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AR Packaging buys British carton maker Firstan

18 Jan 2021 − Swedish AR Packaging group has announced the acquisition of British Firstan Holdings Ltd., including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. With this step, AR Packaging is now able to also offer locally produced folding...» more

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Papresa orders OCC stock preparation plant from Voith

15 Jan 2021 − New stock preparation equipment is part of Papresa's conversion programm towards packaging papers.» more

Reno de Medici to hike prices for recycled board

14 Jan 2021 − Reno de Medici has announced plans to increase prices for recycled board in Europe. » more

Sappi Europe to hike prices for fine paper

14 Jan 2021 − Sappi Europe has launched a price hike initiative for fine paper on markets in Europe and overseas. The move is motivated by cost increases for raw materials and logistics.» more

BO Paper to shut down Bio Bio newsprint mill

13 Jan 2021 − Chile's newsprint manufacturer more than halved its output in 2020 to 45,000 tpy due to weak market conditions.» more

Pro-Gest readies start-up of new corrugator at Grezzago facility

13 Jan 2021 − Investment company The Carlyle Group buys €125m in private notes issued by Pro-Gest subsidiaries Cartiere Villa Lagarina and Tolentino. » more

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Pandemic’s effects accelerate downward trend on the German fine paper market in 2020

12 Jan 2021 − On the fine paper market in Germany, the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting slump in advertising activity in 2020 caused an acceleration of the existing downward trend in deliveries. » more

Pulp producers announce higher prices for both benchmark grades as from 1 January

12 Jan 2021 − Pulp suppliers would like see 2021 begin with sometimes markedly higher prices as pulp producers announced hikes effective as of 1 January for both hardwood and softwood pulp.» more

Domtar to sell Personal Care business to American Industrial Partners

11 Jan 2021 − Domtar is proceeding with the reorganisation of its businesses. After announcing cuts in the fine paper segment and the entry into the containerboard market, the company will part with its personal care division.» more