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German coreboard producers seek higher prices in May

13 May 2020 − Coreboard manufacturers' plans are motivated by huge mark-ups in recovered paper prices over the last weeks.» more

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France shedding more and more graphic paper production capacity

12 May 2020 − Corona pandemic is speeding up the structural changes in the French pulp and paper industry. Fine and publication paper manufacturers severly hit.» more

Essel Kağıt to install new tissue machine

08 May 2020 − The new tissue line, supplied by Toscotec, will be Turkey’s biggest tissue machine with a capacity of 270 tpd, says Toscotec. It will increase Essel Kağıt's total capacity to 470 tpd.» more

Hayat Kimya to grow further with new tissue machine in Turkey

07 May 2020 − Hayat Kimya is further strenghtening its position as a leading tissue paper manufacturer and continues to grow.The company has ordered a 70,000 tpy tissue machine.» more

Toscotec becomes part of Voith group

07 May 2020 − Toscotec is a big player in the tissue paper machinery market. The company will carry out the tissue business with new lines and major rebuilds for the whole Voith group.» more

Burgo Duino paper mill workers strike after accident

06 May 2020 − Production at the Burgo Duino magazine paper mill was down due to lack of orders when the accident occurred. » more

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Recycled containerboard prices in Germany not edging higher after all

06 May 2020 − Producers' plans to institute higher prices for recycled corrugated case material were not successful in Germany. Prices remained stable amid regular demand.» more

Metsä Group's capex projects progress in Q1

05 May 2020 − Despite the negative impact from the strikes in Finland and low pulp prices, Metsä Group's projects for a new pulp plant in Kemi and the renewal of the Husum pulp mill advanced well in the first quarter of 2020. » more

Norske Skog takes more downtime at Golbey and Bruck

04 May 2020 − Norske Skog has to resort to further downtime measures in order to deal with the impacts of the coronavirus. PMs will be halted at Bruck and Golbey, while the Tasman mill has resumed operations.» more