Södra appoints Peter Karlsson as Interim President

14 Feb 2020 − Lars Idermark will soon step down as Södra's President and CEO. Södra has now appointed Peter Karlsson as Interim President.» more


Fosber acquires majority stake in BP Agnati

14 Feb 2020 − China's Dongfang group is expanding its corrugating machines business. The group's Italian subsidiary Fosber acquired 60% of BP Agnati.» more

Delfort to build new paper machine at Traun mill

13 Feb 2020 − Specialty paper manufacturer Delfort plans to boost capacity at its Feurstein facility in Traun. A new paper machine is anticipated to start-up in 2022.» more

Sappi Europe announces fine paper price hike

12 Feb 2020 − Sappi Fine Paper Europe has launched a price hike initiative for woodfree coated and uncoated paper in sheets and reels on export markets.» more

Reno de Medici suspends production at Villa Santa Lucia board mill

12 Feb 2020 − RDM group has temporarily halted production at the Villa Santa Lucia recycled board mill in Italy due to wastewater treatment issues.» more

Sappi considers closure of PM 2 at its Stockstadt mill

11 Feb 2020 − Structually declining demand is taking its next toll: 240,000 tpy of woodfree coated paper output capacity are to be eliminated» more


Burgo forced to interrupt containerboard
production at Verzuolo mill

11 Feb 2020 − In the midst of the start-up phase, Burgo had to stop production at the Verzuolo containerboard mill due to a problem at the waste water treatment plant. Production will be down for ten days.» more

Baden Board starts insolvency proceedings

11 Feb 2020 − The district court of Baden-Baden, Germany, opened insolvency proceedings under self-administration for the assets of Baden Board GmbH on February 1, 2020.» more

The strike is over in Finland’s pulp and paper industry

10 Feb 2020 − After two weeks of strike, employees at the Finnish mills of UPM, Stora Enso and other pulp and paper companies are going back to work. A collective bargaining agreement has been reached today at 2 pm.» more

SCA announces price increase for Kraftliner

10 Feb 2020 − SCA has informed its customers that it wants to increase Kraftliner prices by €50/t from 1 March.» more