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UPM to slash publication paper capacity by 800,000 t

13 Nov 2014 − UPM plans to take 800,000 t of publication paper capacity from the European market. The company will close down one machine each at the mills Chapelle Darblay in France, Shotton in the UK and Jämsänkoski and Kaukas in...» more

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Essentra to acquire Clondalkin Specialist Packaging Division

12 Nov 2014 − Essentra plc will acquire Clondalkin Specialist Packaging Division (SPD) for US$455m. » more

Pulp manufacturers optimistic about market outlook until year end

11 Nov 2014 − The plunge in prices of hardwood pulp, which started in the European market in the middle of 2013 and continued into the third quarter 2014, appears to have come to a halt for the time being. » more

Orient Paper forced to temporarily halt production

10 Nov 2014 − In order to reduce air pollution during the Asia Pacific Economic Forum (APEC) in Beijing, several companies from different sectors were ordered by the government to take a two week downtime. Orient Paper is among these...» more

SCA to idle Flexpack Papers in Mannheim

06 Nov 2014 − SCA gives up flexible packaging paper production at the Mannheim mill in order to concentrate on tissue and sanitary paper products.» more

DS Smith takes over Andopack to grow in corrugated in Spain

06 Nov 2014 − The acquisition of Andopack is a customer-led decision; the customers wanted the company to have a greater presence in Spain, says Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith.» more

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Manufacturers raise coated woodfree paper prices in Italy

05 Nov 2014 − Determination shown by many a woodfree coated paper manufacturer seems to be finally paying off. The vast majority of customers in Italy has been paying more for coated fine paper since October, reports say.» more

Q4 titanium dioxide contract prices head lower in just a few cases

05 Nov 2014 − A few contract prices for titanium dioxide ended up falling slightly again in negotiations for deliveries in the final quarter of the year.» more

Medica Packaging separates from Benson Group

04 Nov 2014 − Medica Packaging Limited has separated from the Benson Group and became an independent specialist packaging provider.» more

Valmet to supply new tissue line to Lee & Man

03 Nov 2014 − Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd has ordered an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line from Valmet. » more