UPM and Leipa in sale and conversion talks on UPM Schwedt newsprint mill

17 Nov 2015 − Due dilligence study on the conversion of the newsprint paper machine to recycled containerboard production is said to start with immediate effect.» more


Titanium dioxide prices remain on downward path

17 Nov 2015 − The long-standing slump in titanium dioxide prices has continued in the fourth quarter of 2015.» more

Papyrus finalises takeover of Czech paper merchant Ospap

13 Nov 2015 − Papyrus' Czech subsidiary Papyrus Bohemia and Ospap will merge in the future but continue to operate as separate entities for the time being.» more

Billerud Korsnäs plans to invest in production reorganisation and growth, exit white liner market

12 Nov 2015 − Four paper machines might be closed at Gruvön mill as Billerud Korsnäs is considering to install new board machine at the site and decrease its volumes in oversupplied markets.» more

Tissue producers report strong presure on prices in Germany

12 Nov 2015 − In Germany, tissue paper producers are encountering substantial pressure on prices even though capacity utilisation is said to be recovering in the fourth quarter. » more


Niederauer Muehle in takeover talks for Walsum LWC paper mill

11 Nov 2015 − Papierfabrik Niederauer Muehle plans to continue LWC production on PM 10 and convert PM 4 to recycled containerboard production.» more

Burgo negotiates permanent closure of PM 2 at Duino mill

10 Nov 2015 − Burgo says PM 2 closure is necessary due to shrinking coated mechanical paper demand and weak cost position of the LWC paper machine.» more

Arjowiggins to sell Charavines mill to Global Hygiène

09 Nov 2015 − The search for a buyer for Arjowiggins' Charavines mill has ended successfully. Global Hygiène plans to acquire the site and produce tissue paper in the future.» more

Sequana falls back into the red

06 Nov 2015 − Sequana booked a loss of €25m in the first nine months of the year. While the demise of its competitor Paperlinx Europe had a positive effect on sales, various problems at Arjowiggins mills led to considerable sales...» more