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Vietracimex to build pulp mill in Vietnam

20 Apr 2015 − Another player has emerged in the pulp sector. Vietnamese company Vietracimex plans to build a new facility and add 400.000 t of market pulp capacity to the market.» more

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SKG and Logson Group agree on Inspirepac-deal

16 Apr 2015 − Smurfit Kappa Group is taking over Inspirepac for £43.5m in order to strengthen its position in the UK market.» more

Paperlinx Benelux enters insolvency proceedings

15 Apr 2015 − Paperlinx seeks creditor protection for its businesses in Belgium and Netherlands.» more

SCA to part with hygiene products site in France

15 Apr 2015 − SCA will give up its French Saint-Cyr-en-Val site in France and cease production of hygiene products in October. The site has been struggling with difficult market conditions for months and feels it is no longer...» more

Mondi to close Lohja specialty kraft paper mill

14 Apr 2015 − Mondi Group has announced plans for the permanent closure of the Lohja specialty kraft paper mill in Finland.» more

Label paper suppliers have second go at price increase in Germany

14 Apr 2015 − As price discussions for the first quarter of 2015 did not go through as planned in many cases, label paper suppliers have started a second round of price talks in Germany.» more

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White envelope paper sells cheaper in Q1

10 Apr 2015 − Prices for white woodfree envelope paper 80 g softened at the start of the year in Germany and are now selling up to 5% cheaper than in the closing quarter of 2014.» more

Amcor to buy tobacco packaging operations from Souza Cruz

09 Apr 2015 − Amcor has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Souza Cruz’s internal tobacco packaging operations located in Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil for approximately BRL96m (€29m). » more

Suppliers announce price hikes for UWF paper in Poland

08 Apr 2015 − Some key manufacturers of UWF paper have announced price hikes on the Polish market. Their endeavours are being backed by a growth in consumption, high demand and reduced supply. » more

IP to expand fluff pulp capacity at Riegelwood mill

07 Apr 2015 − International Paper will increase pulp capacity and cease board production at its Riegelwood facility.» more