IP to buy Holmen's Madrid mill
and convert production to packaging paper

16 Mar 2016 − More packaging paper capacities will enter the market. Holmen is to sell its Madrid newsprint mill to International Paper who plans to convert the machine to produce recycled containerboard.» more


RDM to take over Cascades La Rochette board mill

16 Mar 2016 − Italy's recycled board manufacturer Reno de Medici to add 165,000 tpy in GC board capacity through La Rochette acquisition. » more

Starch producers trapped between
growing demand and pressure on prices

15 Mar 2016 − Negotiations on starch prices for second quarter deliveries are ongoing and positions of suppliers and buyers differ widely.» more

UPM announces closure of Madison Paper Industries

15 Mar 2016 − UPM-Kymmene will close its mill in Madison, USA, by the end of May. The mill has a total capacity of 195,000 tpy of SC paper. » more

International Paper to sell Asian corrugated packaging business

14 Mar 2016 − International Paper will sell its corrugated packaging business in Asia, which comprises 18 mills and a workforce of approximately 3,000 employees. » more


Wepa to install new tissue machine in Poland

11 Mar 2016 − The Wepa group continues to invest in the expansion and the modernisation of its plants in Europe. The company will add 32,000 tpy of tissue capacity to the market by installing a new machine in Poland. » more

Klabin kicks of production at new 1.5 million t pulp mill

10 Mar 2016 − 1,5 million t of new pulp capacity are on the market. Klabin announced the start-up of its new mill in Oritgueira, Brazil. » more

Pro-Gest makes winning bid in auction for recycling plant

09 Mar 2016 − Italian integrated packaging manufacturer Pro-Gest made the winning bid in the auction for Levio Loris’ Badia Polesine recycling plant» more