23 Feb 2017 − International Paper believes it will take up to three months to repair the large digester damaged by the January explosion.
22 Feb 2017 − Canadian paper and packaging group Cascades will invest CAD11.3 million in the upgrade of two biomass boilers at its Cabano plant in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac. The investment is aimed at decreasing heavy-fuel consumption...
21 Feb 2017 − In February, prices for all recovered paper grades increased in the UK amid low collection volumes, high demand and an expected sea container shortage in March. Shipping rates are also poised to go up, but experts...
20 Feb 2017 − Papyrus continues to restructure. After announcements that it was acquiring Inapa's Swiss business and selling its French operations to Inapa, the company now finalised the takeover of industrial safety products...
17 Feb 2017 − Arnauld Demoulin will become the new CEO of Van Genechten Packaging. He takes over from Inge Plochaet.
16 Feb 2017 − More SC paper capacities are to be taken from the European market. After UPM and Heinzel, Stora Enso has now also announced plans to cut capacities by closing a PM at Kvarnsveden with a capacity of 100,000 tpy. This...
Sequana files for creditor protection, plans to float Antalis and divest Arjowiggins Security division
15 Feb 2017 − Antalis-IPO and the sale of Arjowiggins Security are part of Sequana's strategic plan that should secure financial means necessary to meet the company's obligations and enable it to exit creditor protection with two to...
15 Feb 2017 − CEPI has announced preliminary production figures for 2016. The decline in output of graphic grades in CEPI countries persists while production of packaging grades continues to rise.
14 Feb 2017 − Manufacturers are having no doubts about the success of their price plans for February and do not exclude further price hikes for March deliveries.
- Coldset newsprint prices in Germany stagnate at last year's level
- Price hikes announced for GD board in Germany
- Manufacturers talk higher prices for fine papers in Germany
14 Feb 2017 − High Court of Justice determined that Sequana had to pay $138m in remedy to British American Tobacco but granted the company a stay of execution on the first instance order.