Brexit and Covid-19 challenges facing British corrugated industry

07 May 2021 − As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, lead times for the corrugated industry have risen dramatically. However, the CPI is optimistic that the market will soon return to a more balanced situation. » more


EC examines proposed Kotkamills takeover by Mayr-Melnhof

06 May 2021 − Mayr-Melnhof Cartonboard International intends to take over 100 per cent of the shares and acquire sole control in Kotkamills, Finnish manufacturer of cartonboard, saturating base kraft paper and sawnwood.» more

Ahlstrom-Munkjsö reactivates review of its Decor business

05 May 2021 − The company is discussing opportunities for partnering with Chinese companies.» more

Domtar in talks with Paper Excellence on potential takeover

05 May 2021 − Domtar confirmed press reports regarding discussions with Paper Excellence on possible business combination or acquisition.» more

Publication paper producers start charging more in Germany and Italy

04 May 2021 − Market players report reduced newsprint and magazine paper supply amid rising prices and low availability of deinking and medium recovered paper grades. » more

Rebuilt PM 8 at Lecta's Condat mill to start up in early summer

04 May 2021 − Steep fall in woodfree paper demand burdens Lecta’s financial results for 2020.» more


All pulp grades become more expensive in April

04 May 2021 − Solid demand around the globe, scant supply and a tight market as a result helped pulp manufacturers to enjoy resounding success in their efforts to charge more in April.» more

Metsä Fibre announces higher NBSK prices for May

03 May 2021 − The first announcements of price increases for northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp for May have been issued.» more

JST mulls installation of new containerboard machine

03 May 2021 − Julius Schulte Trebsen GmbH (JST) is currently reviewing an expansion of the paper mill that has existed since 1893 in Trebsen in eastern Germany.» more