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Paper industry

registers steady growth

Record paper and board production in CEPI member states The year 2000 was characterised by steady growth for the member states of the Brussels-based Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). The Confederation’s annual statistics reveal... more

Commission prohibits

Lenzing’s sale to CVC

The European Commission has decided to prohibit the planned acquisition by CVC Capital Partners Ltd. of the majority of Austrian Lenzing AG’s shares on the grounds of non-compatibility with existing competition laws. Lenzing AG’s Board of... more

Stora Enso is waiting

for an upturn in profits

Although having shown signs of a slight recovery in the third quarter, Stora Enso’s profits for the first nine months of the year were considerably lower than in the year before. In total, the group generated a net profit of EUR651.8m in the... more

Oji Paper starts up

new board machine

Japanese Oji Paper Co Ltd. and German Voith Paper have reported the successful start-up of Oji Paper’s new board machine at the Fuji mill. After a short optimisation phase, commercial production was started in October 2001, the two companies... more

North American forest

products industry results

Third quarter 9 months million US$ Sales Net profit (loss) Sales Net profit (loss) * million Can. dollars 2001 2000 2001 2000 2001... 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 29 October 2001 22 October 2001... more

EUWID Price

Watch - Germany

October 2001 September 2001 Oct. 2000 Pulp / metr. t cif b Bleached softwood sulphate from Scandinavia and Canada 450 - 480 $... more

IP plans to close

Erie facility next year

International Paper plans to close down its pulp and paper production facility in Erie in Pennsylvania, USA, in the foreseeable future. The factory has proved unprofitable and is therefore to be closed in the process of general rationalisation... more

Have pulp prices

bottomed out in October?

Prices for waste-based containerboard continue to be under pressure Many producers in mid-October were in good spirits after the announcement of the notable drop in Norscan stocks. However, the euphoria has meanwhile given way to the daily... more

News in brief

In March 2000, the Finnish group UPM Kymmene Corporation awarded German Voith Paper an order for the rebuild of the paper machine (PM 1) and the coating machine (CM 1) at its Kaukas mill, and now the Finnish company has decided on Voith Paper as... more