VPK to take over Peterson's corrugated business

25 Aug 2016 − Peterson Packaging will part with its corrugated packaging operations. Belgian company VPK Packaging plans to buy the business which consists of six plants in Scandinavia.» more


Production currently down at IP's P&W paper mill in India

24 Aug 2016 − A strike at International Paper's Rahjamundry mill in India has led to a production stoppage which is lasting for almost two weeks now. Ths site prouces printing and writing paper.» more

German recovered paper prices rise markedly in August

23 Aug 2016 − Poor availability and strong demand have pushed prices for ordinary recovered paper grades higher in Germany in August. » more

2.6% increase in Spain's paper production in 2015

17 Aug 2016 − Spain's paper industry is recovering. According to Aspapel, paper production as well as consumption in the country went up in 2015 compared to 2014. Packaging papers were especially sought-after.» more


Heinzel to invest €100m in Laakirchen Papier

16 Aug 2016 − In future Laakirchen Papier will produce both SC paper and recycled containerboard. » more

Parenco starts up PM 2 at Renkum

15 Aug 2016 − Parenco has finalised its entry into the packaging paper market. The company commissioned its converted 385,000 tpy containerboard machine at the Renkum mill in the Netherlands.» more

Pulp production at Fibre Excellence's
Tarascon mill still down after fire

12 Aug 2016 − Pulp production at Fibre Excellence's pulp mill in Tarascon in southern France has been down since last Friday when a fire broke out and destroyed 20,000 tpy of wood. » more

Polesine to rebuild PMs and increase CCM capacity

10 Aug 2016 − Cartiere del Polesine will take downtime of up to almost four weeks at its machines for rebuilding measures. The company wants to increase its containerboard capacities by 30,000 tpy.» more