Mercer to take over Daishowa-Marubeni and grow its market pulp business

05 Oct 2018 − The acquisition will increase Mercer's pulp production capacity to 2.2 million metr.t.» more

Italian coreboard producers fail
to implement hikes for October

04 Oct 2018 − Prices for coreboard in Italy increased a lot in the last two years. After a period of stability this year, producers tried to raise prices again in September.» more

Kaicell completes EIA for Paltamo pulp mill

04 Oct 2018 − Kaicell Fibers takes another hurdle towards new 600,000 tpy pulp and biorefinery site in Paltamo.» more


Administrative Court confirms Finnpulp’s environmental permit

27 Sep 2018 − Finnpulp Oy will continue planning its pulp project in Sorsasalo near Kuopio, Finland, after the administrative court in Vaasa reconfirmed the environmental impact assessment for the NBSK mill. » more

Sveza moves forward with pulp mill project in Russia

26 Sep 2018 − A new major pulp mill might be erected in Russia's Vologda region. The project had been announced by Sveza years ago but is entering the next stage now.» more

Fedrigoni reports weak banknote paper business

25 Sep 2018 − Italy’s Fedrigoni group has scaled back production of banknote paper at its Fabriano mill in central Italy in response to a lack of demand and the resulting weak capacity utilisation.» more

Smurfit Kappa deconsolidates Venezuelan operations

25 Sep 2018 − Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) will deconsolidate its Venezuelan operations Smurfit Kappa Carton de Venezuela (SKCV) following the temporary seizure of the operations by the government of Venezuela in August. » more