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Polish recycled containerboard prices point down in March

02 Apr 2014 − Prices for recycled containerboard are crumbling on ample supply and slow demand. Corrugated board and packaging demand on the market in Poland has cooled off in the first quarter.» more

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Downward adjustments on Italian coreboard market

01 Apr 2014 − The higher level of Italian coreboard prices did not last for very long. Prices dropped somewhat in the first quarter of the year.» more

Wepa divests tissue mill Fabbriche di Vallico

31 Mar 2014 − Wepa Lucca Srl, the Italian subsidiary of Wepa Industrieholding, will sell its Italian tissue mill Fabbriche di Vallico to Eurotec Srl. » more

Resolute to Invest USD105 million at Calhoun Paper Mill

28 Mar 2014 − Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced a USD105 million upgrade to its Calhoun, Tennessee, pulp and paper mill, including the installation of a modern continuous pulp digester and other wood chip processing equipment.» more

FNV union against possible sale of Smurfit Kappa Solid Board Netherlands

27 Mar 2014 − In a new round of negotiations in April between the Dutch FNV Bondgenoten union and Smurfit Kappa Solid Board one important subject will be the possible sale of one or more Dutch mills.» more

Spiegel switches from gravure to offset printing

25 Mar 2014 − German weekly magazine "Der Spiegel" is going to shift from gravure to offset printing because the issue date will be moved from Monday to Saturday. » more

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Western European starch market showing tendency towards rising prices

25 Mar 2014 − As negotiations for second quarter deliveries are about to start, starch suppliers aim to send a signal by announcing a price increase.» more

Stora Enso splits Renewable Packaging division in three

21 Mar 2014 − Stora Enso is rethinking its Renewable Packaging business structure to better tackle global responsibility challenges and sharpen focus on growth markets.» more

Hanke Tissue to commission new TM in late March

20 Mar 2014 − The start-up of the new tissue machine of Polish producer Hanke Tissue in Kostrzyn is imminent. In two steps, the site's tissue capacity will be raised to 44,000 tpy, the company says. » more

Sonoco Alcore doubles core capacity in Russia

19 Mar 2014 − Sonoco Alcore is growing in Russia. The core manufacturer opened a new core plant with a capacity of 17,000 tpy in Schekino which doubles the company's capacities in the country. » more