Publicly traded paper
producer PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper said it plans to raise its pulp and paper production capacity by 10% this year on growing market demand.
announced today that it completed its merger with Bowater Inc., forming the third largest publicly traded paper
and forest-products company in North America and the eighth largest in the world, with pro forma revenues of approximately US$8 billion in 2006.
In the case of paper industry margins, the good news is that there are several companies operating on healthier margins, but the flip side is also true: As of their most recent financial reports, some 15 publicly traded paper
companies are operating at a loss.
"As it is, Smurfit Stone has now been successfully spun off and is one of the most widely traded paper
stocks in the U.S., which means in the world as well.
With securitization, however, a building is transformed into internationally traded paper
- and the rate at which it trades has less to do with a specific real estate market and more to do with international financial markets.
made the transition to all the other commonly traded paper
grades, as well as taking in the beverage and food containers collected in California's household recycling bins and CRV buy-back centers.