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Kraft and sulphite packaging paper prices in Germany slightly higher in Q3

14 Oct 2014 − A good orders position and low inventory levels have enabled producers of kraft and sulphite packaging paper to slightly raise prices in Germany in the third quarter. » more

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Andlinger intends to submit public offer for Crown Van Gelder

13 Oct 2014 − Andlinger & Company and Crown Van Gelder (CVG) have reached conditional agreement on a recommended full all-cash public offer for Crown Van Gelder. The offer values Crown Van Gelder at nearly €24 million. » more

Ahlstrom to start co-operation negotiations at Kauttua site

10 Oct 2014 − Ahlstrom will start negotiations with employee representatives at its Kauttua site as part of its earlier announced rightsizing programme.» more

Competition authority vetoes acquisition of Stora Enso paper mill by Brigl & Bergmeister

09 Oct 2014 − Austrian special paper producer Brigl & Bergmeister has withdrawn its application to the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) for approval of the merger with Stora Enso's Uetersen paper mill. Both companies informed that...» more

Caustic soda manufacturers fighting to reverse negative price trend

08 Oct 2014 − Electrolysis plants would like to see NaOH prices go up for deliveries as of October but there is no clear trend discernible ahead of fourth-quarter contract negotiations.» more

Coreboard prices edge higher on the Italian market in September

07 Oct 2014 − Coreboard demand on the domestic market was reported as relatively stable over the past few months. Higher prices sometimes instituted in September were reportedly fuelled by healthy demand on export markets. » more

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Cartiera Galliera eyes takeover of Papeterie de Raon

07 Oct 2014 − French commercial court of Epinal has extended the observation period for the ailing packaging paper maker Papeterie de Raon. » more

Mayak-Technocell to install new PM in Penza

06 Oct 2014 − Joint venture OOO Mayak-Technocell (MTC) is poised to invest in a new paper machine in Penza, Russia over the next two years. » more

Glatfelter completes acquisition of Oberschmitten

01 Oct 2014 − Glatfelter announced that today it completed the previously announced acquisition of Spezialpapierfabrik Oberschmitten GmbH from FINSPO Beteiligungs-GmbH for €8.5m.» more