Profile: Mercer International Inc (MERC.O)
9 Dec 2016
Mercer International Inc., incorporated on July 12, 2005, is engaged in producing (northern bleached softwood kraft) NBSK pulp. The Company operates in the pulp industry and produces pulp for resale, known as market pulp, in Germany. The Company also produces and sells tall oil, which is used as both a chemical additive and as a green energy source. The Company operates over two mills in Eastern Germany and approximately one mill in Western Canada, which generates and sells surplus energy to regional utilities. The Company's NBSK pulp mills include Rosenthal mill, Stendal Mill and Celgar Mill. Its NBSK pulp mills has an annual production capacity of approximately 1.5 million air-dried metric tons (ADMTs) of NBSK pulp and generates over 305 megawatts (MW) of electricity. The Company's subsidiaries include Zellstoff Stendal GmbH, Zellstoff Celgar Limited Partnership and Zellstoff-und Papierfabrik Rosenthal GmbH.
The Company's Rosenthal mill has an annual production capacity of approximately 360,000 ADMTs and over 60 MW of electrical generation. The Rosenthal mill is located in the town of Blankenstein, Germany, approximately 300 kilometers south of Berlin. The Company's Stendal mill has an annual production capacity of approximately 660,000 ADMTs and over 150 MW of electrical generation. The Stendal mill is located near the town of Stendal, Germany, approximately 130 kilometers west of Berlin. Its Celgar mill has an annual production capacity of approximately 520,000 ADMTs and 100 MW of electrical generation. The Celgar mill is located near the city of Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, approximately 600 kilometers east of Vancouver.
The Company competes with Canfor Pulp, Metsa Fibre, Sodra Cell, and Asia Pulp and Paper.
Mercer International Inc
700 Pender St W Suite 1120
VANCOUVER BC V6C 1G8