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Germany: suppliers announce price

increases for magazine paper

Situation in Finland has not yet normalised after the end of the trade dispute Despite the end of the lockout in the Finnish paper industry and the restart of machines, the situation is still unlikely to normalise in the near future in certain... more

Cofina acquires

ownership of Portucel Tejo

On 29 June, one day after its publication in the national gazette “Diário da República”, Portugal’s Council of Minister’s decision came into force to sell the 95% share in Portucel Tejo - Empresa de Celulose do Tejo, S.A. up for... more

Italy: prices for containerboard

remain under pressure

Recovered paper slipping slightly – Suppliers plan rise for magazine paper Pressure on prices persisted in a number of segments of the Italian paper and board market in June. This was especially true for kraftliner and recycled corrugated case... more

CVC, the owner of XSYS,

to change printing ink sector

According to concurrent reports of market experts and “Financial Times Deutschland”, the financial investment company CVC Capital Partners is in talks to take over the US printing ink company Flint Ink. Following the merger of BASF printing... more

Wausau Paper planning

to raise tissue capacity

The US group Wausau Paper is planning to increase the tissue production capacity at its Middletown facility in Ohio. The company announced at the end of June that it had instituted a corresponding feasibility study. Under examination is the... more

Development of electricity

price burdens paper sector

The currently high electricity price level in Germany endangers the competitiveness of the country’s energy-intensive primary industries to an ever greater extent. According to Helmut Sobottka, chairman of the energy committee within the German... more

Holding company Carlyle

takes control of Otor

After a dispute of several years, French corrugated board manufacturer Otor and its parent company Otor Finance are now under the majority control of holding company Carlyle. After the recent conversion of Carlyle’s bonds into Otor shares, new... more

Belarus comes out against

new newsprint machine

Russian press agencies and EUWID respondents agree in reporting that the government of Belarus has come out against a new newsprint production plant. Instead, it was reported, a smaller, used PM manufactured by the Russian mechanical engineering... more

Burgo upgrades

PM 3 at Duino plant

Italian paper manufacturer Cartiere Burgo S.p.A. plans to invest around €8–10m in the modernisation of PM 3, which produces LWC, at its Duino site. The upgrade is to be carried out in the last week of August and includes increasing the width... more

Cartiera Pirinoli’s creditors

grant deferred payment

Following the acceptance of the application for controlled management (amministrazione controllata) and creditor protection submitted by Cartiera Pirinoli S.p.A. by the appropriate Turin court responsible for insolvency matters, the company’s... more