Mondi Syktyvkar takes major step in power plant upgrade

27 Jul 2020 − Mondi Syktyvkar, part of Mondi Group, has successfully completed a major step in the modernisation of its power plant, with the installation of a new bark boiler. » more


Arkhbum-Pack to build paper bags plant in Kaluga region

24 Jul 2020 − Arkhbum-Pack will build a paper bags plant in the Kaluga region. The investment sum will stand at RUB2bn.» more

Mayr-Melnhof Karton invests in Gernsbach board mill

23 Jul 2020 − Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MMK) plans to implement several rebuild and expansion measures at its Gernsbach mill in September. » more

Hayat Kimya orders tissue machine for new mill in Russia

23 Jul 2020 − Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya has again ordered a tissue machine from Valmet. This time the Turkish company wants to grow further in Russia, where it already operates two tissue machines. » more

PM 3 at Sappi Alfeld up and running again

21 Jul 2020 − The PM 3 at Sappi Europe's Alfeld mill restarted operation on 20 July, ahead of the planned restart in the last week of July. » more

UK printing and writing paper prices falling across the board in July

21 Jul 2020 − Corrugated case material prices feeling the pinch, and a number of recovered paper grades became cheaper.» more


Vipap Videm Krško to start food packaging paper production

20 Jul 2020 − Vipap Videm Krško will invest CZK250m in the production of food packaging paper and lower the share of newsprint in total production.» more

Christoph Michalski to become
new CEO of Billerud Korsnäs

17 Jul 2020 − Christoph Michalski will become new President and CEO of Billerud Korsnäs, while Lennart Holm, acting President and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs, will leave the company at the end of 2020.» more

UPM officially closes Chapelle Darblay mill on 15 July

16 Jul 2020 − It is now official: UPM has permanently closed the Chapelle Darblay newsprint mill in France after authorities agreed on the social plan. This will leave the country with only one newsprint mill.» more

Polish GD cartonboard prices rise in Q2

15 Jul 2020 − Higher recovered paper prices and a temporary boom in demand have led suppliers to increase their prices for cartonboard in Poland. Now, demand has softened again and players are wondering if the hikes will be...» more