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No mark-ups yet for corrugated case material

prices on the German market in February

Far from all newsprint contracts had been signed and sealed in Germany at the end of January. The short round of price talks that had been expected has failed to materialise after all. Even though contracts with a beacon effect had... more

Strike in Finland’s pulp

and paper industry is over

After two weeks of strike, employees at the Finnish mills of UPM, Stora Enso and other pulp and paper companies are going back to work. A collective bargaining agreement has been reached.The liberating decision came on Monday, 10 February, at 2... more

Coronavirus challenges

Chinese paper industry

The Coronavirus epidemic in China is affecting the country’s paper industry. On the one hand, the protective measures designed to limit the spread of the virus are driving up demand for some paper and board products. On the other,... more

TiO2 carcinogen classification

can now enter into force

A last-ditch effort in the European Parliament to prevent the classification of titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a suspected carcinogen has failed. At a plenary session late January, an objection which would have blocked the new rule was rejected by... more

Study finds no mineral oil migration from

refrigerated or frozen solid board packaging

If stored in a cold humid environment, solid board packaging does not present any risk of mineral oil migration to food. This is one of the results of a two-year research project initiated by the German association of solid board packaging... more

GTAI: Brazil’s pulp giants investing

more cautiously than envisioned

The worldwide rise in market prices of hardwood pulp (BHKP) in 2018 set the stage for renewed investments and capacity expansions. While Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano was busy with the takeover of Fibria, the capital lenders of... more

China’s import restrictions made 2019

difficult for Russia’s forest industry

Russian producers of pulp, paper and timber products feel under severe pressure coupled with price erosion due last not least to declining demand from China. In his function as one of the most important market participants, Zakhar Smushkin,... more

Delfort mulls new paper machine for Traun mill/

PM 6 at Olšany slated for start-up in early summer

Austria’s speciality paper group Delfort is planning to boost capacity at the mill run by the group’s subsidiary Franz Feurstein in Traun, Austria. Delfort intends to install a new paper machine at the Traun mill and had applied for... more

RDM suspends production at Villa Santa Lucia mill

Production at Reno de Medici’s (RDM) Villa Santa Lucia recycled board mill in Italy’s Frosinone province has been standing idle since 7 February due to issues related to the sewage treatment plant operated by Cosilam, the Consortium... more

Smurfit Kappa revamps

PM 5 at Cellulose du Pin

Irish Smurfit Kappa group began rebuilding PM 5 as announced at its French Cellulose du Pin mill and plans to complete the task by the end of February. A company spokesman confirmed that PM 5 is scheduled to resume operation at the beginning of... more

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