Catalyst Paper shuts down PM 9 at Powell River

01 Aug 2016 − Catalyst Paper's magazine paper machine PM 9 at the Powell River mill will not restart operations. The company has decided to permanently shut down the machine which was already idle.» more


Paloma and Eco-Invest sign contract on €18.2m share capital increase

29 Jul 2016 − Tissue producer Paloma of Slovenia signed a contract for an investment via share capital increase of €18.2m by private equity fund Eco-Invest of Slovakia. » more

Kraftliner prices go up in Germany

26 Jul 2016 − In July, European kraftliner suppliers implemented the first step of the announced price hike.» more

Downward trend for most magazine paper prices in France in July

26 Jul 2016 − In the negotiations on half-year and quarterly contracts, players in the French magazine paper market mostly agreed on price cuts. » more

SAICA acquires Centroplast Group

22 Jul 2016 − Spanish paper and packaging group SAICA has acquired the Centroplast Group, producer of flexible packaging. » more

Assocarta reports Italy's paper and board industry back on growth track in 2015

20 Jul 2016 − The year 2015 ended on a positive note overall for the Italian paper industry. Output was up last year for the first time in many years, said Girolamo Marchi, the new president of the national association of pulp,...» more


UK newsprint prices increasing in the wake of pound weakness

19 Jul 2016 − Prices for newsprint in the UK are increasing from July onward after market players quickly concluded talks.» more

Södra starting up pulp mill Värö after rebuild

18 Jul 2016 − Yesterday Södra started up its pulp mill Värö which had been shut down for 10 weeks due to modernisation measures. » more

Pro-Gest postpones start-up of Mantua mill

14 Jul 2016 − Pro-Gest's Mantua mill in Italy, designed to produce packaging paper in the future, will not start up before the first half of next year. » more

Slight mark-ups introduced for NBSK in June

12 Jul 2016 − Producers of northern bleached softwood pulp managed to increase their prices in June, but did not implement the full hike as announced. » more