Schumacher Packaging starts production at its Myszków plant earlier than planned

15 Aug 2018 − The containerboard mill of Schumacher Packaging in Myszków, Poland might start up 6-12 months earlier than originally planned. The company wants to become less dependent on raw material procurement as quickly as...» more


Arvid Sundblad new CEO of Fiskeby Board

14 Aug 2018 − Arvid Sundblad, formerly working for Iggesund Paperboard, has been appointed new CEO of Fiskeby Board as of 3 September 2018.» more

Prices for publication rising on the back of tight supply in Poland

14 Aug 2018 − Market players report that there was no summer lull on the Polish market for publication papers this year. As a result, summer discounts common in other years were not granted. On the contrary: publication paper...» more

Progroup starts construction of containerboard mill

13 Aug 2018 − The project of German Progroup to build a greenfield mill with a 750,000 tpy machine for corrugated case material is becoming reality. The company started construction of the mill last week.» more

China announces tariffs on scrap imports from the USA

09 Aug 2018 − The trade dispute between China and the USA continues to escalate. China has now announced a 25% tariff on scrap imports from the US, including recovered paper.» more

Copamex converts mill to containerboard production

08 Aug 2018 − Another conversion project has been announced which will see graphic paper capacities being replaced by containerboard capacities - this time in Mexico.» more


Pulp, paper and board production in Sweden so far unaffected by forest fires

07 Aug 2018 − Forest fires in Sweden have so far only affected pulp and paper production marginally, companies told EUWID in response to a query. However, it is unclear whether bottlenecks and problems will be encountered later in...» more

Upward price trend on pulp market comes to a halt

07 Aug 2018 − After a long time, pulp prices finally stopped their inexorable rise from one month to the next in July and no increases were announced for August. » more

US duties on Canadian newsprint imports remain in effect, but are corrected downwards

03 Aug 2018 − The antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian imports of certain grades of uncoated mechanical papers into the USA will remain in effect for the time being. One company is doubly affected.» more

Cartiera dell'Adda buying majority stake in Industria Cartaria Pieretti

02 Aug 2018 − Cartiera dell'Adda has bought an 80% stake in Industria Cartaria Pieretti and is now targeting to become a leading international player in the greyboard sector.» more