07 Oct 2016 − PM 4 at Natron-Hayat's paper mill in Maglaj has been standing still since a boiler explosion at the end of July.
MEPs vote for tighter safety rules for food contact materials, CEPI, CITPA and FEFCO welcome the vote
07 Oct 2016 − Only 4 out of 17 EU listed food contact materials are currently covered by specific EU wide safety measures. Harmonised rules are needed for all materials in contact with food, say Members of the European Parliament...
06 Oct 2016 − PM 10 at Heinzel's Laakirchen mill will be standing still for ten weeks as from August 2017. The company will then start conversion work on the machine to produce corrugated case material in the future.
- Heinzel restarts PM 10 at Laakirchen Papier mill
- UPM to reduce graphic paper capacity by 305,000 t
- Tough negotiations over second step of kraftliner price inreases in Germany
05 Oct 2016 − Rotocart's new converting facility in Castelminio di Resana will house five coverting lines and one printing machine. Production start-up is scheduled for April 2017.
05 Oct 2016 − Demand for graphic papers in Germany recovered in September, but did not live up to expectations. In recent years, observers have noted the summer lull has been steadily growing longer and longer.
04 Oct 2016 − Barcelona Carton has added virgin-fibre board to its portfolio. The board producer started production in September. By next year, the company also plans to increase capacity of the machine by 10,000 tpy.
- Saica to take over Americk Packaging
- Europac to modernise and increase capacities in Dueñas
- 2.6% increase in Spain's paper production in 2015
30 Sep 2016 − Tranlin's $2bn production site in Chesterfield County, Virginia, to produce pulp, tissue and fertilisers from wheat straw.
28 Sep 2016 − EUWID sources say a few paper mills are still offering paper at cheap prices to avoid loosing business.
27 Sep 2016 − Suppliers want the rising price trend on the market in Europe to continue
26 Sep 2016 − The closure of the 90,000 tpy pulp line will result in a workforce reduction of approximatly 100 positions.