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NaOH producers push for more price hikes in quarterly contracts in Europe

10 Apr 2017 − Caustic soda buyers do not expect output losses or maintenance downtime to limit caustic soda supply in the second quarter of the year.» more

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Sequana appeals court ruling on $138m payment to BAT, Antalis IPO to be finalised in June

07 Apr 2017 − 10% to 30% of Antalis International shares to be listed on the Euronext stock exchange in Paris by the end the second quarter and distributed to its shareholders. Antalis IPO and sale of Arjowiggins Security form part...» more

SCA closes acquisition of BSN medical,
hygiene business spin-off to be listed as Essity

06 Apr 2017 − The split of SCA into two listed companies is expected to be carried out by the end of this year. BSN medical to become part of the new personal care and tissue business spin-off Essity.» more

Europac acquires packaging plant in Spain
and plans expansion

05 Apr 2017 − Europac is investing in its packaging operations in Spain. The company acquired its first plant in Andalusia, the Lucena corrugated board and packaging plant. It furthermore announced a €10m investment to expand in the...» more

Market players complete newsprint price talks in Italy

05 Apr 2017 − Negotiations on terms and conditions for newsprint deliveries on the newsprint market in Italy have come to an end in March with six-month contracts featuring slightly lower or unchanged prices compared to the previous...» more

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National watchdog agency AGCM launches antitrust probe into alleged corrugated sheet and packaging cartel in Italy

04 Apr 2017 − Major European and Italian paper packaging companies, together with the industry association GIFCO, under suspicion of price fixing and market manipulation. Offices searched and inspected last Friday in a series of dawn...» more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö merger completed

03 Apr 2017 − Combining steps started in 2013 when Ahlstrom merged its Label & Processing division with Munksjö» more