Magazine paper suppliers try to roll over prices in Germany

09 Dec 2014 − Paper mills are striving to maintain current prices in negotiations of 2015 magazine paper prices in Germany, but are facing heavy competition.» more


Resolute to cut newsprint capacity by 465,000 t

08 Dec 2014 − Resolute Forest Products will close down its Iroquois Falls mill and two paper machines in Canada. This will reduce the company's newsprint capacities by 465,000 t.» more

DS Smith might sell its Nantes paper mill

05 Dec 2014 − Company pursues strategy to reduce the proportion of its net integration of paper manufacture versus the requirements of its corrugated business.» more

Hartmann to buy Sanovo Greenpack

04 Dec 2014 − Danish packaging supplier Brødrene Hartmann entered into a binding agreement to acquire South American Sanovo Greenpack for DKK300m (approx. €40m). » more

Recycled containerboard manufacturers report good business on the Polish market in November

02 Dec 2014 − Order books at most paper mills are well-filled and manufacturers plan to keep paper machines running over the Christmas and New Year holidays.» more


MPS to acquire Presentation Products Group

28 Nov 2014 − Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Presentation Products Group, a Scottish supplier of gifting products and premium packaging. » more

Mondi to close Silicart release liner plant in Italy

27 Nov 2014 − Mondi has announced plans to close down its Silicart plant in Italy which produces silicone-coated release liners. 62 employees are affected by the move.» more

Onex to acquire Swiss packaging producer SIG Combibloc

26 Nov 2014 − There will soon be a new owner for SIG Combibloc, one of the largest producers of beverage cartons in the world. Private equity firm Onex plans to acquire the Swiss company for €3.8bn.» more