Start-up of Parenco's PM 2 at Renkum is imminent

03 Aug 2016 − Production of recycled containerboard at Parenco's Renkum mill is in the starting blocks. About 90,000 t of paper are to be produced this year.» more


Kraftliner prices with upward trend in Poland in July

02 Aug 2016 − Suppliers of unbleached kraftliner generally started implementing their announced price increase in July in Poland. » more

Prices for GD board softening in Italy in July

02 Aug 2016 − GD board prices declined on the Italian market in July in the wake of sustained weak demand and a trend to shift to GC board in the food industry.» more

Catalyst Paper shuts down PM 9 at Powell River

01 Aug 2016 − Catalyst Paper's magazine paper machine PM 9 at the Powell River mill will not restart operations. The company has decided to permanently shut down the machine which was already idle.» more

Paloma and Eco-Invest sign contract on €18.2m share capital increase

29 Jul 2016 − Tissue producer Paloma of Slovenia signed a contract for an investment via share capital increase of €18.2m by private equity fund Eco-Invest of Slovakia. » more


Downward trend for most magazine paper prices in France in July

26 Jul 2016 − In the negotiations on half-year and quarterly contracts, players in the French magazine paper market mostly agreed on price cuts. » more

SAICA acquires Centroplast Group

22 Jul 2016 − Spanish paper and packaging group SAICA has acquired the Centroplast Group, producer of flexible packaging. » more

Assocarta reports Italy's paper and board industry back on growth track in 2015

20 Jul 2016 − The year 2015 ended on a positive note overall for the Italian paper industry. Output was up last year for the first time in many years, said Girolamo Marchi, the new president of the national association of pulp,...» more

UK newsprint prices increasing in the wake of pound weakness

19 Jul 2016 − Prices for newsprint in the UK are increasing from July onward after market players quickly concluded talks.» more