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NBSK pulp prices point down, buyers putting pressure on BEK prices

07 Jul 2020 − At the start of July, price negotiations for deliveries of NBSK and BEK pulp in June were still ongoing. Price talks are increasingly focussing on price cuts.» more

UK newspaper owner Reach streamlines as company
struggles with impact of coronavirus

07 Jul 2020 − Reach plc, the owner of Daily Mirror and Daily Express, has announced plans to streamline the company after circulation and advertising decreased significantly due to the coronavirus crisis. » more

Mercer International to increase capacity at Stendal pulp mill in Germany

03 Jul 2020 − Mercer Stendal will debottleneck specific areas in the fiber and bleaching line to increase pulp output. Capacity expansion project to be completed in 2022.» more

Swiss group Vipa active on German recovered paper market

03 Jul 2020 − Lausanne-based Vipa, the largest exporter of European recovered paper, has started activities on the German recovered paper market. » more

Papier Union and Papyrus Deutschland merged

02 Jul 2020 − With effect from July 1, 2020, Papier Union and Papyrus Deutschland have merged and will now operate under the brand Inapa Deutschland.» more

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Mondi upgrades its paper bags facility in Hungary

02 Jul 2020 − Mondi has completed a €7m investment at its Nyíregyháza site in Hungary. Among other things, the company has installed a new paper sack machine which can also produce sacks for the food market. » more

Slowing coreboard demand thwarts producers’ price hike plans

30 Jun 2020 − The second quarter started off on a good note, but ended in subdued fashion for coreboard manufacturers in Italy.» more

Germany: Price pressure on the horizon for
recycled packaging paper and board grades

29 Jun 2020 − Soaring recovered paper prices across Europe in April have prompted suppliers of recycled packaging paper and board grades to implement hikes. However, as recovered paper prices are retreating again, pressure to take...» more