02 Mar 2017 − Cerberus now owns controlling stake in Staples's European business. Staples Inc is retaining the remaining 15% of the issued and outstanding shares of Staples Solutions B.V.
01 Mar 2017 − February brought the end of price talks on Italy's magazine paper market - with manufacturers walking away disappointed.
28 Feb 2017 − Higher recovered paper prices in both Spain and on the Far East export market have led to significant prices increases for mixed paper and OCC also on the French market in February. Paper manufacturers are still able to...
- French magazine paper prices slashed in January
- Producers aim for SC paper price hike in France
- New law requires France’s government bodies to buy more recycled paper
27 Feb 2017 − The rebuild of PM 1 at Mondi's packaging paper mill in Swiece, Poland is about to start. The company plans to increase kraftliner capacity by 80,000 tpy which is expected to be available from the end of March.
Producers set to increase decor paper prices to compensate for rising costs of titanium dioxide and pulp
24 Feb 2017 − Paper machines are booked to capacity until the end of the first quarter, say decor paper companies.
- Titanium dioxide prices continue their upward spiral
- Caustic soda producers going for more mark-ups in Q4
- Ahlstrom and Munksjö announce €2.2bn merger
23 Feb 2017 − International Paper believes it will take up to three months to repair the large digester damaged by the January explosion.
22 Feb 2017 − Canadian paper and packaging group Cascades will invest CAD11.3 million in the upgrade of two biomass boilers at its Cabano plant in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac. The investment is aimed at decreasing heavy-fuel consumption...
21 Feb 2017 − In February, prices for all recovered paper grades increased in the UK amid low collection volumes, high demand and an expected sea container shortage in March. Shipping rates are also poised to go up, but experts...
20 Feb 2017 − Papyrus continues to restructure. After announcements that it was acquiring Inapa's Swiss business and selling its French operations to Inapa, the company now finalised the takeover of industrial safety products...
17 Feb 2017 − Arnauld Demoulin will become the new CEO of Van Genechten Packaging. He takes over from Inge Plochaet.