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Munksjö Paper Decor

records higher sales

Swedish Munksjö AB generated sales of EUR571m in 1999. The Group announced that paper accounted for 55% of its total sales, packaging for 25%, pulp for 12% and hygiene articles for 8%. Pre-tax profits totalled EUR28m. A total of EUR35m were... more

Paper producers

record drop in earnings

According to Verband Deutscher Papierfabriken (VDP), the association of German paper manufacturers, the current increase in paper and board prices is the result of raw material prices rising by leaps and bounds. Despite renewed increases in the... more

France: pulp and paper

production in April

preliminary data (.000 tons) April March April % Jan.-April % 2000 2000 1999 00/99 2000 00/99 PULP Mechanical 52.2 50.7 62.4 - 16.3 198.7 - 21.6 Semi-chemical... more


Watch – France

June 2000 May 2000 June 1999 Prices in FF per metr. ton free delivered FF FF FF b unless otherwise stated Waste paper (prices ex works) Mixed... 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 26 June 2000 19 June 2000... more

UPM-Kymmene sells

Walki Sack to Korsnäs

UPM-Kymmene Corp. of Finland and Korsnäs AB of Sweden have signed a letter of intent regarding the sale of UPM-Kymmene’s paper sack production, Walki Sack, to Korsnäs. The deal covers all seven Walki Sack mills in Finland, the Netherlands, the... more

France: imports/

exports in March

(tons) Import/ Imports % Exports % export % 00/99 00/99 balance 00/99 Total paper pulp 224,082 + 10.0 41,082 + 10.7 - 183,000 + 9.9... more

Smurfit-Stone Container

closes two US plants

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation said it was to discontinue operations at its containerboard mill in York, Pennsylvania, as well as in Torrington, Connecticut, where the company manufactures corrugated containers. The York mill, which has a... more

Frantschach separates

from Zellstoff Pöls

As part of the company’s restructuring process, the Austrian Frantschach group has marked its future direction by disposing of two companies, Zellstoff Pöls AG and part of the Cofinec group. According to Frantschach, Zellstoff Pöls is to be... more

Zanders sells almost its entire

stake in Kanzan to Oji Paper

1999/1st half of 2000 better despite “aggressive” raw material prices German Zanders Feinpapiere AG will part with the majority of its stake in German Kanzan Spezialpapiere GmbH as a result of the decision to concentrate on its core areas of... more