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Reno de Medici to acquire Barcelona Cartonboard

15 Jun 2018 − Italy's Reno de Medici is expanding into Spain. The company intends to take over the country's leading board producer Barcelona Cartonboard.» more

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Iggesund to increase capacities and cut jobs

14 Jun 2018 − Holmen subsidiary Iggesund Paperboard wants to improve its efficiency and has announced to cut 150 jobs. The company also wants to rise paperboard capacities by 100,000 tpy.» more

Green Bay Packaging to invest $500m in recycled containerboard machine

13 Jun 2018 − US company Green Bay Packaging will invest roughly $500m in the construction of a new recycled containerboard mill and the expansion of the company’s shipping container division. » more

Sellers and buyers expect WFU paper prices
in Germany to go up

13 Jun 2018 − With negotiations about fine paper prices just around the corner, most buyers think that they will not be able to avoid paying more. Suppliers have hardly any room to manoeuvre as raw material costs are causing too much...» more

Brazilian truckers’ strike expected to squeeze hardwood pulp supply

12 Jun 2018 − The truck drivers’ strike in Brazil, the world’s largest producing country for eucalyptus pulp, has led to significant production downtime in the country’s pulp industry and also entailed severe delays in pulp...» more

Logson Group acquiring Cardboard Box Company

12 Jun 2018 − Logson Group has acquired Cardboard Box Company, „one of the UK's finest sheet plants“, according to Alex Kelly, CEO of Logson Group. » more

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Kaicell wants to produce more pulp at planned mill

11 Jun 2018 − The new pulp mill Kaicell is planning to construct in Finland might produce up to 600,000 instead of 500,000 tpy of pulp. A next step in the planning process has been taken.» more

Sequana's Wizernes mill to be sold and rebuilt

08 Jun 2018 − It seems as if Sequana is ready to sell its Wizernes paper mill in France. The former fine paper mill might be converted to produce packaging papers in the future.» more

International Paper will not make offer to acquire Smurfit Kappa

06 Jun 2018 − International Paper announced today it would not make an offer to acquire Smurfit Kappa Group. According to Irish law the US company will be barred from making another attempt to buy Smurfit Kappa for 12 months. » more

Exceptional situation persists for newsprint in Poland

05 Jun 2018 − Following the production stoppage at Poland's only newsprint machine in mid-March, newsprint supply in the country has been extremely tight and spot prices have been soaring.» more