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Following last year’s merger, M-real Forest House and Modo Paper Trade are now trading under Map Merchant Group (Map). With operations in 23 European countries, about 50,000 customers and sales in 2000 touching EUR1,784m, Map claims to be... more

M-real retires from

chemical operations

The decision to divest its minority stake in the Finnish chemicals group Noviant Ltd for EUR41m to the American conglomerate J.M. Huber Corporation marks the end of M-real’s departure from the chemicals industry. The Finnish company started its... more

APRIL dips into the red

in the first quarter 2001

Singapore-based pulp and paper manufacturer APRIL (Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd.) closed the first quarter of the current financial year with net losses of US$25.5m compared with net profits of US$21.7m during last year’s... 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 11 June 2001 5 June 2001 11 June... more

Myllykoski builds

paper mill near Cologne

German Rhein Papier GmbH, a subsidiary of the Finnish Myllykoski group, decided to build its new paper mill in Hürth near Cologne. RWE Rheinbraun reported that all major official approvals required for this location had been obtained at the end... more

Cordier records

improved figures

The financial situation of the German Robert Cordier group remained tense also in the first half of its 2000/2001 financial year. The group showed optimism in saying that a reduction in its current assets coupled with an improvement of its cash... more

Tembec to acquire

Crown Paper plant

Canadian Tembec Inc. is to take over Crown Paper’s integrated pulp and paper plant based at St. Francisville in the US-state of Louisiana. The take-over price amounts to US$185m of which US$140m is to be paid in cash and US$45m in common stock... more

PaperX has

become Exteriority

Three former executives of PaperX have acquired the software and the proprietary rights of the former Internet marketplace and founded a new, London-based software company named Exteriority Ltd. Reports indicate that the new company plans to... more

Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 11 June 2001 5 June 2001 14 May 2001 June 2001 409.50 420.00 445.50 September 2001 429.00 437.00 445.50 December... more

Aracruz and VCP offer

highest bid for Cenibra

As the Brazilian mining group Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) reported, Brazilian paper and pulp manufacturers Aracruz Celulose S.A. and Votorantim Celulose e Papel S.A. (VCP) have won the auction for CVRD’s 51.48% stake in Brazilian pulp... more