Prinzhorn takes over containerboard plant from Fritz Peters

03 Mar 2014 − Prinzhorn Holding of Austria is to acquire Papierfabrik Fritz Peters in Germany and its recycled corrugated case material plant in Gelsenkirchen for an undisclosed sum. » more


UPM expands capacity at Kymi pulp mill

28 Feb 2014 − UPM invests €160m in Kymi pulp mill to strengthen its position in the growing end use segments of the global pulp market. » more

EU Commission sends warning to Munksjö and Ahlstrom

26 Feb 2014 − Commission says the companies provided misleading market information in their merger case» more

Ballot for strike action in UK corrugated packaging industry

25 Feb 2014 − Union members in the corrugated packaging sector in the UK are voting on possible industrial action in a dispute over pay. » more

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper gets CAD110m government funding

21 Feb 2014 − Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government is making repayable contribution to Kruger's newsprint subsidiary Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to support sustainability and secure the future of the mill. » more


New contracts for magazine paper in Germany finalised

20 Feb 2014 − Negotiations on the magazine paper market in Germany have finally come to a close in February. Prices for coated magazine paper have seen a downward correction in new contracts. In the case of SC paper, sellers...» more

Graphic Packaging to acquire Benson Group

19 Feb 2014 − Combination of Benson Group and Graphic Packaging's European business is said to create a stronger player in the folding carton market in Europe, with annual sales exceeding $700m. » more

Paper Excellence to buy Tembec's Chetwynd pulp mill

18 Feb 2014 − Paper Excellence is set to acquire Tembec's Chetwynd pulp mill in Canada. The site has an annual capacity of 240,000 t of hardwood BCTMP.» more

Mark-ups not for all customers on the UK GC board market

18 Feb 2014 − Activity on the British GC board market was a bit more hectic than expected in February. The last price talks for GC board are still under way and its becoming apparent that quite a few converters will not have to pay...» more