Price negotiations kick off on the kraftliner market in Germany

09 Feb 2017 − Additional volumes of brown kraftliner are reportedly difficult to source are already featuring a list price upcharge. » more

Manufacturers announce price hikes for woodfree coated and uncoated paper in Europe

08 Feb 2017 − Prices for coated and uncoated fine papers could increase by up to 9 % in Europe if manufacturers get their way.» more

Sappi to increase packaging and specialty paper capacities

08 Feb 2017 − Sappi has announced a number of projects which include capacity expansions in Europe and the US. They aim at increasing capacities for packaging and specialty paper at different facilities.» more


Mondi grows in flexible packaging with acquisition of Excelsior Technologies

06 Feb 2017 − Acquisition of Excelsior Technologies is aimed at strengthening the presence of Mondi's Consumer Packaging business in high growth product applications.» more

Stora Enso to increase capacities at Heinola mill

03 Feb 2017 − In order to meet growing global demand for SC fluting, Stora Enso will invest in its Heinola fluting mill and increase capacities at the site by 15,000 tpy. » more

New sales company founded in Poland

03 Feb 2017 − Cenpa, Kotkamills, Papierfabrik Scheufelen, Parenco, Perlen Papier, and Steinbeis Papier are now represented on the Polish market by Paperboard, a new sales company for paper products founded last year.» more

UPM to switch off PM 3 at Steyrermühl end of March

02 Feb 2017 − After the closure of PM 2 at the Augsburg site at year-end, UPM has now announced it would permanently shut down the PM 3 at the Steyrermühl mill at the end of March. Employee consultation processes at both mills have...» more