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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

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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

Catalyst Paper to buy two paper mills from NewPage

31 Oct 2014 − Canadian newsprint and magazine paper producer Catalyst Paper has entered into an agreement to purchase two US paper mills from NewPage for $74.0m. » more

BillerudKorsnäs increases production capacity of brown sack paper

30 Oct 2014 − BillerudKorsnäs will invest SEK260m to increase the production capacity of brown sack paper in Skärblacka in 2015. » more

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European Commission decides to close proceedings against Ahlstrom and Munksjö

29 Oct 2014 − The decision is taken following consideration of responses made by the companies to the Statement of Objections, presentations at the oral hearing and, in particular, the information provided in response to the...» more

Fedrigoni scraps IPO as market conditions deteriorate

29 Oct 2014 − Fedrigoni's stock market flotation has failed for the time being but "listing on the financial market still remains a strategic objective" for the company.» more

Price cuts for ordinary recovered paper grades in France

28 Oct 2014 − The month of October ushered in lower prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in France, even though no major upheaval had been seen. » more

Currency effects thwart price hike plans for pulp

28 Oct 2014 − Pulp manufacturers are feeling the effects of the strong dollar against the euro. Reports from the market say that buyers of NBSK and eucalyptus pulp are standing firm against a price hike.» more