Sappi to divest Enstra mill to Corruseal Group

02 Jul 2015 − Corruseal-deal includes the Enstra mill premises and recycled containerboard and kraft paper operations at the site. The existing security paper, office, specialty and folio businesses will remain with Sappi. » more


Coreboard prices in Italy heading higher

30 Jun 2015 − Rising recovered paper prices have left their mark on Italy's coreboard market, with coreboard prices heading higher in the second quarter.» more

Arkhangelsk starts up SC pulp mill

29 Jun 2015 − Russian supplier of fine and packaging paper Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill is ramping up production at its new semicellulose (SC) pulp mill. » more

DS Smith to take over Grupo Lantero’s
corrugated business

25 Jun 2015 − Packaging provider DS Smith Plc has reached an agreement to buy the corrugated activities of Grupo Lantero for €190m. With this acquisition, DS Smithwill increase its market share in Spain to approximately 10 per cent.» more

Prices for NBSK pulp believed to go up in June

23 Jun 2015 − After the erosion in prices for northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp has come to a halt in May, producers believe they have a good chance of getting higher prices accepted this month. » more


PM 3 at UPM's Chapelle Darblay mill shut down

22 Jun 2015 − UPM has stopped production at the PM 3 of its Chapelle Darblay mill in France. As a result, 130,000 tpy of newsprint capacity are taken from the market.» more

Logson Group completes acquisition
of Jardin Corrugated Cases

19 Jun 2015 − With the acquisition of Jardin Corrugated Cases, Logson Group, UK’s largest independent supplier of corrugated packaging, takes the first step into the integrated sector. » more

Mayr-Melnhof bids for specialty packaging company in France

17 Jun 2015 − Mayr-Melnhof Packaging readies for growth in France. The company has made an €80m offer to acquire the folding carton operations of Ileos SA.» more