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Coreboard production at Cartiera Olona down after fire

20 Jan 2015 − A major fire hit Italian coreboard producer Cartiera Olona. Production is since standing still and will be resumed on 26 January, said a company spokesperson.» more

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Newsprint prices slashed in the UK at the beginning of 2015

20 Jan 2015 − Falling consumption and the exchange rate development sent newsprint prices in the UK tumbling. Improved newsprint prices were not affected as much as those for standard grades. » more

VPK Packaging on the brink of opening new Polish plants

15 Jan 2015 − VPK Packaging's two new plants in Poland will soon be opened. The company built a new corruagated packaging as well as a corruagted sheet plant.» more

Recycled containerboard off to a good start to 2015 in Germany

14 Jan 2015 − Industry sources report nearly non-stop production at German containerboard mills over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. » more

Segezha to increase sack kraft paper capacity

13 Jan 2015 − Russia's Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill aims to reach paper sacks capacities of 90 million by 2017. The company will also inrease sack kraft paper capacities by 110,000 t.» more

Caustic soda prices show upward trend in Europe

13 Jan 2015 − Signs of a price increase for caustic soda (NaOH) are emerging again at the beginning of 2015 after manufacturers had succeeded in getting price increases accepted for the fourth quarter of 2014. » more

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International Paper to reduce staff in Italy

09 Jan 2015 − International Paper says cost-cutting program will ensure long-term competitiveness and support future of the corrugated packaging business in Italy.» more

Catalyst Paper Corp. completes acquisition of Biron and Rumford paper mills

08 Jan 2015 − Catalyst Paper Corp has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Biron paper mill located in Wisconsin and the Rumford pulp and paper mill located in Maine from NewPage Corp., NewPage Wisconsin System...» more

Verso completes $1.4bn purchase of NewPage

08 Jan 2015 − Verso Corp. has completed the acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc. for $1.4bn. The deal was announced nearly exactly one year ago. » more

BEK pulp prices rise further in December

07 Jan 2015 − Manufacturers expect eucalyptus pulp prices to continue on the upward path in January. » more