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 cae 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

New licences for the import of c.1.7m t of RCP to China out

15 Jul 2019 − On 10 July, Chinese authorities published the licences for the import of recovered paper for the third quarter, covering roughly 1.69 million t.» 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11 Jul 2019 − The Indian government has withdrawn the exemption from the basic customs duty (BCD) on publication paper imports.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


Cartiera di Momo temporarily shuts down production

10 Jul 2019 − Italy's recycled board producer Cartiera di Momo suspends production activities, but continues selling board from stock.» more

Proposed Dutch tax on residual waste would hit UK waste management

08 Jul 2019 − The Dutch government plans to tax wastes imported to the Netherlands for incineration or landfilling. According to information from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate (EAC) Eric Wiebes, the tax is intended to...» more

JPP buys British merchant Premier Paper

05 Jul 2019 − Shortly after finalisation of the Inapa-Papyrus deal, another acquisition of a paper merchant is being announced: JPP has taken over British Premier Paper. » more