Syktyvkar Tissue Group starts up new TM

26 Sep 2014 − New tissue machine adds 35,000 tpy of bathroom tissue, napkin and towel grades to STG's existing production capacity.» more


BASF reorganises paper chemicals business, cuts 50 jobs

25 Sep 2014 − BASF's paper chemicals operations to be continued in other performance products divisions to improve efficiency and increase competitiveness.» more

Kruger to indefinitely idle PM 1 at Brompton newsprint mill

25 Sep 2014 − Kruger is to reduce its annual production capacity by 100,000 t, in a response to falling demand for newsprint.» more

Starch buyers demand price cuts for Q4

24 Sep 2014 − Starch prices in Western Europe are under pressure. Buyers ask for cuts in the fourth quarter in response to falling raw material prices.» more

First price increase announced for coreboard in Germany

23 Sep 2014 − Coreboard in Germany could become more expensive as from the beginning of October. A price hike has been officially announced but according to reports not all converters have been informed of such a move.» more

British converters paying more for brown containerboard in September

23 Sep 2014 − Amidst lively demand and scant supply, prices for brown recycled corrugated case material in the UK went up in September. » more


Blaze halts production at Greenpac and Norampac containerboard mills in Niagara Falls

22 Sep 2014 − Cascades will disclose additional information about the production start-up at Norampac and Greenpac mills as soon as it is known.» more

Lecta to invest €34 million in Leitza mill

19 Sep 2014 − Spanish Sarriopapel y Celulosa, which is part of the Lecta group, is going to invest €34 million in the Leitza mill in northern Spain. » more

Wepa to invest €50m in new PMs in Marsberg and Lille

18 Sep 2014 − The Wepa Group will be investing in two tissue paper machines with a combined total capacity of 64,000 tons annually. » more

Price increase for hardwood pulp being ruled out for September

16 Sep 2014 − Many manufacturers as well as the interviewed converters currently see no possibility at all for mark-ups on BHKP. » more