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Resolute to cut newsprint capacity by 465,000 t

08 Dec 2014 − Resolute Forest Products will close down its Iroquois Falls mill and two paper machines in Canada. This will reduce the company's newsprint capacities by 465,000 t.» more

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DS Smith might sell its Nantes paper mill

05 Dec 2014 − Company pursues strategy to reduce the proportion of its net integration of paper manufacture versus the requirements of its corrugated business.» more

Hartmann to buy Sanovo Greenpack

04 Dec 2014 − Danish packaging supplier Brødrene Hartmann entered into a binding agreement to acquire South American Sanovo Greenpack for DKK300m (approx. €40m). » more

Recycled containerboard manufacturers report good business on the Polish market in November

02 Dec 2014 − Order books at most paper mills are well-filled and manufacturers plan to keep paper machines running over the Christmas and New Year holidays.» more

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MPS to acquire Presentation Products Group

28 Nov 2014 − Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Presentation Products Group, a Scottish supplier of gifting products and premium packaging. » more

Mondi to close Silicart release liner plant in Italy

27 Nov 2014 − Mondi has announced plans to close down its Silicart plant in Italy which produces silicone-coated release liners. 62 employees are affected by the move.» more

Onex to acquire Swiss packaging producer SIG Combibloc

26 Nov 2014 − There will soon be a new owner for SIG Combibloc, one of the largest producers of beverage cartons in the world. Private equity firm Onex plans to acquire the Swiss company for €3.8bn.» more

Prices for hardwood pulp heading north in November

25 Nov 2014 − Due to the Euro-US dollar exchange rate development, Euro countries have to pay notably higher prices for pulp in November. » more