Paprinsa goes ahead with €13.5 million investment programme

19 Dec 2016 − Spanish WLC board manufacturer Papelera del Principado (Paprinsa) will launch the second phase of its investment programme to upgrade the board machine at the Mollerussa mill.» more


Matías Gomá Tomás in Spain to increase CCM capacity

16 Dec 2016 − A paper producer near Barcelona belonging to Spanish corrugated packaging group Grupondunova will modernise its paper machine and increase capacities of recycled corrugated case material.» more

Higher prices poised to take hold on Britain’s
woodfree paper markets in January

13 Dec 2016 − Manufacturers are pushing for price hikes for printing and writing paper in order to compensate for result losses related to weak Pound sterling.» more

Ontex opens new incontinence products facility in France

09 Dec 2016 − The new site in Dourges will combine production activities of Ontex's French plants Wasquehal and Arras into one "state-of-the-art facility." Transfer of production equipment to be completed next year. » more

Staples to divest controlling stake in its European business to Cerberus Capital

08 Dec 2016 − Staples' European business generates annual sales of €1.7bn. Staples' will retain a 15% stake in the company.» more


US keeps antidumping and countervailing duties on coated paper imports from China and Indonesia

07 Dec 2016 − USITC determined that material injury to the domestic industry was likely to continue or recur after revocation of the existing ADD and CVD orders. » more

GC suppliers willing to compromise on pricing next year in Germany

06 Dec 2016 − The new folding boxboard capacities are having a noticeable impact and causing producers to be more willing to compromise on next year's pricing in Germany.» more

Graphic paper prices under pressure in Poland

06 Dec 2016 − Amid shrinking demand for woodfree coated papers in Poland, prices have eroded month on month in the second half of the year.» more

Schumacher Packaging to spend €100m on
recycled containerboard capacity expansion in Poland

05 Dec 2016 − Schumacher Packaging has acquired the entire Fabryka Papieru Myszków site and will rebuild the former newsprint PM to recycled containerboard production, startup scheduled for 2019. » more