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SCA to idle Flexpack Papers in Mannheim

06 Nov 2014 − SCA gives up flexible packaging paper production at the Mannheim mill in order to concentrate on tissue and sanitary paper products.» more

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DS Smith takes over Andopack to grow in corrugated in Spain

06 Nov 2014 − The acquisition of Andopack is a customer-led decision; the customers wanted the company to have a greater presence in Spain, says Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith.» more

Manufacturers raise coated woodfree paper prices in Italy

05 Nov 2014 − Determination shown by many a woodfree coated paper manufacturer seems to be finally paying off. The vast majority of customers in Italy has been paying more for coated fine paper since October, reports say.» more

Q4 titanium dioxide contract prices head lower in just a few cases

05 Nov 2014 − A few contract prices for titanium dioxide ended up falling slightly again in negotiations for deliveries in the final quarter of the year.» more

Medica Packaging separates from Benson Group

04 Nov 2014 − Medica Packaging Limited has separated from the Benson Group and became an independent specialist packaging provider.» more

Valmet to supply new tissue line to Lee & Man

03 Nov 2014 − Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd has ordered an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line from Valmet. » more

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Catalyst Paper to buy two paper mills from NewPage

31 Oct 2014 − Canadian newsprint and magazine paper producer Catalyst Paper has entered into an agreement to purchase two US paper mills from NewPage for $74.0m. » more

BillerudKorsnäs increases production capacity of brown sack paper

30 Oct 2014 − BillerudKorsnäs will invest SEK260m to increase the production capacity of brown sack paper in Skärblacka in 2015. » more

European Commission decides to close proceedings against Ahlstrom and Munksjö

29 Oct 2014 − The decision is taken following consideration of responses made by the companies to the Statement of Objections, presentations at the oral hearing and, in particular, the information provided in response to the...» more

Fedrigoni scraps IPO as market conditions deteriorate

29 Oct 2014 − Fedrigoni's stock market flotation has failed for the time being but "listing on the financial market still remains a strategic objective" for the company.» more