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Verso to close Wickliffe paper mill in Kentucky

07 Apr 2016 − After being unsuccessful to find a buyer, Verso has decided to close down its Wickliffe paper mill. The site has a capacity of 259,000 tpy and has already been standing still since November.» more

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Prices for ordinary RCP grades in Italy start to go up

05 Apr 2016 − The Italian recovered paper market was showing the first signs of mark-ups in March. Minor price increases materialised for ordinary grades, although not all contracts were affected.» more

Manufacturers roll back hikes for woodfree coated sheets in Germany in March

05 Apr 2016 − After a poor order inflow in January and February, manufacturers had to roll back the hikes for woodfree coated sheets in Germany in March.» more

Oji Papéis Especiais to expand thermal paper capacity in Brazil

04 Apr 2016 − Oji Imaging Media will expand thermal paper production capacity at Oji Papéis Especiais by 10 %. » more

German coreboard prices slightly down in the first quarter

31 Mar 2016 − Industry representatives are largely satisfied with order volumes in the first quarter of the year; expect positive demand development in the second quarter.» more

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Fine paper suppliers want separate price hikes for the UK in April

30 Mar 2016 − In view of the prolonged weakness of the pound sterling, fine paper manufacturers want to implement higher prices on the UK market in April. » more

Price negotiations on the German newsprint market drawing to a close

30 Mar 2016 − EUWID respondents report a price increase for coldset newsprint paper in six-month and annual contracts in Germany, but say manufacturers still cannot be satisfied with current price levels.» more

DS Smith acquires TRM Packaging in the UK

29 Mar 2016 − DS Smith has expanded its corrugated packaging operations in the UK. The company acquired TRM Packaging.» more