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.
30 Jan 2017 − After price increase announcements for recycled containerboard, paper mills are now also set to raise prices for kraftliner from 1 March.
27 Jan 2017 − Kraftliner output from the mill is also exported to Europe
26 Jan 2017 − SCA is going ahead with its plans to split the company into two listed companies "Hygiene" and "Forest Products".
- SCA to close tissue paper mill in Spain
- Toscotec to supply new tissue machine to Eurovast
- Cartiere Carrara gets approval for new tissue machine
25 Jan 2017 − Newsprint buyers and sellers in the UK signed new contracts
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.
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.
- Vrancart to take over majority stake in Romanian tissue manufacturer
- Smurfit Kappa wants to hike kraftliner prices
- SKG announces price increase for brown recycled containerboard
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.
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 containerboard capacities after rebuild at VPK mill in Belgium
- VPK to take over Peterson's corrugated business
- Parenco starts up PM 2 at Renkum
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.
- Pro-Gest premises searched, group rethinks expansion project in Mantua
- Pro-Gest postpones start-up of Mantua mill
- Pro-Gest concludes Ondulati Giusti takeover