Italian competition authority AGCM reviews Gruppo Espresso-ITEDI-deal

18 Jan 2017 − The combination of businesses of GELE and ITEDI would reportedly create the leading player in the Italian media and newspaper publishing sector with annual sales of approximately €750m.» more


Double A paper mill in Alizay to restart production after six-week standstill

17 Jan 2017 − Alizay paper mill produces uncoated woodfree offset and office paper and recycled copy paper. The decision to temporarily halt paper production was triggered by high inventory levels, according to Filpac CGT trade...» more

Paper mills announce February price hikes for brown recycled containerboard grades

16 Jan 2017 − More recycled corrugated case material manufacturers are set to increase their prices for brown packaging paper grades. The companies cite current good demand as the main reason for price hikes.» more


Stora Enso to invest in biocomposite granules and microfibrillated cellulose production

11 Jan 2017 − The investment projects are meant to develop new products for packaging, consumer goods and industrial application, and accelerate the company's "transformation into a renewable materials company," says Stora Enso.» more

Schoellershammer to increase prices for brown RCCM

10 Jan 2017 − Germany's packaging paper manufacturer Schoellershammer has announced a €60/t price increase for brown recycled corrugated case materials, effective 1 February 2017. » more

NBSK pulp manufacturers announce January price hikes

10 Jan 2017 − NBSK and BEK pulp markets in Western Europe ended 2016 on a quiet note with no movement in prices in December.» more