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Mayr-Melnhof bids for specialty packaging company in France

17 Jun 2015 − Mayr-Melnhof Packaging readies for growth in France. The company has made an €80m offer to acquire the folding carton operations of Ileos SA.» more

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Recycled board prices pointing up in Germany

16 Jun 2015 − GD board manufacturers have achieved partial success in implementing higher prices on the market in Germany.» more

SCA plans closure of tissue machine at Stubbins mill

16 Jun 2015 − SCA will take tissue paper capacities from the UK market. The company has plans to close one machine at its Stubbins mill due to reduced demand.» more

Aviretta kicks off production at rebuilt PM 4

12 Jun 2015 − Aviretta has finalised the conversion of its PM 4 which used to produce SC paper. The company started to produce saleable schrenz and expects to finalise the test phase for the production of fluting soon, as well. » more

Renova to build tissue products mill in France

09 Jun 2015 − Renova will build its first production site outside of Portugal. The company plans to produce tissue products in Saint-Yorre, France in the future. The new mill is to be commissioned in late 2015.» more

High pressure on sawdust prices persists in most regions of Germany

09 Jun 2015 − The pressure on sawdust prices that had already been noticeable at the end of the first quarter remains undiminished in broad sweeps of Germany. » more

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Norske Skog to discontinue operations at Walsum

05 Jun 2015 − Norske Skog will take 205,000 t of LWC paper capacity from the market. The company decided to cease operations its loss-making Walsum mill in Germany.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades in Italy up in May

03 Jun 2015 − Recycled containerboard manufacturers' good order books and good demand from the Far East have paved the way for another increase in Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in May. » more

Resolute Forest Products to enter tissue market

01 Jun 2015 − Resolute Forest Products will start producing tissue. The company plans to enter the market by 2017 and to reach a capacity of 60,000 tpy of tissue.» more