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Amcor sells off

Amcor Flexibles USA

The Australian packaging group Amcor Ltd., Melbourne, is jettisoning a smaller American unit for flexible packagings. According to a report from the company, Mercury Flexibles Inc. is taking ownership of Amcor Flexibles Incorporated. A purchase... more

Czech Republic:

production and export

First quarter 2001 (in t) Production Export Import Con- sumption Newsprint 33,419 20,286 10,987 24,120 Uncoated graphic paper - mechanical 11,099 5,646... more

Portucel further increases

its stake in Soporcel

The Portuguese pulp and paper group Empresa Produtora de Pasta e Papel, S.A. (Portucel) further increased its stake in Soporcel, another Portuguese pulp and paper concern, and now owns 99.3% altogether. After Portucel had taken over a 13.1% stake... more

Growth of Swiss paper industry

continued in the year 2000

Yet earnings did not keep pace with the increase in sales In line with the European paper industry, the Swiss paper industry continued to grow in the year 2000 as it had done in the years before. According to the ZPK, the federation of the Swiss... more


Watch - Italy

Prices in Lire per kg free delivered May 2001 April 2001 May 2000 L L b/t L unless otherwise stated Waste paper (prices ex... more

USA: pulp and paper

production in March

(,000 tons) (p) (r) March Febr. March January - March % 2001 2001 2000 2001 2000 01/00 PAPER Newsprint 574 552 613... more

International Paper

expects high expenses

The US group International Paper is expecting a one-off pre-tax debit for the second quarter of the current business year at the record level of $200m. As stated in the American paper manufacturer‘s quarterly report published by the US... more

Westvaco holds

majority in Alfred Wall

Following the announcement of their intentions some time ago, the Westvaco Corporation, New York/USA, has completed its take-over of the majority holding in Alfred Wall AG, Graz/Austria, a leading manufacturer of packagings for large consumer... more

Mayr-Melnhof reaches

record quarterly earnings

In view of the highest period surplus (EUR23.6m) in the company’s history, Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG is satisfied with the results of the first quarter of 2001. Both divisions were able to show very sound development in sales and an improved price... 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 5 June 2001 28 May 2001... more