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Kimberly-Clark wants to sell Swiss Niederbipp plant

17 Nov 2020 − Kimberly-Clark will part with its Niederbipp tissue mill in Switzerland. The company wants to either sell or close the site. It is currently in talks with a potential buyer.» more

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Koehler Paper upgrades coating plant of the PM 5 in Oberkirch

16 Nov 2020 − Koehler Paper has upgraded the coating plant of the PM 5 at its Oberkirch mill in southern Germany. The company produces carbonless copy paper and other specialities on that machine.» more

Buchmann to shut down BM 2 and exit virgin fibre board market

13 Nov 2020 − Board machine BM 2 was erected in 1929, and is no longer competitive due to its working width of 2.5 m and limited construction speed, according to the company. » more

Burgo Tolmezzo paper mill temporary down due to Covid-19

11 Nov 2020 − Tolmezzo fine and specialty paper mill houses two paper machines and produces woodfree uncoated offset paper in reels and sheets, copy paper, and machine-glazed paper for packaging applications. » more

Lecta's Condat mill takes downtime to adjust supply

11 Nov 2020 − The challenging business environment has forced Lecta to interrupt production at its Condat fine paper mill in France for a few days. » more

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NBSK pulp prices rise in October

11 Nov 2020 − A first price hike has been implemented on the Western European NBSK pulp market. Suppliers are hoping for a second step in November.» more

US DoC looks into thermal paper imports

10 Nov 2020 − The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has launched anti-dumping investigations into deliveries of thermal paper from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Spain. » more

Baden Board upgrades sections of board machine

09 Nov 2020 − German cartonboard producer Baden Board undertook various maintenance and upgrade works on the board machine at its only site in Gernsbach, Germany. » more

SCGP buys British foodservice packaging provider Go-Pak

06 Nov 2020 − Thai SCG Packaging (SCGP) group is acquiring Go-Pak, the largest independent British supplier of disposable foodservice products. » more