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Norske Skog resumes newsprint production on PM 2 in Skogn

29 Aug 2014 − Norske Skog’s Skogn mill has restarted newsprint production on its PM 2 after a nine-week downtime. 30,000 t of paper were taken from the market, the company says.» more

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Mondi to idle machine for the production of release liner

28 Aug 2014 − Mondi will idle one of two specialty paper machines at its Lohja mill in Finland. The paper is used to make release liners. Up to 75 employees will lose their jobs as a result of the closure, according to the company.» more

Burgo closes Avezzano fine paper mill

27 Aug 2014 − After switching production from coated to uncoated fine paper at the beginning of the year, Burgo has now completely shut down production at its Avezzano mill. » more

Recycled containerboard prices in Germany move upwards in August

26 Aug 2014 − Producer's attempts to raise recycled containerboard prices in August were partly successful in Germany. Most prices were up although not by the desired amount.» more

Sonoco to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group

25 Aug 2014 − Sonoco will add 13 production facilities in nine countries to its operations by acquiring German Weidenhammer Packaging Group. The acquisition will create a global leader in rigid paper packaging, says the company.» more

Fire destroys part of RCP stock at IP Kwidzyn

22 Aug 2014 − The recovered paper warehouse of International Paper's Kwidzyn mill in Poland was hit by a fire. The company says that newsprint production was not affected by the incident.» more

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Hygiene paper producers' price hike attempts fail in Q2

20 Aug 2014 − Despite good capacity utilisation rates, producers of hygiene paper were rarely successful in their attempts to increase prices during the second quarter. » more

Amcor Tobacco Packaging to close plant in Neumünster, Germany

19 Aug 2014 − Amcor Tobacco Packaging will close the German plant in Neumünster by the end of 2014, but announced to build a greenfield tobacco packaging facility in Indonesia. » more

Pratt Industries orders paper machine for greenfield mill

18 Aug 2014 − Pratt Industries has placed an order with Valmet for the supply of a containerboard paper machine at the greenfield paper mill in Valparaiso, USA.» more

Hansol Paper enters into label business

15 Aug 2014 − Hansol Paper has acquired shares in Netherlands-based self-adhesive label manufacturer Telrol B.V. » more
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