The news archive contains some 18,000 articles that have appeared in the printed issues of EUWID Pulp and Paper since 1996.
Articles will appear in the archive four weeks after publication in the print edition of EUWID Pulp and Paper.

Paper machine imports to China drop sharply

Global suppliers have experienced better days in the Chinese paper machine market. Falling demand for paper products and excess capacity in the paper industry caused demand for paper machines to plummet in 2013, reports Germany Trade and Invest... more

German recovered paper market experiencing

pre-summer quiet and mostly stable prices

The German recovered paper market was quiet towards the middle of June as is usual before summer arrives. “We entered negotiations in completely laid back mood,” both suppliers and converters told EUWID. Prices for all grades were typically... more

Recovered Paper Germany


Recycled corrugated case material

prices still not set in stone in Germany

Buyers and sellers had yet to agree on what comes next for recycled corrugated case material prices in Germany in the second week of June. Sources are not ruling out another price cut of about €10/t. However, sources are optimistic looking ahead... more

European pulp stocks

heading downhill

Pulp stocks in European ports decreased from May to April. According to the latest Europulp statistics, they fell by 36,000 t to 1.01 million t (April 2014: 1.04 million t).
The most pronounced reduction was registered in Dutch/Belgian ports... more

Billerud Korsnäs Gävle makes

sustainability investments

Billerud Korsnäs is providing roughly SEK450m for investment in improving environmental protection at its Gävle mill. The company’s management has given the go-ahead for building a new sediment basin and measures for reducing water consumption... more

News in brief

German association of solid cardboard box producers Verband der Vollpappe-Kartonagen (VVK) confirmed Gerhard Hackstedt as chairman and Dr Ralph Dengler as deputy chairman of its board for the next two years.

Oliver Schumy, since 2008... more

Fray Bentos allowed to increase output to 1.36 million t

Output at UPM’s Fray Bentos pulp mill is now permitted to be raised to over 1.3 million t after all. The company says it has met all the requirements specified by the Uruguayan Ministry for Housing, Spatial Planning, and the Environment and... more

Sappi divests Nijmegen

fine paper mill to AIAC

Sappi Fine Paper Europe, a Sappi Limited company, has sold its Nijmegen woodfree coated paper mill in the Netherlands. According to Sappi, an agreement has been reached to dispose the mill to an affiliate of American Industrial Acquisition... more

Schumacher Packaging

takes over Vinke Display

Schumacher Packaging Gruppe of Germany has taken over Dutch company Vinke Display BV in full. The acquisition of the display specialist follows the opening of Schumacher Packaging’s new corrugated board mill in Greven in Westphalia, which went... more