News

Finnpulp does not want to give up on pulp project yet

11 Aug 2020 − Finnpulp has not given up hope that the 1.2 million t NBSK pulp mill it was planning to erect in Finland will be built after all. The project currently hangs in the balance.» more

ADVERTISEMENT

Norske Skog takes four-week downtime at PM 1 in Golbey

10 Aug 2020 − The market for newsprint is currently described as very weak by market players. Norkse Skog has therefore decided to temporarily shut down PM 1 at Golbey for the summer month of August.» more

Oji builds new corrugated packaging plant in Malaysia

06 Aug 2020 − Oji is on a strong growth course and has announced new project in Malaysia. A 7 million m²/month plant for corrugated packaging is to be built in the country.» more

Recovered paper prices in Italy drop further in July

04 Aug 2020 − Although the export business gained some momentum, recovered paper prices have fallen again in Italy in July, especially those for ordinary grades. Demand from domestic paper mills is limited and supplies are high.» more

Kama Karton to begin FBB production at end of 2020

04 Aug 2020 − Kama Karton, based in Russia’s Perm region, is aiming at becoming Russia's first folding boxboard producer. The company will start up its new FBB machine at the end of 2020. » more

ADVERTISEMENT

De Jong Verpakking buys majority in Bangma in the Netherlands

03 Aug 2020 − Following the purchase of the British company Ecorrugated at the beginning of July, De Jong Verpakking (DJV) completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Bangma Verpakking at the end of July. » more

Folding box producer Leupold to be sold to private equity firm

03 Aug 2020 − Germany's folding box specialist Leupold will come under new ownership. The new owner Waterland wants the company to grow on international markets.» more

Saica to build corrugated plant in Ohio

31 Jul 2020 − Spanish Saica Group will start activities in the USA, joining corrugated board manufacturers DS Smith and Smurfit Kappa who have been active in the US for some time.» more

James Cropper to restructure Paper division

30 Jul 2020 − British specialty paper manufacturer James Cropper will restructure its Paper division and group operations. The company expects that less than 10 per cent of its workforce will be affected.» more