Sappi to take commercial downtime at Cloquet paper mill

15 Jul 2015 − Sappi North America is preparing its Cloquet paper mill for an eight-day commercial downtime next week. The company will idle all paper operations beginning with the day shift on 21 July and start them up again on 29...» more


Sappi to sell another packaging paper mill in South Africa

15 Jul 2015 − Sappi intends to sell its Cape Kraft packaging paper mill in South Africa. This means the company will part with its packagin operations in the country.» more

Producers implement higher prices for brown recycled containerboard in Germany

14 Jul 2015 − Paper mills are unconcerned about weak business in August and believe that the July price hike will prove lasting.» more

Klaipedos Kartonas to boost recycled containerboard and honeycomb board capacity

14 Jul 2015 − A three-phase investment project will boost packaging paper production at Klaipedos Kartonas by 100,000 t in the next three to five years.» more

Higher prices gain a foothold on the caustic soda market in Western Europe

13 Jul 2015 − Manufacturers pushed through NaOH price hikes in the second quarter, but are having difficulties in implementing mark-ups announced for the third quarter of the year. » more

Turkey's Modern Karton brings new recycled containerboard capacity to market

10 Jul 2015 − New recycled containerboard machine PM 5 raises production capacity at Modern Karton's mill in Corlu to above 1 million tonnes. » more


Brown kraftliner prices pointing up in Germany

09 Jul 2015 − Higher prices are finding traction on the German market for unbleached kraftliner, but manufacturers are still not completely satisfied with the outcome of the latest price talks and are continuing negotiations in July. » more

Pro-Gest to restart Mantua mill next year,
to produce recycled containerboard

08 Jul 2015 − Pro-Gest has finalised the acquisition of the Mantua mill in Italy and intends to start producing recycled containerboard in the summer of 2016. This will add 420,000 tpy of capacity to the market.» more

Fedrigoni Verona paper mill restores limited production after fire

08 Jul 2015 − Fedrigoni's woodfree uncoated and specialty paper mill in Verona has resumed production and is producing at limited capacity. » more

Bellmer takes over Gapcon

07 Jul 2015 − Gapcon's Italian branch is not part of the deal and will remain within the Irle Group of companies.» more