Court puts Angara Paper into bankruptcy

07 Sep 2015 − Angara Paper planned to build a 1.2 million tpy hardwood pulp mill for export to Asia.» more


Hansol Paper completes acquisition of R+S Group

03 Sep 2015 − Company says takeover by Hansol Paper will cause no big changes in the paper supplier pool of the R+S Group. » more

EC launches in-depth investigation into Mondi-Walki industrial packaging deal

03 Sep 2015 − EC raises concerns about the proposed concentration of production capacities and its effects on competition in the EU market for extrusion coated wrapping materials. » more

Catalyst Paper to indefinitely idle
coated paper machine at Rumford

02 Sep 2015 − The difficult market environment for coated papers has led Catalyst Paper to the decision to indefinitely idle its PM 12 at the Rumford mill. » more

Innovio Papers goes bust

02 Sep 2015 − The District Court of Gelderland declared the specialty paper mill insolvent on 10 August.» more

Uncoated woodfree paper producers want to charge more in France

01 Sep 2015 − Paper manufacturers expect the prices for copy paper and offset reels and sheets in France to increase by up to €40/t in September.» more


DS Smith considers closure of Wansbrough site in the UK

01 Sep 2015 − The UK's largest coreboard producer may close its doors. DS Smith announced it is evaluating the closure of its 180,000 tpy Wansbrough site which also produces recycled paper.» more

Stora Enso to sell Komárom packaging plant to Van Genechten

31 Aug 2015 − Company says Komárom's customer base has seen major changes and plant is no longer strategic to Stora Enso. » more

Cartiera Pirinoli restarts recycled board production

28 Aug 2015 − BM 3 kicked off production again at the end of July after being idle for three years. Cartiera Pirinoli's business plan also encompasses the restart of BM 2. » more

SCA to split the group in two divisions and invest in NBSK pulp capacity at Östrand mill

28 Aug 2015 − SCA will divide the group in Hygiene and Forest Products divisions in order to intensify the focus of its operations. » more