MEPs vote for tighter safety rules for food contact materials, CEPI, CITPA and FEFCO welcome the vote

07 Oct 2016 − Only 4 out of 17 EU listed food contact materials are currently covered by specific EU wide safety measures. Harmonised rules are needed for all materials in contact with food, say Members of the European Parliament...» more

Conversion work at Laakirchen to start in August 2017

06 Oct 2016 − PM 10 at Heinzel's Laakirchen mill will be standing still for ten weeks as from August 2017. The company will then start conversion work on the machine to produce corrugated case material in the future. » more

Rotocart taps Valmet to deliver rewinder unit for new converting facility in Castelminio di Resana

05 Oct 2016 − Rotocart's new converting facility in Castelminio di Resana will house five coverting lines and one printing machine. Production start-up is scheduled for April 2017.» more

German fine paper market remains sluggish

05 Oct 2016 − Demand for graphic papers in Germany recovered in September, but did not live up to expectations. In recent years, observers have noted the summer lull has been steadily growing longer and longer.» more

Barcelona Carton starts producing GC board

04 Oct 2016 − Barcelona Carton has added virgin-fibre board to its portfolio. The board producer started production in September. By next year, the company also plans to increase capacity of the machine by 10,000 tpy. » more