Starch suppliers ask for price hikes in Q2

23 Mar 2018 − Starch producers count on high demand for starch products from the paper industry due to capacity expansion in the recycled containerboard segment. » more


Higher prices for white containerboard grades in the UK

22 Mar 2018 − Further price increases are reported on the British containerboard market with white grades now edging higher after mark-ups for brown grades were completed at the start of March at the latest.» more

Fire stops production on two machines at IP's Kwidzyn mill

22 Mar 2018 − Newsprint and GC board machines damaged in the blaze. Production of uncoated woodfree paper not affected. » more

LWC in strong demand on the UK market, producers go for more price hikes as of April

21 Mar 2018 − Prices hikes were necessary as manufacturing costs had increased and LWC paper prices still needed to catch up a lot, suppliers said.» more

Sofidel to build its second greenfield tissue mill in the USA

20 Mar 2018 − Sofidel is pursuing its growth strategy and announces to build a second greenfield tissue mill in the USA. The site which is currently being built in Ohio will be ready for commissioning by the end of the year.» more

China issues eight batch of RCP import licences

20 Mar 2018 − Chinese authorities issued an eighth batch of recovered paper (RCP) import licenses with a total volume of roughly 1.44 million t, the biggest part of which went to Nine Dragons Paper.» more


Valmet supplies two more recycled containerboard machines to Nine Dragons

19 Mar 2018 − With the installation of PM 43 and PM 45 Nine Dragons Paper will increase the group' s total production capacity by another 1.25 million tpy. » more

Mega-deal in the pulp market: Fibria and Suzano to merge

16 Mar 2018 − After Paper Excellence had also shown interest in acquiring pulp producer Fibria, it has now been announced that Fibria will merge with Suzano Papel. » more

Orient Paper resumes production activities

16 Mar 2018 − Production has been standing still since late January "due to a government-mandated restriction on the supply of natural gas," Orient Paper explained.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades crash in Germany

15 Mar 2018 − The recovered paper market in Germany continues to be characterised by massive oversupply and weak export business to the Far East.» more