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Substantial price cuts for publication paper in France

27 Jan 2015 − With just a handful of exceptions, the latest round of publication paper price negotiations ended with manufacturers forced to make more concessions in France. Buyers had the upper hand in a prevailing buyers’ market...» more

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MWV and Rock-Tenn to merge

26 Jan 2015 − Rock-Tenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value...» more

MWV to sell European tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging

23 Jan 2015 − MeadWestvaco Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB for an undisclosed sum. » more

USW and four US paper manufacturers make move against “unfair” uncoated paper imports

22 Jan 2015 − China, Indonesia Brazil Portugal and Australia face allegations over cheap uncoated paper imports to the US.» more

ICT and Pantos quit cooperation in Germany

21 Jan 2015 − Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti has set up a new company in Germany to handle sales of tissue paper and products to German retailers. » more

Coreboard production at Cartiera Olona down after fire

20 Jan 2015 − A major fire hit Italian coreboard producer Cartiera Olona. Production is since standing still and will be resumed on 26 January, said a company spokesperson.» more

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Newsprint prices slashed in the UK at the beginning of 2015

20 Jan 2015 − Falling consumption and the exchange rate development sent newsprint prices in the UK tumbling. Improved newsprint prices were not affected as much as those for standard grades. » more

VPK Packaging on the brink of opening new Polish plants

15 Jan 2015 − VPK Packaging's two new plants in Poland will soon be opened. The company built a new corruagated packaging as well as a corruagted sheet plant.» more

Recycled containerboard off to a good start to 2015 in Germany

14 Jan 2015 − Industry sources report nearly non-stop production at German containerboard mills over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. » more

Segezha to increase sack kraft paper capacity

13 Jan 2015 − Russia's Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill aims to reach paper sacks capacities of 90 million by 2017. The company will also inrease sack kraft paper capacities by 110,000 t.» more