Cerberus completes acquisition of Staples Europe

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. » more


Contract prices for LWC paper in Italy decline

01 Mar 2017 − February brought the end of price talks on Italy's magazine paper market - with manufacturers walking away disappointed.» more

Significant mark-ups for ordinary grades
on French RCP market

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...» more

Mondi to start-up rebuilt PM 1 at Swiecie mill in late March

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.» more


Cascades to invest in two energy efficiency projects

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...» more

Recovered paper prices continue upward trend on the UK market in February

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...» more

Papyrus takes over Procurator

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...» more