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Further mark-ups for ordinary RCP grades in Italy

31 Jan 2017 − Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have edged higher in Italy echoing developments on the Far East export market where prices went up quite significantly in January. » more

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Manufacturers announce price hike
for kraftliner as from March

30 Jan 2017 − After price increase announcements for recycled containerboard, paper mills are now also set to raise prices for kraftliner from 1 March. » more

SCA proposing split of the group into two listed companies at AGM

26 Jan 2017 − SCA is going ahead with its plans to split the company into two listed companies "Hygiene" and "Forest Products". » more

Burgo announces decision to convert Avezzano fine paper mill to recycled containerboard production

24 Jan 2017 − Burgo has signed an agreement with local and regional authorities and the employee representatives regarding the planned restart of operations at the idled Avezzano paper mill in Italy's Abruzzo region.» more

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West Rock to acquire MPS for $2.28bn

24 Jan 2017 − WestRock Company and Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (MPS) have reached a definitive agreement for WestRock to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MPS for a total enterprise value of $2.28bn. » more

Idled Italian paper mill to open its doors again

24 Jan 2017 − The Guardabosone mill in northern Italy is in the process of being acquired by a new operator. The future Cartiera Verde Ponte Strona will produce specialty papers based on virgin fibre.» more

VPK Packaging to acquire Solidpack

23 Jan 2017 − VPK Packaging will expand and add 65,000 tpy of solid board packaging to its capacities. The group plans to take over Dutch company Solidpack. » more

Pro-Gest starts with installation
of new containerboard PM in Mantua

20 Jan 2017 − The project of recommissioning the Mantua mill in Italy is progressing. Pro-Gest reported that installation work for the 500,000 tpy containerboard machine has started.» more