Stora Enso to cut magazine paper capacity in Finland

24 Jan 2014 − Stora Enso is planning to take 190,000 tpy of coated magazine paper capacity from the market. The company announced its intention to close down a machine at the Veitsiluoto mill.» more


Moderate price increases for newsprint emerge in the UK

23 Jan 2014 − Most of the contracts for newsprint deliveries as from 1 January have been signed in the UK. Prices rose a little but some producers had hoped for more. » more

SEPA migration spurs demand for envelope paper in Germany

22 Jan 2014 − Envelope and envelope paper manufacturers have seen a marked rise in demand in the final quarter of 2013 / beginning of 2014 thanks to the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) transition.» more

UPM announces closure of Docelles fine paper mill

22 Jan 2014 − The closure of UPM's French Docelles mill is now imminent. The woodfree uncotaed paper mill is to be shut down by the end of this month. » more

Quiet start to the year on the German RCP market

21 Jan 2014 − Minor price reductions reported for sorted graphic paper for deinking in January.» more

Unexpected drop in caustic soda prices in the new year

21 Jan 2014 − A number of EUWID respondents were surprised about the price drop in the market for caustic soda (NaOH). A high output in Europe and increased import volumes resulted in a downward price pressure. » more


ICT considering third tissue machine for Polish site

17 Jan 2014 − Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti (ICT) might add new capacities to its Kostrzyn plant in Poland. The company is examining different investment options including a 70,000 tpy tissue machine for the Polish site. » more

Europac to build new corrugated packaging facility in Morocco

16 Jan 2014 − Spain's Europac is investing a total of €30m to boost its corrugated packaging capacities in Morocco.» more

Newspaper publishers create new purchasing organisation in Germany

15 Jan 2014 − A bigger player is being created in the newsprint sector Germany with more publishing companies joining a purchasing cooperative with Südwestdeutsche Medienholding (SWMH), Freie Presse and Die Rheinpfalz.» more

Deals for newsprint in Germany "not on the horizon"

14 Jan 2014 − Newsprint buyers and sellers doing business in Germany are finding it hard to settle on prices and conditions in ongoing talks, with no signs of a deal coming any time soon. In the meantime, market players settled for...» more