Capuano takes up role as Cepi chairman

29 Jan 2020 − Burgo's CEO Ignazio Capuano began his term as the new Chairman of the European paper industry association Cepi. The mandate lasts till end 2021.» more


Newsprint prices noisedive in France

28 Jan 2020 − Paper mills had no choice but to give in to customers' demands. Excess supply and cheap waste paper put a lot of pressure on newsprint prices. » more

UPM in talks on possible closure of Chapelle Darblay newsprint mill

28 Jan 2020 − UPM has not yet received a binding offer from a potential buyer to acquire the newsprint mill, the company now starts negotitations on a possible closure.» more

Fire at Hamburger Rieger in Trostberg

28 Jan 2020 − A board machine caught fire in the production hall of the Hamburger Rieger paper mill in Trostberg, Germany, in the morning of Saturday 25 January.» more

Strike starts in Finnish paper industry

27 Jan 2020 − Today workers at Finnish paper mills haved started a strike after negotiations broke down. The strike could last even longer than originally planned. Stora Enso and UPM mills are affected, amongst others.» more


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Södra Cell announces price hike for NBSK from 1 February

24 Jan 2020 − Pulp manufacturer Södra Cell announces that due to a shift in market balance it wants to increase NBSK prices from 1 February. » more

Heinzel to expand pulp capacity at Pöls site

23 Jan 2020 − New pulp capacity "creates the conditions for the construction of another paper machine", says Kurt Maier, CEO of Heinzel Group.» more

India launches anti-dumping probe into newsprint imports

22 Jan 2020 − Newsprint prices for imports from Australia, Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore and United Arab Emirates are below "selling price and non-injurious price for the domestic industry", claims INMA.» more

Major strike in Finnish paper industry moving closer

22 Jan 2020 − The time is running out: A two-week strike which would affect big parts of the paper industry is looming as workers' and employers' representatives cannot agree on the terms of new contracts.» more