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Kadant to take over NII FPG Company's
forest products business

01 Jun 2017 − Kadant is strengthening its presence in the forest products industry. The company announced it would acquire NII FPG Company's forest products business, a US company with 275 employees.» more

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Kruger kicks off testliner production on
PM 10 at Trois-Rivières mill

31 May 2017 − The company invested $250m in the conversion project at its Trois-Rivières mill. Production of lightweight recycled linerboard launched successfully, says Kruger.» more

Producers increase brown kraftliner prices in tight market in Italy

31 May 2017 − Corrugated board and products companies are paying more again for unbleached kraftliner in Italy. Market participants cite good demand and reduced supply as main reasons behind the continuing upward trend in brown...» more

German magazine paper market faces fierce competition

30 May 2017 − Magazine paper producers are determined to introduce a price hike in the second half of the year despite strong competition and weak capacity utilisation in certain segments of the market. » more

Eucalyptus pulp producers announce price increase for June

30 May 2017 − After a successful price hike in May, some eucalyptus pulp manufacturers have announced another increase for June.» more

Lecta to go public, plans to raise €315m in new shares

26 May 2017 − Lecta has confirmed its stock exchange listing plans in Spain. The offering is expected to take place in the coming weeks.» more

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Rayonier to acquire Tembec

26 May 2017 − A major player is to be established on the market for specialty cellulose. US company Rayonier Advanced Materials and Canadian group Tembec are planning to merge.» more

Decor paper producers pushing for more price hikes

24 May 2017 − Price hikes in third-quarter deliveries are motivated by continuing increase in titanium dioxide and eucalyptus pulp prices, say industry representatives.» more

Umka to invest €15m in capacity and product upgrade

23 May 2017 − The recycled cartonboard company will raise production capacity of GD and GT board to 150,000 tpy in two steps over the next two to three years. €8m investment to be implemented in 2017.» more