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SCA invests SEK650m in Brazil

23 Jul 2015 − SCA is set to invest approximately SEK650m in a new production facility in Jarinu, Brazil for the manufacture of incontinence products» more

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Recycled containerboard prices in the UK to rise

22 Jul 2015 − The British containerboard market is still enjoying good demand. Most experts thus think that brown recycled corrugated case material prices will edge higher in spite of the much stronger pound Sterling.» more

German RCP prices jump higher on brisk demand and lower arisings

20 Jul 2015 − Mixed paper and board (1.02) and sorted graphic paper for deinking (1.11) are in short supply on the market in Germany.» more

Norske Skog and Rotocart form tissue JV at Bruck mill

16 Jul 2015 − Total costs for tissue conversion project amounts to €80m, according to Norske Skog. JV structure expected to limit market risks and CAPEX.» more

Sappi to take commercial downtime at Cloquet paper mill

15 Jul 2015 − Sappi North America is preparing its Cloquet paper mill for an eight-day commercial downtime next week. The company will idle all paper operations beginning with the day shift on 21 July and start them up again on 29...» more

Sappi to sell another packaging paper mill in South Africa

15 Jul 2015 − Sappi intends to sell its Cape Kraft packaging paper mill in South Africa. This means the company will part with its packagin operations in the country.» more

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Producers implement higher prices for brown recycled containerboard in Germany

14 Jul 2015 − Paper mills are unconcerned about weak business in August and believe that the July price hike will prove lasting.» more

Klaipedos Kartonas to boost recycled containerboard and honeycomb board capacity

14 Jul 2015 − A three-phase investment project will boost packaging paper production at Klaipedos Kartonas by 100,000 t in the next three to five years.» more

Higher prices gain a foothold on the caustic soda market in Western Europe

13 Jul 2015 − Manufacturers pushed through NaOH price hikes in the second quarter, but are having difficulties in implementing mark-ups announced for the third quarter of the year. » more

Turkey's Modern Karton brings new recycled containerboard capacity to market

10 Jul 2015 − New recycled containerboard machine PM 5 raises production capacity at Modern Karton's mill in Corlu to above 1 million tonnes. » more