National watchdog agency AGCM launches antitrust probe into alleged corrugated sheet and packaging cartel in Italy

04 Apr 2017 − Major European and Italian paper packaging companies, together with the industry association GIFCO, under suspicion of price fixing and market manipulation. Offices searched and inspected last Friday in a series of dawn...» more


Ahlstrom-Munksjö merger completed

03 Apr 2017 − Combining steps started in 2013 when Ahlstrom merged its Label & Processing division with Munksjö» more

Restructuring period for Idempapers extended,
potential buyers present takeover offers

28 Mar 2017 − Idempapers has more time to restructure its business and find a buyer. The commercial court of Nivelles extended the restructuring period for the specialty paper maker until 8 May.» more


Uncoated fine paper prices to go up in France

28 Mar 2017 − Talks about price increases for coated and uncoated fine papers in France were still ongoing at the end of March, with first contracts being inked in the uncoated paper segment. » more

Burgo mulls sale of idled PM 2 at Duino mill

24 Mar 2017 − Discussion with potential strategic partners on the conversion of LWC paper machine PM 2 to packaging paper production at the Duino site have come to a halt.» more