No further increase in brown kraftliner prices in Germany

23 Sep 2016 − Brown kraftliner manufacturers failed to implement the second step of the planned price hike on the market in Germany although availability on the September market is reportedly reduced.» more


France: Prices for ordinary RCP grades slightly down in September

20 Sep 2016 − Market participants report reduction in export prices for mixed paper and board and old corrugated containers due to slower demand from Asia.» more

Stora Enso to close Heinola corrugated packaging site, invest in corrugated production in Lahti

15 Sep 2016 − Stora Enso has announced plans to consolidate corrugated packaging production in Finland. The company plans to shut down Heinola corrugated site and transfer production to Lahti. » more

Sack kraft paper producers seek price hike in Germany

13 Sep 2016 − Several sack kraft paper producers have taken advantage of the good order situation and the tight supply to announce price increases for unbleached grades, usually with effect from October.» more

Vinda's tissue capacities exceed one-million t mark

09 Sep 2016 − Vinda has commissioned three new machines in China, increasing its tissue capacities by 90,000 tpy. With the move, overall capacities climb to more than one million tpy. » more


Minor fall in hardwood pulp prices
while NBSK pulp remains stable

07 Sep 2016 − Overcapacity led to a renewed price drop for hardwood pulp in August. Softwood pulp prices did not change against the background of a quiet month.» more

Slower overall demand and summer rebates on woodfree coated paper market in France

06 Sep 2016 − Although order intake improved from the middle of August, the French market for woodfree coated paper has been hit by sluggish demand and pressure on prices throughout the summer.» more

Europac to modernise and increase capacities in Dueñas

05 Sep 2016 − Europac's Spanish Dueñas site will be modernised and expanded. The company plans to invest €35m in the plant and implement several optimisation measures, which will, amongst others, increase its capacities» more

More containerboard capacities after
rebuild at VPK mill in Belgium

01 Sep 2016 − VPK Packaging's PM 6 at the Oudegem mill in Belgium can now produce 15,000 tpy more recycled containerboard. A rebuild of certain machine parts has led to this increase. » more