05 Feb 2015 − Office Depot will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Staples and boost Staples' annual sales to $39bn.
- Metsä Board completes sale of Zanders Gohrsmühle mill to Mutares
- Manufacturers of fine paper and LWC to increase prices in the UK
- Price increase for UWF paper in Germany
04 Feb 2015 − Low priced imports from Belarus and Russia created additional downward pressure on newsprint prices in Poland.
03 Feb 2015 − With prices in decline, coated and uncoated fine paper suppliers are following the trend in pulp costs with concern and complaining about US-dollar gaining strength against the euro.
03 Feb 2015 − The engineering group Voith has announced an extensive restructuring project that will see the firm shed 1,600 jobs around the globe and sell one of its four divisions between now and the end of 2016.
02 Feb 2015 − Buyers have finally been found for Papierfabrik Reflex, which has been under insolvency proceedings since October 2013. A group of investors, consisting of May+Spies and an unnamed private family consortium have taken...
29 Jan 2015 − Cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco might be sold in standardised packs in the UK from May 2016.
28 Jan 2015 − Spain's competition authority CNMC (Comisión Nacional de Mercados y la Competencia) has imposed fines totalling €98.2m on 39 waste management and recovered paper companies and three trade associations.
27 Jan 2015 − In the fourth week of January, a pulp manufacturer gave his European customers notification of price cuts for NBSK pulp. He said that this move was attributable to the continued weakening of the Euro against the US...
- Caustic soda (NaOH) prices still under pressure in third quarter
- Rottneros to invest in expanding pulp capacity
- Vietracimex to build pulp mill in Vietnam
27 Jan 2015 − With just a handful of exceptions, the latest round of publication paper price negotiations ended with manufacturers forced to make more concessions in France. Buyers had the upper hand in a prevailing buyers’ market...
26 Jan 2015 − Rock-Tenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value...