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Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp worldwide. It produces NBSK pulp principally from wood chips and pulp logs, as well as carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral biofuels, such as black liquor and wood waste. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty papers, and printing and writing paper manufacturers; and green energy to third party utilities. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

1,460 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1968

mercer international inc (MERC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $804.4K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $583.0K
Vice President of Business Development
Total Annual Compensation: $474.9K
Group Controller of Europe, Managing Director...
Total Annual Compensation: $418.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

mercer international inc (MERC) Key Developments

Mercer and Resolute, Join Forces to Commercialize Sustainable New Biomaterial

Mercer International Inc. and Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced a new joint venture company - Performance BioFilaments Inc. - focused on the development of commercial applications for cellulose filaments, one of the most exciting new biomaterials. Cellulose filaments have unique performance-enhancing properties with significant potential to improve a wide array of consumer and industrial products.

Mercer International Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Production Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

Mercer International Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings and production results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $305,685,000 against $261,785,000 a year ago. Operating income was $39,243,000 against $12,607,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $25,027,000 against $1,519,000 a year ago. Net loss attributable to common shareholders was $21,041,000 or $0.37 per diluted share against net loss of $561,000 or $0.01 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was $59,679,000 against $28,983,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was $6,566,000 against $15,045,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $1,740,000. Operating EBITDA was $59,030,000 against $32,140,000 a year ago. Total revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2014 increased by approximately 17% due to higher pulp and energy sales volumes and higher pulp prices. For the quarter, pulp production increased by approximately 6% to 381,785 ADMTs in the current quarter from 361,164 ADMTs in the same quarter of 2013. Energy production was 466,300 MWh against 424,400 MWh a year ago.

Mercer International Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 30, 2014

Mercer International Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 30, 2014., at 08:30 Pacific Standard Time. Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street. Agenda: To elect eight directors nominated by the board of directors to serve until the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders; to ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent auditors; to conduct a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation; to approve the amendment to the Mercer International Inc. 2010 Stock Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares of common stock available for issuance under such plan; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment, postponement or rescheduling thereof.


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