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


Burgo to convert Verzuolo PM 9 to recycled containerboard production

01 Aug 2018 − LWC paper machine PM 9 could become Italy's biggest recycled containerboard machine with an installed capacity of 600,000 tpy.» more

Newsprint prices edging higher in Europe in July

31 Jul 2018 − In many European markets – France, Germany, Italy and the UK – prices for newsprint grades went up from 1 July or at a later date, depending on contract validity. » more

"We must work on improving recovered paper quality”

27 Jul 2018 − With lots of new capacity for packaging paper slated to start up in Italy in the coming months and years, paper recycling is a key topic for the industry. EUWID talked to Massimo Medugno, Managing Director of Assocarta,...» more

Cascades to convert newly acquired
newsprint mill to containerboard

27 Jul 2018 − Shortly after the announcement that newsprint production will resume at White Birch Paper's Bear Island mill in Virgina, plans have now changed. The mill has been sold to Cascades who wants to invest in new recycled...» more

Voith awarded to deliver paper mill for Green Bay Packaging

26 Jul 2018 − US-based paper and packaging producer Green Bay Packaging has awarded engineering company Voith an order for a 7.62 m wide production line for testliner at its facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. » more


Newsprint costs more in the UK from 1 July

25 Jul 2018 − Thanks to good demand and good workloads, newsprint manufacturers were able to increase prices in the UK. However, the amount of the increase is varying. » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to buy US specialty paper company Expera for €526m

24 Jul 2018 − With ongoing acquisitions of US company Expera and Brazilian Caieiras, Ahlstrom-Munksjö will further strengthen its position as leading global supplier of advanced fibre-based materials with annual sales of nearly €3bn.» more

White-top kraftliner manufacturers announcing plans to increase prices

24 Jul 2018 − Some containerboard suppliers informed their European customers that they wanted to charge more for white-top kraftliner from September. » more

Stora Enso announces €25m energy investment at Maxau mill

23 Jul 2018 − The new 57 MW steam turbine is to come online in 2020 and boost green energy generation at Maxau uncoated magazine paper mill, says Stora Enso.» more