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Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 12 November 2001 5 November 2001 15 October 2001 December 2001 400.00 418.00 429.25 March 2002 425.50 432.50... more

Å&R Carton to close

down two French plants

Swedish folding boxboard manufacturer Å&R Carton AB plans to stop payments to its French subsidiaries A&R Carton St Germain SA and A&R Carton Fegersheim SA and shut down both plants which reportedly suffered major losses. In light of the current... more

TiO2 posts flat

Christmas business

The majority of EUWID respondents complain that the year on the titanium dioxide market „is as good as over“. Demand from the decor paper industry continues to be on the weak side although one pigment manufacturer claims that some laminate... more

SCA improves

earnings in all divisions

Swedish SCA closed the third quarter of the current business year with a year-on-year increase in operating profits in all business divisions. However, consolidated operating profits in the first nine months 2001 dropped from previously SKr8.20bn... more

Swedish Riksbank to

divest Tumba Bruk

Sweden’s central bank Sveriges Riksbank has signed a letter of intent with Crane & Co, U.S. manufacturer of banknote paper, regarding the sale of its subsidiary AB Tumba Bruk. According to the Riksbank, final negotiations are currently still... more

News in brief

At the end of October Austrian Lenzing AG officially inaugurated its new viscose fiber production line at its headquarters in Upper Austria. The line, which cost EUR20m, is designed for nonwoven products. Lothar Jacobmeyer, the former FEFCO... more

Munksjö reports

mixed results

Swedish pulp and paper manufacturer Munksjö closed the third quarter 2001 with mixed results for the individual product segments and witnessed a general decrease in earnings. In the first nine months of the current business year, the company... more

Emin Leydier buys

Emballages Merfau

Emin Leydier, French manufacturer of corrugated case material and corrugated packaging, has acquired fellow French manufacturer of packaging, Emballages Merfau, in early November. The company did not disclose any financial details. Emballages... more

ENCE sees sales

and earnings slide

Spanish ENCE posts a notable decline in sales and earnings for the third quarter of the current business year due to a steep decline in pulp prices. Consolidated net profits dropped to EUR1.1m (January - September 2000: EUR31.2m) while EBIT in the... more

EU Commission prohibits Sidel

acquisition by Tetra Laval

Brussels fears merger would create a dominant market position The European Commission has prohibited the acquisition by Tetra Laval B.V., which belongs to the Swiss Tetra Laval Group, of the French company Sidel S.A. The Commission justified its... more