Ikea to phase out plastic packaging

26 Nov 2021 − Ikea will use no more plastic packaging for all new range of products by 2025, and will phase out plastic in its running range of products by 2028.» more


Schumacher Packaging announces €700m capex

25 Nov 2021 − German Schumacher Packaging Group is planning the biggest ever capex project in the company's history: By 2025, Schumacher will invest approximately €700m and create 500 new jobs. » more

Paper Excellence may acquire Domtar under conditions imposed by Canadian cartel office

24 Nov 2021 − Paper Excellence has agreed to sell Domtar's Kamloops pulp mill in British Columbia following its acquisition.» more

Recovered paper prices in France take first step back

23 Nov 2021 − Paper producers in France feel that availability of the ordinary recovered paper grades has improved somewhat. Prices therefore declined in November. » more

The upward trend in cartonboard prices continues in Germany

19 Nov 2021 − Recycled cartonboard prices edged higher again in November. Primary fibre-based grades look set to become more expensive from 1 January at the latest. » more


Amazon to replace plastic bags with paper alternatives in France

18 Nov 2021 − Amazon is accused of doing too little to avoid plastic waste. The company has now announced that it will replace plastic bags with paper alternatives for deliveries in France.» more

Billerud Korsnäs to explore growth potentials under new strategy

17 Nov 2021 − Billerud Korsnäs said it would evaluate possibilities to increase production capacity at the group’s existing facilities or via acquisitions.» more

Fibre prices start pointing lower across Europe

16 Nov 2021 − With the latest reduction in prices for ordinary recovered paper grades and softwood pulp, two major raw materials for packaging paper production are selling slightly cheaper again in Europe.» more