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Sanitary paper: Covid-19 pandemic leaves

deep scars in AfH tissue segment in Germany

The sanitary paper industry in Germany looks back on a turbulent 2020 fiscal year. The corona pandemic and the ensuing lockdown measures triggered panic buying in March, especially for toilet paper and kitchen rolls. Thereafter followed a... more

Mondi reportedly interested in

acquiring industry peer DS Smith

Paper and packaging producer Mondi is exploring a prospective takeover of British recycling, paper, and packaging company DS Smith, US media company Bloomberg reports. Mondi is reportedly talking to advisers and the talks are in an early stage,... more

Burgo’s containerboard mill

in Avezzano down due to fire

The Avezzano paper mill of Italy‘s paper producer Burgo Group was hit by a fire. The company confirmed that on the evening of 26 February, a fire broke out in the dryer section of the site‘s paper machine. Nobody was hurt in the... more

SCA closes its last publication

paper machine in Ortviken

On 25 February, SCA permanently closed LWC paper machine PM 4 at the Ortviken paper mill. This marked the end of SCA’s activity in the publication paper market.

SCA started publication paper production at Ortviken in 1958. Since... more

Iberpapel’s net profit plummets

by 80 per cent in 2020

It has been a challenging year 2020 for Spain‘s pulp, paper and energy supplier Iberpapel. As a producer of printing and writing paper, the company was especially hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in significant year-on-year... more

Kama starts FBB production and selects sales partner

Russian board producer Kama Karton reports completion of the investment project aimed at substituting imports of coated cartonboard into Russia. The recent tests have been completed successfully, and production of folding box board (FBB) has... more

RDM posts higher profits despite lower

sales, and flat demand trend for GD

All in all, 2020 was not a bad year for the Italian cartonboard producer Reno de Medici (RDM). Despite a 3 per cent decline in sales, Milan-based RDM more than doubled its net profit to €33.5m.

The company also slashed its net... more

Mayr-Melnhof drums

up €1bn in funding

Mayr-Melnhof Karton has placed €1bn in promissory notes and registered bonds together with the arranging banks Erste Group, Bank Austria and Raiffeisenbank International. The proceeds will be used to finance the acquisitions of Kotkamills... more

Kaufland to introduce

silphie packaging

German supermarket chain Kaufland is using packaging made from silphium plants for the first time. The novel packaging was developed by Out Nature, a subsidiary of Prezero International, which, like Kaufland, belongs to the Schwarz Group.... more

News in brief: Starkraft to increase prices for bleached kraft paper

Starkraft has announced plans to increase prices for all bleached kraft paper grades by up to 10 per cent. The increase will be effective in all markets and for all deliveries from 1 April, Starkraft said, adding that the... more

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