Decor paper producers pushing for more price hikes

24 May 2017 − Price hikes in third-quarter deliveries are motivated by continuing increase in titanium dioxide and eucalyptus pulp prices, say industry representatives.» more


Umka to invest €15m in capacity and product upgrade

23 May 2017 − The recycled cartonboard company will raise production capacity of GD and GT board to 150,000 tpy in two steps over the next two to three years. €8m investment to be implemented in 2017.» more

Price increases for recycled board grades gain a foothold in Germany in May

23 May 2017 − Amid good demand and long delivery periods, price increases for greyboard and white lined chipboard get established on the German market in May. » more

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

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