Resolute to further cut publication paper capacities

17 Aug 2017 − Resolute Forest Products is more and more scaling back activities in the declining publication paper sector to focus more on the tissue segment. The company now announced the closure of two paper machines producing...» more

Metsä Group's Äänekoski pulp mill up and running

16 Aug 2017 − Pulp production at the new pulp mill in Äänekoski kicked off as planned on 15 August. Pulp deliveries to customers are announced to begin in early September. » more

German prices for ordinary RCP grades up in July

16 Aug 2017 − There was no indication of a summertime calm on the German recovered paper market in July. The boom on the Far East export market continued unabated, resulting in strong pressure on the domestic market.» more

Norpac calls for antidumping and
countervailing duties on Canadian paper imports

15 Aug 2017 − Norpac has objected to what it claims are cheap offers of paper from Canada on the US market. The company demands that antidumping and countervailing duties be imposed on certain grades of uncoated groundwood paper.» more

Good demand prevents sawmill residue
prices in Germany from falling

11 Aug 2017 − Buyers had hoped for a price reduction for sawmill residues in Germany in the third quarter. But demand is good and prices stayed the same as in the second quarter.» more


Irving Consumer Products to build tissue plant in the US

10 Aug 2017 − Irving Consumer Products expands its tissue products business in the USA. By 2019, the company will build a new site in the US state of Georgia. » more

Polish RCP prices mostly unchanged in June and July

09 Aug 2017 − Prices for exports of ordinary recovered paper grades from Poland to Asia increased in July. But this did not have much of an impact on the domestic market where converters were often still able to buy their raw...» more

Massive increase of FBB and WLC deliveries in Poland

08 Aug 2017 − Strong demand from the industry sector and the positive economic trend across Europe helped to boost deliveries of white lines chipboard (WLC) and folding box board (FBB) in Poland in the first half of 2017.» more

CEL considers closure of three tissue plants in Spain

07 Aug 2017 − Spain's insolvent tissue products company CEL is in difficulties and has announced drastic measures. The company plans to close three production sites, eliminating more than 230 jobs. » more