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Feldmuehle shuts down PM 2, discontinues WFC paper production

10 Dec 2018 − Ailing graphic and speciality paper manufacturer Feldmuehle to cut jobs and focus production on label and flexible packaging papers.» more

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Catalyst Paper halts production
at two graphic paper machines

07 Dec 2018 − Market conditions are tough for graphic paper manufacturers. Catalyst Paper is reacting by taking market-related downtime at two of its mills in Canada.» more

Norske Skog to ramp up wood pellet production capacity

06 Dec 2018 − “The approval of the 85,000 t capacity upgrade is also a building block for potential further expansion of Norske Skog’s pellet operations in New Zealand,” the company said.» more

Smurfit Kappa acquires packaging plants in France

05 Dec 2018 − The Smurfit Kappa Group is expanding in France. Four packaging plants have come under the ownership of the Irish group.» more

Prices for brown recycled containerboard declining in Germany and Poland in November

04 Dec 2018 − High stocks of brown recycled corrugated case materials in combination with a demand that failed to live up to expectations have prompted prices for these grades to decrease on the Polish and German markets in November. » more

EC conditionally approves Suzano-Fibria-deal

03 Dec 2018 − Suzano commits to dissolve Fibria's exclusive sales agreement with Klabin and transfer assets and business in Europe to Klabin. » more

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Burgo to reduce workforce at Duino and Verzuolo mills

30 Nov 2018 − Burgo is reducing its staff. It seems as if the short time working arrangements at Duino and Verzuolo mills will not be extended.» more

Sale of insolvent paper manufacturer Zanders wrapped up

30 Nov 2018 − On 1 December, the newly founded “Zanders-Paper GmbH” will take over the Zanders site in Bergisch Gladbach (near Cologne). The company will continue to operate, albeit with a workforce reduced by one third.» more