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Aviretta kicks off production at rebuilt PM 4

12 Jun 2015 − Aviretta has finalised the conversion of its PM 4 which used to produce SC paper. The company started to produce saleable schrenz and expects to finalise the test phase for the production of fluting soon, as well. » more

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Renova to build tissue products mill in France

09 Jun 2015 − Renova will build its first production site outside of Portugal. The company plans to produce tissue products in Saint-Yorre, France in the future. The new mill is to be commissioned in late 2015.» more

High pressure on sawdust prices persists in most regions of Germany

09 Jun 2015 − The pressure on sawdust prices that had already been noticeable at the end of the first quarter remains undiminished in broad sweeps of Germany. » more

Norske Skog to discontinue operations at Walsum

05 Jun 2015 − Norske Skog will take 205,000 t of LWC paper capacity from the market. The company decided to cease operations its loss-making Walsum mill in Germany.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades in Italy up in May

03 Jun 2015 − Recycled containerboard manufacturers' good order books and good demand from the Far East have paved the way for another increase in Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in May. » more

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Resolute Forest Products to enter tissue market

01 Jun 2015 − Resolute Forest Products will start producing tissue. The company plans to enter the market by 2017 and to reach a capacity of 60,000 tpy of tissue.» more

Hungary investigates tissue products cartel allegations

28 May 2015 − Hungary is conducting an anti-trust investigation into seven sellers and distributors of sanitary paper products suspected of price collusion.» more

Fine paper manufacturers want to charge more in Germany

28 May 2015 − With manufacturing costs rising and mark-ups so far failing to keep pace, several producers of woodfree coated and uncoated paper are trying to increase prices in Germany. » more

First instalment of price hike for brown kraftliner put through in France

28 May 2015 − Manufacturers of brown kraftliner succeeded in getting a first instalment of the announced price hike in France.» more