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Mondi acquires flexible packaging business from Graphic Packaging

04 Jun 2014 − Mondi believes that the combination of its existing network with Graphic Packaging's industrial bags and kraft paper business will create leading bags player in North America. » more

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Siam Paper to start release liner production

04 Jun 2014 − From 2016, Siam Paper subsidiary Thai Paper Co. will be the first release liner producer in the ASEAN region. » more

Recovered paper prices on Polish market decline in May

03 Jun 2014 − Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades spiralled lower in Poland in May, slightly later but more dramatically than in other European markets. » more

Prinzhorn takeover of Fritz Peters paper mill approved

03 Jun 2014 − Prinzhorn Holding is widening its presence in Germany. The group's takeover of the 205,000 tpy Fritz Peters paper mill has been approved.» more

Ahlstrom starts wallcovering substrate production in China

03 Jun 2014 − Ahlstrom has inaugurated a new wallcovering substrates production line at its Binzhou mill in China. » more

Sappi in sale talks for Nijmegen paper mill

30 May 2014 − Sappi Fine Paper Europe is negotiating the sale of its fine paper mill in Nijmegen. Potential buyers can acquire the facility if they exclude producing the current range of products. » more

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Stora Enso in talks with Valpaco about sale of Corbehem

28 May 2014 − A potential buyer has emerged for Stora Enso's French Corbehem magazine paper mill. A sale would prevent the 330,000 t mill from being closed in June.» more

More price cuts for brown recycled containerboard on the French market

28 May 2014 − In the wake of mediocre demand, high stocks and increased supply on the French market, prices for brown recycled corrugated case material dropped again in May.» more

Smurfit Kappa to switch PM1 in Sangüesa mill to MG paper

27 May 2014 − Smurfit Kappa will invest €27m in its Sangüesa mill in Northern Spain to transform PM1 producing today 65,000 t of virgin fibre based containerboard, into PM4, which will produce 30,000 t of virgin fibre brown machine...» more

Numerous manufacturers increase copy paper prices in Italy

27 May 2014 − Manufacturers of woodfree uncoated paper had partial success in realising their latest price targets in Italy. Several copy paper producers achieved increases for C- and B-grades in May. Prices of offset grades have...» more