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Ence shuts down production at Huelva pulp mill

21 Oct 2014 − Spanish company Ence Energía y Celulosa (Ence) halted production at its Huelva pulp mill for good on 19 October, 2014. » more

Sequana in preliminary sale talks for Wizernes and Charavines mills, no comment on Appleton Coated

16 Oct 2014 − Last April, paper manufacturer Arjowiggins, part of the holding firm Sequana, had started a restructuring process for its Arjowiggins Graphic and Arjowiggins Creative divisions in Europe. Consequently, the company put...» more

Fedrigoni launches stock exchange listing in Italy

15 Oct 2014 − Italy's stock market regulator Consob and the Borsa Italiana stock exchange have approved Fedrigoni's IPO. Fedrigoni believes that the stock exchange listing will provide a boost to the company's expansion plans.» more

Pro-Gest leases production sites of Ondulati Giusti

15 Oct 2014 − Pro-Gest Group is strengthening its foothold on the corrugated board and corrugated packaging market. Continuing Ondulati Giusti's operations, Pro-Gest is to become the leading market player in Italy, ahead of DS Smith...» more

Kraft and sulphite packaging paper prices in Germany slightly higher in Q3

14 Oct 2014 − A good orders position and low inventory levels have enabled producers of kraft and sulphite packaging paper to slightly raise prices in Germany in the third quarter. » more

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Andlinger intends to submit public offer for Crown Van Gelder

13 Oct 2014 − Andlinger & Company and Crown Van Gelder (CVG) have reached conditional agreement on a recommended full all-cash public offer for Crown Van Gelder. The offer values Crown Van Gelder at nearly €24 million. » more

Ahlstrom to start co-operation negotiations at Kauttua site

10 Oct 2014 − Ahlstrom will start negotiations with employee representatives at its Kauttua site as part of its earlier announced rightsizing programme.» more

Competition authority vetoes acquisition of Stora Enso paper mill by Brigl & Bergmeister

09 Oct 2014 − Austrian special paper producer Brigl & Bergmeister has withdrawn its application to the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) for approval of the merger with Stora Enso's Uetersen paper mill. Both companies informed that...» more

Caustic soda manufacturers fighting to reverse negative price trend

08 Oct 2014 − Electrolysis plants would like to see NaOH prices go up for deliveries as of October but there is no clear trend discernible ahead of fourth-quarter contract negotiations.» more