Sappi will acquire Cham's speciality paper business

05 Dec 2017 − Sappi has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group (CPG) for CHF146.5 million. » more

Poland: prices for ordinary recovered paper grades tumble in November

04 Dec 2017 − Market players and experts see a delayed reaction to the recovered paper price trend in Western Europe. » more

Aurelius to take over coreboard manufacturer Abelan

30 Nov 2017 − Following the acquisition of an Abelan subsidiary last year, which has meanwhile filed for insolvency, Aurelius has now plans to acquire the whole company.» more

Revival of export business sends prices for ordinary RCP grades rising in Italy

29 Nov 2017 − Chinese recovered paper (RCP) buyers have returned to the Italian market just as quickly as they vanished in the first place. Their reappearance has paved the way for an increase in prices for ordinary RCP grades not...» more

Manufacturers of titanium dioxide announce new hikes

27 Nov 2017 − Amid strong global demand and high utilisation rates manufacturers of titanium dioxide are confident they will be able to increase prices in the coming year.» more


Coreboard prices might rise again

24 Nov 2017 − A new price increase announcement for coreboard has emerged on the Italian market. After several price rounds this year, Industria Cartaria Pieretti now plans a €50/t hike from next month. » more

Investment companies to to bid for Norske Skog

23 Nov 2017 − Oceanwood Capital Management and Aker Capital will form new company which will bid an an auction process to take over Norske Skog. Following the announcement by Oceanwood and Aker, a consensual recapitalisation of the...» more

DS Smith and Essity change RCP sourcing structure in the UK

23 Nov 2017 − After 5 years, Essity (formerly SCA) and DS Smith have decided to change the recovered paper sourcing structure for Essity's UK mills. From 1 December 2017 Essity will conduct the sourcing for these mills on its own. » more

Reno de Medici taking full control of Pac Service

22 Nov 2017 − Reno de Medici will buy the remaining 66.6% of Italian Pac Service and will hold 100% of the company after the expected closing of the deal on 31 December, 2017.» more