Coreboard manufacturers in Italy put
finishing touches to mark-ups in Q4

16 Dec 2014 − Good demand for coreboard has given manufacturers in Italy the possibility to raise prices in the fourth quarter. Some had already implemented mark-ups in September. » more


Graphic Packaging to acquire assets of Cascades' Norampac Division for $39m

12 Dec 2014 − Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., has agreed to acquire several folding carton converting and paperboard mill assets from Cascades'...» more

Papierfabrik Scheufelen brings forward PM 6 closure

10 Dec 2014 − The Paper Excellence subsidiary cuts coated fine paper capacity from 300,000 tpy to 140,000 tpy. » more

Hardwood pulp prices continue upward trend

09 Dec 2014 − Early December revealed that many market players were right about the forecasts they had made at the end of November for monthly contracts in Europe: Hardwood pulp prices continued to increase this month. » more

Magazine paper suppliers try to roll over prices in Germany

09 Dec 2014 − Paper mills are striving to maintain current prices in negotiations of 2015 magazine paper prices in Germany, but are facing heavy competition.» more


Resolute to cut newsprint capacity by 465,000 t

08 Dec 2014 − Resolute Forest Products will close down its Iroquois Falls mill and two paper machines in Canada. This will reduce the company's newsprint capacities by 465,000 t.» more

DS Smith might sell its Nantes paper mill

05 Dec 2014 − Company pursues strategy to reduce the proportion of its net integration of paper manufacture versus the requirements of its corrugated business.» more

Hartmann to buy Sanovo Greenpack

04 Dec 2014 − Danish packaging supplier Brødrene Hartmann entered into a binding agreement to acquire South American Sanovo Greenpack for DKK300m (approx. €40m). » more