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

Recycled board prices pointing up in Germany

16 Jun 2015 − GD board manufacturers have achieved partial success in implementing higher prices on the market in Germany.» more

SCA plans closure of tissue machine at Stubbins mill

16 Jun 2015 − SCA will take tissue paper capacities from the UK market. The company has plans to close one machine at its Stubbins mill due to reduced demand.» more