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Price increase announced for recycled corrugated case material in Germany

15 Jul 2014 − Producers of recycled corrugated case material are trying to take advantage of a very good order situation and have announced price increases as of 1 August. » more

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Multi Packaging Solutions buys Armstrong Packaging

14 Jul 2014 − Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has acquired British Armstrong Packaging, a producer of specialty rigid boxes. » more

DS Smith to buy Burgo's stake in recycling firm Italmaceri

09 Jul 2014 − DS Smith is to become full owner of the Italian recycling company Italmaceri, currently a joint venture between DS Smith and Burgo. The competition authority has given green light for the deal. » more

Fine paper producers optimistic about future market development in Germany

09 Jul 2014 − Paper manufacturers are mulling over a next round of price hikes for woodfree uncoated paper in autumn after attempts to raise prices this spring were far from a resounding success.» more

Kemira to acquire Akzo Nobel's paper chemicals business

08 Jul 2014 − The acquisition of Akzo Nobel's paper chemicals business said to strengthen Kemira's position in the packaging and board industry and in the Asia-Pacific region.» more

Lecta to close Sarrià de Ter paper mill

04 Jul 2014 − There is no future for Torraspapel’s Sarrià de Ter plant. Lecta will close the base paper and uncoated specialty paper mill and transfer production to other sites in Spain.» more

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Caraustar to take over Newark Group

03 Jul 2014 − US-based Caraustar Industries, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire the Newark Group. » more

Cascades exits fine and security paper business

02 Jul 2014 − Recycling, paper and packaging group Cascades parts with its uncoated woodfree and security paper business. Specialty Products Group of Cascades will concentrate its future development in the industrial packaging,...» more

British newsprint prices feeling the pinch in the month of June

01 Jul 2014 − A large number of producers and buyers of newsprint in the UK wrapped up their price negotiations for second-half contracts relatively early on again. The market appears to have turned to give buyers the upper hand: the...» more

Germany sees lower prices of brown recycled containerboard in June

01 Jul 2014 − Despite healthy operating loads and low inventories, prices of brown recycled corrugated case material continued to weaken in Germany in June. Manufacturers now mull over hikes to brown recycled containerboard prices in...» more