Board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Neuss plant down after fire

09 Nov 2018 − A cable fire interrupted production at the Mayr-Melnhof plant in Neuss, Germany at the end of October. » more


Iconex to buy Schades and R+S from Hansol Group

06 Nov 2018 − At the beginning of November, US label solutions provider Iconex announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Schades and R+S from Hansol Paper. » more

Stora Enso idles Fors mill for maintenance

06 Nov 2018 − Stora Enso's Fors mill has been idled due to maintenance measures this week. A company spokesperson told EUWID that production would resume this weekend. » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö plans closure of PM 1 in Stenay

05 Nov 2018 − Finnish specialty paper and filtration materials manufacturer Ahlstrom-Munksjö wants to significantly improve the competitiveness of its one-side coated paper segment and investigates the closure of PM 1 at its Stenay...» more


IP examines possible sale of its
Packaging business in Brazil

02 Nov 2018 − International Paper has come to the conclusion that its Packaging business in Brazil is not profitable enough. The company's containerboard and corrugated board plants in the country might therefore be sold.» more

Smurfit Kappa to grow its corrugated business in Southeast Europe

31 Oct 2018 − SKG signs agreement with Serbia's Kappa Star Group for the acquisition of the recycled containerboard manufacturer Fabrika Hartije Beograd and the corrugated packaging company Avala Ada. » more

Suppliers trim prices for brown recycled containerboard in Italy

31 Oct 2018 − Weaker demand from the corrugated industry and good availability across all grades and basis weights have led to softening prices for brown recycled corrugated case material on the market in Italy.» more