Reno de Medici, Cascades Europe and Careo
become one company

02 Jan 2017 − Reno de Medici and Cascades have combined their European businesses. The groups as well as their joint sales company Careo now form one unified company.» more


UPM and Northern SC Paper divest Madison Paper Industries' mill assets

02 Jan 2017 − Production operations at Madison paper mill had been ceased in May last year, reducing global SC paper market capacity by approximately 200,000 tpy.» more

No lasting price increase on Italy's coreboard market in Q4

21 Dec 2016 − Prices on the Italian coreboard market have barely altered in the fourth quarter. Some upward price adjustments made in October have been partially or completely revoked the following month.» more

Newsprint prices are poised to rise slightly or remain unchanged in France

20 Dec 2016 − Although not all of the contracts have been signed in December, a clearer picture is emerging of the price situation in the near future on the market for newsprint in France.» more

Paprinsa goes ahead with €13.5 million investment programme

19 Dec 2016 − Spanish WLC board manufacturer Papelera del Principado (Paprinsa) will launch the second phase of its investment programme to upgrade the board machine at the Mollerussa mill.» more


Matías Gomá Tomás in Spain to increase CCM capacity

16 Dec 2016 − A paper producer near Barcelona belonging to Spanish corrugated packaging group Grupondunova will modernise its paper machine and increase capacities of recycled corrugated case material.» more

Higher prices poised to take hold on Britain’s
woodfree paper markets in January

13 Dec 2016 − Manufacturers are pushing for price hikes for printing and writing paper in order to compensate for result losses related to weak Pound sterling.» more

Ontex opens new incontinence products facility in France

09 Dec 2016 − The new site in Dourges will combine production activities of Ontex's French plants Wasquehal and Arras into one "state-of-the-art facility." Transfer of production equipment to be completed next year. » more