Blackstone eyes takeover of Norske Skog

05 Feb 2016 − Last December, Blackstone's GSO Capital Partners raised its stake in Norske Skog to become the biggest shareholder in the company. Now Blackstone is striving after sole control in the distressed Norwegian paper...» more


Portucel Soporcel raises sales and profits in 2015
on higher prices and new tissue business

04 Feb 2016 − Portucel Soporcel says year 2015 is a landmark in the company's history. Portucel became a player on the tissue market in Europe under a new strategic development plan.» more

Metsä Board starts up board machine in Husum

04 Feb 2016 − New folding boxboard capacities have reached the market. Metsä Board started up its new machine in Husum with a capacity of 400,000 tpy.» more

Palm submits offer to acquire Ondulati Giusti in Italy

03 Feb 2016 − Who will become the new owner of corrugated packaging firm Ondulati Giusti? Sources say that Palm submitted a takeover offer. However, Italy's biggest packaging group Pro-Gest has a pre-emption right. » more

Newsprint price talks in Germany to continue in February

03 Feb 2016 − Newsprint publishers say price targets pursued by paper mills are not appropriate for the German market.» more

Italy reports softer recycled containerboard prices

02 Feb 2016 − Prices for recycled corrugated case material have been showing signs of weakness since the turn of the year. Market players are pointing to small price cuts for deliveries in January.» more


Volga’s Press Service Comments on the Bankruptcy Petition

29 Jan 2016 − Following some media reports about the JSC Volga’s bankruptcy petition, the company’s press service would like to make the following statement. » more

Reno de Medici sells Spanish subsidiary

28 Jan 2016 − Reno de Medici has parted with its operations in Spain. The subsidiary Reno de Medici Ibérica was sold to Arpafino.» more

Verso Corporation files for Chapter 11

27 Jan 2016 − Verso Coporation has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. The company is struggling with declining demand for its products and financial difficulties as a result.» more