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Glatfelter completes acquisition of Oberschmitten

01 Oct 2014 − Glatfelter announced that today it completed the previously announced acquisition of Spezialpapierfabrik Oberschmitten GmbH from FINSPO Beteiligungs-GmbH for €8.5m.» more

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Poland: suppliers of coated fine paper enter price talks with resolve

30 Sep 2014 − In September, suppliers of coated fine paper hope that the good operating rates throughout central Europe will provide a sound basis for the price negotiations in Poland.» more

Stora Enso to sell Corenso to Powerflute

30 Sep 2014 − Finnish Stora Enso will sell its core and coreboard business Corenso to fellow Finnish Powerflute. » more

Smurfit Kappa to buy Bates Container

29 Sep 2014 − Smurfit Kappa Group has agreed to acquire Texas-based Bates Container, a non-integrated corrugated packaging manufacturer. » more

Syktyvkar Tissue Group starts up new TM

26 Sep 2014 − New tissue machine adds 35,000 tpy of bathroom tissue, napkin and towel grades to STG's existing production capacity.» more

BASF reorganises paper chemicals business, cuts 50 jobs

25 Sep 2014 − BASF's paper chemicals operations to be continued in other performance products divisions to improve efficiency and increase competitiveness.» more

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Starch buyers demand price cuts for Q4

24 Sep 2014 − Starch prices in Western Europe are under pressure. Buyers ask for cuts in the fourth quarter in response to falling raw material prices.» more

First price increase announced for coreboard in Germany

23 Sep 2014 − Coreboard in Germany could become more expensive as from the beginning of October. A price hike has been officially announced but according to reports not all converters have been informed of such a move.» more

British converters paying more for brown containerboard in September

23 Sep 2014 − Amidst lively demand and scant supply, prices for brown recycled corrugated case material in the UK went up in September. » more