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Sonoco to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group

25 Aug 2014 − Sonoco will add 13 production facilities in nine countries to its operations by acquiring German Weidenhammer Packaging Group. The acquisition will create a global leader in rigid paper packaging, says the company.» more

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Fire destroys part of RCP stock at IP Kwidzyn

22 Aug 2014 − The recovered paper warehouse of International Paper's Kwidzyn mill in Poland was hit by a fire. The company says that newsprint production was not affected by the incident.» more

Hygiene paper producers' price hike attempts fail in Q2

20 Aug 2014 − Despite good capacity utilisation rates, producers of hygiene paper were rarely successful in their attempts to increase prices during the second quarter. » more

Amcor Tobacco Packaging to close plant in Neumünster, Germany

19 Aug 2014 − Amcor Tobacco Packaging will close the German plant in Neumünster by the end of 2014, but announced to build a greenfield tobacco packaging facility in Indonesia. » more

Pratt Industries orders paper machine for greenfield mill

18 Aug 2014 − Pratt Industries has placed an order with Valmet for the supply of a containerboard paper machine at the greenfield paper mill in Valparaiso, USA.» more

Hansol Paper enters into label business

15 Aug 2014 − Hansol Paper has acquired shares in Netherlands-based self-adhesive label manufacturer Telrol B.V. » more

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Double A restarts recycled paper production in Alizay

14 Aug 2014 − Double A is continuing the recovery process on the French Alizay site. The company has now brought back the Evolve paper brand.» more

Rock-Tenn to enhance pulp production

13 Aug 2014 − Rock-Tenn Company has announced investments in the pulp production at the Stevenson and the Demopolis mills. » more

Unusually strong activity on German market for cores and coreboard in August

12 Aug 2014 − Core and coreboard manufacturers in Germany are reporting unusually strong business at the start of August and are thinking about price hikes in September. » more