EC clears West Rock's acquisition of MPS

22 May 2017 − The European Commission concluded that the deal raised no anti-trust concerns on the markets for folding cartons for beverages and for pharmaceutical products in Ireland and the UK. » more


White Birch Paper to close Bear Island newsprint mill

19 May 2017 − Newsprint capacities are shrinking further. White Birch Paper has decided to close down a newsprint mill in the US with a capacity of 240,000 tpy.» more

Producers raise coreboard prices in Germany on good demand and reduced supply

17 May 2017 − Coreboard prices are on the upward trend in Germany. Coreboard manufacturers report good domestic demand and markedly longer lead times.» more

Prices for ordinary recovered papers in the UK on the rise in May

16 May 2017 − British prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have staged a marked recovery since the middle of April and have been climbing week after week since then. » more


EPRC sets 74% paper recycling target for 2020

12 May 2017 − The European Paper Recycling Council wants EU countries to achieve a recycling rate of 74% by 2020. The organisation points to several conditions that must be met to achieve this target.» more

Georgia-Pacific announces $400m investment,
to install new tissue machine

11 May 2017 − Another expansion project is to come on the US tissue market. After Clearwater Paper, Georgia-Pacific has also announced it will install a new tissue machine. Start-up is scheduled for 2019.» more