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Green light for softwood pulp mill project
at Lebel-sur-Quévillon mill

13 Nov 2019 − Plans for the restart of the idled Lebel-sur-Quévillon pulp mill in Canada are ongoing. Nordic Kraft will receive state aid and the project, which will bring new capacities for softwood pulp, was now made official. » more

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Czech government sells Vipap Videm to RIDG Holding

12 Nov 2019 − Czech investors will take control of Slovenia's newsprint company Vipap Videm. The transaction is pending approval by competition authorities.» more

October brings some stabilisation for softwood pulp prices on European market

12 Nov 2019 − While negotiations for BEK pulp contract prices for October were often still pending in the first week of November, many buyers and suppliers of NBSK pulp agreed on stable prices for October.» more

Oji Holdings to increase thermal paper capacity in Brazil

08 Nov 2019 − Oji Holdings plans to expand thermal paper production capacity at its Brazilian subsidiary Oji Papéis Especiais Ltda.» more

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Schumacher Packaging buys British Jaffabox

07 Nov 2019 − German Schumacher Packaging Group acquired British corrugated board and packaging manufacturer Jaffabox Ltd on 5 November 2019. » more

More licences for recovered paper imports to China

05 Nov 2019 − Chinese authorities have issued licences covering 42,370 t of recovered paper which can be sent to China. » more

UPM to shut down PM 2 in Rauma tomorrow

05 Nov 2019 − After concluding the employee consultation process, UPM will permanently discontinue SC paper production at its Rauma mill in Finland on 6 November.» more