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Germany: recycled containerboard

prices under pressure from oversupply

Rising production costs are putting a strain on cigarette paper producers In Germany, the current oversupply in recycled containerboard is exerting growing pressure on prices. The “Christmas discounts” are still applicable and more... more

European Mechanical Paper Statistics

(,000 t) January March %

2008 2007 change Newsprint Total deliveries 1) 2,877 2,868 + 0.3 to Europe 2,460 2,545... more

Graphic Packaging

announces closures

By the end of this year’s third quarter, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. will permanently close a laminating plant in Elk Grove Village/Illinois and suspend production of folding carton at its site in Middleton/Ohio. The company explained... more

News in brief

- Strong and continuing rise in costs for raw materials and energy has prompted Arjowiggins to announce price hikes for carbonless copy paper. Prices for sheets of the Idem Superior brand are to go up by 6% for deliveries as of 1 June. - On 17... more

Worldwide market pulp

deliveries up in March

World market pulp producers’ inventories in March remained unchanged at February’s level of 34 days of supply. However, the latest statistics from the Pulp and Paper Product Council show a rise of two days in worldwide inventories of bleached... more

Starch market to see a price reversal

after last year’s drastic increases?

Raw material exchange continues to drive the market The mood in the starch market could be better, EUWID respondents report. The drastic price hikes in the third and final quarter of 2007 have forced the paper industry to be thrifty. Wherever... more

Altri board authorises

corporate split

Altri, SGPS, S.A. will only operate in the pulp and paper sector in future. On 16 April the board of directors approved the plan to split the Portuguese group. The company reports that the pulp and paper business will continue to be run under the... more

News in brief

– ZAO Petrozavodskmash reports that a newsprint machine started up in Shklov/Belorussia. According to the Russian mechanical engineering company, the work progressed according to schedule. Plans for the site provide for a sawmill with a capacity... more

EUWID Price Watch UK April 2008

Prices in pound per metr. ton free delivered April 2008 March 2008 April 2007

unless otherwise stated £ € (as of 18 April) £ £ Recovered paper (prices ex works) Mixed paper and board (1.02)... more

Portucel Soporcel: plans for

new facility more concrete?

The plans of Grupo Portucel Soporcel to build a new pulp and paper complex are evidently taking on more concrete shape. After the company had confirmed at the end of November 2007 that it had held talks with Uruguay’s government about the... more