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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 5 February 2001 29 January 2001 5... more

Muetek Analytic and

BTG merge operations

BTG Pulp & Paper Technology with headquarters in Eclépens, Switzerland, took over the majority of the shares of Muetek Analytic GmbH, Herrsching. In the future BTG and Muetek will optimise their existing distribution and service network and use... more

Haindl’s LWC machine

attains world record

Just 6 months after the start-up of the PM 3 of German Haindl Papier GmbH & Co. KG, the world record for the production of lightweight coated (LWC) paper was set in Augsburg. For more than 24 hours PM 3 run at an average speed of 1,723 m/min.... more

A prosperous year for the

Finnish paper industry

According to the Finnish Forest Industries Federation, new output records were achieved in the year 2000. In the paper and board sector, production amounted to 13.5m tons, outperforming the previous year by 4.3%. Capacity was utilised to 95% in... more

German paper converting firms

recorded strong rise in 2000

Sales climbed by 11% in the first nine months of the year The German paper, board and plastics processing industry experienced a substantial upturn in the past business year. The industry’s sales are expected to have totalled around DM26.5bn.... more

German Panther has

taken over Print-Pack

Panther Wellpappen- u. Papierfabriken GmbH & Co. KG has taken over Print-Pack GmbH & Co. KG as of January 1, 2001. Panther said that an ownership succession arrangement had thus been found for the Bavarian producer of board packagings and... more

EU Commission blocks

SCA/Metsä Tissue deal

On January 31 the European Commission announced that it has not approved the proposed takeover of the Finnish tissue paper manufacturer Metsä Tissue by its Swedish competitor SCA Mölnlycke on competition grounds. The Commission said that “the... more

2000 was a record year for

the French paper industry

Non integrated producers were affected by rising pulp costs French manufacturers of pulp, paper and board look back to a output record year 2000 which was spurred by a general upswing in the French economy, boosting end-user demand, private... more

News in brief

Chesapeake Corporation is to sell its 5% interest in Georgia-Pacific Tissue, LLC, to Georgia-Pacific Corporation for about $235m. According to Chesapeake, the sale which terminates the tissue joint venture of the two enterprises is subject to, and... more


Watch - Germany

January 2001 December 2000 January 2000 Pulp / metr. t cif b Bleached softwood sulphate from Scandinavia and Canada 710 $ 756... more