DS Smith to acquire Europac

04 Jun 2018 − Plastic business to undergo strategic review; company cancels plans to build new corrugated packaging mill in Spain» more


Indonesia imposes stricter inspections on fibre imports

04 Jun 2018 − After China, other Asian countries are also introducing stricter inspections on fibre imports. Indonesia has now become more careful in importing recovered paper. » more

Truck drivers' strike in Brazil hits pulp and paper mills

30 May 2018 − Protests against rising fuel prices have ground Brazil's economy to a halt, disrupting supplies and operations at many a pulp and paper mill in the country.» more

Strained supply dominating German coreboard market in May

29 May 2018 − Amid stable prices and a good demand, securing supply seems to be the most important task for coreboard converters in Germany in May. » more

Bain Capital to acquire Italy's Gruppo Cordenons

28 May 2018 − Bain Capital Private Capital is continuing its shopping spree in Italy with the acquisition of speciality paper company Gruppo Cordenons.» more

Nine Dragons to acquire Catalyst Paper's US mills

28 May 2018 − Catalyst Paper exits the US market. The company will sell its US operations comprising the Rumford and Biron mills to China's Nine Dragons Paper for $175m. » more


Rottneros, Preem and RenFuel to create lignin production plant for biofuels

25 May 2018 − More lignin plants with a total capacity of up to 300,000 tpy are to be established in the foreseeable future» more

APRIL parent RGE strikes deal on Lwarcel takeover

25 May 2018 − Acquisition of Brazil's pulp producer Lwarcel Celulose is in line with RGE's strategy to increase its global pulp capacity, the group said.» more

Door re-opened to US waste exports to China

24 May 2018 − Around two weeks after the announcement of a one-month freeze on waste exports to China, things look rosier again for US exporters. » more

Smurfit Kappa to acquire Parenco

24 May 2018 − SKG remains true to its strategy of merger and acquisitions and will add another company to the group. The acquisition will deliver EBITDA from day 1 with no start-up risk, Smurfit Kappa announced.» more