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HIT went back into

the black in 2000

After four deficit years in a row, German paper trading group HIT finally writes black figures again. Sales in 2000 grew by 68% to DM207m while annual net profits touched DM1.8m, mostly thanks to the company’s return to the newsprint trade.... more

Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 4 May 2001 27 April 2001 6 April 2001 June 2001 449.00 460.00 465.00 September 2001 462.00 470.00 467.50 December... more

Sappi closes ist

Mobile paper mill

Sappi Fine Paper North America, the North American subsidiary of Sappi Limited, is to exit the uncoated paper business in the US and is to close its paper mill in Mobile, Alabama. The mill, which was acquired when the Sappi group bought SD Warren... more

Domtar to take

over G-P paper mills

US-group Georgia-Pacific (G-P) and Canadian Domtar Inc. are in negotiations regarding Domtar’s take-over of a portion of G-P’s pulp and paper operations. The purchase price was not disclosed but Georgia-Pacific said it wanted to use proceeds... more

More insolvency in

the paper industry

Business consultants say early action could rescue companies In a company internal investigation, the business consulting firm Industrie-Consulting Merz has produced a summary of the causes of liquidation on the basis of a number of insolvency... more

Titanium dioxide – the

lull before the storm?

All is relatively quiet on the titanium dioxide market at the moment. After the tense situation at the end of 2000, felt keenly by decor paper producers to varying extents, prices and available quantities now seem to have stabilised at a... more

Bosnian paper

plant to be privatised

State-controlled Celpak paper plant at Banja Luka in the Bosnian province of Srpska is to be privatised. It was announced at the beginning of the month that a stake of 65% was up for sale by tender. 15% of the company were to remain in state... more

Norske Skog boosts

sales and earnings

Norwegian Norske Skog saw sales and earnings notably increase in this year’s first quarter thanks to external growth and higher sales prices. For the first quarter 2001, the company posts net profits of NKr798m (2000: NKr293m) and operating... more

Duropack improves

sales and profits in 2000

Duropack AG of Vienna, which is part of Austrian Constantia Group, increased total sales in 2000 by 21% from previously Sch2.37bn (EUR171.1m) to Sch2.86bn (EUR207.85m). The company achieved operating results of Sch145.9m (1999: Sch74m). This was... more

The Austrian paper industry

developped well in the year 2000

New sales record reached at ATS49bn The Austrian paper industry developed well in the year 2000. The upswing that had begun to make itself noticed in mid-1999 persisted throughout the entire first six months of 2000. The fortuitous developments... more