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White envelope paper sells cheaper in Q1

10 Apr 2015 − Prices for white woodfree envelope paper 80 g softened at the start of the year in Germany and are now selling up to 5% cheaper than in the closing quarter of 2014.» more

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Amcor to buy tobacco packaging operations from Souza Cruz

09 Apr 2015 − Amcor has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Souza Cruz’s internal tobacco packaging operations located in Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil for approximately BRL96m (€29m). » more

Suppliers announce price hikes for UWF paper in Poland

08 Apr 2015 − Some key manufacturers of UWF paper have announced price hikes on the Polish market. Their endeavours are being backed by a growth in consumption, high demand and reduced supply. » more

IP to expand fluff pulp capacity at Riegelwood mill

07 Apr 2015 − International Paper will increase pulp capacity and cease board production at its Riegelwood facility.» more

Paperlinx UK companies placed in voluntary administration

02 Apr 2015 − A number of companies of Paperlinx UK have been placed into administration by its directors on 2 April.» more

Prices for semi-chemical fluting point up in Germany

01 Apr 2015 − Semi-chemical fluting market in Germany is expected to tighten even more on coming production downtime at different paper mills.» more

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Pro-Gest to acquire Burgo's idled Mantua mill

31 Mar 2015 − Burgo's former newsprint mill in Mantua which has been idle since February 2013 might restart operations. The company accepted a takeover offer made by packaging company Pro-Gest who would produce packaging paper at the...» more

Decor paper prices set to increase in the second quarter

31 Mar 2015 − After a phase of relatively stable prices, several decor paper producers are seeking to charge more in Q2 as most talks continue.» more

Hamburger to build new testliner machine

27 Mar 2015 − Hamburger Containerboard, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding group, announced that it would build a new 450,000 tpy paper machine for recycled containerboard.» more