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Recovered paper prices still flying high in the UK

31 Aug 2016 − British recovered paper prices were tending to edge higher again in August, especially for board and deinking grades, amidst healthy demand within the UK and abroad as well as limited collection volumes.» more

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Ecopaper starts up new CCM machine in Romania

30 Aug 2016 − Ecopaper has markedly stocked up its containerboard capacities by installing a new PM. However, the machine will not produce at full capacity for some time.» more

VPK to take over Peterson's corrugated business

25 Aug 2016 − Peterson Packaging will part with its corrugated packaging operations. Belgian company VPK Packaging plans to buy the business which consists of six plants in Scandinavia.» more

Production currently down at IP's P&W paper mill in India

24 Aug 2016 − A strike at International Paper's Rahjamundry mill in India has led to a production stoppage which is lasting for almost two weeks now. Ths site prouces printing and writing paper.» more

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2.6% increase in Spain's paper production in 2015

17 Aug 2016 − Spain's paper industry is recovering. According to Aspapel, paper production as well as consumption in the country went up in 2015 compared to 2014. Packaging papers were especially sought-after.» more

Heinzel to invest €100m in Laakirchen Papier

16 Aug 2016 − In future Laakirchen Papier will produce both SC paper and recycled containerboard. » more

Parenco starts up PM 2 at Renkum

15 Aug 2016 − Parenco has finalised its entry into the packaging paper market. The company commissioned its converted 385,000 tpy containerboard machine at the Renkum mill in the Netherlands.» more