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Ex-Arjowiggins mill Le Bourray to make recycled tissue from July

21 Feb 2020 − The former Arjowiggins paper mill Le Bourray will start recycled tissue production this year and will then be able to make tissue from both pulp and recoverd paper. » more

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Cepi members produce 3 per cent less paper and board in 2019

21 Feb 2020 − European paper industry association Cepi quotes paper and board production below 90 million t in 2019, for the first time in the last ten years.» more

Production stop at Norske Skog's Golbey newsprint mill

20 Feb 2020 − Norske Skog's Golbey paper mill had to stop newsprint production on one machine. Operations are expected to be down for three weeks.» more

German waste paper exports reach record low in 2019

20 Feb 2020 − Excess supply ups pressure on waste paper recyclers, sending German recovered paper prices further down, EUWID market intelligence revealed.» more

Upgrade at Iberpapel to interrupt pulp production for 45 days

19 Feb 2020 − Iberpapel will upgrade the pulp line at Zicuñaga fine paper mill in the second quarter 2020. Pulping operations will be interupted for several weeks.» more

Saica to build new packaging plant in Scotland

18 Feb 2020 − Saica Group has announced a £50m investment in a new packaging plant in Livingston near Edinburgh within its packaging business division Saica Pack. » more

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Recovered paper prices in Germany drop further in January

18 Feb 2020 − The supply glut for recovered paper is sending prices in Germany further down. Some relief is seen only in regions close to the ports where exports are higher.» more

Adrian Marsh to leave DS Smith

18 Feb 2020 − DS Smith Plc today announces that Adrian Marsh, Chief Financial Officer, will leave the group to become Chief Financial Officer of William Hill PLC.» more

Softwood pulp prices in February still in discussion

17 Feb 2020 − The quick end to strikes in Finland and economic uncertainty stemming from the Coronavirus crisis in China might make it more difficult for softwood pulp producers to increase prices.» more

Lecta to receive state subsidies
for PM 8 conversion at Condat mill

17 Feb 2020 − Lecta plans to convert the PM 8 at its Condat mill from fine paper to label paper. The French state will support the project with €33m in subsidies.» more