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Tough negotiations over second step of kraftliner price inreases in Germany

09 Aug 2016 − After brown kraftliner manufacturers managed to increase their prices in a first instalment on the German market in July, negotiations about the second portion were still in progress at the start of August.» more

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Metsä Board completes withdrawal from graphic paper manufacture

09 Aug 2016 − Metsä Board stopped the last remains of its fine paper production in July, thus completing the exit from the graphic paper sector. » more

Strikes and production stoppages at tissue mill in Italy

08 Aug 2016 − Tissue paper production at Italy's Rocca Paper Mill has recently been on and off due to strikes. This is the seventh eight hour strike since April. » more

Cartiere Carrara in Italy to install new TM

05 Aug 2016 − Cartiere Carrara in Italy will expand its tissue capacities. Several media reports say a new 60,000 tpy TM will be installed.» more

Metsä Board to shut down wallpaper base PM at Kyro mill

04 Aug 2016 − Metsä Board is planning to close down its wallpaper base machine PM 3 and discontinue its loss-making wallpaper base manufacturing at the Kyro mill in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. » more

Start-up of Parenco's PM 2 at Renkum is imminent

03 Aug 2016 − Production of recycled containerboard at Parenco's Renkum mill is in the starting blocks. About 90,000 t of paper are to be produced this year.» more

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Kraftliner prices with upward trend in Poland in July

02 Aug 2016 − Suppliers of unbleached kraftliner generally started implementing their announced price increase in July in Poland. » more

Prices for GD board softening in Italy in July

02 Aug 2016 − GD board prices declined on the Italian market in July in the wake of sustained weak demand and a trend to shift to GC board in the food industry.» more

Catalyst Paper shuts down PM 9 at Powell River

01 Aug 2016 − Catalyst Paper's magazine paper machine PM 9 at the Powell River mill will not restart operations. The company has decided to permanently shut down the machine which was already idle.» more

Paloma and Eco-Invest sign contract on €18.2m share capital increase

29 Jul 2016 − Tissue producer Paloma of Slovenia signed a contract for an investment via share capital increase of €18.2m by private equity fund Eco-Invest of Slovakia. » more