Recycled containerboard off to a good start to 2015 in Germany

14 Jan 2015 − Industry sources report nearly non-stop production at German containerboard mills over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. » more


Segezha to increase sack kraft paper capacity

13 Jan 2015 − Russia's Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill aims to reach paper sacks capacities of 90 million by 2017. The company will also inrease sack kraft paper capacities by 110,000 t.» more

Caustic soda prices show upward trend in Europe

13 Jan 2015 − Signs of a price increase for caustic soda (NaOH) are emerging again at the beginning of 2015 after manufacturers had succeeded in getting price increases accepted for the fourth quarter of 2014. » more

International Paper to reduce staff in Italy

09 Jan 2015 − International Paper says cost-cutting program will ensure long-term competitiveness and support future of the corrugated packaging business in Italy.» more

Catalyst Paper Corp. completes acquisition of Biron and Rumford paper mills

08 Jan 2015 − Catalyst Paper Corp has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Biron paper mill located in Wisconsin and the Rumford pulp and paper mill located in Maine from NewPage Corp., NewPage Wisconsin System...» more

Verso completes $1.4bn purchase of NewPage

08 Jan 2015 − Verso Corp. has completed the acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc. for $1.4bn. The deal was announced nearly exactly one year ago. » more


BEK pulp prices rise further in December

07 Jan 2015 − Manufacturers expect eucalyptus pulp prices to continue on the upward path in January. » more

Verso reaches a deal with authorities to clear the way for NewPage acquisition

07 Jan 2015 − Verso Paper Corp has reached a settlement with US anti-trust authorities allowing the deal to take place provided that NewPage’s mills in Rumford and Biron are sold to the Canadian firm Catalyst Paper or some other...» more

Clearwater Paper sells five tissue mills to Dunn Paper

02 Jan 2015 − Clearwater Paper Corporation has sold its specialty products business and mills to Dunn Paper, Inc. » more

Sequana finds buyer for Appleton Coated

23 Dec 2014 − Sequana has finalised the sale of its US coated fine paper business. The company sold its Appleton Coated subsidiary to US company Virtus Holdings. Appleton Coated will continue to operate in the same segments as before.» more