SCA to close tissue paper mill in Spain

24 Jun 2016 − SCA will part with its tissue paper mill in Sant Joan de Mediona which leaves the company with three tissue plants in Spain.» more


DS Smith to acquire Gopaca

23 Jun 2016 − DS Smith Plc has reached an agreement to acquire Portuguese corrugated packaging manufacturer Gopaca. » more

Price discussion for publication paper deferred to last week of June in the UK

21 Jun 2016 − Players in the UK magazine paper market are waiting to see what happens to the pound Sterling after the EU referendum before seriously discussing prices.» more

Hamburger Containerboard inaugurates co-generation plant in Dunaújváros

21 Jun 2016 − Hamburger Containerboard has officially inaugurated its new co-generation plant at its recycled containerboard mill in Dunaújváros, Hungary.» more

Weyerhaeuser to sell liquid packaging board
business to Nippon Paper

16 Jun 2016 − After the sale of its pulp business, Weyerhaeuser has now also announced the sale of its liquid packaging board assets. Nippon Paper will acquire the assets and add 280,000 tpy of capacities to its portfolio.» more


EC approves investment aid for Hamburger Rieger

15 Jun 2016 − The European Commission has approved a €33m investment aid for German testliner and plasterboard producer Hamburger Rieger. The company intends to increase capacities at its Spremberg mill.» more

Price slide for eucalyptus pulp slows in May

14 Jun 2016 − Hardwood pulp prices have declined further in May, but both suppliers and converters believe the end of the downward trend is nearing. » more

Billerud Korsnäs to relocate kraft paper machine from Tervasaari to Skärblacka, decision on new BM for Gruvön still pending

13 Jun 2016 − Tervasaari 100,000 tpy MG kraft paper machine is to be fully integrated to pulp production at Skärblacka mill. Feasibility study on Gruvön board machine investment to be completed by the end of this year.» more

Stora Enso invests in fluff pulp capacity at Skutskär mill

09 Jun 2016 − Stora Enso will divert 160,000 tpy of pulp capacity from NBSK to fluff pulp. €27m investment at the Skutskär pulp mill targets growing demand from the hygiene products market.» more