Looming summer discounts hamper consolidation of price hikes for WFU paper in Italy

25 Jun 2014 − Paper producers were unable to consolidate woodfree uncoated paper prices throughout the Italian market during June. According to EUWID-sources, looming summer discounts and other types of rebates and buying incentives...» more


Buyers of publication papers in France seeking lower prices from 1 July

24 Jun 2014 − Price negotiations to be tough, paper producers will try to maintain prices stable» more

Van Genechten Group acquires Ost-Print in Russia

23 Jun 2014 − With the takeover of the specialised folding carton producer Ost-Print, Van Genechten further expands its presence in Russia.» more

German RCP prices stable, pressure in eastern Germany

18 Jun 2014 − Recovered paper prices in Germany remained stable in June. However, there was price pressure on some grades in eastern Germany partly due to a supply surplus in Poland. » more

Sappi divests Nijmegen paper mill to AIAC

17 Jun 2014 − Sappi Nijmegen woodfree coated paper mill becomes Innovio Papers, changes product portfolio to specialty papers. » more

Papierfabrik Schoellershammer to double recycled containerboard capacity

12 Jun 2014 − Germany's paper manufacturer Schoellershammer will expand packaging paper capacity at the Düren plant by 250,000 t. Double digit investment said to create 85 direct jobs.» more


Suppliers of hardwood pulp under pressure

11 Jun 2014 − After negotiations were concluded at the beginning of June, it became clear that eucalyptus pulp prices have moved slightly downwards in May. Market players expect this downward trend to continue.» more

Palm group of companies to take over Seyfert in full

11 Jun 2014 − Palm goup of companies has received approval to acquire corrugated board producer Seyfert in full. All French and German Seyfert sites became part of Palm with effect from 1 June.» more

Munksjö to upgrade PM 6 at La Gère paper mill

10 Jun 2014 − Specialty paper manufacturer Munksjö will invest in a headbox upgrade at the La Gère release liner mill in France to improve product quality.» more

Montes del Plata pulp mill starting operations

06 Jun 2014 − After several delays, Stora Enso's and Arauco's joint Montes del Plata pulp mill is now starting operations. The project has received the necessary approval form the environmental authority.» more