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LWC prices continue on a downward trend in the UK

24 Apr 2014 − Prices for coated mechanical reels are still suffering from excess market supply. April has seen another minor reduction to LWC prices on the UK market .» more

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Metsä Group to invest €1.1bn in pulp mill in Finland

24 Apr 2014 − Metsä Fibre is planning to build a pulp mill with a capacity of 1.3 million t in the existing mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. When materialized, the approximately €1.1bn investment would be the largest ever investment...» more

Label paper prices move up in Germany

23 Apr 2014 − Buyers are paying more for label papers as of the first quarter. Manufacturers are still not satisfied with current price levels and do not rule out further price hikes in the third quarter.» more

Groupe Gascogne launches restructuring project

22 Apr 2014 − Groupe Gascogne has signed an agreement with its debtors which provides for a restructuring of industrial activities, a strengthening of the company’s equity capital and a restructuring of debt. » more

UPM Ettringen reaches agreement with Aviretta

15 Apr 2014 − UPM and Aviretta have reached an agreement on the sale of a production facility at the Ettringen site. This means that the re-build of PM 4 could start soon. » more

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Cascades to close down Djupafors plant in late June

10 Apr 2014 − The end is nearing for Cascades’s only Swedish site. The company has set a date for the closure of its Djupafors cartonboard plant which has a capacity of 60,000 tpy.» more

Montes del Plata postpones pulp mill start-up to May

09 Apr 2014 − Start-up of the Montes del Plata BEK pulp mill has been postponed once again. The company is waiting for Uruguay's enviromental agency DINAMA to give the go-ahead.» more