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German Federal Cartel Office dismisses complaint against Sappi

30 Jan 2014 − The German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) will not pursue the complaint that Paperlinx Limited and its German subsidiary Deutsche Papier Vertriebs GmbH have brought against it on 4 December 2013, Sappi...» more

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Skoghall mill to return to full production in February

30 Jan 2014 − The Stora Enso cartonboard mill in Skoghall will return to full production in February. Due to the explosion of the recovery boiler, CKB production has been running at a reduced level. Production loss is estimated to be...» more

Surplus supply on German sawmill residue markets makes prices crumble again

29 Jan 2014 − Prices for sawmill residues in Germany came under pressure to due lower demand and rising chip and round-wood imports in the pulp and paper industry.» more

Production in Stora Enso's Skoghall mill still restricted

28 Jan 2014 − An explosion in the recovery boiler on 21 January 2014 has disrupted production at Stora Enso’s Swedish Skoghall mill. Today the situation was still unchanged, a Stora Enso spokesperson told EUWID.» more

Higher prices on Germany's label paper market in January

28 Jan 2014 − After a weak fourth quarter, label paper producers on the German market report a good start to the new year as regards demand. Prices also edged up a little, but not as much as producers had hoped.» more

GNP takes several weeks of downtime at newsprint mill

27 Jan 2014 − Great Northern Paper announced a temporary stop in manufacturing due to the current high production costs combined with lower market prices for its products.» more

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Stora Enso to cut magazine paper capacity in Finland

24 Jan 2014 − Stora Enso is planning to take 190,000 tpy of coated magazine paper capacity from the market. The company announced its intention to close down a machine at the Veitsiluoto mill.» more

Moderate price increases for newsprint emerge in the UK

23 Jan 2014 − Most of the contracts for newsprint deliveries as from 1 January have been signed in the UK. Prices rose a little but some producers had hoped for more. » more

SEPA migration spurs demand for envelope paper in Germany

22 Jan 2014 − Envelope and envelope paper manufacturers have seen a marked rise in demand in the final quarter of 2013 / beginning of 2014 thanks to the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) transition.» more

UPM announces closure of Docelles fine paper mill

22 Jan 2014 − The closure of UPM's French Docelles mill is now imminent. The woodfree uncotaed paper mill is to be shut down by the end of this month. » more