13 Oct 2016 − Rising spot prices are bolstering caustic soda (NaOH) manufacturers’ attempts to charge more for contract business in the fourth quarter. Unscheduled production stoppages as well as scheduled downtime have trimmed...
12 Oct 2016 − The investment will increase Lenzing's annual dissolving pulp production capacity by 35,000 t over the next two-and-a-half years, according to the company.
11 Oct 2016 − Attempts to raise prices without curbing production are unlikely to be successful, market insiders say.
10 Oct 2016 − A fire broke out at Palm Paper's King's Lynn newsprint mill in the UK on Friday 7 October and had reportedly been brought under control by the evening.
10 Oct 2016 − Beepack serves local and international customers offering a range of corrugated packaging for food and agricultural products. The company puts its annual production capacity at 200 million m².
- Mondi to acquire Turkish packaging manufacturer
- Mondi Group completes acquisition of Simet
- Slovakia's government approves €49m in subsidies to Mondi SCP's in Ružomberok
07 Oct 2016 − PM 4 at Natron-Hayat's paper mill in Maglaj has been standing still since a boiler explosion at the end of July.
MEPs vote for tighter safety rules for food contact materials, CEPI, CITPA and FEFCO welcome the vote
07 Oct 2016 − Only 4 out of 17 EU listed food contact materials are currently covered by specific EU wide safety measures. Harmonised rules are needed for all materials in contact with food, say Members of the European Parliament...
06 Oct 2016 − PM 10 at Heinzel's Laakirchen mill will be standing still for ten weeks as from August 2017. The company will then start conversion work on the machine to produce corrugated case material in the future.
- Ahlstrom completes sale of Osnabrück plant
- GC suppliers willing to compromise on pricing next year in Germany
- UPM to reduce graphic paper capacity by 305,000 t
05 Oct 2016 − Rotocart's new converting facility in Castelminio di Resana will house five coverting lines and one printing machine. Production start-up is scheduled for April 2017.
05 Oct 2016 − Demand for graphic papers in Germany recovered in September, but did not live up to expectations. In recent years, observers have noted the summer lull has been steadily growing longer and longer.