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Italy reports increase in coated magazine paper prices

02 Mar 2016 − Customers are paying more for LWC and MWC in first quarter and half-year contracts in Italy. Market players report an increase of up to 2-3%, for rotogravure paper in particular.» more

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French recycled containerboard prices point down in February

02 Mar 2016 − Prices for brown recycled corrugated case material came under pressure in France in February. Insiders often tied this turn of events to higher stocks and similar price trends occurring on neighbouring markets. » more

Holmen Hallsta restarts PM 11 after TMP line overhaul

01 Mar 2016 − After a complete overhaul of a fire-damaged TMP line Holmen restarted PM 11 at its Hallsta mill in Sweden » more

SWM to close cigarette paper machine in Saint-Girons

29 Feb 2016 − Cigarette paper producer Schweitzer-Mauduit reduces capacities in Saint-Girons, France. The mill's PM 1 is to be closed in June. » more

Ecocis' deinked pulp mill in France to start-up soon

26 Feb 2016 − New capacities for deinked pulp will soon reach the market. The Voreppe mill in France with a capacity of 140,000 tpy is almost ready to start-up.» more

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Norske Skog extends exchange offers for 2016/2017 notes

25 Feb 2016 − Under the new expiration deadline, holders of 2016 and 2017 notes have time until 11 March to accept the exchange offers and consent solicitations offered by Norske Skog. » more

Prado Karton poised to be sold soon

24 Feb 2016 − Operations at Prado Karton in Portugal might restart soon. The company is to be sold to a yet unnamed buyer and production, which has been standing still since the end of 2015, is expected to restart within the next...» more

Weaker pound turns British publication paper market upside down in February

23 Feb 2016 − The recently weaker pound Sterling represents a sharp drop in sales revenues for producers in Eurozone countries, especially for printing and writing paper. » more