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Verso stops Luke CWF mill one month earlier than planned

17 May 2019 − Verso is taking around 410,000 tpy of coated woodfree paper capacities from the global market. Production at the Luke mill in Maryland, USA will be shut down earlier than originally planned. » more

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Sequana will be liquidated

16 May 2019 − Antalis will continue to seek new shareholder structure for future development.» more

European pulp buyers strike
renewed cuts to prices in April

14 May 2019 − Negotiations on pulp prices in April once again dragged on well into May. Players report more price cuts for both softwood and hardwood pulp. » more

Ence freezes investments in Pontevedra plant, wants to concentrate on Navia plant

14 May 2019 − „The board of Ence has decided to freeze all non-committed investments in our Pontevedra bio-factory, given the legal uncertainty generated by the change in state criteria concerning the extension of Ence's concession,“...» more

Scheufelen to be liquidated

14 May 2019 − On May 1, 2019, insolvency proceedings were opened over Papierfabrik Scheufelen. The company is now in the process of being liquidated. » more

Iconex gets green light to acquire Hansol Denmark and R+S group

14 May 2019 − European Commission says there are no competition concerns as there were many supply alternatives in the market and production capacity was abundant.» more

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New recovered paper import licenses for China published

13 May 2019 − Chinese authorities have issued the seventh batch of licences for the import of recovered paper into their country this year.» more

Stora Enso wants to start large-scale recycling of paper cups at Langerbrugge mill

10 May 2019 − The design and collection of single-use coffee cups made from board has been a very much-discussed topic. However, the real breakthrough can only happen when paper manufacturers use this kind of raw material on a large...» more

Pro-Gest acquires tissue producer Papergroup

10 May 2019 − Pro-Gest continues its growth, this time in the tissue sector. The company acquired insolvent producer of tissue products Papergroup in Italy.» more

Macfarlane Group buys Ecopac

10 May 2019 − Macfarlane Group PLC, Coventry, has acquired 100 per cent of British protective packaging distribution business Ecopac (UK) Limited.» more