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Price increases for recycled board grades gain a foothold in Germany in May

23 May 2017 − Amid good demand and long delivery periods, price increases for greyboard and white lined chipboard get established on the German market in May. » more

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EC clears West Rock's acquisition of MPS

22 May 2017 − The European Commission concluded that the deal raised no anti-trust concerns on the markets for folding cartons for beverages and for pharmaceutical products in Ireland and the UK. » more

White Birch Paper to close Bear Island newsprint mill

19 May 2017 − Newsprint capacities are shrinking further. White Birch Paper has decided to close down a newsprint mill in the US with a capacity of 240,000 tpy.» more

Producers raise coreboard prices in Germany on good demand and reduced supply

17 May 2017 − Coreboard prices are on the upward trend in Germany. Coreboard manufacturers report good domestic demand and markedly longer lead times.» more

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Prices for ordinary recovered papers in the UK on the rise in May

16 May 2017 − British prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have staged a marked recovery since the middle of April and have been climbing week after week since then. » more

EPRC sets 74% paper recycling target for 2020

12 May 2017 − The European Paper Recycling Council wants EU countries to achieve a recycling rate of 74% by 2020. The organisation points to several conditions that must be met to achieve this target.» more

Georgia-Pacific announces $400m investment,
to install new tissue machine

11 May 2017 − Another expansion project is to come on the US tissue market. After Clearwater Paper, Georgia-Pacific has also announced it will install a new tissue machine. Start-up is scheduled for 2019.» more