Print edition

EUWID Pulp and Paper Issue 13/2015

Markets

  • UK markets ruled by strong pound sterling, price erosion despite steady demand
  • EUWID Price Watch UK March 2015
  • EUWID Price Review UK First quarter 2015
  • UK: production and deliveries December 2014
  • RCP utilisation in the UK declined
  • France: price talks under way for WFU paper and containerboard
  • EUWID Price Watch France March 2015
  • EUWID Price Review France First quarter 2015
  • Spain’s recovered paper imports fall slightly in 2014
  • No progress in contract negotiations for newsprint in Germany
  • EUWID Price Watch Germany sack kraft paper Q1 2015
  • Plastic Bags Directive edges closer to final adoption
  • EUWID Price Watch Western Europe native starch Q1 2015
  • Starch manufacturers failing to make progress with calls for higher prices
  • No easy road ahead for the tissue industry despite rising demand

Companies

  • Production down at Lecta’s Condat mill due to strike
  • Meerssen Papier undergoes insolvency proceedings
  • New Schur Pack Germany plant to start up in autumn
  • Sale of Zanders mill under way, one investor wants to produce specialty paper
  • French WFU paper producer Chatelles in liquidation
  • Futuremark closes Manistique printing paper mill
  • Kemira/AkzoNobel: conclusion of takeover delayed
  • Sappi Gratkorn starts to rebuild liquor boiler
  • WFT receives more subsidies for Hinton mill lignin project
  • Cham Paper results improve on lower costs and better competitive ability
  • Smurfit Kappa buys protective packaging producer Hexacomb
  • Suzano to buy minority stake in cartonboard maker Ibema
  • UK Watchdog approves PP acquisition by MPS

  • News in brief