Progroup starting up sheeting plant in Ellesmere Port

28 Nov 2018 − Progroup has started trial runs at the new sheeting plant in Ellesmere Port, UK, and launched a new corporate branding. » more


Norske Skog appoints Niels Petter Wright new CEO

27 Nov 2018 − Norway's newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Norske Skog has been under the ownership of Oceanwood Capital since the end of September 2018. Now, Norske Skog appointed a new CEO to continue developing the company's...» more

Mixed paper prices in Italy adjusted upwards

27 Nov 2018 − The recovered paper market in Italy was quite balanced in November on the whole. However, mixed paper has become a little scarce, resulting in some prices increases for the grade.» more

Titanium dioxide prices see significant reduction

23 Nov 2018 − After the first small corrections in the third quarter of 2018, contract prices for titanium dioxide were for the first time reduced more sharply in the negotiations for the fourth quarter.» more

Feldmuehle files for insolvency again

22 Nov 2018 − Unexpectedly high costs for raw materials and energy have forced the paper manufacturer, which was only salvaged from insolvency in August 2018, to file for insolvency again.» more

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit keeping corrugated case material prices stable in the UK

21 Nov 2018 − The UK's exit from the EU is playing an important role in price negotiations on the recycled containerboard market. Converters want to set up emergency stocks and have therefore not yet pushed hard for lower prices. » more


Mayr-Melnhof re-starts production at Neuss facility after fire

20 Nov 2018 − Austria's cartonboard and packaging producers Mayr-Melnhof has resumed full production at the Neuss board mill in Germany, following a cable fire that had hit the site at the end of October. » more

Price cuts for ordinary RCP grades in the UK after Chinese buyers' withdrawal

20 Nov 2018 − The price decrease for UK sales of mixed paper and OCC in November was not as strong as experts had expected in October. Very little OCC was sold to China, at substantially lower prices than in October.» more

Arctic Paper to close fine paper machine in Grycksbo

19 Nov 2018 − Fine paper capacities are to be taken from the market. Arctic Paper wants to close a 45,000 tpy machine in Sweden.» more

Leipa to stop production of rotogravure LWC

16 Nov 2018 − Higher prices no longer economically viable for its customers, company says» more