Tough negotiations over second step of kraftliner price inreases in Germany

09 Aug 2016 − After brown kraftliner manufacturers managed to increase their prices in a first instalment on the German market in July, negotiations about the second portion were still in progress at the start of August.» more


Metsä Board completes withdrawal from graphic paper manufacture

09 Aug 2016 − Metsä Board stopped the last remains of its fine paper production in July, thus completing the exit from the graphic paper sector. » more

Strikes and production stoppages at tissue mill in Italy

08 Aug 2016 − Tissue paper production at Italy's Rocca Paper Mill has recently been on and off due to strikes. This is the seventh eight hour strike since April. » more

Cartiere Carrara in Italy to install new TM

05 Aug 2016 − Cartiere Carrara in Italy will expand its tissue capacities. Several media reports say a new 60,000 tpy TM will be installed.» more

Metsä Board to shut down wallpaper base PM at Kyro mill

04 Aug 2016 − Metsä Board is planning to close down its wallpaper base machine PM 3 and discontinue its loss-making wallpaper base manufacturing at the Kyro mill in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. » more

Start-up of Parenco's PM 2 at Renkum is imminent

03 Aug 2016 − Production of recycled containerboard at Parenco's Renkum mill is in the starting blocks. About 90,000 t of paper are to be produced this year.» more


Kraftliner prices with upward trend in Poland in July

02 Aug 2016 − Suppliers of unbleached kraftliner generally started implementing their announced price increase in July in Poland. » more

Prices for GD board softening in Italy in July

02 Aug 2016 − GD board prices declined on the Italian market in July in the wake of sustained weak demand and a trend to shift to GC board in the food industry.» more

Catalyst Paper shuts down PM 9 at Powell River

01 Aug 2016 − Catalyst Paper's magazine paper machine PM 9 at the Powell River mill will not restart operations. The company has decided to permanently shut down the machine which was already idle.» more

Paloma and Eco-Invest sign contract on €18.2m share capital increase

29 Jul 2016 − Tissue producer Paloma of Slovenia signed a contract for an investment via share capital increase of €18.2m by private equity fund Eco-Invest of Slovakia. » more