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White Birch Paper to close Bear Island newsprint mill

19 May 2017 − Newsprint capacities are shrinking further. White Birch Paper has decided to close down a newsprint mill in the US with a capacity of 240,000 tpy.» more

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Producers raise coreboard prices in Germany on good demand and reduced supply

17 May 2017 − Coreboard prices are on the upward trend in Germany. Coreboard manufacturers report good domestic demand and markedly longer lead times.» more

Prices for ordinary recovered papers in the UK on the rise in May

16 May 2017 − British prices for ordinary recovered paper grades have staged a marked recovery since the middle of April and have been climbing week after week since then. » more

EPRC sets 74% paper recycling target for 2020

12 May 2017 − The European Paper Recycling Council wants EU countries to achieve a recycling rate of 74% by 2020. The organisation points to several conditions that must be met to achieve this target.» more

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Georgia-Pacific announces $400m investment,
to install new tissue machine

11 May 2017 − Another expansion project is to come on the US tissue market. After Clearwater Paper, Georgia-Pacific has also announced it will install a new tissue machine. Start-up is scheduled for 2019.» more

Iberpapel reveals MG paper and pulp investment project

11 May 2017 − €180m investment will increase Iberpapel's pulp capacity and diversify its product portfolio to include machine glazed papers for packaging applications.» more

Good demand on Germany's thermal
paper market supports price hike plans

10 May 2017 − Thermal paper producers active on the German market are satisfied with incoming orders. The situation is supporting their plan to hike prices at least in some market segments.» more

Europac takes over waste management company Transcon Valladolid

10 May 2017 − The acquisition of Transcon is considered a strategic move that will extend the number of waste management licenses of Europac Recicla and help to transform the company into a one-stop solution provider on the waste...» more