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Investors back out at Papierfabrik Walsum

26 Apr 2016 − An unnamed group of investors has withdrawn from talks about the possible sale of Papierfabrik Walsum.» more

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Papierfabrik Scheufelen sold to German investors

26 Apr 2016 − Germany investment firm Schaeff Group has bought Papierfabrik Scheufelen and wants to push forward the expansion of Scheufelen’s premium board business. » more

UPM divests Schwedt newsprint mill to LEIPA

26 Apr 2016 − Schwedt mill to be converted to containerboard production. Newsprint operations will be continued under a contract manufacturing agreement between UPM and LEIPA until the end of 2017 at the latest.» more

Mark-ups for French recovered paper in April

25 Apr 2016 − Prices for ordinary as well as deinking grades in France have gone up in April thanks to good demand and low arisings.» more

Norske Skog and Rotocart end tissue JV at Bruck mill in Austria

21 Apr 2016 − Norske Skog says it is revisiting discussions with alternative partners but the partner change has complicated the project. The timeline is extended from spring to year-end 2017.» more

Coated woodfree paper prices under downward pressure in Germany

20 Apr 2016 − Suppliers complain of poor business on the German market for woodfree coated paper in April.» more

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Prices of ordinary RCP grades in Germany on the rise

19 Apr 2016 − The German market has seen mark-ups for the ordinary recovered paper grades and especially for mixed paper due to good demand and converters filling up their inventories.» more

Slovakia's government approves €49m in subsidies to Mondi SCP's in Ružomberok

15 Apr 2016 − Mondi plans to build a new 300,000 tpy containerboard machine and upgrade pulp production at its site in Ružomberok, Slovakia, at a total cost of €310m.» more

Sequana to sell Arjowiggins Healthcare

15 Apr 2016 − Sequana will part with its specialty business Arjowiggins Healthcare. The segment to be sold is specialised in the production of packaging solutions for medical devices.» more