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West Rock's Panama City containerboard
and pulp mill down due to hurricane

19 Oct 2018 − West Rock will have to prepare for production losses at its pulp and containerboard mill in Panama City, Florida. Hurricane Michael damaged the mill which is now standing still.» more

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Mondi plans to discontinue production
of industrial bags in Zeltweg

18 Oct 2018 − Around 100 jobs might be cut at Mondi's Austrian site in Zeltweg. The company is examining the possibility to close industrial bags production and focus only on coatings and films.» more

Navigator's Figueira da Foz mill down due to storm damage

17 Oct 2018 − The hurricane which has hit Portugal last weekend has particularly affected Figueira da Foz, where The Navigator Company operates a pulp and paper mill. The site is currently down.» more

First mark-ups for white-top kraftliner in Germany

16 Oct 2018 − The market for white-top kraftliner in Germany is reportedly tight, which has led suppliers to increase their sales prices. However, not all deals are signed yet.» more

Mondi proceeds with containerboard investment project in Slovakia

15 Oct 2018 − Total investment cost upwardly revised by €30m to €340m due to refined technical concept of the machine and higher construction costs, according to Mondi. » more

Pro-Gest has to interrupt trial runs at Mantua mill

12 Oct 2018 − The new recycled corrugated case material machine in Mantua, Italy has still not started up. Pro-Gest was ordered by the province of Mantua to stop trial runs.» more

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ND Paper to buy Old Town Mill in Maine

11 Oct 2018 − In order to further reinforce its global fibre strategy, ND Paper has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the pulp mill in Old Town, Maine.» more

Paper Excellence to take over Catalyst Paper

10 Oct 2018 − Paper Excellence Canada has entered into an agreement to acquire Catalyst Paper Corp, Richmond, BC, for an undisclosed sum. » more

Suppliers announce price hikes for GC board in Poland

09 Oct 2018 − Buyers and sellers are embroiled in talks about GC cartonboard prices in Poland. A price increase seems very likely, but the timing is not clear yet. » more

ND Paper to invest $300m in US operations

09 Oct 2018 − ND Paper plans to build two greenfield recycled pulp plants to support global fibre strategy. » more