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Catalyst Paper to indefinitely idle
coated paper machine at Rumford

02 Sep 2015 − The difficult market environment for coated papers has led Catalyst Paper to the decision to indefinitely idle its PM 12 at the Rumford mill. » more

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Innovio Papers goes bust

02 Sep 2015 − The District Court of Gelderland declared the specialty paper mill insolvent on 10 August.» more

Uncoated woodfree paper producers want to charge more in France

01 Sep 2015 − Paper manufacturers expect the prices for copy paper and offset reels and sheets in France to increase by up to €40/t in September.» more

DS Smith considers closure of Wansbrough site in the UK

01 Sep 2015 − The UK's largest coreboard producer may close its doors. DS Smith announced it is evaluating the closure of its 180,000 tpy Wansbrough site which also produces recycled paper.» more

Stora Enso to sell Komárom packaging plant to Van Genechten

31 Aug 2015 − Company says Komárom's customer base has seen major changes and plant is no longer strategic to Stora Enso. » more

Cartiera Pirinoli restarts recycled board production

28 Aug 2015 − BM 3 kicked off production again at the end of July after being idle for three years. Cartiera Pirinoli's business plan also encompasses the restart of BM 2. » more

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SCA to split the group in two divisions and invest in NBSK pulp capacity at Östrand mill

28 Aug 2015 − SCA will divide the group in Hygiene and Forest Products divisions in order to intensify the focus of its operations. » more

Coreboard manufacturers pursue Q3 price hikes in Germany

27 Aug 2015 − According to coreboard manufacturers, price increases are underway for Q3 delievries in Germany. Some converters are paying more as of the start of August.» more

Walsum Papier insolvency decision postponed to October

26 Aug 2015 − LWC paper machine PM 10 at the former Norske Skog site in Walsum continues production until further notice.» more

UK recycled containerboard prices on the rise in August

26 Aug 2015 − Corrugated sheet and packaging manufacturers are criticising paper mills' plans for additional mark-ups in September.» more