02 Feb 2017 − After the closure of PM 2 at the Augsburg site at year-end, UPM has now announced it would permanently shut down the PM 3 at the Steyrermühl mill at the end of March. Employee consultation processes at both mills have...
01 Feb 2017 − Growing shortage is due to heavy demand from the pellet industry, a seasonally lower supply of residual wood and reduced cutting performance in the sawmilling industry.
31 Jan 2017 − Magazine prices tumble in the wake of lower overall demand. Newsprint contracts are mostly featuring unchanged prices compared to December.
- Producers aim for SC paper price hike in France
- New law requires France’s government bodies to buy more recycled paper
- Prices continue to fall on the French RCP market
31 Jan 2017 − Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have edged higher in Italy echoing developments on the Far East export market where prices went up quite significantly in January.
30 Jan 2017 − After price increase announcements for recycled containerboard, paper mills are now also set to raise prices for kraftliner from 1 March.
27 Jan 2017 − Kraftliner output from the mill is also exported to Europe
26 Jan 2017 − SCA is going ahead with its plans to split the company into two listed companies "Hygiene" and "Forest Products".
25 Jan 2017 − Newsprint buyers and sellers in the UK signed new contracts
24 Jan 2017 − Burgo has signed an agreement with local and regional authorities and the employee representatives regarding the planned restart of operations at the idled Avezzano paper mill in Italy's Abruzzo region.
24 Jan 2017 − WestRock Company and Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (MPS) have reached a definitive agreement for WestRock to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MPS for a total enterprise value of $2.28bn.
- Vrancart to take over majority stake in Romanian tissue manufacturer
- New CEO for Van Genechten Packaging
- Recycled containerboard prices are on the rise in Germany