Future of Walsum Papier remains unclear

11 Jan 2016 − German LWC paper manufacturer Walsum Papier in exclusive talks with new potential buyer, takeover talks with Niederauer Mühle off the table.» more


Smurfit Kappa buys two Brazilian packaging producers

05 Jan 2016 − Smurfit Kappa Group has acquired two integrated paper-based packaging businesses, Industria de Embalagens Santana (INPA) and Paema Embalagens, based in Brazil, for a total consideration of approximately €186m. » more

Stora Enso to increase stake in Inpac Packaging to 90%

04 Jan 2016 − Stora Enso has decided to strengthen its position in the Chinese packaging market. The company plans to increase the stake in its Inpac subsidiary from 51% to 90%.» more

Closure for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays 2015

23 Dec 2015 − Please note that EUWID Pulp and Paper offices will be closed between 24 December 2015 and 3 January 2016 due to Christmas and New Year’s holidays.» more

Germany reports price cuts for all recovered paper grades in December

23 Dec 2015 − The German recovered paper market ended 2015 in similar shape to the year before: December had brought additional price cuts after comparatively large volatility in prices in November.» more


Hamburger Containerboard postpones decision on new PM to first quarter 2016

22 Dec 2015 − Hamburger Containerboard, a Prinzhorn Holding company, is planning to install a new 450,000 tpy recycled containerboard machine by 2017. However, the decision on where to locate the new PM is still pending.» more

Powerflute and Madison Dearborn
terminate takeover discussions

22 Dec 2015 − Powerflute has decided not to accept Madison Dearborn's preliminary takeover proposal. The company said it had terminated discussions with the potential buyer.» more

Heinzel restarts PM 10 at Laakirchen Papier mill

21 Dec 2015 − Fire-hit PM 10 at Laakirchen magazine paper mill in Austria is back online after 80 days of standstill.» more

Madison Dearborn considering takeover of Powerflute

18 Dec 2015 − Finnish company Powerflute, which includes cores producer Corenso, might soon have a new owner. Madison Dearborn Partners has made a preliminary offer for a takeover of the company.» more