Bong Ljungdahl suffered a notable decrease in profits in the first half of 2001. Profits before tax (after adjusting for an extraordinary loss of SKr5m resulting from the cancelled take-over of the Stronghold Group)... more

Westvaco and Mead

announce first closures

On the brink of a merger, the two US-manufacturers Westvaco Corporation and Mead Corporation announced first rationalisation plans. Westvaco will close two packaging plants at Richmond, Virginia and at Memphis, Tennessee and shut down the paper... more


Watch - UK

Prices in pound per metr. ton free delivered, August 2001 July 2001 August 2000 unless otherwise stated £ b (as of 30 Aug.) £ £ Waste paper (prices ex works)... more

Indian bagasse paper

producer rebuilds PM 2

After its PM1 was rebuilt in spring this year, Indian Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. (TNPL) now plans to have the PM2 of its Kagithapuram mill modified, too. The rebuilding project aims at increasing the machine’s speed from currently 850... more

Japan: production

in June

(tons) June January - June % 2001 2001 01/00 Newsprint 300,964 1,753,485 + 2.5 Printing & writing Uncoated 415,412 2,052,416 - 19.1 Woodfree... more

UPM subsidiary plans

to build new power plant

Blandin Paper Company, US-subsidiary of Finnish UPM-Kymmene, and Minnesota Power, an electric utility, have announced plans to build a new power plant adjacent to the site of Blandin Paper Company at Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which will meet all... more

Waste paper futures

(Contracts of 100 t) Closing prices in EUR per ton Supermarket waste Deinking (A9) at the futures exchange (kaufhaus, A4) Hanover, Germany 3 September 2001 27 August 2001 3... more

MM Karton ceases

production at Christ AG

Austrian Mayr-Melnhof AG is restructuring its production operations in Switzerland. MM Karton announced that it would discontinue production at Emil Christ AG in Thal, a Swiss board producer it had recently taken over. The cessation of production... more

Stora Enso and IP deny

comment on merger talks

According to rumours within the Swedish press, International Paper and Stora Enso are holding merger negotiations at the moment. A merger between these two groups would be tantamount to the largest ever in the paper industry. The new paper giant... more

Procter&Gamble’s paper

division boosts sales

In the fourth quarter of the business year 2000/01, ending 30 June 2001, the health care and paper business units of the American conglomerate Procter & Gamble (P&G) led sales and volume progress with an increase of 16 and 2%, respectively. The... more