Cartiere del Polesine delays investment in new PM

09 Apr 2019 − New corrugated case material capacities were planned to be installed at Cartiere del Polesine's Adria site in Italy. Now, plans for the 300,000 tpy PM have been postponed. » more


Mondi presents details on structure simplification

08 Apr 2019 − Mondi plc will continue to have premium listing on LSE, Mondi Ltd to be delisted from Johannesburg stock exchange.» more

Poland: corrugated case material prices continue on a downward trend in March

08 Apr 2019 − The order intake of the individual paper mills, even within the same group, varies sometimes considerably. On the whole, however, the producers did not seem entirely unhappy with the order situation.» more

UK retailer Morrisons to introduce paper carrier bags in all stores

05 Apr 2019 − UK retailer Morrisons has announced it will offer paper carrier bags to all customers in a move which might remove 1,300 t of single use plastic bags each year. » more

Caustic soda market Western Europe: High supply makes NaOH prices plummet

05 Apr 2019 − Price reductions are the predominant issue in negotiations for caustic soda deliveries in the second quarter of 2019.» more

Chinese authorities publish 5th batch of licences for RCP imports

04 Apr 2019 − With a total volumes 2.22 million t, the 5th batch was smaller than many experts had hoped for. The total volume YTD now stands at 7.76 million t. » more


Consolidation on French corrugated packaging market:
CGW to acquire Lacaux Frères

04 Apr 2019 − CGW strengthens its position on the corrugated packaging market in France. The company adds 60 million m² of corrugated board to its capacities by acquiring French company Lacaux Frères.» more

Wepa to continue selling Greenfield
deinked pulp to third parties

04 Apr 2019 − The integration of the Greenfield site will expand Wepa's recovered paper processing capacity and optimize its supply chain, in order to meet the high demand for tissue products with recycled fibre content.» more

Alpla and Billerud Korsnäs form joint venture to develop paper bottle

03 Apr 2019 − A bottle made of paper? Alpla and Billerud Korsnäs are working to make this true. Future generations of paper bottles will be fully bio-based and will have biodegradable barriers, the companies predict.» more

Indonesia postpones stricter regulations
on recovered paper imports

03 Apr 2019 − Indonesia has revised a decision concerning recovered paper imports. A 100% pre-shipment inspection rate and a 0.5% contamination limit will not be implemented yet, after all.» more