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Aylesford to go into administration

23 Feb 2015 − Aylesford Newsprint Limited announced to staff this morning that it is making an application to the courts to go into administration and expects this to occur later today. » more

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DS Smith to acquire Duropack for €300m

23 Feb 2015 − DS Smith Plc has announced the proposed acquisition of the Duropack business for approximately €300m. » more

SCA to implement temporary layoffs at Nokia tissue mill

20 Feb 2015 − SCA Hygiene Products will reduce workforce at its Nokia tissue mill without cutting any jobs. Following talks with employee representatives, the company announced temporary layoff measures instead.» more

Czech government to sell Slovenia's newsprint manufacturer Vipap Videm

19 Feb 2015 − Czech ministry of finance readies the divestment of its majority stake in paper manufacturer Vipap Videm. » more

Stora Enso completes divestment of Uetersen mill

18 Feb 2015 − The Uetersen specialty paper and fine paper mill in Germany has changed hands. Stora Enso has completed the divestment of the mill which will add some products to its existing portfolio in the future.» more

Board prices in the UK under pressure

17 Feb 2015 − The strong pound is putting the squeeze on board prices in the UK. Some suppliers already granted discounts in February, while others might follow suit in March, according to respondents.» more

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Double A to restart pulp production in Alizay in May 2016

13 Feb 2015 − The reindustrialisation of the French Alizay mill is progressing further. Double A has acquired the pulp mill assets of the site from the French Eure Department and reportedly expects to start pulp production in May...» more

Portucel takes over AMS and enters tissue market

12 Feb 2015 − Portucel has decided to add tissue papers to its portfolio. As part of the strategy, the company announced the acquisition of tissue producer AMS BR Star Paper in Portugal. » more

Paperlinx to sell Spicers Canada and withdraw from Canadian market

11 Feb 2015 − Paperlinx will withdraw from the Canadian market. Following the sale if its US paper operations in 2012, the company is now planning to sell its Spicers Canada subsidiary to Central National-Gottesman. » more

Business on recycled corrugated case material market in Germany begins to stall

10 Feb 2015 − The German market for recycled corrugated case material was weaker at the beginning of February than it had been in the previous month. Although there have not yet been any price concessions, it seems that the plans for...» more