Mutares to take over Sonoco's Schweighouse mill

03 May 2016 − Sonoco-Alcore may have found a buyer for its Schweighouse coreboard mill in France. The German Federal Cartel Office reports that holding company Mutares is interested in buying it. » more

Italy sees rising downward pressure on woodfree coated paper prices

03 May 2016 − Prices for coated fine paper are pointing down in Italy due to low demand and strong competition.» more

Corrboard to build 500kW anaerobic digester

02 May 2016 − Corrboard will invest £3.5m in an anaerobic digester and become the UK’s first sheet feeder to be self-sufficient for its power needs.» more

APRIL to expand its position in Europe

29 Apr 2016 − Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) has signed a MOU with Papier Union and Roxcel worth $50m.» more


Stora Enso evaluates expansion of Ostrołęka mill production

28 Apr 2016 − Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study with the aim of expanding containerboard production at Ostrołęka Mill in Poland by 500,000 tpy» more

Investors back out at Papierfabrik Walsum

26 Apr 2016 − An unnamed group of investors has withdrawn from talks about the possible sale of Papierfabrik Walsum.» more

Papierfabrik Scheufelen sold to German investors

26 Apr 2016 − Germany investment firm Schaeff Group has bought Papierfabrik Scheufelen and wants to push forward the expansion of Scheufelen’s premium board business. » more