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Growing pressure on recycled graphic paper prices in Germany

15 Nov 2016 − The pressure on recycled graphic paper prices in Germany is rising, with capacity utilisation being average at best. It is not yet clear if producers will be able to rise prices from next year.» more

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Tolko's Manitoba kraft paper and sawmill mill sold to American Industrial Acquisition Corporation

11 Nov 2016 − Following a letter of intent signed back in Octo-ber, Tolko Industries Ltd. has now finalised the sale of its kraft paper mill in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada.» more

Ahlstrom to sell Osnabrück paper mill to specialty paper company Kämmerer

07 Nov 2016 − The divestment would allow the company to develop its other businesses more efficiently and pursue growth in areas aligned to the company's strategy, Ahlstrom explained.» more

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Ahlstrom and Munksjö announce €2.2bn merger

07 Nov 2016 − The merger will create a global leader on the markets for decor, filtration, release liners and specialties, according to the companies involved. » more

UPM to reduce graphic paper capacity by 305,000 t

03 Nov 2016 − UPM will take 305,000 t of graphic paper capacity from the market by closing down two machines in Germany and Austria. This adds to the already announced closure of newsprint capacity in Schwedt, due in September 2017.» more

Italy reports downward price pressure in many segments of the paper and board market in October

02 Nov 2016 − GD board manufacturers have announced a €60/t price hike in order to reverse the negative price trend and compensate for higher production costs.» more