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Krafliner prices decrease in Germany

26 Jan 2016 − Despite higher consumption, kraftliner prices came under pressure on the German market at the turn of the year.» more

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Higher prices for newsprint in France from January

26 Jan 2016 − Amid strong demand and good capacity utilisation, newsprint manufacturers managed to get a moderate price increase on the French market. » more

Wausau Paper shareholders say yes to SCA

21 Jan 2016 − $513m deal to make SCA stronger Away-from-Home tissue supplier in North America.» more

DS Smith subsidiary SP Cartonpack Hellas hit by fire

20 Jan 2016 − Corrugated production at SP Cartonpack Hellas in Corinth is down due to a fire. It is still not known when the facility will come back online. » more

Containerboard prices in the UK under pressure

19 Jan 2016 − There is pressure on prices in the UK's containerboard market. This has led to some cuts to brown kraftliner prices while recycled grades did not cost more in January. » more

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Authority okays capacity expansion at Mayr-Melnhof Gernsbach board mill

18 Jan 2016 − Regardless of the approval, the company currently had no plans for a significant capacity increase at the Gernsbach site in the 2016-2017 period, Mayr-Melnhof explained.» more

SKG halts testliner production at Sangüesa mill in Spain

15 Jan 2016 − The testliner machine PM 1 at Smurfit Kappa's Spanish Sangüesa mill is currently down. The group stopped the PM in order to switch it to machine-glazed paper.» more

Ziegler Papier to shut down paper production

14 Jan 2016 − Ziegler Papier do not expect raw material costs to ease in the years to come; underlines limits to cost-cutting and efficiency-improvement measures.» more