Recycling industry not really pleased with China's new contaminant cap for RCP imports

17 Nov 2017 − The Chinese government has proved good for another surprise in 2017, and it is an unpleasant one for the recovered paper industry. The cap on “carried waste”, the weight fraction of contamination permitted for imports...» more


China proposes 0.5% contaminant cap for RCP imports

17 Nov 2017 − The new contamination standard for imports of recovered paper and board (RCP) is to enter into force on 1 March next year.» more

Pratt Industries plans new recycled containerboard mill

16 Nov 2017 − New recycled containerboard capacities are emerging everywhere. Pratt Industries has decided to build a new mill in the state of Ohio which is to add 360.000 tpy of corrugated case material capacity to the market.» more

Lucart Group places winning bid for Spain's Grupo CEL

15 Nov 2017 − Italy's tissue paper and products company Lucart eyes growth in the away-from-home segment (AFH) in Spain and Portugal.» more

Perlen Papier to raise newsprint and LWC prices

15 Nov 2017 − Perlen Papier has announced a €50/t increase for newsprint and €30/t increase for LWC prices, valid for all deliveries from January 1st, 2018.» more


Rottneros investing SEK117m in CTMP line

14 Nov 2017 − The investment will increase CTMP production capacity at the Rottneros mill by 18,000 tpy and is expected to be operational in autumn 2018.» more

Koehler orders PM for one-sided glazed paper

09 Nov 2017 − The new production line at the August Koehler facility in Kehl, Germany will have a capacity of 120,000 tpy of one-sided glazed specialty paper and is scheduled to start operation in summer 2019.» more

Burgo, Sappi and SCA announce magazine paper price hikes

08 Nov 2017 − LWC, MWC and SC-Paper prices could increase by up to 8 % from January 2018 if producers get their way.» more

Start of pulp mill in Svetlogorsk could be delayed

07 Nov 2017 − Following massive delays and repeated postponement of commissioning, Belarusian pulp mill in Svetlogorsk may still not be able to start operation this year.» more