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Verso to sell its specialty paper business to Pixelle

14 Nov 2019 − US paper manufactuerer Verso has repeatedly announced its intention to reduce output of graphic paper in favour of more promising products in the packaging segment. Now, the company will sell two of its paper mills.» more

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ÅR Packaging acquires K+D and Rlc Packaging to grow healthcare and beauty packaging business

13 Nov 2019 − The acquisition is part of ÅR Packaging's strategy to expand its position in selected market segments, the company said.» more

Green light for softwood pulp mill project
at Lebel-sur-Quévillon mill

13 Nov 2019 − Plans for the restart of the idled Lebel-sur-Quévillon pulp mill in Canada are ongoing. Nordic Kraft will receive state aid and the project, which will bring new capacities for softwood pulp, was now made official. » more

Czech government sells Vipap Videm to RIDG Holding

12 Nov 2019 − Czech investors will take control of Slovenia's newsprint company Vipap Videm. The transaction is pending approval by competition authorities.» more

October brings some stabilisation for softwood pulp prices on European market

12 Nov 2019 − While negotiations for BEK pulp contract prices for October were often still pending in the first week of November, many buyers and suppliers of NBSK pulp agreed on stable prices for October.» more

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Oji Holdings to increase thermal paper capacity in Brazil

08 Nov 2019 − Oji Holdings plans to expand thermal paper production capacity at its Brazilian subsidiary Oji Papéis Especiais Ltda.» more

Schumacher Packaging buys British Jaffabox

07 Nov 2019 − German Schumacher Packaging Group acquired British corrugated board and packaging manufacturer Jaffabox Ltd on 5 November 2019. » more