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Kemira to acquire Akzo Nobel's paper chemicals business

08 Jul 2014 − The acquisition of Akzo Nobel's paper chemicals business said to strengthen Kemira's position in the packaging and board industry and in the Asia-Pacific region.» more

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Lecta to close Sarrià de Ter paper mill

04 Jul 2014 − There is no future for Torraspapel’s Sarrià de Ter plant. Lecta will close the base paper and uncoated specialty paper mill and transfer production to other sites in Spain.» more

Caraustar to take over Newark Group

03 Jul 2014 − US-based Caraustar Industries, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Newark Group. » more

Cascades exits fine and security paper business

02 Jul 2014 − Recycling, paper and packaging group Cascades parts with its uncoated woodfree and security paper business. Specialty Products Group of Cascades will concentrate its future development in the industrial packaging,...» more

British newsprint prices feeling the pinch in the month of June

01 Jul 2014 − A large number of producers and buyers of newsprint in the UK wrapped up their price negotiations for second-half contracts relatively early on again. The market appears to have turned to give buyers the upper hand: the...» more

Germany sees lower prices of brown recycled containerboard in June

01 Jul 2014 − Despite healthy operating loads and low inventories, prices of brown recycled corrugated case material continued to weaken in Germany in June. Manufacturers now mull over hikes to brown recycled containerboard prices in...» more

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Stora Enso names new CEO, postpones Renewable Packaging reorganisation

30 Jun 2014 − Restructuring of the Renewable Packaging division will be postponed until the CEO transition has been completed, says Stora Enso.» more

Indonesia investigates rising coated fine paper imports

27 Jun 2014 − Data submitted by APP subsidiaries PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia and Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills show 335% increase in coated paper and board imports between 2010 and 2013. » more

DS Smith grows revenues and profits in 2013/2014

26 Jun 2014 − The company benefits from the full 12 month contribution of acquired SCA Packaging business and organic growth in corrugated packaging business.» more

Looming summer discounts hamper consolidation of price hikes for WFU paper in Italy

25 Jun 2014 − Paper producers were unable to consolidate woodfree uncoated paper prices throughout the Italian market during June. According to EUWID-sources, looming summer discounts and other types of rebates and buying incentives...» more