Newsprint manufacturers determined to increase prices in the UK

18 May 2016 − Paper manufacturers feel that higher prices for newsprint deliveries from 1 July will definitely be on the table in the UK, regardless of how the EU referendum turns out.» more


German market for recycled graphic papers without positive impetus in May

18 May 2016 − The recycled graphic paper market in Germany is mostly stable, but without any positive impetus. Manufacturers are therefore considering expanding other types of activities in their portfolios. » more

EU reviews expiring antidumping and countervailing duties on woodfree coated paper imports from China

17 May 2016 − Five leading European coated fine paper manufacturers have applied for a review of AD and CV duties on imports from China. The companies had provided sufficient evidence that the expiry of the measures would be likely...» more

Sharp fall in BEK pulp prices in April in Europe

13 May 2016 − Bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp prices continued on a downward path in April. Manufacturers are preparing now to lift the pulp prices to higher levels again.» more

Spain's Grupo Maculart acquires
packaging producer Estoig Farmacéutic

12 May 2016 − Grupo Maculart is increasing its capacities for pharmaceutical boxes. The Spanish company has taken over packaging firm Estoig Farmacéutic.» more

Staples and Office Depot scrap merger agreement

11 May 2016 − Staples will explore strategic alternatives for its European business in order to sharpen its focus and pursue more aggressively its mid-market growth strategy in North America.» more


Production at Cartiera Ciacci down after fire

11 May 2016 − Recycled containerboard production has been standing still since 4 May. Downtime likely to last for several more days. » more

Pro-Gest concludes Ondulati Giusti takeover

10 May 2016 − Italian group Pro-Gest has exercised its pre-emptive right and acquired corrugated packaging producer Ondulati Giusti.» more

Ziegler Papier closes its doors for good

10 May 2016 − Specialty and fine paper producer Ziegler Papier has permanently stopped production on its paper machine. » more

Resolute to shut down newsprint machine in Augusta

06 May 2016 − Resolute Forest Products is cutting newsprint capacities. The company announced the closure of one of its newsprint machines at the Augusta mill.» more