Appleton Coated files petition for receivership,
is looking for investors

23 Aug 2017 − Appleton Coated is looking for a buyer interested in contuining the operations and directing the company towards more profitable market segments, such as high-value graphics market and containerboard.» more

Norpac to close uncoated mechanical paper machine

21 Aug 2017 − Norpac draws the consequences of what it says are dumped paper imports from Canada. The company will close one of its machines for uncoated mechanical paper.» more

Norske Skog extends recapitalisation deadline
to 23 August

21 Aug 2017 − Revised capitalisation proposal to be launched early next week with support from the majority shareholders of the SSN bond and the NSF loan, according to Norske Skog. » more

GSO exits Norske Skog

18 Aug 2017 − Investment company Kistefos AS acquires shares sold by GSO and raises its stake in Norske Skog to 12.81%.» more

Resolute to further cut publication paper capacities

17 Aug 2017 − Resolute Forest Products is more and more scaling back activities in the declining publication paper sector to focus more on the tissue segment. The company now announced the closure of two paper machines producing...» more


Metsä Group's Äänekoski pulp mill up and running

16 Aug 2017 − Pulp production at the new pulp mill in Äänekoski kicked off as planned on 15 August. Pulp deliveries to customers are announced to begin in early September. » more

German prices for ordinary RCP grades up in July

16 Aug 2017 − There was no indication of a summertime calm on the German recovered paper market in July. The boom on the Far East export market continued unabated, resulting in strong pressure on the domestic market.» more

Norpac calls for antidumping and
countervailing duties on Canadian paper imports

15 Aug 2017 − Norpac has objected to what it claims are cheap offers of paper from Canada on the US market. The company demands that antidumping and countervailing duties be imposed on certain grades of uncoated groundwood paper.» more

Good demand prevents sawmill residue
prices in Germany from falling

11 Aug 2017 − Buyers had hoped for a price reduction for sawmill residues in Germany in the third quarter. But demand is good and prices stayed the same as in the second quarter.» more