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Crown Packaging

sheds plants

Crown Packaging Ltd. has divested further paper and board plants in Canada in the course of restructuring measures. Paperboard Industries International Inc., a subsidiary of Cascades acquired a folding box board plant with an annual capacity of... more

Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 19 March 2001 12 March 2001 19 February 2001 March 2001 504.00 490.00 505.00 June 2001 488.50 489.50... more

vdw is content with last

year’s volume trends

The German association of the corrugated board manufacturing industry, vdw, is content with last year’s sales volume. R. Dieter Kögler, vdw chairman, explained that in his opinion the industry could be more than content with the volume trends... more

February Norscan stocks

increased far less than feared

Spot offers still exert pressure on pulp list prices Pulp producers breathed a sigh of relief after the February Norscan figures were announced. The worst fears of a rise in stocks by 100,000 t or even more were allayed. In February, volumes rose... more

VPK Packaging takes

over Depauw in full

The Belgian VPK Packaging group increased its stake in the Belgian producer NV Depauw from 50% to 100% in mid-February. According to a VPK statement, Depauw produces board tubes and lastly generated sales of EUR7.5m. As early as last year VPK... more

Lenzing quintuples

pre-tax results

Austrian fibre producer Lenzing AG quintupled its pre-tax results in the year 2000. Jochen Werz, spokesman of Lenzing’s board of management, said an optimised product mix and a strict cost-cutting programme enabled the company to attain new... more

Chip prices are

relatively stable in Germany

Chip prices are relatively stable in Germany at the moment after the prices of individual grades were increased with effect from the beginning of the first quarter. These price increases mainly concerned bark-free chips to be used by the pulp... more


Watch – UK

Prices in pound per metr. ton free delivered, March 2001 February 2001 March 2000 unless otherwise stated £ b (as of 16 March) £ £ Waste paper (prices ex works) Mixed... more

France: sales increase in

packaging paper sector

French producers of paper and board packaging recorded a considerable increase in production and sales for the year 2000. According to last year’s economic report of the French association for the paper and cardboard packaging industry COFEPAC... more

Cascades posts sixfold

increase in net profits

Cascades S.A., French subsidiary of Cascades Canada, reports a sixfold year-on-year increase in net profits. According to the company’s interim results for 2000, net profits amounted to FF41.78m (1999: FF6.28m) and sales touched FF2.08bn,... more