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Delion to restart production at former Vertaris mill

11 Mar 2014 − The former Vertaris recycled pulp mill in France is set to resume operation. Delion France, a Springwater Capital subsidiary, has taken over the site and wants to produce deinked market pulp as from October this year.» more

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Employee takeover of Docelles mill fails

07 Mar 2014 − The employees of UPM's French Docelles fine paper mill will not take over the site. The company said the two parties could not agree on the transaction price.» more

Titanium dioxide prices tending lower in Q1

05 Mar 2014 − Many prices are tending lower on the titanium dioxide market in Western Europe. TiO2 suppliers report good orders from the varnish and paint producers and stable demand from the decor paper industry.» more

Italian LWC paper prices down on weak demand and excess supply

04 Mar 2014 − While negotiations on the newsprint market continued to drag on in Italy, prices for magazine paper have been settled in February. Market players report a drop in LWC prices amid weak demand and excess supply.» more

Prinzhorn takes over containerboard plant from Fritz Peters

03 Mar 2014 − Prinzhorn Holding of Austria is to acquire Papierfabrik Fritz Peters in Germany and its recycled corrugated case material plant in Gelsenkirchen for an undisclosed sum. » more

UPM expands capacity at Kymi pulp mill

28 Feb 2014 − UPM invests €160m in Kymi pulp mill to strengthen its position in the growing end use segments of the global pulp market. » more

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EU Commission sends warning to Munksjö and Ahlstrom

26 Feb 2014 − Commission says the companies provided misleading market information in their merger case» more

Ballot for strike action in UK corrugated packaging industry

25 Feb 2014 − Union members in the corrugated packaging sector in the UK are voting on possible industrial action in a dispute over pay. » more

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper gets CAD110m government funding

21 Feb 2014 − Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government is making repayable contribution to Kruger's newsprint subsidiary Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to support sustainability and secure the future of the mill. » more