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Lee & Man commissions new PM for recycled CCM

04 Aug 2014 − Lee & Man has started up its new PM for the production of recycled corrugated case material in July. This adds 320,000 tpy of testliner to the market. » more

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Sequana more than doubles its net loss in H1

01 Aug 2014 − Sequana has closed the first half of the year with a net loss of €80m. Non-recurring items amounting to €77m are the main reason for the negative development, says the company. » more

Good activity levels in Germany's label paper market

30 Jul 2014 − Despite a good order situation, prices for label paper in Germany did not change during the second quarter and were also carried over into the third quarter.» more

France: newsprint prices heading lower mid-year

29 Jul 2014 − Another downturn in consumption and comparatively high prices in France meant that manufacturers had to grant their customers discounts in contracts for the third quarter or the entire second half.» more

Portucel delivers more but posts lower results in first half

28 Jul 2014 − Portucel has lowered its results in the first half of the year. While the company increased its deliveries, sales prices during the period declined. » more

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Rottneros posts SEK39m profit in first half-year

23 Jul 2014 − Rottneros has improved its half-year results compared to the first six months of 2013. The company benefited from higher pulp prices and lower operating costs.» more

Producers want to charge more for CWF paper in Italy

22 Jul 2014 − Woodfree coated paper manufacturers doing business in Italy are no longer willing to accept low prices and narrow margins, and have announced plans to increase their selling prices for all deliveries starting in...» more

No prospect of a turnaround on the European pulp market in July

22 Jul 2014 − In July, European NBSK prices remain stable, while pressure seems to persist on the European hardwood pulp market. » more

Careo to rebuild board machine in Santa Giustina

21 Jul 2014 − In August Careo will idle the board machine at the Santa Giustina mill for a rebuild. As a result, the board's runability and printability will increase.» more