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Catalyst Paper to buy two paper mills from NewPage

31 Oct 2014 − Canadian newsprint and magazine paper producer Catalyst Paper has entered into an agreement to purchase two US paper mills from NewPage for $74.0m. » more

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BillerudKorsnäs increases production capacity of brown sack paper

30 Oct 2014 − BillerudKorsnäs will invest SEK260m to increase the production capacity of brown sack paper in Skärblacka in 2015. » more

European Commission decides to close proceedings against Ahlstrom and Munksjö

29 Oct 2014 − The decision is taken following consideration of responses made by the companies to the Statement of Objections, presentations at the oral hearing and, in particular, the information provided in response to the...» more

Fedrigoni scraps IPO as market conditions deteriorate

29 Oct 2014 − Fedrigoni's stock market flotation has failed for the time being but "listing on the financial market still remains a strategic objective" for the company.» more

Price cuts for ordinary recovered paper grades in France

28 Oct 2014 − The month of October ushered in lower prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in France, even though no major upheaval had been seen. » more

Currency effects thwart price hike plans for pulp

28 Oct 2014 − Pulp manufacturers are feeling the effects of the strong dollar against the euro. Reports from the market say that buyers of NBSK and eucalyptus pulp are standing firm against a price hike.» more

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Groupe Hamelin to cut jobs at Canson subsidiary

24 Oct 2014 − Groupe Hamelin intends to cut costs at its Canson subsidiary in France. As a result, 58 out of 270 jobs are to be eliminated at the beginning of next year.» more

Ence shuts down production at Huelva pulp mill

21 Oct 2014 − Spanish company Ence Energía y Celulosa (Ence) halted production at its Huelva pulp mill for good on 19 October, 2014. » more

Sequana in preliminary sale talks for Wizernes and Charavines mills, no comment on Appleton Coated

16 Oct 2014 − Last April, paper manufacturer Arjowiggins, part of the holding firm Sequana, had started a restructuring process for its Arjowiggins Graphic and Arjowiggins Creative divisions in Europe. Consequently, the company put...» more