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High pressure on sawdust prices persists in most regions of Germany

09 Jun 2015 − The pressure on sawdust prices that had already been noticeable at the end of the first quarter remains undiminished in broad sweeps of Germany. » more

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Norske Skog to discontinue operations at Walsum

05 Jun 2015 − Norske Skog will take 205,000 t of LWC paper capacity from the market. The company decided to cease operations its loss-making Walsum mill in Germany.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades in Italy up in May

03 Jun 2015 − Recycled containerboard manufacturers' good order books and good demand from the Far East have paved the way for another increase in Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in May. » more

Poland: newsprint suppliers seeking stable prices for Q3

02 Jun 2015 − Despite machine closures newsprint supply is still too large to lift prices, market insiders report.» more

Resolute Forest Products to enter tissue market

01 Jun 2015 − Resolute Forest Products will start producing tissue. The company plans to enter the market by 2017 and to reach a capacity of 60,000 tpy of tissue.» more

Hungary investigates tissue products cartel allegations

28 May 2015 − Hungary is conducting an anti-trust investigation into seven sellers and distributors of sanitary paper products suspected of price collusion.» more

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Fine paper manufacturers want to charge more in Germany

28 May 2015 − With manufacturing costs rising and mark-ups so far failing to keep pace, several producers of woodfree coated and uncoated paper are trying to increase prices in Germany. » more

First instalment of price hike for brown kraftliner put through in France

28 May 2015 − Manufacturers of brown kraftliner succeeded in getting a first instalment of the announced price hike in France.» more

Walki to sell major part of its Industrial Packaging business

26 May 2015 − Walki Group has entered an agreement with Mondi Group to sell its Pietarsaari facility in Finland and the Wroclaw facility in Poland. These two mills constitute the major part of Walki’s Industrial Packaging...» more

EU Commission clears acquisition of Duropack by DS Smith

22 May 2015 − The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Duropack of Austria, by DS Smith of United Kingdom.» more