Arjowiggins to sell Charavines mill to Global Hygiène

09 Nov 2015 − The search for a buyer for Arjowiggins' Charavines mill has ended successfully. Global Hygiène plans to acquire the site and produce tissue paper in the future.» more


Sequana falls back into the red

06 Nov 2015 − Sequana booked a loss of €25m in the first nine months of the year. While the demise of its competitor Paperlinx Europe had a positive effect on sales, various problems at Arjowiggins mills led to considerable sales...» more

Burgo Avezzano might be converted to board plant

05 Nov 2015 − There is a possible future for Burgo's idle Avezzano mill in Italy. The site's fine paper machine might be converted to produce board, according to plans of a potential investor.» more

Mondi plans new containerboard machine in Ružomberok, mulls MG capacity investment in Central Europe

04 Nov 2015 − Last summer Slovakia's government revealed that Mondi Group was mulling over a major investment at the Ružomberok mill. Now, the company has confirmed the plans for a new PM in Slovakia.» more

Prices for brown kraftliner under pressure in Italy in October

03 Nov 2015 − First European suppliers of brown kraftliner have reduced prices on the Italian market in October, yielding to pressure from cheap export volumes.» more

SCA and CMPC accused of price collusion in Chile

03 Nov 2015 − Chilean authorities are investigating a major case of collusion in Chile. SCA and CMPC are accused of having fixed prices in the tissue sector for at least ten years.» more


SCA to close down one newsprint machine at Ortviken

29 Oct 2015 − SCA intends to close down a newsprint machine at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden, reducing capacity of the mill by 135,000 tpy.» more

Additional reduction of Lecta CWF 2S production capacity

28 Oct 2015 − Continuing with its strategy defined in 2013, Lecta is gradually adapting its production, reducing its capacity and dependency on its CWF 2S product line.» more

Major player announcing hike for uncoated fine paper in Germany

27 Oct 2015 − The announcement by one major industry player of another hike for uncoated woodfree paper prices effective 1 January caused a stir on the German market.» more