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Autajon takes over folding cartons producer Fincarta

14 Feb 2014 − Autajon is entering the Italian market and strengthens its position in the US. The company announced the acquisition of the five mills of folding cartons producer Fincarta.» more

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Holmen CEO Magnus Hall steps down

13 Feb 2014 − Holmen Group will focus on taking advantage of the opportunities in the paperboard and sawmill business under new leadership. Henrik Sjölund is to take over as of 9 April.» more

Anti-trust probe targets Spain's incontinence products market

12 Feb 2014 − Spanish companies active in the adult incontinence market are suspected of anti-competitive practises. The competition authority CNMC said it carried out searches at these companies and associations.» more

Production halted at Stora Enso's Corbehem plant

10 Feb 2014 − Production at Stora Enso's Corbehem mill in France was recently stopped while negotiations with potential buyers are ongoing. » more

Elliott Baxter and Co. Ltd. buys Cell Limited

07 Feb 2014 − British paper merchant Elliott Baxter and Co. Ltd (EBB) has acquired Cell Limited, the Derbyshire based carton board and packaging supplier. » more

Magazine paper price talks settled in Poland

05 Feb 2014 − In contrast to the general trend in Europe, demand for magazine paper in Poland increased slightly in 2013. However, good market development in 2013 did not always help LWC and SC paper suppliers in negotiating higher...» more

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No end to price talks on the Italian newsprint market in January

04 Feb 2014 − Despite all of manufacturers' hopes and best efforts, negotiations with customers about "terms and conditions" for newsprint deliveries in the first half of 2014 will have to be continued in February. » more

Virgin fibre containerboard with signs of weakness in Germany

04 Feb 2014 − Prices for white-top and brown kraftliner showed a downward trend and semi-chemical fluting prices remained stable in January 2014.» more

Vaahto Group to divest Paper Technology Business

03 Feb 2014 − Finnish technology group Vaahto Group Plc Oyj is going to focus on the Process Technology business in the future. » more

Smurfit Kappa to extend downtime at French kraftliner mill

31 Jan 2014 − Smurfit Kappa Facture will take an extended three weeks maintenance downtime at the Kraftliner mill in Biganos in southwestern France. » more