Greif's takeover of Caraustar completed

13 Feb 2019 − A big deal on the global packaging market has now been finalised. Greif and Caraustar have become one entity. » more


After a year of stalemate, prices for label papers are rising in Germany

12 Feb 2019 − Label paper suppliers were able to increase prices for 2019 in Germany after long-term contracts prevented them from handing on higher pulp costs to their customers in 2018.» more

GC board prices edge up on the market in Poland

11 Feb 2019 − Manufacturers pushed hard to increase prices and improve their profit margins in the GC board business.» more

Husum disruption and weak Chinese pulp market weigh on Metsä Board's 4Q deliveries

11 Feb 2019 − Metsä Board's fourth quarter sales, operating profit and net income continued to be higher than in the fourth quarter 2017. Deliveries of cartonboard, kraftliner and pulp, on the other hand, were lower than in the...» more


LWC production at Burgo's Duino mill down due to strike

08 Feb 2019 − There are plans for investments at Burgo's Duino site. However, the company has announced job cuts. The workforce is responding by downing tools.» more

Holmen postpones large investment to increase solid bleached board production

07 Feb 2019 − Holmen withdrew from an expansion project that would have seen output of solid bleached board increase by 100,000 tpy. The project is postponed for the time being.» more

Metsä Tissue might divest or close napkin site in Germany

07 Feb 2019 − Metsä Tissue suffered from high costs in 2018, which reportedly affected its napkin business. The company is therefore examining the options for the Stotzheim site in Germany.» more