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German fine paper market remains sluggish

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.» more

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Barcelona Carton starts producing GC board

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. » more

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No further increase in brown kraftliner prices in Germany

23 Sep 2016 − Brown kraftliner manufacturers failed to implement the second step of the planned price hike on the market in Germany although availability on the September market is reportedly reduced.» more

France: Prices for ordinary RCP grades slightly down in September

20 Sep 2016 − Market participants report reduction in export prices for mixed paper and board and old corrugated containers due to slower demand from Asia.» more

Stora Enso to close Heinola corrugated packaging site, invest in corrugated production in Lahti

15 Sep 2016 − Stora Enso has announced plans to consolidate corrugated packaging production in Finland. The company plans to shut down Heinola corrugated site and transfer production to Lahti. » more