Hamburger to build new testliner machine

27 Mar 2015 − Hamburger Containerboard, part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding group, announced that it would build a new 450,000 tpy paper machine for recycled containerboard.» more


Meerssen Papier in administration

25 Mar 2015 − All operations at the Dutch specialty paper manufacturer suspended until further notice.» more

Closure of Aylesford triggers upheaval in UK recovered paper market in March

24 Mar 2015 − The prevailing topic in the UK recovered paper market in March was the abrupt closure of Aylesford Newsprint, which triggered a noticeable drop in prices of deinking grades and mixed paper. » more

Schur Pack is building a new folding box plant in Germany

23 Mar 2015 − Schur Pack Germany is currently investing almost €70m in a new folding box facility. » more

Production down at Lecta's Condat mill due to strike

19 Mar 2015 − Following a three-day strike two weeks ago, workers at Lecta's Papeteries de Condat mill in France have downed tools again. Coated woodfree paper production is currently standing still. » more


Fiskeby Board will not be sold

18 Mar 2015 − Fiskeby Holding has stopped the sales process for its subsidiary Fiskeby Board in Sweden. The company therefore remains the owner of the board plant with a capacity of 170,000 tpy. » more

Suppliers announce price increase for UWF paper in Germany

18 Mar 2015 − Prices for woodfree uncoated paper in Germany might go up soon. Manufacturers announced a price hike with effect from April at the latest and are optimistic about their chances to realise it.» more

US investigates SC paper imports from Canada

12 Mar 2015 − US imported around 1.1 million t (1.2 million sh. t) of SC paper from Canada last year, representing 88% of total SC paper imports in 2014.» more

Titanium dioxide buyers and sellers hold different views on Q2 pricing

10 Mar 2015 − Titanium dioxide producers would like to see their prices go up in the second quarter. Converters, however, do not think these price plans will be successful since supply is high and availability good. » more