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Recycled containerboard prices are on the rise in Italy

05 May 2015 − Unlike their counterparts in Germany and France, recycled corrugated case material prices in Italy are heading higher in April» more

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Czech government announces tender process for Vipap

29 Apr 2015 − Czech government puts Slovenia's newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Vipap Videm Krsko up for sale.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades in France go up

29 Apr 2015 − Prices for mixed paper and OCC have moved higher again in France. Good demand from the domestic and export markets and converters filling up their stocks were the main reasons for this development.» more

Tullis Russell Papermakers in administration

28 Apr 2015 − Scotland based Tullis Russell Papermakers has entered administration. Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP were appointed Joint Administrators of the business on 27 April. The company ceased trading with immediate...» more

Stora Enso increasing net profit despite lower sales in first quarter

23 Apr 2015 − In the first quarter of 2015, Stora Enso’s operating profit and net profit for the period increased by 21% and 29% respectively despite a 3% decline in sales.» more

Good demand and price hike announcements
on GD board market in the UK

22 Apr 2015 − GD board producers have set their sights on increasing prices on the UK market. Their demands are underpinned by seasonally strong demand.» more

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SKG to sell part of its Solidboard and Graphicboard operations

21 Apr 2015 − Smurfit Kappa will part with its Solidboard and Graphicboard operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK. Investment company Aurelius will acquire eight of SKG's sites.» more

Vietracimex to build pulp mill in Vietnam

20 Apr 2015 − Another player has emerged in the pulp sector. Vietnamese company Vietracimex plans to build a new facility and add 400.000 t of market pulp capacity to the market.» more

SKG and Logson Group agree on Inspirepac-deal

16 Apr 2015 − Smurfit Kappa Group is taking over Inspirepac for £43.5m in order to strengthen its position in the UK market.» more

Paperlinx Benelux enters insolvency proceedings

15 Apr 2015 − Paperlinx seeks creditor protection for its businesses in Belgium and Netherlands.» more