Lyreco appoints Grégory Liénard as new CEO

19 Jul 2019 − French workspace solution provider and office supplies giant Lyreco group operates in 42 countries worldwide and generates annual sales of €2.2bn. » more


Hinojosa acquires assets of Demco and Edihor

19 Jul 2019 − Spain's corrugated packaging company Grupo Hinojosa is expanding its presence in Catalonia. The group has acquired the production assets of the insolvent companies Demco and Edihor.» more

Palm takes over corrugated packaging producer REKA

18 Jul 2019 − The Palm group is expanding. The integrated company is taking over a corrugated packaging plant with a capacity of 350,000 m² per day.» more

UPM stops paper machine in Plattling mill on 15 July

16 Jul 2019 − UPM has put the PM 10 LWC line at its Plattling site out of operation as planned, reducing capacity by 155,000 tpy. » more

Surplus capacity stemming the tide of investments on the corrugated case material market in Europe

16 Jul 2019 − The corrugated case material market in Europe has not been left unscathed by the accelerated capacity growth in recent years.» more


China issues new licences for import of recovered paper

15 Jul 2019 − On 10 July, Chinese authorities published new licences for import of recovered paper for the third quarter. Import batch no. 10 covers a volume of roughly 1.7 million t of recovered paper.» more

Silphie Paper to continue production at Papierfabrik Scheufelen site

11 Jul 2019 − The newly founded company Silphie Paper intends to resume paper production on one of the three machines at the Lenningen paper mill of the insolvent Papierfabrik Scheufelen.» more

India introduces 10% import duty on newsprint and LWC

11 Jul 2019 − The Indian government has withdrawn the exemption from the basic customs duty (BCD) on publication paper imports. The measure is part of the country's 2019/2020 budget and applies as of 6 July 2019.» more